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Ten Hawkeye Wrestlers Make Midlands Semi-finals

Ten Hawkeye Wrestlers Make Midlands Semi-finals

EVANSTON, Ill. — The University of Iowa wrestling team posted a 10-1 record in the quarterfinals of the Midlands Championships on Monday night. The Hawkeyes have individual title hopes at nine weights, including a pair of semifinalists at 149 pounds, and hold the lead with 110.5-points in the team race.  Iowa sits in first place

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Baby Jesus Figurine Stolen From Dubuque Church

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Someone has stolen a baby Jesus figurine from a Dubuque church, but members of the congregation are hopeful images from a security camera will help them track down the thief. The Rev. Joseph Hauer told the Telegraph Herald the figurine was stolen Friday night from a manger scene outside the Church

Latest Radio Iowa Boys Basketball Poll

Radio Iowa Boys’ High School Basketball Poll 12/23/14 December 23, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Iowa City West (6-0), LW #1 vs CR Prairie 1/2 2. DSM Hoover (7-0), LW #4 vs Indianola 1/6 3. Dowling Catholic (5-0), LW #8 @ Marshalltown 1/2 4. Pleasant Valley (7-0), LW #5 @ Burlington 1/6 5.

Mary Loughren – Winthrop

Funeral Services for 98 year old Mary Loughren of Winthrop will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Dec.30, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Monti Visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 PM Monday, Dec.29, 2014 at the Monti Community Center. There will not be visitation at the Church on Tuesday. Burial will


Hopkinton Man Injured In Highway 20 Accident

A Hopkinton man was taken to the hospital following a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on Highway 20 near 15th Avenue SW in Dyersville.  23 year old Derek Gearhart was traveling west on Highway 20 when he lost control of his vehicle, went into the north ditch and into a house.  Gearhart was taken to Mercy

Lloyd Sperfslage – Monticello

Lloyd Sperfslage, 77, of Monticello, Iowa and formerly of Prairieburg died Wednesday, December 23, 2014, at Monticello Nursing & Rehab. Center. Friends may call from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at St. Joseph

Charles “Chuck” Ehrig – Manchester

Charles “Chuck” Peter Ehrig, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  He was born on November 3, 1926, in Danbury, Iowa, the son of Antone and Clarissa (Leliefeld) Ehrig.  He attended country school near Danbury. Chuck was drafted into the U.S. Army and honorably served

Leon Burkle – Earlville

Leon Burkle, 90, of Earlville passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 9, 2014. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 15, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville. The family will greet friends from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the church, and one hour before Mass on

James Mann – Guttenberg

James David Mann, 71, of Guttenberg, died Sunday, December 7, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 15, 2014, at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville. The family will greet friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 14, 2014, at the Funeral Home, and one hour prior to service

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