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Joyce Milroy – Monticello

Joyce  Boeding Milroy age 59, died Friday at her home following a year long battle with lung cancer. Funeral services will be held 11:00 Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church, Monticello with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery.   Friends may call from 4 until 8  Tuesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.   Thoughts,

Alvin G. March – Dyersville

Alvin G. March, 85, of Dyersville died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at his home. Friends may call from 3 – 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a Vigil Service will be held at 5 p.m. and a Catholic Order of Foresters Rosary at 6:30

Shirley Finnell – Dyersville

Shirley A. Finnell, 82, of Dyersville, Iowa died Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa.   Friends may call from 3 – 8 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a Vigil Service will be held at 3 p.m. and St. Ann’s Mother

Matthew Martin Langel – Cedar Rapids, formerly of Manchester

Matthew Martin Langel, 34, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, (formerly of Manchester) died on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  He was born on November 12, 1979, in Manchester, the son of Duane Raymond and Bernice (Sperfslage) Langel.  Matthew was raised and educated in the Delhi area, and attended Maquoketa Valley

Beatrice Elledge – Hopkinton

Beatrice Herington Elledge,  age 80  died Sunday evening,  February 23, 2014 at the Good Neighbor Home, Manchester. A Celebration of Life will be held on 11:00 Saturday morning,  March 1, 2014 at the Hopkinton Community Church with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery.  Pastor Cheryl Gates will officiate at my services. Friends may come to the

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Dubuque Man Killed In Accident In Jones County

A Dubuque man has died following a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Jones County.  The Iowa State Patrol says that 45 year old Daniel Power was killed when the vehicle he was driving south on Highway 136 near 190th street went onto the right shoulder. Power over corrected which caused him to lose control of


Manchester Approves Sale of Land to RMC

The Manchester City Council has given their approval to selling a piece of land to Regional Medical Center. It’s a vacated right-of-way parcel of North 6th Street and West Fayette Street that lies just east of the hospital. RMC requested to purchase the right-of-way so they can move forward with expanding the hospital and building

Alpha M. Evans – Strawberry Point

           Funeral services for Alpha M. Evans, who died at the age of 96 on Monday, February 24th, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 1st at the church to which she belonged for almost seventy years: Emanuel Lutheran, 305 Elkader St. in Strawberry Point. Respects may be paid

Daniel Kraus, Monticello

Daniel Joseph Kraus, 62, of Monticello, IA passed away Friday, February 21, 2014, surrounded by his family. Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello where a parish rosary will be recited at 2:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m.


Colesburg Fifth Grader Wins Flag Essay Contest

The Manchester Sons of the American Legion recently hosted an essay contest, asking area students what the flag means to them. Elizabeth Wessel of Colesburg Elementary was named the overall winner. Here are a few words from her essay… Flag_Essay_1 Wessel says she enjoyed writing the essay. Flag_Essay_2 Fellow classmates Meliah Eiben and Carson Knipper

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