Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Everett J. Schuman – Earlville

Everett J. Schuman, 79, of Earlville, Iowa died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. and a parish vigil

Arvel W. Childress – Independence

Arvel W. Childress, 74 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was born on February 11, 1940, in Alcoa, Tennessee, the son of Theodore and Edna Movine (Campbell) Childress. He graduated from high school in Maryville, Tennessee. On September 10, 1966, he


At-Work Network Winner!

Congratulations to Lynn Theisen from Manchester Cabinetry in Manchester – this week’s winner of a half-dozen cupcakes from Cakes By Kim with the KMCH At-Work Network!  Have you signed up yet? Do so HERE!


Fire Destroys Epworth Home

A residence owned by the Divine Word Seminary in Epworth has been destroyed by fire.  Epowrth firefighters were called out at about 1:00 Tuesday morning to 112 1st Street SW. When they arrived the home was fully engulfed and is considered to be a total loss.  The department first responded to the residence at 11:30

Sarah Graham – Dyersville

Sarah M. (Fitzgerald) Graham, 55, of Dyersville, Iowa died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City after enduring her illness with hope. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish


Fire Damages Springville Home

A fire Sunday caused significant damage to a Springville home.  Firefighters were called out around 12:17 p.m. Sunday for a report of a structure fire at 504 6th Avenue in Springville. Three children, two 15-year-olds and a five-year-old, along with a dog, were able to get out. The dog suffered minor injuries. The Red Cross

Glenn O. Rasmussen – Manchester

Glenn O. Rasmussen, 91, of Manchester, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 16, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Glenn Orlean Rasmussen was born November 2, 1923, at home, near Strandquist, Minnesota, the son of, George and Olga (Vagle) Rasmussen. Glenn attended school in Strandquist, Minnesota. On January

Marjorie Behrends Freeman – Monticello

Marjorie Behrends Freeman, 82, of Monticello passed from this life Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Monticello Nursing & Rehab. Center. Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Monticello where her funeral service will commence at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Officiating will be


Fire Reported At Exide Tuesday Night

Manchester firefighters responded to a fire at Exide Technologies in Manchester Tuesday night.  According to Manchester Fire Chief Mike Ryan, a fire broke out in the battery charging room.  Fire-fighters were called out just before 10:00pm and were on the scene for an hour and a half.  The cause of the fire is undetermined.  Extent

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Anamosa Vandalism Case: Second Man Turns Himself In

A second man charged with vandalism of flags at a memorial outside of the Jones County Courthouse has turned himself in.  The Jones County Sheriff Office says that 20 year old Coty Lukemyres turned himself into the Oelwein Police Department Tuesday Morning and was extradited to the Jones County Jail.  Lukemyres’ bond was set at

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