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A former Iowa County official, who admitted to stealing more than $60,000 in public funds over a four-year period, has been given a deferred judgment in her theft case. Kimberly Jo Tanke, 54, of Williamsburg, who was the county treasurer from 1999-2010, was also given three years probation after pleading guilty to first-degree theft charges […]

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By BRIAN RATHJEN The Marengo Memorial Hospital board of trustees approved proceeding with the facility project according to plans not to exceed $27.7 million contingent upon the approval of U.S. Department of Agriculture loans at the Aug. 27 meeting. Chief executive officer Barry Goettsch explained that of the total amount, $3 million will be used […]

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Ladora QRS gets new wheels

August 28, 2014 Pioneer Republican

By BRIAN RATHJEN It’s a jet black sport utility vehicle, with a brand new light bar, emblazoned with blue and white lettering on its sides. And the 2004 Ford Explorer already has been used by its new owner, the Ladora Quick Responder Service team, since it went into service Aug. 11. The vehicle’s purchase was […]

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Work done recently on ‘Ballast Pit’

August 28, 2014 Journal Tribune

By MIKE BODE Director, Iowa County Conservation Many people traveling on U.S. Highway 6 between Victor and Ladora have seen our staff busy working away at the Laura and “Skinny” Schlesselman Wildlife Area, known locally as the “Ballast Pit.” Early this year we put in for a grant (UYC) through the Iowa DOT to help […]

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WLL to host open house Sept. 11

August 28, 2014 Amana Colonies news

The Iowa County Women, Land and Legacy (WLL) planning committee will have an open house Thursday, Sept. 11, at Fireside Winery, 1755 P Ave., Marengo. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, and is dedicated to “Celebrating Locally Produced Products” through businesses tied to women and agriculture. Information and samples from various local businesses […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – Week of Aug. 29, 2014

August 28, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Charles Wilkerson, 82 Celebration of life service for Charles K. “Chod” Wilkerson, 82, North English, was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Powell Funeral Home, North English. He died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. The Rev. Luke Caster officiated at the service. Burial was […]

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ACLUD BOARD OF TRUSTEES – Trustees approve 2 permit applications, talk about upcoming election

August 28, 2014 Amana Colonies news

During a meeting that lasted all of 23 minutes, the Amana Colonies Land Use District’s board of trustees unanimously approved two permit applications. The applications were for Kirk Setzer, 403 52nd Ave, East Amana, to demolish an outbuilding; and Bill Yoder, 2610 J St., Middle Amana, to build an unattached garage. The vote was 5-0 […]

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Contemporary worship to be added at First United Methodist Church

August 28, 2014 Marengo news

By the REV. MATT GERMAN Special to NpIC Newspapers This is an incredibly exciting time in the life of our congregation. As the pastor of First United Methodist Church, I am pleased to announce to you that we are adding a contemporary worship service to our Sunday morning worship schedule at 11:15 a.m. The first […]

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HOSPITAL NEWS – MMH Board hears report on roles, responsibilities

August 28, 2014 Journal Tribune

By JANE BIGBEE Marengo Memorial Hospital’s Board heard a presentation on board roles and responsibilities presented by Emily Reiners, J.D., an attorney. During a meeting earlier this summer, Reiners told the board has been doing strictly health care law the last four years and works half-time with UnityPoint Health with senior affiliates and half time […]

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New uniforms, new attitude at Iowa Valley as they prepare for the …
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

August 28, 2014 Iowa Valley sports

By BRIAN RATHJEN “No doubts, no fears, no regrets!” That’s the mantra that second-year Iowa Valley football coach Dan Sovers wants to build his program upon. The first one – doubt, and related to it, a lack of confidence – is one that has lingered in the program in recent years, and one Sovers is […]

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