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Rams compete at the John Harris Invitational
MVAOCOU took part in the John Harris Invitational on Jan. 21-22 in Corning. Two Ram wrestlers were able to make the podium for their perform.
MVAOCOU plays three games in four days
MVAOCOU Girls 60 Lawton-Bronson 63 Jan. 18 It was a close contest the whole way as MVAOCOU faced Lawton-Bronson on Jan. 18. The Eagles led by four at halftime and were able to hold on to get …
Girls wrestling to become 11th IGHSAU sanctioned sport in 2022-23
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Board of Directors voted unanimously to sanction girls wrestling as the organization’s 11th sport. The vote was made at the IGHSAU’s January 12th board of directors meeting and was announced prior to the start of the championship round of the IWCOA Girls State Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Coralville. The first IGHSAU-sanctioned season will take place during the 2022-23 school year.
Rams kickoff the 2022 part of their season
MVAOCOU Girls 51Alta-Aurelia 29Jan. 4MVAOCOU outscored Alta-Aurelia, 20-7, in the first quarter on their way collecting the 51-29 non-conference win on Jan. 4 MVAOCOU Boys 29Alta-Aurelia 52Jan. …
MVAOCOU wrestlers drop a pair of conference matches
MVAOCOU hosted a Western Valley Conference triangular on Jan. 6 to kickoff 2022. The Rams lost a close 42-36 dual to Kingsley-Pierson and lost 54-24 to West Monona-Whiting. Jaxson Welte got the Rams …
Obituaries
Evon Blakely, 90
Evon V. Blakely, 90, of Mapleton, passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at the Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May …
Milo Hugo Schiernbeck, 74
Milo Hugo Schiernbeck was born on May 26, 1947 to Hugo and MaryJean (Bengford) Schiernbeck in Carroll. He graduated from Ida Grove High School with the class of 1965. Upon graduation, he served in …
Nina J. Johnson, 100
Nina J. Johnson, 100, of Mapleton, (formerly of Hornick) passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at the Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton. Nina Joy (Gramm) Johnson, was born to Harold and …
Linda Roesler, 73
Linda Eileen Roesler, 73, of Iowa City, passed away on January 15, 2022, at home surrounded by family, after a long battle with cancer. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Burial will …
Obituary... Dennis “Denny” L. Ruchti, 73
Dennis “Denny” L. Ruchti, 73, of Mapleton, and Aransas Pass, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at his residence in Mapleton.
Obituary... Frances Brodersen, 76
Frances M. Brodersen, 76, of Mapleton, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at the Burgess Health Center in Onawa.
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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