IOWA POSTSEASON FOOTBALL — First-round pairings

by Brathjen on October 25, 2014

Note: All games are at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29. Class 3A * Newton at Clear Creek Amana. Class 2A • PCM of Monroe at Williamsburg. Class A • Belle Plaine at Van Buren • Edgewood-Colesburg at BGM • Pleasantville at Montezuma 8-Man • Wayne of Corydon at HLV.

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OBITUARIES: Delmer D. Mehlert

by jmagdefrau on October 24, 2014

Delmer D. Mehlert, 77, Hiawatha (formerly of Belle Plaine), passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at his home. Delmer was a member of Noelridge Christian Church. Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel, 1221 First Avenue SW, where a visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to […]

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OBITUARY: Rick “Rocket” Jurgens

October 24, 2014 Benton County obituaries

KEYSTONE – Rick “Rocket” Jurgens, 53, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone with Keaton Albers officiating. Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home […]

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IOWA CLASS 1A DISTRICT CROSS COUNTRY – HLV, EV shut out of state

October 24, 2014 English Valleys sports

Area Iowa Class 1A cross country teams finished their season at the Solon district meet Thursday, Oct. 23. The area was shut out when it came to state qualifiers, although Iowa Valley senior Belle Hartman will be competing as part of the Class 3A Williamsburg state-qualifying girls’ team. (Iowa Valley does not have its own […]

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OBITUARY: The Rev. Jack J. Andrews

October 23, 2014 Benton County obituaries

BELLE PLAINE – The Rev. Jack J. Andrews, 72, Belle Plaine, died Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, with an ongoing battle of cancer. Celebration of Life services will be on Monday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. at the Hrabak Funeral Home in Belle Plaine. Burial will […]

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OBITUARY: Heather Sue Lukes

October 23, 2014 Benton County obituaries

Funeral services for Heather Sue Lukes, 38, of West Amana, are Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Hrabak Funeral Home, Belle Plaine, with the Rev. Jim Davis of Victor Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Heather died Oct. 19, 2014, at Marengo Hospital following a prolonged illness. Honorary pallbearers are Chad […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for Oct. 24, 2014

October 23, 2014 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, October 24, 2014 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications 9:10 a.m. – Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, Assistant County Engineer 10:00 a.m. – Aaron Sandersfeld, Transportation Director 1. Update 2. Approve minimum hourly work […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – Week of Oct. 22, 2014

October 23, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Clarence Becker, 79 Clarence James “Clancy” Becker, 79, died October 12, 2014 at the Senior Suites in Keystone with his family at his side following a short and courageous battle with cancer. A Mass Of Christian Burial was at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Van Horne on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, with Father Craig Steimel […]

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MPC general manager remembered as advocate for weekly newspapers

October 23, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By MELINDA WICHMANN mwichman@registermedia.com Leader. Advocate. Friend. Diane Goodlow was more than a boss and her sudden passing has left colleagues in three counties reflecting on the impact she had on their lives. Goodlow, 54, Brooklyn, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (See obituary in this issue.) She was a 23-year employee of Marengo Publishing Corporation […]

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BP COUNCIL: City looks for more parking for Main Street tenants

October 23, 2014 Star Press Union

By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor More parking. With the renovation of Main Street in Belle Plaine came fewer parking spots for residents who live in apartments on the second story of Main Street buildings. At its meeting on Monday, Oct. 20, the Belle Plaine City Council voted to pass an ordinance that would […]

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