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College Men’s Golf: Upper Iowa’s Cooksley Named NSIC Golfer Of The Week

College Men’s Golf: Upper Iowa’s Cooksley Named NSIC Golfer Of The Week

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director, with information provided by UIU Sports Communication: The Northern Sun Conference has handed out their weekly awards, former East Buchanan student-athlete, senior Curtis Cooksley was named the NSIC Men’s Golfer of the Week. Cooksley led the Peacocks at the Upper Iowa Spring Invite last weekend, finishing fourth overall in the tournament.     The

Lee E. Voelker – Marion

Lee E. Voelker, 77, of Marion died Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa, following a lengthy illness.  Visitation:  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at  Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion, Iowa, where a parish vigil service begins at

Catherine Anne Kehrli – Ryan

Catherine Anne Kehrli, 83, of Ryan, Iowa, passed away at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. She was born on November 2, 1933, in Masonville, Iowa, the daughter of Lyman Patrick and Grace Helena (McMahon) Callahan. “Anne” graduated from Manchester High School in 1951 and the Mercy School of Nursing

Loras “Butch” Lahr – Dyersville

Loras “Butch” Lahr, 62, of Dyersville, Iowa, died unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Princeville, IL.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5

HS Boys Track and Field: Area Results From Tuesday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In high school boys track last night, Anamosa hosted their annual Ken Fearing Relays. The Western Dubuque Bobcats dominated, the 16-team meet, scoring 107 points ahead of Mount Vernon who had 63 for 2nd place. Anamosa placed 3rd with 59, 9th was Cascade with 22, Monticello 10th with 17, West Delaware tallied

Valued Volunteer: Shirley Helmrichs

Congratulations to our latest Valued Volunteer award winner… Shirley Helmrichs. Helmrichs was nominated for her volunteer work with the Ryan Community Garage Sales. The sale, which is hosted by three local churches – Peace Lutheran, St. Pat’s and Golden UCC – will be holding the sale just one time this year (in September) in an effort

Edward J. Fitzgerald – Rowley

Edward J. Fitzgerald, 68, of Rowley, IA, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at his home in rural Rowley, IA. Ed was born on February 13, 1949 in Fonda, Iowa the son of John and Catherine (O’Brien) Fitzgerald. He graduated from Our Lady of Good Council High School, Fonda, and then attended Loras College in Dubuque,