Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Arthur George Maier – Elkader

Arthur George Maier, 94 of Elkader, died Monday, February 17, 2014 at the Elkader Care Center. He was born November 1, 1919, near Elkport to Emil and Anna (Schaub) Maier. He attended Volga Twp. #7 School. Art spent his entire life in the area helping on the home farm, as well as working with area

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Sheep Killed In Dyersville Barn Fire

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) – Two sheep have been killed in a barn fire in northeast Iowa. Dyersville Fire Chief Al Wessels says the fire was reported Tuesday morning at a farm southeast of Dyersville. The fire was contained a short time later. Wessels tells the Telegraph Herald that the fire destroyed the barn. Damages have

Velma W. “Peggy” Culbertson – Edgewood

Velma W. “Peggy” Culbertson, 91, of Edgewood, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood.  She was born on September 28, 1922, the daughter of Winfrey and Minnie Mae (Hansel) Smith in rural Garber.   She graduated from Edgewood High School in 1941. Velma was united in marriage to Dale

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Crop Prices fell In 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The value of crops fell last year as corn and soybeans prices declined from record highs the year before. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in an annual report the value of 2013 field crops fell 9.8 percent to nearly $167 billion from $185 billion in 2012. The 2012 drought

Donald P. McCarthy – Monticello

Donald P. McCarthy, 68, of Monticello died Sunday, February 16, 2014, at his residence after a long illness. Friends may call from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a funeral service will commence at 7:00 p.m. Private burial will be held at a later date

Donald McCarthy – Monticello

Donald P. McCarthy, 68, of Monticello died Sunday, February 16, 2014, at his residence after a long illness.   Friends may call from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a funeral service will commence at 7:00 p.m.   Private burial will be held at a

Jeffrey Frieden – Dubuque, formerly of Elkader

Jeffrey Lynn Frieden, 53, of Dubuque, formerly of Elkader,  died February 15, 2014, at his residence in Dubuque.   Memorial Service:  11:00 am, Friday, February 21, 2014, at Norway Lutheran Church, rural St. Olaf, Iowa. Inurnment: Illyria Cemetery, rural Elgin Visitation: 9:30 until service time at the church on Friday.   Leonard Funeral Home in

Marvin Theisen, Holy Cross

Marvin J. Theisen, 69, of Holy Cross died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at his residence after a sudden illness. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where the Catholic Order of Foresters will recite a rosary at 4 p.m.  Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.m.

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Fire Engulfs Home In Manchester Saturday Night

Several area fire departments were called out shortly after 10:00 Saturday night to a house fire at 504 Lincoln Street in Manchester.  The home, owned by Gilbert Rave, was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.  The Manchester department was assisted by fire departments from Ryan, Delaware, and Delhi.  Firefighters were on the scene for four hours,

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Newlywed Game Day #5

John and Mary Broghammer didn’t quite score enough points to take over the lead, so congrats to our champions: Mike and Tammy Yerington!  Listen to all of the shows HERE

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