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Rams Raid then Rush
The streak is more no. The Rams played their best game of the year and probably of the past three years to win a tightly contested back and forth game 22-19 over the East Sac County Raiders in …
Seven MVAOCOU runners bring home a medal from the Kingsley-Pierson Invitational
The MVAOCOU cross country team competed at the Kingsley-Pierson Invitational on Oct. 5 and had seven runners earn a medal for their performance. Both the boys and girls team finished third in the …
A Green Monona County
On Friday, Oct. 1, the Rams of MVAOCOU and the Spartans of West Monona battled it out for a Monona County Matchup that should include a trophy in future years! The Spartans ended up on top 39-0. The …
Rams compete at Denison-Schleswig Invitational
It was a hot afternoon as the MVAOCOU cross country team competed at the Denison-Schleswig Invitational on Sept. 28. The Rams ran against some tough competition. Hannah O’Connell was the …
Rams play in WVC volleyball tournament
The MVAOCOU volleyball competed in the Western Valley Conference tournament on Sept. 25. The Rams faced Kingsley Pierson, OA-BCIG, Ridge View, and River Valley. MVAOCOU was unable to pickup a win as …
Rams have a lot of success at home cross country meet
The MVAOCOU cross country team hosted their home cross country meet on Sept. 24 and had very successful meet themselves. “It was a great effort by both teams,” said the MVAOCOU coaches …
Obituaries
Obituary...Elaine Carlson, 84
Elaine Caroline Carlson was born June 14, 1937, to Albert and Emma (Petersen) Marth at the hospital in Ida Grove.On August 31, 1956, Elaine was united in marriage to Walter Kortmann at Friedens …
Obituary...Dennis W. Livermore, 72
Dennis W. Livermore, 72, of Mapleton, , passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.Dennis Wayne Livermore was born on August 23, 1949, in Canby, MN, the …
Obituary...Rex D Barber, 83
Rex D. Barber, 83, of Mapleton, passed away at his home on the farm, surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 23, 2021. A private family ceremony will be held to celebrate his life.Rex was …
Obituary...Calvin Jay Gothier, 81
Calvin Jay Gothier, 81, of Anthon, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021, at the MercyOne Medical Center in Sioux City.Calvin Jay Gothier was born August 13, 1940, in his current home of Anthon. …
Obituary...Kathleen Kiepe, 77
Kathleen Mary (Besanson) Kiepe was born April 11, 1944 to the late Ward and Leah (Hartz) Besanson. She received her early education in Delmont, South Dakota and graduated from Charter Oak High …
Obituary...Lavone Witzel, 83
Lavone Lois Witzel, 83, of Castana, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Burgess Health Center in Onawa.A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021 at St. Matthew …
Celebrations
Birthdays

Creta Teut’s 90th Birthday

Creta Teut will be celebrating her 90th birthday with a celebration on Sunday, Aug. 29 from 1-4 p.m. at 219 East 4th Street in Ute. If you can’t make it, send a card to Creta at 219 East 4th …

Birthday… Charlene Pine

Charlene Pine will celebrated her 90th birthday on Aug. 3. An Open House is being held on Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Danbury Shelter House, 100 4th St. from 1-4 p.m. to celebrate! No gift please. Cards …

Anniversaries

Butz’s 50th Anniversary

Steven & Clarita Butz of Ute will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an Anniversary Party on Saturday, August 28 at 110 W. 2nd Street, Ute, IA from 5-9 p.m. The party is being …

Engagements

Engagement: Shauna DeVries and Tony Berry

Shauna DeVries and Tony Berry of Sioux City are excited to announce their engagement to be married. An October 2020 wedding is being planned. Shauna is a registered nurse and is currently working at …

Births

Five Generations

With the birth of Paisley Schroeder, five generations of the family gathered together on Easter, April 4. Pictured in the front is Great-Great-Grandma Dorothy Ortner holding Paisley Schroeder. In the …

Weddings

Kolbe-Weed wed on June 6

Lisa Kolbe and Tanner Weed, both of Harlan, exchanged marriage vows on June 6, 2020, at The Stables at Copper Ridge on Denison. Rev. AL Hazelton performed the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents …

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