Officials say teenage girls are no longer being kept in long-term isolation cells at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, but interim superintendent Mark Day admits physical restraints are still being used when residents are trying to harm themselves or others. (more…) Continue Reading →
Monthly Archives: September 2013
IN HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL…
NORTH SCOTT SWEPT BURLINGTON (25-21, 25-23 & 25-18)
WB TOOK 3-IN-A-ROW FROM CENTRAL LEE (27-25, 25-18 & 28-26)
ND SWEPT DANVILLE (25-20, 25-17 & 25-21)
(#6-1A) NEW LONDON BEAT CARDINAL IN THREE (25-14, 25-15 & 25-10)
IOWA MENNONITE UPSET (#7-1A) WINFIELD-MT.UNION IN 5 GAMES
PEKIN BEAT WAPELLO IN FOUR
COLUMBUS OVER LONE TREE IN FIVE
(#15-4A) MT. PLEASANT TOOK FOUR GAMES TO DEFEAT FT.MADISON
IN GIRLS SWIMMING…
MUSCATINE BEAT BURLINGTON 111 TO 57
IN CROSS COUNTRY…
MID-PRAIRIE WON THE BOYS AND GIRLS MEETS AT THE ENGLISH VALLEYS INVITATIONAL. IN THE BOYS COMPETITION, CLEAR CREEK-AMANA WAS SECOND, L-M THIRD AND HIGHLAND FOURTH.
AMONG THE GIRLS, LOUISA-MUSCATINE FINISHED SECOND, FOLLOWED BY NORTH MAHASKA AND ENGLISH VALLEYS.
IN BOYS GOLF…
JEFF COLWELL LED THE WAY WITH A 39 AND WEST CENTRAL BEAT SOUTHEASTERN 173 TO 183 AT THE TRI-COUNTY COUNTRY CLUB IN AUGUSTA(IL).
***AND AT THE GOLF-WEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE AT SPIRIT HOLLOW IN BURLINGTON, VIRGINIA TECH JUNIOR SCOTT VINCENT SHOT A FINAL ROUND 64 YESTERDAY(TUE), VAULTING HIM INTO A TIE WITH STEWART JOLLY OF LSU FOR FIRST PLACE, AND PUSHING HIS HOKIES INTO SECOND PLACE IN THE TEAM STANDINGS BEHIND OKLAHOMA. ALEX MCMAHON OF ARIZONA AND JAMES NEWTON OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS TIED FOR THIRD, ONE SHOT BEHIND VINCENT & JOLLY. IOWA FINISHED 6TH AS A TEAM, LED BY RYAN MARKS WITH A 216 AND STEVEN IHM, WHO SHOT A 218. Continue Reading →
He hopes to go from senator to governor in 2014. (more…) Continue Reading →
You’ve probably seen the signs around town, but the Garrett Brockway 5K Run/Walk is next weekend. (more…) Continue Reading →
Motorist should use caution when driving through Burlington on U.S. 34 for the next few months. (more…) Continue Reading →
Dale Eugene Anderson, 91 years, of McDonald, Tennessee and formerly of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 1:10 amSaturday, September 14, 2013 at the Life Care of Collegedale, Tennessee. He was born June 28, 1922 at New London, Iowa, a son of Earl and June (Mathews) Anderson. He first married Lois Eichholz. They later divorced. On October 8, 1983, he married Joye Bess Gresham Counts at Fort Madison, Iowa. She preceded him in death July 23, 2004.
He worked for True Temper for 12 years, then at the Crandon Paper Mill for 27 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Montrose. He loved to pitch horseshoes, fish, sing, dance, and play musical instruments.
He is survived by three children: Charlotte Anderson, of McDonald, Tennessee; Roger (wife Kathy) Anderson, of Fort Madison, Iowa; and Vicky Van Winkle, of Fort Madison, Iowa; one stepson, Mark (wife Liz) Counts, of Fort Madison, Iowa; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one sister, Mazie Englehart, of Minnesota. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife and three sisters.
Visitation will be from 6:00 – 7:00 pmTuesday, September 17, 2013 at the Barr Memorial Chapel, FortMadison with a Christian Wake Service at 7:00 pm Tuesday evening. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 amWednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, FortMadison. Burial will be at the OaklandCemetery, Fort Madison, Iowa. A memorial has been established, contributions may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel, FortMadison. Online condolences to the Anderson Family may be made from www.barrmemorialchapel.com .
Edlef P. Boysen, age 93, passed away Sunday, September 15, at his home in Mediapolis, Iowa. Edlef was born August 12, 1920, at home in rural Morning Sun, the son of Thede and Marie (Hinrichsen) Boysen. He married Maxine Kerr of Columbus Jct., Iowa, on March 3, 1940. Edlef graduated from Wapello High School in the class of 1938. Continue Reading →
HIWAY-61 TRAVELERS, THIS ONE’S FOR YOU: (more…) Continue Reading →
HE’S RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR AND STATE SENATOR JACK HATCH OF DES MOINES WILL MAKE IT OFFICIAL TODAY(TUE) AT NOON AT BIG MUDDY’S IN BURLINGTON…AND AT 2 O’CLOCK AT THE IVY CAFE IN FORT MADISON. (more…) Continue Reading →