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Authorities Searching for Suspect in Monticello Bank Robbery

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery that took place in downtown Monticello Friday morning. Monticello Police Chief Britt Smith says shortly after 11 am, a man entered F&M Bank on East 1st Street and demanded money from a bank teller. He ...

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IGHSAU All State Softball Honors Announced

  The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released it’s 2016 All-State softball teams: 1A Honorable Mention: Kaitlin Ronnebaum Ed-Co 2A 1st team:    Lynsey Dolphin Cascade 2A 3rd Team: Noelle Green, Cascade 2A Honorable Mention: Hailey Hannan, Laura Kremer, Lisa Tucker, and Bailey ...

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Jones Co. Sheriff Makes Final Comment on Florida Georgia Line Incident

The Jones County Sheriff says anyone who concluded that Florida Georgia Line is anti-law enforcement based off of what happened at the Great Jones County Fair may not be accurate. You may have heard by now that law enforcement was told ...

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Volunteers Come Together to Help a Neighbor in Need

  This past week, the Manchester United Methodist Church has been directing a mission project to help David, a person of special needs, fix up his home after discovering he had been collecting pop cans to assist in paying for the ...

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Country Cruisers Car Cruise Route Announced

The Country Cruisers Car Cruise is planned for Saturday, August 13th, and this year’s cruise route has been announced. The cruise route will head throughout Delaware County once again this year. Car club member Dennis Wiedemann has the rundown. The cruise ...

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Dyersville Area Relay for Life Offering Dove Release and Luminaries

The Dyersville Area Relay for Life is coming up next week, and just like in years past, a dove release will once again be part of the event. For a twenty-five dollar donation, you will be given a white dove in ...

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Governor Rejects Parole Chance for Anamosa Inmate in 1974 Double Murder

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad is denying a chance for freedom to a 71-year-old serving life in prison for his connection to a 1974 double slaying. The governor announced Tuesday he has rejected a request to commute the ...

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Moser Team 4th In Nation

The Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics Team was awarded and ranked 4th Over-All in the Nation at the 2016 USTA Power Tumbling National Championships held in Knoxville Tennessee in June.  ( Only 2.7 points away from the 3rd place rankings). The Moser School also won 3 ...

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Authorities Searching for Suspect in Monticello Bank Robbery

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery that took place in downtown Monticello Friday morning. Monticello Police Chief Britt Smith says shortly after 11 am, a man entered F&M Bank on East 1st Street and demanded money from a bank teller. He was wearing a black mask, a black hood, a black long-sleeved sweatshirt and dark-colored

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IGHSAU All State Softball Honors Announced

  The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released it’s 2016 All-State softball teams: 1A Honorable Mention: Kaitlin Ronnebaum Ed-Co 2A 1st team:    Lynsey Dolphin Cascade 2A 3rd Team: Noelle Green, Cascade 2A Honorable Mention: Hailey Hannan, Laura Kremer, Lisa Tucker, and Bailey Clemens all of Cascade; Brianna Mensen, Erin Digmann Megan, and  Mensen

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Master Gardeners’ Hortline

The Delaware County Master Gardeners are available to answer questions about gardening Monday nights through August. Call the Extension office at 927-4201 or stop by between 6:30 to 8 pm. This is a free service!

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Extreme Heat Didn’t Hurt Iowa Crops

Cooler, more seasonable weather is in Iowa’s forecast this week as last week’s extreme high temperatures in the upper 90s are giving way to the 80s and even the upper 70s. Iowa’s crops appear to have weathered the triple-digit heat indices well, according to Brad Rippey, a meteorologist with the U-S-D-A. “It looks like the

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  • Floyd intersection on Highway 218 draws concern July 29, 2016
    Thousands of people have signed an online petition in hopes of improving an intersection in northeast Iowa that’s considered one of the more dangerous areas for motorists in the state. State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City is helping spearhead the effort to redesign the intersection at Floyd on Highway 218. “We’re trying to rally […]
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  • Carlisle tops Pella to reach 3A title game July 29, 2016
    Peyton Stephens had three hits and pitched the final two innings to earn the save as seventh ranked Carlisle beat fifth ranked Pella 5-3 in a class 3A semifinal. Carlisle will take a 33-6 record into the 3A championship. “I have been so pumped the last three innings that I have not comprehended that I […]
    Todd Kimm
  • Sentimental link has veteran searching for bike lost after RAGBRAI ride July 29, 2016
    A couple from Jefferson, South Dakota is asking for the public’s help to find a lost bike which fell off their car when they left to go back home from RAGBRAI this week. Breanne Demers says she and her husband Jeffrey had to leave Tuesday because of work commitments, and made their way around the […]
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  • Marion identifies mystery sprayed substance as fungicide July 29, 2016
    A chemical residue found sprayed around an eight-block area in the eastern Iowa town of Marion has been identified as a fungicide. Residents first reported finding the white, sticky substance on their vehicles and lawns Tuesday night. Marion Fire Chief Deb Krebill says testing showed the fungicide has components similar to that of Stratego, a […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Gas prices remain well below last summer July 29, 2016
    The summer of cheaper travel continues with gasoline, diesel and ethanol seeing drops in prices in the latest reports. The average price of a gallon of unleaded across the state in the most recent survey was $2.14, that’s 60 cents cheaper than at this time last year. Many areas of the state have dropped below […]
    Dar Danielson

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Cancellations

Thursday, July 21
City of ManchesterParks and Rec Youth Soccer Program cancelled for tonight
Edgewood's "Think New Thoughts"Today's meeting location has changed due to the heat. It was at Community Dreams - it will be moved to Woods Edge at noon.
Great Jones County FairToday's Harness Racing at 11 am cancelled due to heat

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