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Chapman Set To Bowl For Team USA

Chapman Set To Bowl For Team USA

West Delaware Alum and Wichita State Bowler A.J. Chapman has once again qualified for team U.S.A.  Chapman finished fifth in qualifying recently to make the team for the second year in a row. aj1 Chapman is a senior this year and has several events coming up where he’ll be competing for the Shockers: aj2 Chapman

Katherine Marie McCormick – Elkader

Katherine Marie McCormick, 100, of Elkader, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 AM on Monday, January 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader Inurnment: Will take place at a later date. Visitation: 10:00 AM until mass time at the church on Monday.

HS Basketball: Tuesday 1-12 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Western Dubuque girls stayed unbeaten with a 50-17 win over West Delaware in Manchester last night. Sports Director Jon Swisher has the report and a look at area coverage team game scores: 1-12RECAP Other Girls play: Lansing Kee 69, Edgewood-Colesburg 40 Maquoketa Valley 72, Central City 22 North Linn 64,

Ivan J. Steinbeck – Independence

Independence –  Ivan J. Steinbeck, 85 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, January 11, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  He was born on November 10, 1930, in Westburg Township of Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of James Washington and Ruth Viola (Boots) Steinbeck.  He graduated from high school in

Donald J. Keenan – Delhi

Donald J. Keenan, 70, of Delhi, Iowa, died Sunday, January 10, 2016. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a 6:00 p.m. Scripture Service. A Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016, at

Olivia “Ollie” Kay Bruns – Elkader

Olivia “Ollie” Kay Bruns, 70, of Elkader, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, following a sudden illness. Ollie was born December 7, 1945, in Oelwein, the daughter of Francis “Doc” O’Donnell and Virginia M. (Slick) O’Donnell. She was raised and educated in the Strawberry Point

Everett C. (Duke) Hunt – Earlville

Everett C. (Duke) Hunt, 87, of Earlville, Iowa, died Thursday, January 7, 2016. Visitation will be held from 2:00- 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville. A Funeral Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2016, at Earlville United Parish, Earlville, with visitation

Inmate Attacks Guard At Anamosa Prison

State prison officials say an inmate attacked a correctional officer in Anamosa Wednesday. Matthew Eivins, spokesperson for the Anamosa State Penitentiary, says it happened shortly after 5 p.m. in the facility’s L-U-B Living Unit.  Although the Department of Corrections is calling the incident a “serious assault,” the officer was not seriously injured.  The correctional officer

Leona R. “Lee” Greenley – Independence

Leona R. “Lee” Greenley, 100 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, January 4, 20156, at Lexington Estates in Independence. She was born on August 12, 1915, in Palmer, Iowa, the daughter of Edward John and Clara (Schom) Aden. Following high school, she earned her teaching certificate at the Iowa State Teachers College in