Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Ronald Phelps – Manchester

Memorial Services for Ronald Phelps, 79 of Manchester will be held at 11am Friday, October 30th at Cornerstone Community Church in Manchester. Visitation will be hled one hour before services at the church on Friday


Pedestrian Injured In Center Point Accident

An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car just after 4:00 Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of Franklin St. in Center Point.  The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was crossing the street with another child, when he was hit by a car.  Authorities say his injuries

Grace C. Gavin – Denver, Colorado

Grace C. Gavin, 81, of Denver, Colorado, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at Rose Medical Center in Denver. She was born on December 9, 1933, in Harpers Ferry, Iowa, the daughter of Philip and Adeline (Boardman) Gavin. Grace was raised and educated in the Cedar Rapids area, graduating from Immaculate Conception High School.


WAMAC All-Conference Volleyball Teams Announced

East Division All WaMaC Volleyball Team: * Unanimous Selection   1st Team: Amanda Brainerd   12      Central DeWitt *Libby Ryan           11      Mount Vernon *Kaitlyn Volesky     11      Mount Vernon Bridget Hoffmann   12      West Delaware *Carlee Ketchum    12      West Delaware Haley Lyness         11      West Delaware *Kristen Wegmann 12      West Delaware *Megan Maahs      12      Western Dubuque Morgan Pitz          


Final Radio Iowa Football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 10/26/15 October 26, 2015 by Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (8-0), LW #1 vs DSM Lincoln 2. Bettendorf (9-0), LW #2 vs Davenport North 3. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (9-0), LW #3 vs Clinton 4. Ankeny (8-1), LW #4 vs Indianola 5. Cedar Rapids Washington (8-1), LW #5

Lucy I. Gioimo – Dyersville

Lucy I. Gioimo, 95, of Dyersville, Iowa died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.


Eight KMCH Area Football Teams Make Playoffs

All games are 7:00pm on Wednesday. October 28 unless otherwise noted. Benton Community (5-4) vs. West Delaware, Manchester (9-0) at West Delaware, Manchester Decorah (4-5) vs. Independence (8-1) at Independence Beckman Catholic, Dyersville (6-3) vs. Mt. Vernon (7-2) at Cornell College, 8:00 PM Cascade (4-5) vs. North Fayette Valley (7-2) at North Fayette Valley C-M-B,

Ina Fay Steen – Fayette

Ina Fay Steen, 93, of Fayette,  Iowa,  passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at the Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.  She was born on March 17, 1922, in Garber the daughter of Elmer C. and Grace (Hansel) Morley. Ina was raised and educated in the Elkport area.   On September 2, 1940, Ina was

Mary Beatty – Edgewood

Mary Mable Beatty, 84, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  She was born on June 19, 1931, at her home near Strawberry Point, the daughter of Harry and Edith (Antrim) Forsythe.  Mary was raised in the area, and attended country school. On October 15, 1948, Mary

Betty Smith – Monticello

Betty L. Smith, 93, of Monticello and formerly of Onslow died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:00 p.m. A Mass of