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Clovis to be in Williamsburg today

by Brathjen on April 17, 2014

Sam Clovis will be in Williamsburg at noon today (Thursday, April 17) for a town hall meeting. The meeting is at the Java Lounge, 523 Court St. Clovis is among the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, which is being vacated this year upon the retirement of Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa).

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Faas Feed and Grain after 25 years

by Brathjen on April 16, 2014

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS On Feb. 1, 1989, Dale Faas started what would become an English Valleys institution when he purchased a grain elevator in North English.  Faas Feed and Grain was born. Faas expanded his business by purchasing a grain facility in Webster in August of 1991, which in turn more than doubled the […]

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WILLIAMSBURG JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH HONOR ROLL: Third quarter 2013-2014

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

Williamsburg High School announces the names of the students on the third term honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year. 4.0 HONOR ROLL (Straight ‘As’) Seniors: Maeve Broeg, Jacob Donohoe, Paige Greiner, Tyler Jensen, Tonya Trimpe, Keaton Vance, Benjamin Weldon and Elizabeth Zuber. Juniors: Angela Bunge, Harley Doty, Stetsen Greiner, Marie Hakeman,  Jacob Holub, Olivia […]

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FCCLA visits state leadership conference

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

The Williamsburg FCCLA Chapter along with over 500 members from FCCLA chapters across the state attended the Iowa FCCLA State Leadership Conference on March 24-25. Members from the Williamsburg Chapter attending were: Parvin Desai, Cassy Heitman, Carlie Koppenhafer, Kayla Kuhnle, Sarah Miller, Erica Wardenburg and Mrs. Sandy Miller, adviser. State Leadership Conference is an opportunity […]

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Williamsburg fire chief talks burning

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS With a myriad of fires, both planned and emergency, over the past few weeks, it is important to note the safety concerns involved in controlled burns. As with all fires, safety is first. Evan Uhlmann, the Williamsburg Fire Chief, answered a few questions about fire safety during this season and he […]

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WILLIAMSBURG BRIEFS: Week of April 17, 2014

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

• St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Williamsburg, will host its Good Friday Cantata on Friday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. Area singers and instrumentalists will present the cantata, “The Power of the Cross,” by Mark Hayes as part of the observance of Holy Week on Friday, April 18th at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in […]

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Community involvement priority for clinic manager

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS Lori Gallerick sat back and looked towards the sunlight beaming through the small window lined with small plants and cheery disposition. Her office was a shade of burnt orange accented with dark wood and a peppering of stringy flowers painted on the walls.    The question had been a routine follow […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – Week of April 17, 2014

April 16, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Amanda Hook, 32 Celebration of life service for Amanda L. Hook, 32, Williamsburg, was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, at Powell Funeral Home, Williamsburg. She died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, surrounded by her family at her grandparents’ home in Williamsburg after a courageous four-year battle with cancer. The Rev. Carl Cloeter officiated at […]

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HOSPITAL NEWS: Opening of Williamsburg Family Medical Clinic nears

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS The newest addition to Iowa County’s local healthcare landscape, Marengo Memorial Hospital’s Williamsburg Family Medical Clinic, 498 N. Highland St, opens for tours on Friday, April 18. The clinic is set to see patients around the first week of May, said the hospital’s director of clinical operations Denise Kaestner. The clinic […]

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Storm, rain deluge Iowa County over the weekend

April 16, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN Anywhere from 3 to more than 5 inches of rain fell in Iowa County over the weekend, as residents endured three different seasons in less than 36 hours. From Saturday’s summertime-like weather, where the temperature reached into the lower 80s, to Sunday’s downpour that made it more like early spring, temperatures dipped […]

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