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Pioneer Republican

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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Marengo classes of 1945, 1946 reunite

by Brathjen on July 24, 2015

The Marengo High School classes of 1945 and 1946 combined to celebrate their 70th and 69th class reunions July 3 at Lucky Six Lanes. In keeping with Independence Day, the tables were decorated in red, white and blue. The group joined in singing “God Bless America,” followed by each classmate identifying themselves and giving their […]

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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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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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MARENGO CITY COUNCIL – ‘Sign, sign, everywhere a sign’

July 22, 2015 Marengo news

By BRIAN RATHJEN A discussion about signs alerting motorists to the presence of children playing in the area ensued during the Marengo City Council meeting Monday, July 13. From “child at play” signs to signs telling motorists that deaf and/or blind children live in the area was discussed at various points in the meeting. It […]

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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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Marengo Community Day at Kinnick Stadium is Sept. 5

July 14, 2015 Marengo news

The calendar is still mid-July, but it’s not too early for University of Iowa football fans living in Marengo and the Iowa Valley community to mark Saturday, Sept. 5, on their calendars for the big community day at Kinnick Stadium. The University of Iowa Athletic Department is hosting Marengo Community Day that day, when the […]

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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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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for July 10, 2015

July 9, 2015 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, July 10, 2015 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, County Engineer 1. Public Hearing for road right of way at F52 Trail and R Avenue 2. Resolution for weight […]

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