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Journal Tribune

Do I think it would be a good idea for area high school students to attend their local city council or school board meetings and then explain in class what they witnessed? Put me on the side that says, yes, they should. They would learn about civics, how government works (albeit on a small scale) […]

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I remember how it was when I lost a colleague. When I worked for the North Scott Press, many of my duties were involved with sports. It’s how I got to really know Dearrel Bates, the longtime sports writer for the Quad City Times. To be sure, he was very honest about how games went, but […]

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2014 ELECTION – Ernst gets enthusiastic Iowa County welcome

October 29, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN The support for state Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak), the GOP’s candidate for U.S. Senate, was very clear Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28, during her campaign stop at Williamsburg. A week before one of the most closely watched races for U.S. Senate was set to be decided, about 50 enthusiastic supporters greeted Ernst […]

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IOWA POSTSEASON FOOTBALL — First-round pairings

October 25, 2014 Amana Colonies news

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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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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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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