Author Archives: Chris Berg

Rosaleen F. Knutson, 77, Saude

Rosaleen F. Knutson age 77 of Saude, died Saturday January 11, 2014, at New Hampton Nursing & Rehab Center in New Hampton. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday January 15, 2014, at Saude Lutheran Church, rural Lawler with interment in the church cemetery. Friends may greet the family 4:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. Tuesday January

Ronald Lee Beard, 65, Nashua

Ronald Lee Beard age 65 of Nashua, IA died Wednesday January 8, 2014, at his home. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are with Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua. 641-435-4134

Donald E. Bast, 77, Nashua

Donald E. Bast age 77 of Nashua died Thursday January 9, 2014, at 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday January 13, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Church, Nashua with interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua. Friends may greet the family 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday

Dean Nilges, 81, Fredericksburg

Dean E. Nilges age 81 of Fredericksburg, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014, at his home after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at Peace United Church of Christ in Fredericksburg with interment in Union Mound Cemetery, Sumner. Friends may greet the family 4:00p.m.

Former ISU Cyclone Berryman found dead

By DAVID WARREN Associated Press DALLAS — A former standout football player for Iowa State was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds this week in his East Texas home, a police official said Friday. The body of 28-year-old Jason Thomas Berryman was found Wednesday by family members who were visiting a relative living nearby, Jefferson

Iowa wrestlers win

IOWA CITY (AP) — The Iowa wrestling team won 8-of-10 bouts to top fifth-ranked Oklahoma State, 24-6, on Friday night inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The 18-point margin of victory was Iowa’s largest over the Cowboys since a 29-10 win in 1996. Third-ranked Iowa (9-1) won all eight bouts by decision, and won matches they were not

Officials: 5 dead in crash in Adair County

MENLO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say five people are dead after a single-vehicle rollover crash in Adair County. The Iowa State Patrol says 29-year old Alex J. Paz-Lobo, of Grand Island, Neb., was traveling eastbound Friday night on Interstate 80, south of Menlo, when the car crossed the median and entered the westbound lanes. It

Lawmakers set modest goals for legislative session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are set to return Monday to the Capitol for the 2014 legislative session, but their focus may already be on the campaign trail, as many will be seeking re-election this year. The fact that it’s an election year means many lawmakers will want to approve a budget as

Delhi man charged with homicide by vehicle

EARLVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Delhi man has been arrested in connection with a December crash that killed a Dyersville woman. The Department of Public Safety says in a news release Friday that Dean Dempster III was charged Friday with homicide by vehicle. Dempster was the driver of a pickup truck that veered

Missouri truck driver found dead at Iowa rest stop

STORY CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Missouri truck driver whose body was found near a rest stop in central Iowa. The Story County Sheriff’s Office says the 51-year-old man was found dead in his truck Wednesday night at a rest stop off Interstate 35. Capt. Barry Thomas tells Des