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Marion Man Shot In Weekend Hunting Accident

Marion Man Shot In Weekend Hunting Accident

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An eastern Iowa man was shot and injured during a weekend hunting trip in Linn County. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 37-year-old Eric Harms of Marion was hit in the leg by shotgun pellets while pheasant hunting Sunday afternoon. Harms was hunting with 29-year-old Adam Bigley, of Cedar Rapids,

John Temeyer, Independence

John Leonard Temeyer, 84 of Independence, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. John was born on January 2, 1929 son of Earl and Lena Temeyer. He grew up in Independence and attended Westburg Township Country School. He was united in marriage to Louise A. Rhines on September 3,

Aldean Kuehl, Elkader

Aldean Kuehl, 91, Elkader, Iowa, died Friday, November 29, 2013, at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. Survivors include daughters, Jane Hallman, Rochester, MN, and Sue Stott, Elkader; grandsons, Aric (Sarah) Stott, Blaine Stott, and Craig (Shannon) Stott, Matt (Nita Khandelwal) Hallman, Stephen (Carrie) Hallman; granddaughter, Melanie (Nate) Herrington; great-granddaughters, Helayna, Hanna and Cadence Stott;

Dennis LaVerne Johnson, Manchester

Dennis LaVern Johnson, 55, of Manchester passed away at home surrounded by his family Saturday, November 30, 2013. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester, IA.  Visitation will be 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 4, 2013 with a 3:00 p.m. Scripture Service at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch

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W.D. “Meet The Wrestlers Night”

West Delaware held their annual “Meet The Wrestlers” night Saturday night.  Coach Jeff Voss says it was a great night for the team, fans, and parents to kick off the season: voss1 12-2 Voss says practice has been going well for the team: voss2 12-2 The JV starts the season Monday night at North Linn


Iowa Women Take Cancun Challenge; Men Lose In Atlantis Championship Game

Junior guard Melissa Dixon placed her name among University of Iowa women’s basketball royalty Saturday by sinking seven 3-point field goals during the Hawkeyes’ 102-65 win against UNC-Wilmington in the Triple Sports Cancun Challenge Mayan Tournament in Hard Rock Hotel. Dixon’s long-range precision matches an Iowa game record also held by Lindsey Meder, Kamille Wahlin, and Jaime Printy. Dixon finished


Hawkeye Teams 3 For 3 Friday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Jake Rudock threw for two touchdowns, including a 24-yarder to Kevonte Martin-Manley right after Iowa had stuffed Nebraska on a fake punt, and the Hawkeyes finished the regular season with a 38-17 victory Friday. The Hawkeyes converted two of Nebraska’s three turnovers into touchdowns and got a short field for a


Dyersville Police Car Rammed; Searching For Driver

Dyersville Police are looking for the driver of a pick-up that rammed a Dyersville squad car Thursday  morning.  According to the Iowa State Patrol,  a Dyersville officer tried to stop the pick-up truck. The truck refused to stop and was struck by another car at an intersection. The driver then backed up and rammed the squad

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Hawkeye Men And Women Get Warm-Weather Wins

  The University of Iowa men’s basketball team overcame a 15-point second half deficit to down Xavier, 77-74, in overtime in its first game in the Battle 4 Atlantis. Senior Roy Devyn Marble scored a season-high 30 points — one shy of a career-high — making 10-of-23 field goal attempts and four 3-pointers. The guard


Bond Set for Misty Morrissey

Bond has been set for Misty Morrissey, the mother of one of two girls kidnapped from Evansdale last year. Morrissey was arrested Monday at her West Union home for possessing drugs. Bond for the 36-year old has been set at 130-thousand dollars. KCRG reports that during her initial court appearance this week, Morrissey asked the

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