Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Netherlands King Attends Ethanol Plant Opening

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Officials at the opening of one of the world’s first commercial size cellulosic ethanol plants say it signifies a shift from the fossil fuel age to a biofuels revolution. The opening of Project Liberty Wednesday was marked with cutting ribbons stretched over baled corn cobs, stalks and leaves that will

Oelwein CC Invite Results

Oelwein Invite-Girls 1 Decorah 20 2 3 4 5 6 8 11 15:32 0:39 2 North Linn 77 1 16 17 18 25 47 50 16:16 1:45 3 Western Dubuque 84 7 9 21 23 24 35 46 16:26 0:52 4 West Delaware 142 12 22 28 32 48 57 84 17:01 1:54 5 Center

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Independence Man Sentenced For Child Porn

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa man has been sentenced to more than 21 years in federal prison for thousands of child porn images found on his computer. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports 38-year-old Steven Risk was sentenced Tuesday in district court in Cedar Rapids. He was convicted on one count each of possession and

Lorraine Gayle King – Formerly of Manchester

Lorraine Gayle King, 91, formerly of Manchester, died on Sunday, August 31, 2014, at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader.  Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester. Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include her son, Rick King of Elkader;

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Radio Iowa Football Poll Week #2

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 9/1/14 September 1, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (1-0), LW #1 @Urbandale 2. Waukee (1-0), LW #2 @ Southeast Polk 3. Bettendorf (1-0), LW #3 vs Iowa City High 4. Cedar Rapids Washington (1-0), LW #5 @ CR Kennedy (Thur) 5. Cedar Falls (1-0), LW #9 vs

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HS Football; Week 1 Rewind, Week 2 Look Ahead

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2014 high school football season got underway last Friday night on an evening that saw many weather delayed starts or interrupted games as the storms passed through the area. Six of the twelve KMCH area coverage schools picked up opening night victories: In Manchester- West Delaware’s offense started out fairly quick leading their

Thelma B. “Connie” Wilson – Independence

Funeral services for 86 year old Thelma B. “Connie” Wilson of Independence will be 10:00am, Tuesday September 2nd, at White Funeral Home in Independence. Visitation will be held Monday, September 1st, from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence. Survivors of Thelma B. “Connie” Wilson include

Moser School of Dance Scholarship Winner

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics student Katie Boeding was awarded the 2014 Kevin Ballenger Memorial Scholarship at the USTA Power Tumbling National Championships in Louisville Kentucky. Out of a field of 39 seniors and college students vying for the scholarship, Katie was selected by the voting coaches at Nationals to receive this honor. Katie

Coggon Railroad Bridge Damage “Relatively Minor”

COGGON, Iowa (AP) – A railroad spokesman says a historic Iowa bridge that ignited this week is now in need of repair. Canadian National Railway spokesman Mark Hallman told KCRG-TV Thursday that the repairs to the Buffalo Creek bridge aren’t expected to delay traffic. He described the work as “relatively minor.” It’s unclear how long

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