Margaret “Peg” Kraft-Green

On January 11, 2018, the town of Kingsley, Iowa, lost one of its most devoted residents and supporters. Margaret “Peg” Kraft-Green passed away peacefully at her home when she went to meet her Lord and Savior. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018 at New Life Baptist Church in Kingsley…

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Mary Pittmann

Mary L. Pittmann, 90, of Kingsley, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Kingsley Specialty Care. Services were at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 13 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial was in Kingsley Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. Online condolences…

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Robert (Robbie) Loftus

Robert Elliott Loftus, a.k.a. “Decker”.  Born: 1950.  Passed: 2017.   67 years old. Member of the Lawton-Bronson Class of 1968. Retired Air Force, 23 years; Retired Correctional Officer, 21 years. Vietnam Veteran USA — Executive Chief of Las Vegas Master Sergeant. Enlisted 1969. Honorable Discharge 1992. Meritorious Service Medal — 1991 — 1992  554th Red Horse…

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Elsie Sanford

Elsie Pauline Sanford, 96, of Mapleton, Iowa, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, at the Maple Heights Nursing Home of Mapleton, Iowa. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Mapleton, Iowa. Msgr. Kenneth A. Seifried will officiate; committal will follow in…

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Beth Nelson

Beth Marie (Regennitter) Nelson, age 69, of Tabor, Iowa, passed away January 7, 2018. Memorial services were held Saturday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Thurman, Iowa with Rev. Jan Phillips officiating. Allyson Forney served as pianist with congregational singing and recorded music. Wendy King presided at the memory…

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Lots of Basketball & Wrestling Photos

We’ve recently updated our photo gallery with lots of sports photos from last week.  There are basketball pictures from January 9 (Kingsley-Pierson vs. Lawton-Bronson) and January 12 (Kingsley-Pierson vs. Woodbury Central), as well as wrestling pictures from January 13. A few of the photos are below, but you can see the entire album full of…

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Jacob Bossman wins election

Republican Jacob Bossman was elected to represent House District 6. The results of Tuesday’s special election showed Bossman with 2,152 votes. Democrat Rita DeJong received 1,712 votes. Bossman’s district includes the town of Bronson as well as parts of Sioux City, Sergeant Bluff and Salix.

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Joseph “Joe” McCord

Joseph S. “Joe” McCord, 42 of Lawton, died Saturday, December 30, 2017. Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Waterbury Funeral Service of Sioux City (4125 Orleans Ave.) Joseph Stuart McCord was born on May 20, 1975 in Sioux City, the son of Stuart and Beth (Zeiser) McCord. He graduated…

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Rowena Roepke

Rowena O. Roepke, 93, of Kingsley, went to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating.  Burial was at Kingsley…

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