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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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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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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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IOWA CLASS 1A REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL – Tigers advance; English Valleys and HLV bow out

October 22, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Iowa Valley is the lone area Iowa Class 1A volleyball team still alive in post-season action after Tuesday’s first-round regional action. The Tigers swept Belle Plaine, 25-16, 25-17, 25-12 in Marengo to advance to the quarterfinals, back home on Tuesday, Oct. 28, against Lynnville-Sully. The Tigers (22-7) were led by Lily Seye, who had nine […]

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BREAKING NEWS – MPC saddened by death of publisher Diane Goodlow

October 21, 2014 Amana Colonies news

The Marengo Publishing Corporation family is saddened to note our publisher Diane Goodlow passed away this morning, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Our thoughts and prayers are with Diane’s family and loved ones.  

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Guidelines on Ebola protection

October 17, 2014 Agriculture News

With the Ebola virus drawing concerns in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have distributed informational briefs for the public. “Ebola is a serious virus that can spread if precautions are not taken but it is not as easy to catch as the national news coverage may suggest,” says Patty Hinrichs, […]

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VETERAN’S CORNER – Oct. 15, 2014: Resources available to veterans living in rural areas

October 14, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Over the course of the last six years I can’t even begin to remember how many people I have talked with in reference to the resources available in Johnson County and Linn County for a large portion of the population in need. I will be the first to admit that those two counties have an […]

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IV team among top finishers at Quad County Soil Judging Contest

October 14, 2014 Amana Colonies news

The annual Quad County Soil Judging Contest was held Sept. 23 at Lake Iowa Park. The contest is a traveling event that is hosted by the Iowa, Mahaska and Keokuk County Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Ninety students from a dozen local high schools were tested on their ability to judge soils for their properties, […]

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