Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Brittany Honkomp, Dyersville

Brittany Marie Honkomp, 23, of Dyersville died Saturday morning, Dec. 21, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW, in Dyersville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28,

David Steinkamp, Winthrop

Funeral Services for 69 year old David Steinkamp of Winthrop will be held at 10:00am Saturday Dec. 28 at East Buchanan High School Gym in Winthrop Visitation: 3 PM until 8 PM Friday, Dec.27, 2013 at Fawcett Funeral Home and until 10 AM Saturday at the East Buchanan High School Gym in Winthrop Burial:  Fairview

Gilbert “Gib” V. Goedken, Dubuque

Gilbert “Gib” V. Goedken, 89 of Dubuque, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque surrounded by his family.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 A.M., Monday, December 30, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Dubuque conducted by Rev. Steve Rosonke.  Friends may call from 9:00 A.M. until service


Latest Boys BB AP Poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: Class 4A Record Pts Prv 1. Iowa City, West (12) 6-0 129 1 2. Bettendorf 5-0 108 2 3. Dubuque, Senior (1) 5-0 101 3 4.


Broghammer Leads Upper Iowa To Great Showing In Reno

The Upper Iowa wrestling program took 15 wrestlers to Reno, Nevada for a one-day tournament on Sunday. The event wasn’t just any old tourney though… the Reno Tournament of Champions has been dubbed the “Toughest Tournament in the Country” and Upper Iowa had a big day on the mat. Redshirt senior Carl Broghammer led the

John W. Hagamann, New Vienna

John W. Hagamann, 92, of New Vienna, Iowa died Saturday, December 21, 2013, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, Iowa. Friends may call from 3 – 8 p.m. sThursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Kramer Funeral Home 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a Vigil Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Mass of


Battle Of Waterloo Results

Pool A Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Waverly-Shell Rock 2nd Place – Iowa City West 3rd Place – Mason City 4th Place – Don Bosco Catholic 5th Place – New Hampton 6th Place – Waterloo East 7th Place – Western Dubuque 8th Place – Marshalltown 1st Place Match Waverly-Shell Rock defeated Iowa City West


Keep Your Tree Well Hydrated

Some Iowa families followed their traditions and picked out Christmas trees this past weekend, decking them out with shiny ornaments and colorful lights. Ron Humphrey, spokesman for the Iowa State Fire Marshal’s Office, says it’s vital to keep the tree well hydrated. The fire marshal’s website features a video that shows how quickly two separate

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Road Conditions Remain Hazardous Monday Morning

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Travel conditions are likely to remain hazardous in Iowa through Monday morning as strong winds create snow drifts and glazed roads. The state Transportation Department says wind gusts up to 30 mph were expected to continue through Sunday evening. That was expected to create problems after 4 to 8 inches


ISU Signs Four JC Transfers

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads announced Wednesday the signing of four junior college transfers. The list includes the nation’s leading junior college tackler, Jordan Harris, along with defensive lineman Gabe Luna, safety Devron Moore and 357-pound guard Wendell Taiese. Rhoads says all four are enrolled in school and will be available

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