Posted February 10, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

William “Bill” McHugh

February 4, 1947 – December 31, 2013 William “Bill” F. McHugh, age 66, of Long Beach, California, and formerly of Boone, passed away on December 31, 2013, in Long Beach. His body was cremated and no services are planned at this time. His cremains will be buried in Bass Point

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Posted February 06, 2014in Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Appanoose County, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Community Blogs, Des Moines West, Downtown, Fort Dodge, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

On the road again!

Spring is close and thoughts of travel come to mind.  Increased levels of mobility by American’s and world citizens provides both an opportunity and a challenge.  At the local and regional level, as we move around the countryside with various vehicles, the odds are that travelers will pass through or

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Posted February 05, 2014in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Appanoose County, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Community Blogs, Des Moines West, Downtown, Fort Dodge, Greene County, Grimes, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, Webster City, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Bridging the Whole Foods Gap

“Although modern consumers are far more concerned about the origins of their food than they once were, keenly eyeing the source of that organic spinach, their concern goes out the window when it comes to wine.” These words appear in a discussion about affordability in The New California Wine, the

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Posted February 05, 2014in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Appanoose County, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Community Featured, Des Moines West, Downtown, Fort Dodge, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, Webster City, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Faux potato soup

Here is a warm, creamy, healthy soup recipe for you to try this month. My husband and I have been changing our way of eating to a much healthier diet. As I mentioned a few months ago, we have stopped eating wheat, potatoes and rice to limit blood sugar spikes

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Posted February 04, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Jo Hampton

November 10, 1937 – February 3, 2014 Thelma “Jo” Hampton, 76, passed from this life on Monday, February 3, 2014, at the Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa, where she had been a resident for a number of years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 10,

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Posted February 03, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Fern Smalley

March 14, 1912 – January 31, 2014 Fern Smalley, age 101, of Boone and the Eastern Star Masonic Home, died January 31, 2014, at the Home. Following her wishes, her body has been cremated and a memorial service will be Friday, February 7, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel

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Posted February 03, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Peter Miover

July 8, 1940 – January 31, 2014 Peter Miover, age 73, of 624 Greene Street, died at his home on January 31, 2014. A Funeral Mass will be Thursday, February 6, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev. Randy Schon officiating. Burial will be

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Posted February 03, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Leo Junior Wisecup

April 28, 1936 – January 29, 2014 Leo Wisecup, age 77, of 135 Underhill Street, died January 29, 2014, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall with Rev. Sarah

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Posted January 31, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Stanley Bennethum

April 4, 1949 – January 29, 2014 Stanley Roy “Rick” Bennethum, 64, left this world to be with our Lord on Wednesday evening, January 29, 2014, after a battle with cancer. He was surrounded by loved ones. In agreement with his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of

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Posted January 29, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Warren Burdess

February 23, 1927 – January 28, 2014 Warren Burdess, age 86, of 831 Leaf Road, died January 28, 2014, at the Eastern Star Masonic Home. He has been cremated and a visitation and time of remembrance will be held for friends and relatives at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth

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