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Pioneer Republican

Alliant Energy is reporting that 2,021 customers in Iowa County are without power as of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3. Reportedly, the power outages are in the Williamsburg area. Stay tuned for updates, or follow this link: Additionally, TIP Rural Electric Cooperative, based in Brooklyn, was reporting 432 outages in Iowa County, as of […]


In the Statehouse – Dawn Pettengill Newsletter

by jmagdefrau on March 3, 2015

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Today, please hug your friends and family members close and tell them you love them dearly…yes, even if you’re mad at each other.  After the tragedies happening at home, what happened in the Statehouse last week seems unimportant and it is definitely not as important as your families and personal relationships.  […]


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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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 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 VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD — Agenda for Feb. 23, 2015

February 20, 2015 Marengo news

IOWA VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS   Agenda for Special and Monthly Meeting ~ Monday, February 23, 2015   Superintendent’s Office ~ Room C-11 ~ High School Building   Mission Statement – “The Mission of the Iowa Valley Community School District is to provide a safe, comfortable, clean, and caring environment where community […]

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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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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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IOWA CLASS 1A REGIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL — Iowa Valley, HLV both advance with 5-point victories

February 13, 2015 HLV sports

Turnovers plagued both teams throughout the game, but the Iowa Valley Tigers were finally able to answer the problem taking a 49-44 win over the Montezuma Bravettes in the opening round of the 2015 Class 1A Region 5 regionals in Marengo on Thursday, Feb. 12. The Tigers opened with a 16-7 performance in the first […]

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Old-Fashioned Christmas announces sponsorship levels for donors

February 11, 2015 Pioneer Republican

It’s just two months removed from Christmas, but Victor businessmen and officials are already planning for the 2015 edition of its holiday town celebration. The Victor Area Chamber of Commerce announced that, with its 27th edition of Old Fashioned Christmas, to be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 12, there will be a different way to raise funds […]

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