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Day: February 18, 2022

OBIT: Frances Irene Herrera

Frances Irene Herrera, 84, of Carnation, WA died Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Evergreen Hospice Center in Kirkland. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel,

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College Basketball: Michigan 84, Iowa 79

IOWA CITY – Iowa dropped a home Big Ten Conference contest to Michigan Thursday night in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 84-79 Iowa fell behind and a furious second-half comeback fell short. The game featured

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OBIT: Tessie D. Johnson

Tessie D. Johnson, 100, of Hayfield, passed away February 9, 2022, at Concord Care Center in Garner. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Concord Township Cemetery. Cataldo Funeral

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OBIT: Jamie Lynn Simmer

Jamie Lynn Simmer, 32 of Clear Lake, died Sunday, February 6, 2022, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday,

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Gov. Reynolds signs $159 million public education bill

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds this week signed into law the first bill of the 2022 legislative session. House File 2316 increases the state’s public education budget for fiscal year 2023 by 2.5% per pupil, resulting in $159 million in new money for Iowa’s public schools. “Providing a quality

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