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Fatal accident in Muscatine County

A fatal traffic accident occurred in Muscatine County in the morning hours of Sept. 4. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, Jordan Daniel Sexton, 25, of Muscatine was killed in the …


Mid-Prairie tandem runs downhill on Beaver defense

Mid-Prairie defeats Wilton 40-6 When the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks visited Wilton Sept. 13, the running back tandem of Kayden Reiner and Keegan Gingerich ran downhill all night behind a stout …


U. of Tennessee goes above and beyond for bullied student

Hopefully I’m not the only one who’s been following the harrowing story of a Florida fourth grader who was recently promised a full ride to the University of Tennessee starting in 2028. It …

Family News

Lilienthal-Bangert to wed Oct. 5

Sidney Kay Lilienthal of New Liberty and Nicholas Paul Bangert of Blue Grass are engaged and will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 5. All friends and family are invited to attend a …

  • Frick to be honored on 90th birthday

    Phyllis Coryne Frick will observe her 90th birthday with a birthday and dancing celebration hosted by her …

  • Obit: Thomas Bohnsack

    Thomas Henry Bohnsack, 47, of Wilton died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at his home. Visitation will be held …

  • Obit: Lois McConahay

    Lois “Kay” McConahay, 84, of Columbus City, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Mercy …

  • Obit: Loretta Beitel

    Loretta E. Beitel, 84, of Walcott, Iowa, died Sept. 11, 2019 at her home. Visitation was held on Sept. 15 …

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