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Marengo Memorial Hospital gets $22M USDA loan

by Brathjen on March 27, 2015

MARENGO – The City of Marengo acting on behalf of Marengo Memorial Hospital received a $22.6 million direct loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development. The funding, announced Friday, March 27, will assist in the renovation and expansion of the existing building, the project for which was announced late last summer. “The project […]


The Iowa County Board of Supervisors appointed Jessica Stohlmann as the county’s new auditor during a special meeting Saturday, March 21. Stohlmann, who had been a deputy in the Iowa County Auditor’s office, succeeds Kristen Miller, who resigned earlier this month after five years. Miller, who had worked for Iowa County the past 22 years, […]


IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES — Week of March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Marguerite Kahler, 92 Funeral service for Marguerite A. Kahler, 92, Marengo, was held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13, at First United Methodist Church, Marengo. She died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Rose Haven Nursing Home, Marengo, following a lengthy illness. The Rev. Matt German officiated at the service. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, […]

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BREAKING NEWS – Williamsburg finishes fourth after 49-38 loss to Xavier

March 14, 2015 Journal Tribune

Williamsburg completed the 2015 boys’ basketball season with its best finish in school history, at 24-3. The record was sealed after the Raiders’ 49-38 loss to Cedar Rapids Xavier in Saturday afternoon’s Iowa Class 3A consolation final at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines. Josh Koeppel finished with 10 points to lead the way for the […]

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BREAKING NEWS — Williamsburg falls to LeMars in 2OT; will play for third place

March 12, 2015 Journal Tribune

Williamsburg took LeMars to double overtime in the Iowa Class 3A state semifinals, but the Bulldogs outscored the Raiders 12-5 in the second OT period to come away with a 64-57 win Thursday evening at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The Raiders (24-2) will play either Dubuque Wahlert or Cedar Rapids Xavier in Saturday morning’s […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES — Week of March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Ethel Voigt, 72 Memorial service for Ethel L. Voigt, 72, will be held Thursday, March 12, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Spring, Texas. She died Feb. 28, 2015. Memorials may be made to Resurrection Lutheran Church Building Fund. Addison Funeral Home, Spring, was in charge of arrangements. Ethel La Verne Voigt was born Aug. 6, 1942, […]

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BREAKING NEWS – EV’s Rylee Voss is second-team all-state

March 10, 2015 English Valleys sports

English Valleys’ Rylee Voss earned an honor no other area player has gained this year: All-state in girls’ basketball. Voss, a 6-foot senior for the Bears, was named to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s second-team all-state in Iowa Class 1A, in voting released earlier Tuesday, March 10. Voss led in nearly every statistical category for the […]

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IOWA CLASS 3A SUBSTATE BOYS BASKETBALL – Raiders stamp state ticket with OT win

March 6, 2015 Journal Tribune

By JOE PETZ MUSCATINE – For the first time since 2003, and second time in school history, Williamsburg is in the boys state basketball tournament. The Raiders earned a trip to play at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines by winning a 65-64 overtime thriller against Fort Madison in a Class 3A Substate 5 final last […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Kristen Miller stepping down as Iowa County auditor

March 6, 2015 Amana Colonies news

For the third time since January 2014, Iowa County officials will be replacing one of their officials. Kristen Miller, who has been the Iowa County Auditor since March 2010, and has worked for the county for the past 22 years, announced her resignation, which will be effective Friday, March 20. “Please accept this letter as […]

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State Senate Report: Tim Kapucian

March 5, 2015 Journal Tribune

Funnel fun By Tim Kapucian State Senator, District 38, Assistant Republican Leader Greetings from under the Golden Dome. This is the first funnel week of the session. That means any bill, other than an Appropriations or Ways & Means (tax) bill, that does not at least get passed out of committee by one chamber or […]

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