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Journal Tribune

UPDATE: As of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, power to all Alliant Energy customers in Iowa County had been restored. No new outages have been reported. UPDATE: As of 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, TIP Rural Electric Cooperative had reportedly restored power to all customers in Iowa County. No more outages were being shown on the outage map for […]

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Williamsburg needed overtime, but they are headed back to state. Williamsburg kept pace with Fort Madison and finally overtook the Bloodhounds in an exciting 65-64 overtime win in an Iowa Class 3A substate final Monday, March 2, at Muscatine. It will be the second state trip in school history for the Raiders (23-1), and they […]

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Politics and weather

March 3, 2015 Agriculture News

Snowed in at column-writing time. There are a few things to get off of mind. School start. Again. It was great to have Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds visit Atkins. She addressed several issues of local interest, and one was the school start date. Since the law was passed several decades ago, stating that school can’t […]

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Pick a card, any card

March 3, 2015 Agriculture News

Life was simpler back in the day. When you went to a store, you took your purchases to the counter, paid for them and left. The most exotic thing that ever happened was maybe you saved 50 cents with a coupon, and if it was a local store, you learned some new gossip. Those days […]

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Raider boys find inspiration from ‘Flash’

March 1, 2015 Journal Tribune

By JOE PETZ Fourteen-year old Austin “Flash” Schroeder of Iowa City was diagnosed with T-Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, stage 3 and has been receiving chemo therapy that will continue over the next two years. Flash has become friends with the Williamsburg boys basketball program. The team has worn the ‘Fight With Flash’ shirts during games this season. […]

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Rural Malcom man arrested for hog thefts

February 24, 2015 Agriculture News

Male juvenile also arrested as two stole from hog confinements in southern Poweshiek County Staff Reports powcr@registermedia.com A rural Malcom man and a male juvenile have been charged with a string of burglaries and thefts from hog confinements in the rural Barnes City area and southern Poweshiek County. Bret Allen Doty, rural Malcom, and a […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS — Agenda for Feb. 20, 2015

February 18, 2015 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, February 20, 2015 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, County Engineer 28E Agreement with North English – Project: FM-CO48(71)—55-48 10:00 a.m. – Adam Rabe, Ambulance Director Department Update 10:30 […]

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IOWA STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT — First-round pairings

February 14, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Iowa Class 1A Iowa Valley * 126: Jacob Krakow (soph., 46-6) vs. Blayze Grotegut (Postville, sr., 11-2). * 138: Drake Healey (sr., 48-5) vs. Karsen Seehase (Sumner-Fredericksburg, soph., 23-2). HLV * 160: Nate Van Buren (35-9, jr.) vs. Trent Kruger (Sibley-Ocheyedan, soph., 44-4). English Valleys * 152: Zach Axmear (49-0, soph.) vs. Luke Peters (South […]

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IOWA DISTRICT WRESTLING — Area sends nine to state

February 14, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Teams from the NEWSpapers of Iowa County area will be sending nine wrestlers to state following this weekend’s district wrestling meets from sites around the state. The state meet is Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 19-21, at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines. Here’s what happened Saturday afternoon: * Iowa Class 1A at Wilton: English Valleys’ Zach […]

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NORTH ENGLISH CITY COUNCIL – Budget talked about at meeting

February 11, 2015 Journal Tribune

NORTH ENGLISH – With preparations ongoing for the city’s fiscal year 2016 budget, the North English City Council agreed to a timeline for discussing and ultimately deciding on the budget. A budget workshop was set to take place Monday, Feb. 9. The public hearing on the budget will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at […]

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