Longtime Hastings doctor battles ALS
A longtime pediatrician and community leader in Hastings is not letting the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stop him from continuing his life's work in service to others.
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Former St. Cecilia priest heads to D.C. for assignment
A former assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Catholic Church is heading to the nation's capital for a lesson in diplomacy.
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Wood waste pickup a costly proposition, city officials say
City wood debris cleanup efforts triggered by a series of significant area storms in 2014 have proven both costly and time-consuming.
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Experts: Limit tree damage with maintenance
Patience is key in deciding what to do with trees wounded in the multiple storms that have torn through the area this season.
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Faces of Business: Randy Ruhter
For Randy Ruhter and his three brothers, few events throughout the year could top going to the Burwell Rodeo. As children growing up on a farm near Prosser, Ruhter and his brothers helped their parents to raise sheep and grow crops.
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Rochelle S. Dixon-Jones
Hastings resident Rochelle S. Dixon-Jones, 42, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with the Rev. Greg Lindenberger officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Leroy R. Wall
Davenport resident Leroy Robertson Wall, 87, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Thayer County Health Services in Hebron. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Davenport with the Rev. Ron Shields officiating. Private family inurnment is at Edgar Cemetery in Edgar. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar is in charge of arrangements.
Alice M. Wynn
Hastings resident Alice Mae Wynn, 89, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
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