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Corey Yardley, 26 Funeral service for Corey J. Yardley, 26, Victor, formerly of Marengo, was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Iowa Valley High School auditorium. He died Monday, July 20, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. The Rev. Matt German officiated at the service. Burial was […]

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By MELINDA WICHMANN WILLIAMSBURG – Water issues topped the agenda at the Williamsburg City Council’s Monday, July 13 meeting. The on-going problem with discolored city water was discussed, as public works director John Avery noted hydrants continue to be flushed as problems are reported by citizens. Rusty water has plagued the city since the swimming […]

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UI Mobile Museum coming to W’burg library

July 22, 2015 Journal Tribune

The University of Iowa Mobile Museum will travel to the Williamsburg Public Library on Tuesday, August 11. The museum, a collaboration between the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the Office of the State Archaeologist, and the UI Pentacrest Museums, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to […]

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‘Tremendously proud’

July 22, 2015 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN MARENGO – A year ago, it was just a pile of dirt, ready to be moved, set in place, a foundation to be poured on top and walls to be erected. Almost exactly one year later, it was a finished building, complete with livestock pens, a show arena, bleachers, photographer’s area and […]

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North English Fun Days tells ’15 schedule

July 22, 2015 Journal Tribune

Lots of fun, fellowship with friends and family and fireworks. Yes, it’s time once again for southern Iowa County’s biggest bash of the summer – North English Fun Days. The 2015 edition of the three-day annual town celebration runs Friday through Sunday, July 24-26. A fireworks show will highlight Saturday’s events. Flashing Thunder of North […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – July 22, 2015

July 22, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Billy Jo Olson, 68 Billy Jo “Ole” Olson, 68, Marengo, died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Marengo Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Marengo American Legion. Inurnment will be at the Marengo Cemetery at a later date. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, is in charge of […]

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ENGLISH VALLEYS SCHOOL BOARD – Safety matters at the pump

July 22, 2015 Journal Tribune

NORTH ENGLISH – With three of the district’s school buses now powered by propane, officials with the English Valleys School District want to be sure drivers know how to properly and safely fuel the new buses. The district is gradually converting its 12-bus fleet to propane from diesel, and there is a bit of a […]

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WaMaC Softball Team announced

July 15, 2015 Journal Tribune

WaMaC West All-Conference Softball First Team Pitcher Amber Fiser – Jr. Benton Lexi Kinnaird – Sr. Clear Creek Amana Catcher Jess Miller – Sr. Williamsburg Infield Megan Croghan – So. Center Point-Urbana Alyssa Wiebel – Jr. Benton Lea Brunssen – Jr. Benton Lauren Stopko – Sr. Clear Creek Amana Outfield Maddie Karr – Fr. Center […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Nicholas Hursh, 56 Celebration of life service for Nicholas P. Hursh, 56, Parkersburg, was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, Waterloo. He died Friday, July 3, 2015, as a result of a highway collision. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Kearns […]

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Grass-fed beef genetics field day at Rapid Creek Ranch July 13 in Oxford

July 9, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Getting started raising grass-fed beef may seem difficult, but experienced livestock producer Doug Darrow says the hardest part isn’t learning the logistics. “The hardest thing is changing your thought process, letting nature be nature, and thinking about how you can manage that instead,” says Doug, who raises grass-fed beef at Rapid Creek Ranch near Oxford. […]

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