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HS Track And Field: State Schedule For Thursday

HS Track And Field: State Schedule For Thursday

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school state track and field meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines begins at 9am Thursday morning and runs through Saturday afternoon. The first two days, Class 1A and Class 4A boys and girls will compete earlier in the day with 2A and 3A to follow. On Saturday, all four classes

HS Golf: Boys Results And Girls Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In high school boys golf sectional results from Friday: 3A play: West Delaware was the winner in Decorah with a 329 score, Charles City was 2nd with a 354. Hawks sophomore Gavin Soppe shot an 80. Third place was senior Trent Shaw with a 81, tied for fourth were senior Derik

HS Boys Golf: Postseason Begins Friday

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: High School Boys Golf teams will continue the postseason with sectional play today around the state. In 3A- West Delaware will be in Decorah at the Oneota Golf Course along with Independence beginning at 10am. Anamosa travels to Maquoketa. Top teams and individuals advancing on will compete in District competition next Friday

HS Track and Field: State Qualifying Meets Today

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Co-Ed State Qualifying Meets will be held around the state today. In class 4A: The top two place winners in each event, plus the next 12 best performances statewide from qualifying meet place winners will advance to the state meet. Western Dubuque will be competing in Dubuque at Senior High School.

Erma Mae Baumgartner – Dundee

Erma Mae Baumgartner, 99, formerly of Dundee, Iowa, died Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. Visitation: 3:30 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017, St. John Lutheran Church, Dundee, with Pastor Ron Spears officiating.

Mary Lou Kruse – Dyersville

Mary Lou Kruse, 65, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at her home.   Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 2 pm.  Visitation will continue Friday from

HS Boys Golf: WaMaC Conference Super Meet Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The WaMaC Conference Boys Golf super meet was held yesterday at Springbook Golf Course in DeWitt with all 16 conference schools participating. Williamsburg was first by a stroke with a 315, Benton Community 2nd, DeWitt Central was 3rd with 318. West Delaware finished 5th with a 331. Eighth was Beckman with a

Emma Jean Senters – formerly of Dundee

Emma Jean Senters, 88, formerly of Dundee, Iowa, passed away due to complications of Alzheimer’s Disease on May 6, 2017, at Windmill Manor in Coralville, Iowa.  She was born on April 10, 1929, in Banner, Kentucky, the daughter of William and Virginia (Weddington) Stephens. Emma was raised in the area and graduated from Betsy Layne

Alice Johnson Foster – Lamont

Funeral services for 96 year old Alice Johnson Foster will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, May 11 at Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont.   Burial:        Fairview Cemetery at Winthrop.   Visitation 5 PM until 8 PM Wednesday at the Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont and until services Thursday   Survivors of Alice