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  1. DOT adds I-80 expansion in Cedar County to five-year programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... six in Cedar County. That expansion piggy-backs on plans already in the works to expand I-80 from Iowa City to West Branch. The DOT eventually plans to have six lanes on all of I-80 between Iowa City and the Quad Cities. The Transportation ...

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  2. Mary J. Fisher, 88Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | West Liberty Index

    Mary J. Fisher, 88, formerly of Charles City, died May 22, 2017 at Crestview Specialty Care in West Branch where she had lived since November 2013. Mary was born in Reinbeck, Iowa July 10, 1928 to Clyde and Hazel Fisher.

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  3. Iowa City to update fireworks ordinance, keep usage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... Iowa City follows Coralville, North Liberty and Johnson County in maintaining a fireworks usage ban. The city of West Branch is scheduled to discuss the issue on Monday.

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  4. Roegler, Darrell J.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    DARRELL J. ROEGLER, 92 AUBURNDALE - Darrell J. Roegler, age 92, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017. He was the son of Clarence and Nancy Roegler from West Branch, Iowa, born March 1, 1925.

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  5. Douglas Fay Leggett, 71Read the original story

    May 24, 2017 | West Liberty Index

    Douglas Fay Leggett, 71, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his home in West Branch surrounded by his loved ones. Doug was born Sept.

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  6. Supervisors scrambling to try to save Lower West Branch Road overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Supervisors scrambling to try to save Lower West Branch Road overpass Podhajsky 05/21/17 The Johnson County Board of Supervisors hopes it's not too late in making the case for keeping an overpass over Interstate 80 on Lower West Branch Road. The board on Thursday approved sending a letter to the Iowa Department of Transportation arguing that elimination of the bridge will create a hardship for area residents, especially farmers.

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  7. Johnson Co. emergency responders practice for fiery plane crashRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | KCRG

    ... "It was cool to see all the levels of triage and each responder's duty in that," said Allison Kusick of West Branch. Some of the actors spoke in Spanish which made it more challenging. Hartley says it's helpful when responders know a second ...

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  8. Busy week for Golden Hawk girls as regular season winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Washington Evening Journal

    A hectic schedule this past week on the links has been keeping the Golden Hawk girls busy as they prepare for the RVC tournament Wednesday, May 10, and then first regional Monday, May 15. The Junior Varsity team paid a visit to Durant Tuesday, May 2, for a 9-hole JV tournament. Posting a team score of 257 strokes, the girls finished fourth behind West Branch, Wilton and Durant.

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  9. Edna Mae Powers, 82Read the original story

    May 3, 2017 | West Liberty Index

    ... the daughter of Howard and Fern (Diller) VanAuken. On July 6, 1963 she was united in marriage to Paul Powers in West Branch. In her early years Mae had worked at the button factory in Columbus Jct, Owens Brush in Iowa City, Cookie Jar and Coffeetown ...

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  10. Elsa Boedeker, 89Read the original story

    May 3, 2017 | West Liberty Index

    Elsa Boedeker, 89, formerly of West Branch, died Wednesday, April 26,2017 in Oaknoll Retirement Residence, Iowa City, Iowa. Elsa was born in Freudenberg, Germany on April 27, 1928, the daughter of Horst and Else Bubenzer.

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  11. Web Offset Pressman to run a Sanden 1200 Printing PressRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Package Printing

    Job Description Tidewater Direct, a web offset printing company located in West Branch Iowa, is looking for experienced first pressmen to run our Sanden 1200 web offset printing presses. Running mostly high volume, high quality direct mail component parts, the job responsibility includes running continuous forms in ... login now to view full job description Job Details Primary Skill: Web Press Sanden Posted: Monday, May 01, 2017 Location: Iowa City, Iowa Country: United States Salary Range: Negotiable Type of Work: Direct Hire Work Shift : 2nd Shift You can apply for this position online using Printworkers.com online resume and application process.

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  12. Marilyn A. Cook, 80Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | West Liberty Index

    Marilyn A. Cook, 80, of West Branch, Iowa, died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Lantern Park Care Center in Coralville. Marilyn was an extremely devoted mother and grandmother who touched hundreds of lives through her nursing career.

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  13. Tidewater Direct Adds Truepress Jet520HD Press Featuring Screen's New SC InkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Printing Impressions

    ... across the United States, one at the Centreville location, one in Baltimore, Maryland, and the third in West Branch, Iowa. With common ownership by Ken Boone, together they service national print markets with niches in direct mail printing, ...

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  14. Popular gadget helps kids focus in the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... to play with, but they're proving to be very helpful to students who have a hard time concentrating in class. West Branch resident Scherie Gates said her granddaughter has that struggle. "I think focus is her biggest thing when it comes to a math ...

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  15. M-P girls golf team hosts invite ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... Fairfield was the overall winner with a score of 398, followed by Wilton with 399, Tipton 405, Williamsburg 418. West Branch 427, West Liberty 432, Durant 451 and Regina 471. Junior Paige Slabaugh was this year's meet medalist with a round of 89 ...

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  16. NPR News To Hold Live Events On Power And The PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | AllAccess.com

    ... DARDEN and LYNN WESTMORELAND and EMORY UNIVERSITY professor ANDRA GILLESPIE. APRIL 25th at the HOOVER LIBRARY in WEST BRANCH, IA with IOWA PUBLIC RAIDO's BEN KIEFFER and NPR's SARAH MCCAMMON, plus the UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA's DONNA HOFFMAN and ...

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  17. Lavada A. Castillo, 87Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | West Liberty Index

    Lavada A. Castillo, 87, died Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her home in West Branch. Lavada was born April 19,1929 near Wellman, Iowa the daughter of James and Velma Furman Trent.

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  18. M-P girls golf wins over West BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Mid-Prairie girls golf team posted a dual meet win over the West Branch Bears Monday, April 3, at the Elks Club in Iowa City. Junior Paige Slabaugh carded a nine-hole score of 50 strokes to win medalist honors, followed by Lindsey Palmer with 53, Olivia Nisly with 54, Abbi Patterson with 57, Kendra Schaefer with 67 and Abby Statler with 78. "This was a brand-new course for the team, it was not the best of weather conditions and we've been limited on playing time outdoors over the past week.

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  19. Golf season starts for Mid-Prairie girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... the most problems the rest of this week and start getting ready for next Monday, April 3, when we travel to play West Branch."

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  20. Lavada A. Castillo, 87Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | West Liberty Index

    Lavada A. Castillo, 87, died Thursday March 23, 2017 at her home in West Branch. Lavada was born April 19,1929 near Wellman, Iowa the daughter of James and Velma Furman Trent.

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