DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ The Iowa Economic Development Authority has approved tax credits for an expansion by H.J. Heinz that could mean more than 100 jobs at the company’s plant in Muscatine. (more…) Continue Reading →
Yearly Archives: 2013
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ The Iowa Department of Education has found that the state-run Iowa Juvenile Home violated federal law when it denied youths educational services and transition planning to help them succeed in life. (more…) Continue Reading →
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Tom Latham’s announcement that he won’t run for re-election in 2014 comes as Congress is wrapping up one of its most contentious years in recent history. (more…) Continue Reading →
HENDERSON COUNTY AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED AN OQUAWKA MAN FOR AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE. (more…) Continue Reading →
((( AS OF 6 AM TODAY — SUNDAY )))
WE GOT THE SNOW THEY PREDICTED…BUT IF YOU’RE PARKED OUTSIDE AND YOU THINK YOUR BRUSH IS ALL YOU’LL NEED TO CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS, THINK AGAIN — THERE’S MORE-THAN-LIKELY A COATING OF ICE ON THERE SO HARD, EVEN YOUR HEAVY-DUTY SCRAPER MAY NOT BE ENOUGH TO REMOVE IT. (more…) Continue Reading →
Henry Joseph Pieper, 88 years, of Wever, Iowa died at 6:25 amFriday, December 20, 2013 at the West PointCareCenter, West Point, Iowa. He was born November 27, 1925 in Houghton, Iowa, a son of Ernest and Elizabeth (Holtkamp) Pieper. On February 4, 1950, he married Pauline Mary Bentler in Houghton, Iowa. She preceded him in death. Henry farmed in the Green Bay area since 1950. He was a member of Holy Family Parish, Fort Madison, Iowa.
He is survived by three daughters: Kathy (Bill) Real, of Silver City, New Mexico; Judy (Mark) Hunold, of West Point, Iowa; and Beverly (Russell) Steffensmeier, of Donnellson, Iowa; three sons: Thomas (Sue) Pieper, of Flagstaff, Arizona, Missouri; Karl (Sue) Pieper, of Fort Madison, Iowa; and Craig (Shelly) Pieper, of Wever, Iowa; three brothers: William “Bud” (Glorine) Pieper, of Fort Madison, Iowa; Robert “Bob” (Evelyn) Pieper, of Pella, Iowa; and Bernard (Mary) Pieper, of North Platte, Nebraska; nineteen grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sisters, Agnes Pieper and Margaret Anderson, and one brother, John Pieper.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 amMonday, December 23, 2013 at Ss. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Holy Family Parish, Fort Madison, Iowa, with FatherMarkSpring as Celebrant. Friends are invited to greet the family at a luncheon after mass at McAleer Hall. Private family burial will be later at GethsemaneCemetery, FortMadison. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Schools, contributions may be made at the church or the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison, Iowa. Online condolences to the Pieper Family may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel website, www.barrmemorialchapel.com. Barr Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Fire officials and witnesses say a man jumped from a Muscatine bridge that spans the Mississippi River and couldn’t be found despite a quick response by rescuers. (more…) Continue Reading →
The Lee County Narcotics Task Force made another drug arrest today. 47-year-old Elissa Chaney of Fort Madison was arrested at her home on a felony drug charge. She is charged with Delivery of Meth. If convicted she faces 10 years in prison. Continue Reading →
Fort Madison Public and Holy Trinity Schools Dismissing at 1pm today. Keokuk will dismiss at 1:45pm. There will be no evening activities. No evening activities tonight for Winfield-Mt. Union. Continue Reading →
Cold winter weather is here and what that means for area animal shelters, is that they’re full. (more…) Continue Reading →