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Rams wrap up WVC tournament on the basketball court
After falling to Kingsley-Pierson in the first round of the Western Valley Conference basketball tournament on Jan. 27, the Lady Rams were able to bounce back and get two big victories.
Three Ram wrestlers advance to district tournament
The Rams were able to advance three wrestlers on to districts after they hosted one of the Class 1A sectional wrestling tournament on Saturday, Feb. 5.
WVC basketball tournament gets underway
The MVAOCOU girls started the Western Valley Conference tournament as they traveled to Kingsley for a quarterfinal match-up on Jan. 27. The Rams led by one at the halftime break, 25-24, but the …
Rams wrap up regular season on the wrestling mat
MVAOCOU had a lot of success at their final regular season tournament. Three wrestlers, TJ Nutt, Kolby Scott, and Thomas Sisco all three won the title in their weight classes at the East Mills …
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.
Obituaries
Obituary...Harvey E. Hanson, 80
Harvey E. Hanson was born May 22, 1941, to Elvin and Hazel (Riddle) Hanson. He went to be with his Lord on January 28, 2022, at the age of 80.A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, …
Obituary...Marilyn Jones, 88
Marilyn Lou (Leonard) Jones was born September 19, 1933, in Woodbine, to Ralph and Helen Leonard. She graduated from Mapleton High School and then attended St. Luke’s Nursing School. She …
Obituary...Gene E. Schneider, 90
Gene E. Schneider, 90, of Denison, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022, at the Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison. Gene Edward Schneider was born on August 1, 1931, near Ida Grove, to Hans and …
Obituary...Creta M. Teut, 90
Creta M. Teut, 90, of Ute, passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at her residence in Ute.Creta Marie (DeWoody) Teut was born on August 30, 1931, in Oil City, Pennsylvania, to Carl Henry and …
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 …
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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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