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Car thieves strike Golfview Estates again

The days of avoiding big-city crimes by living in small-town Iowa are long gone. Automobile thefts have been occurring in and around the Quad Cities at an alarming rate for the past couple years. The …


Time to transition to winter. Football and politics keep it interesting

For those who read this space consistently, readers know that I'm a struggling Detroit Lions NFL football fan. Being a Lions fans can tell you a lot about me. I'm loyal. I don't follow the …

Family News

Obit: Dale Thumma

Dale Thumma, 94, of Tipton, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at the Leland Smith Nursing Home in Wilton. Funeral services will be held at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton at 10:30 am Thursday, Dec. 5. Burial …

  • Happy first birthday Cael and Lane!

    Twins Cael Ronald and Lane Jess DeMoss celebrated their first birthday on Thursday, Nov. 21. They are the …

  • Obit: Donald Jackson

    Donald R. Jackson, 91, of Moscow died Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at the Wilton Retirement Community. Private …

  • Obit: Ardella Woods

    Ardella Mae Woods, 75, of Blue Grass died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at Genesis Health System - East …

  • Obit: Sally Geurink

    Sally J. Geurink, 87, of Durant, a resident of Courtyard Estates of Walcott, passed away Saturday, Nov. …

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