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Scholastic Scam Targeting Schools & Daycares

Scholastic Scam Targeting Schools & Daycares

Des Moines, IA – The Better Business Bureau has alerted schools and daycares to a scam involving Scholastic School Supply. Chris Coleman, President & CEO of BBB Greater Iowa said the scam is similar to the well-known “Yellow Pages Scam” a business to business operation that surfaced in 2013 and ended up bilking more than

Funeral Announcement

Phyllis Gayther, 88, Charles City

Phyllis Gayther, 88, of Charles City died Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A graveside memorial service for Phyllis Gayther will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Riverside Cemetery at Charles City. Pastor Ruth Yeaton from First Baptist Church in Charles City will officiate. Friends

Funeral Announcement

Gary D. Good, 66, Ionia

Gary Dean Good, age 66 of Ionia, Iowa, passed away Thursday morning, September 4, 2014, at Coralville, Iowa of natural causes. Memorial Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Republic Community Church, rural Ionia. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Funeral Announcement

Ruth J. Bodensteiner, 90, Lawler

Ruth J. Bodensteiner age 90 of Lawler died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Bartels Retirement Community in Waverly. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Lawler with interment in the church cemetery. Friends may greet the family 4

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Beverly L. Larson, 73, Fredericksburg

Beverly L. Larson age 73 of Fredericksburg died Monday, September 8, 2014, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday September 12th at the Hillcrest Baptist and Brethren Church in Fredericksburg, Iowa with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg. Visitation will be 4 – 7 p.m. Thursday the 11th

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Update: Waukon Boy Found Safe

UPDATE: The Iowa DCI has confirmed that 9 year old Lance Palmer was found safe after he wandered onto a neighbors farm. Previous Story… Waukon, Iowa – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa State Patrol and the Allamakee Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for a 9 year old boy.  Lance Kirk Palmer, DOB 9-8-2005,


Natural Resource Commission to meet sept. 11 in Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 12:30 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Wallace State Office Building north parking lot, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. Commissions will tour the DMACC watershed and Big Creek State Park prior to the meeting leaving the

Funeral Announcement

Sandy Lang, 61, Orchard

Sandy (Balsley) Lang, age 61, of Orchard, died Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014, at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage with Rev. Roy Ott and Rev. Bryan Lagerstam officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the

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Romaine O. Heiselman, 91, New Hampton

Romaine O. Heiselman age 91, of New Hampton, IA passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare. Funeral services for Romaine will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton, IA with Pastors Kevin Frey and Cindy Kraus. Burial will be held

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Helen M. Larson, 74, Wausau, Wis.

Helen M. Larson, age 74, of Wausau, Wis., and Decorah, Iowa, died Sunday, August 31, 2014, in Chetek, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Highland Lutheran Church, 3824 Highlandville Road, outside of Decorah, Iowa, with the Rev. Ron Fretheim officiating. Burial will be in the Highland