From the monthly archives:

October 2011

Belle Plaine police report

by jschlesselman on October 31, 2011

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 11:00 a.m. – Officers assisted the Belle Plaine Area Ambulance in the 1400 block of Second Avenue. 1:10 p.m. – Officers assisted the Benton County Sheriff’s Office with a traffic hazard at 13th Avenue and 75th Street. 8:45 p.m. – Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity at Franklin Park. […]

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HLV’s Rhett Thys placed 64th at the Iowa Class 1A boys state cross-country meet, and he was just one of many area athletes to compete at the annual event Saturday at Lakeside Park north of Fort Dodge. The only other area individual qualifer was Maddie Hinsley, the Clear Creek Amana freshman who ran her way to […]

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Sen. Santorum to visit Williamsburg on Nov. 2

October 29, 2011 Uncategorized

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will be visiting Williamsburg next week as part of his effort to visit all 99 counties in Iowa. The meet-and-greet event will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Java Lounge, 525 Court St. Santorum, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and one-time chairman of the the Senate […]

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IOWA CLASS 1A REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL: HLV to play for state berth

October 28, 2011 BGM sports

The HLV volleyball team has earned its way into an Iowa Class 1A regional final showdown with third-ranked Holy Trinity of Fort Madison, after the Warriors downed BGM in four sets Friday at Brooklyn. HLV won 25-13, 18-25, 25-21, 25-20 on the Bears’ home floor. The regional final is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, […]

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Trick-or-treat times in Iowa, Johnson counties

October 28, 2011 Journal Tribune

Williamsburg has plenty of Halloween activities in store for young ghosts and goblins (and even those who are young-at-heart). A costume contest and children’s activities will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Williamsburg Rec Center for third through sixth graders. All trick-or-treating is Monday: 3-5 p.m. around the Square, 4-6 p.m. at Tanger Outlet […]

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Trick-or-treat times in Iowa, Johnson counties

October 28, 2011 Pioneer Republican

Marengo’s young ghosts and goblins will be taking to the streets of town from 5-8 p.m. Halloween night (Monday), collecting candy and other goodies – no rocks – from residents. The trick-or-treat times are unofficial, city officials stated. The Amana Colonies has not officially scheduled trick-or-treat times or Halloween activities this year. Elsewhere in Iowa […]

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2011 CITY ELECTIONS: Marengo — Mayor unopposed, 1 candidate for 2 seats

October 28, 2011 Pioneer Republican

Marengo Mayor Joe Seye is unopposed in his re-election bid in the Nov. 8 city elections. While city councilman Michael Curry is also seeking election, he is the lone declared candidate for two seats. This means a write-in candidate will fill the other seat. Kelli Krutsinger, the other incumbent whose term is up for election, […]

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CCA community uses social media, balloon launch, to remember Mackenzie Lown

October 28, 2011 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN When Clear Creek Amana freshman Mackenize Lown lost her life in a car accident Oct. 17, the people closest to her quickly began a tribute Facebook page to honor her memory. It wasn’t long before the comments and fond memories of the 14-year-old Amana teen came pouring in. Two days after her […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES — Oct. 28, 2011

October 28, 2011 Iowa County obituaries

Mackenzie Lown, 14 Funeral services for Mackenzie L. Lown, 14, Amana, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at St. Patrick’s Church, Fairfax. She died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, of injuries received in an automobile accident. The Rev. Dustin Vu officiated at the service. Burial was in Hala Cemetery. A celebration of life service […]

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Catch this Halloween display before it’s too late!

October 28, 2011 Star Press Union
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