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William “Bill” Clyde Warwick

William “Bill” Clyde Warwick February 8, 1939 – October 19, 2017 Deep River, Iowa | Age 78 William “Bill” Warwick, 78, of rural Deep River passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Rose Haven Nursing Home at Marengo, Iowa. William “Bill” Clyde Warwick was born on February 8, 1939 to William B. and […]

Neil Stanley Stein

Neil Stanley Stein September 23, 1925 – October 18, 2017 What Cheer, Iowa | Age 94 Neil Stein, 94, of What Cheer died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Sigourney Care Center. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in What Cheer. Burial will be […]


The Highway 63 Coalition continues to keep the project on the minds of policy makers both at the state and federal level. (photo by Ginger Allsup)

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 19, 2017 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Oskaloosa High School Commons, 1816 N. Third St. The purpose is to discuss the proposed U.S. 63 northwest bypass route around Oskaloosa, and gather public feedback on […]

Larry E. Van Woerkom

Larry E. Van Woerkom December 30, 1941 – October 16, 2017 New Sharon, Iowa | Age 75 Larry Van Woerkom, 75 of New Sharon went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday morning, October 16, 2017 at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Larry E. Van Woerkom, the son of Bastian […]


DES MOINES – The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The continued wet weather across the state slowed harvest again last week and as a result just 13 percent of corn and 32 percent of beans […]

Retha Mae Van Rees

Retha Mae Van Rees November 14, 1922 – October 15, 2017 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 94 Retha Mae Van Rees, 94, of Oskaloosa, went to be with the Lord on October 15, 2017 at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Retha was born November 14, 1922 in Bussey, Iowa the daughter of George LeRoy […]

Dutch men tripped up in soccer road contest

Central Dutch Athletics

LINCOLN, NEB. — A second-half goal from defender Logan Serbousek (freshman, Cedar Rapids, Prairie HS) wasn’t enough as the Central College men’s soccer team fell Saturday at Nebraska Wesleyan University 2-1. Though the result did not end in the positive direction, Central (9-4-0, 2-3-0 conference) played impressively well according to coach Garry Laidlaw. “I thought […]

Manion powers Dutch women to road soccer win

Central Dutch Athletics

LINCOLN, NEB. — An early 1-0 deficit was not too big of a hill for the Central College women’s soccer team to climb, thanks in large part to forward Erin Manion’s (sophomore, Delafield, Wis., Kettle Moraine HS) two goals in a 2-1 win over Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday. In the process, Central moves to 12-2-1 […]

Seniors step up in Dutch volleyball split

Central Dutch Athletics

NAPERVILLE, ILL. — Central College volleyball senior hitter Mollie Mason (Iowa City, West HS) pounded down back-to-back 11-kill performances Saturday at the Tiffany Robinson Memorial Tournament. Central returned to the win column, defeating St. Lawrence University (N.Y.) 25-16, 25-19, 21-25, 25-17 but later fell to Trine University (Ind.) 25-21, 21-25, 25-22, 25-23. The Dutch are […]

Three second-half picks nail down Central football road win

Central Dutch Athletics

CEDAR RAPIDS— A big-play Central College defense delivered when it counted, preserving a 30-19 Iowa Conference football road victory with three second-half interceptions Saturday. Linebacker Sam Norgaard (senior, Naperville, Ill., Neuqua Valley HS) racked up a career-high 22 tackles, tied for the fifth-most in school history, while linebacker Tyler Olson (senior, Mapleton, Minn., Maple River […]


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