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Guidelines on Ebola protection

by dhayes on October 17, 2014

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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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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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – Week of Oct. 15, 2014

October 14, 2014 Amana Colonies news

William Shively, 89 Funeral service for William T. “Bill” Shively, 89, Keystone, was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Phillips Funeral Home, Keystone. He died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Rose Haven Nursing Home, Marengo. The Rev. Craig Steimel officiated at the service. Burial was in Keystone Cemetery with graveside military rites by […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for Oct. 10, 2014

October 9, 2014 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, October 10, 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 OTHER 1. Tabled Items 2. Liquor License 3. Building Maintenance 4. Payroll and Claims […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – Oct. 8, 2014

October 7, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Eugene Van Zee, 90 Funeral service for Eugene P. Van Zee, 90, Gibson, was held at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Gibson United Presbyterian Church. He died Sept. 26, 2014, following a bravely fought battle with Alzheimer’s. Although his memory had faded, his love of life and quiet demeanor were ever present. The Rev. Hans Cornelder officiated at the service. Burial with military honors was in Evergreen Cemetery near Leighton. Memorials may […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for Oct. 3, 2014

October 2, 2014 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, October 3, 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. – Heartland Coop 1. Public Notice – Approval of Anhydrous tank in […]

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The Brotherhood of Suspenders and a writers’ conference

September 30, 2014 Agriculture News

I’ve never thought of suspenders as being a topic worthy of discussion outside of maybe a comment between good ole boys shooting the breeze at Ron’s Barber Shop on the Montezuma Square. But that was the case on Saturday week ago. Zachary Michael Jack, a young college professor and Iowa author from Jones County, was […]

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NORTH ENGLISH CITY COUNCIL – Agenda for Wednesday, Oct. 1

September 29, 2014 Journal Tribune

City Council Proceedings North English City Hall Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 6:30 P.M. Roll Call Approval of Agenda Proclamation: Time of Trick or Treating Community Club/ Trunk or Treating – Brandi Meier, Ardis Dye English Valleys Booster Club – Homecoming street painting Mike Greene, Lois Lang – Mowing, Utility Delinquency NE City Pond – Ted […]

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Attempted murder suspect apprehended by Grinnell police

September 26, 2014 Agriculture News

STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Grinnell police have arrested Hal Charles Runner, 54, Gilman, on Thursday, Sept. 25 for attempted murder that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 23. According to Grinnell Police Sergeant Christopher Wray, Grinnell police, acting on information developed during the investigation as well as assistance from the Iowa City Police Department, located Runner near the […]

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