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Posted April 23, 2014in Boone, Community Featured

McKinley speaks in Boone

At 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 11, 1898, President William McKinley stepped from his three-car train onto a platform at Ninth and Story Streets to wildly cheering crowds. The Oct. 13, Boone County Republican reported “Story Street and all the adjacent vacant property was packed with people. The buildings near by,

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Posted April 23, 2014in Boone

My dad

If anyone happens to have a hankering for a good, old-time, juicy tenderloin while reading this story, we understand. It probably means that the reader has been around Boone for more than a few years and is proud to call this community home. Taste is a powerful bookmark for the

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Posted April 21, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Norman Peter

September 15, 1921 – April 19, 2014 Norman Peter, age 92, of Boone and Westhaven Community, died at Westhaven on April 19, 2014. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Westhaven Community with Chaplain Jeff McDowell officiating. Burial will be in the

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Posted April 21, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Dixie Currier

February 24, 1919 – April 19, 2014 Dixie Currier, age 95, of rural Ogden and the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone, died April 19, 2014, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Community United Methodist

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Posted April 21, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Dean Downey

May 3, 1922 – April 18, 2014 Dean Downey, 91, formerly of Des Moines, passed from this life on Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Madrid Home in Madrid. Throughout his life, Dean was a very generous and giving person. In agreement with his utmost desire and wishes, his body

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Posted April 16, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Connie Shadle

August 17, 1951 – April 14, 2014 Connie Shadle, age 62, of Boone, died at her home on April 14, 2014. Following her wishes, her body was cremated. Memorial Services will be Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall. Burial will be

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Posted April 16, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Peggy McGinn

January 31, 1949 – April 14, 2014 Peggy McGinn, age 65, of Boone, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Eastern Star Masonic Home. Following her wishes, she has been cremated. A Memorial Service will be Friday, April 18, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel

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Posted April 16, 2014in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Community Blogs, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Comic Books and Thoroughbreds, Inspired by Wine

Outside the Bay Area, few wine enthusiasts realize that California’s wine scene is incredibly welcoming. This is understandable; we see our favorite winemakers on the covers of magazines and struggle to contain our excitement when new wines hit the market. So expecting to meet any big name in the flesh

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Posted April 10, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

“Larry” Lawrence Arne Sogard

December 20, 1925 – April 7, 2014 Lawrence “Larry” Arne Sogard, 88, of Roland died April 7, 2014 at Bethany Manor in Story City. Memorial services will be Wednesday, April 30th, 11 a.m. at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Story City. Inurnment will be after the service at 3 p.m.

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Posted April 10, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Joshua James Myers

January 25, 1983 – April 8, 2014 Joshua Myers, age 31, of 1105 Third Street, died at his home on April 8, 2014. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Walker officiating.  Place of interment will be

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