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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


Public Hearing On Right-Of-Way Sale To RMC

The Manchester City Council will hold a public hearing tonight. The City recently worked out a tentative agreement with Regional Medical Center over the sale of the vacated North 6th Street/West Fayette Street right-of-way east of the hospital. Regional Medical Center would like to purchase the right-of-way so they can move forward with expanding the

Elwyn DeLancey Starr – Edgewood

Elwyn DeLancey Starr, 98, of Edgewood, formerly of South Dakota, passed away, Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the Edgewood Convalescent Home, Edgewood, IA. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m.,Monday, February 24, 2014 at the Edgewood Bible Church in Edgewood Rev. James Rinehart officiating.  Family will greet friends from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., at

C. F. Foster – Manchester

C. F. Foster, 96, of Manchester died Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the Manchester Gospel Hall.  Family will greet friends from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremations Services

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