Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Joyce Rima – Strawberry Point

Joyce Violet Rima, 82, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home Memory Unit.  She was born on July 29, 1933, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, the daughter of Albert, Sr. and Minnie Klumpp.  She attended school in Milwaukee. On


Two Separate Accidents In Linn Co. Wednesday Afternoon

The Linn County Sheriff’s office responded to two separate accidents Wednesday afternoon.  At about 2:20, authorities responded to a two vehicle collision at County Home Road and North Center Point Road. A Jeep, driven by 24 year old Ryan Daugherty of Hiawatha was east bound on County Home Road when he attempted to turn north

Carol Rose Bolsinger Henkels – Greeley

Carol Rose Bolsinger Henkels, 65, of Greeley, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. She was born on February 18, 1950, in Guttenberg, the daughter of Glen and Patricia (Leliefeld) Bolsinger. Carol graduated from Guttenberg High School in 1969. After graduation, Carol worked at the Utah Electronics

Randi William Letts – Manchester

Randi William Letts, 57, of Manchester, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015. Family will greet friends from 1:00- 9:00 p.m., Friday, September, 11, 2015, at Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. A social gathering will be held from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Blue Collar Sports Bar in Manchester.

Dean Burington – Arlington

Dean Burington, 63, of Arlington, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on July 15, 1952, in the Arlington area, the son of Jesse and Bessie (Chapman) Burington. Dean was raised in the rural Arlington area on his family’s century farm where he lived


Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 9/7/15

September 7, 2015 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. WDM Valley (2-0), LW #1 vs SE Polk 2. Cedar Falls (2-0), LW #2 vs Mason City 3. Bettendorf (2-0), LW #3 vs Pleasant Valley 4. Dowling Catholic (1-0), LW #4 @ Waukee 5. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (2-0), LW #7 vs North Scott 6. Ankeny Centennial

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Three Die in Jones County Collision

Three people died in a head-on collision in Jones County Sunday night. The Iowa State Patrol says 18-year old Alexis Taylor and her passengers, 11-year old Jade Taylor and 75-year old Sharon Taylor, all of Oxford Junction, died when their car was hit by a van on Highway 64 near 120th Avenue around 10 o’clock.


High School Football Week #2 Preview

The West Delaware Hawks are getting ready for their week two meeting with Maquoketa tonight in Manchester. For the first time on Brown Field in front of the home crowd for the first in the season after a week one road win over Western Dubuque. The Hawks offense exploded and set the offensive total yards

Ann Marie Goldsmith – Delhi

Ann Marie Goldsmith, 73, of Delhi, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on January 12, 1942, in Delhi, the daughter of Raymond and Helen (Dunkel) Heims.  She was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Maquoketa Valley High School in 1960. On