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HS Basketball: Monday 2-27 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 High School Girls Basketball State Tournament gets underway Monday morning with class 1A play. Top-ranked 22-2 Springville will face 19-6 West Burlington of Notre Dame at 10am. Our featured area coverage team involved in the ...

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HS Boys Basketball: Saturday 2-25 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Two area coverage teams claimed a spot into the 2017 High School Boys State Tournament on Saturday night. The Class 2A 8th-ranked 22-2 Cascade Cougars held on to beat #10 Dike-New Hartford 43-40 in Independence for the ...

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Monticello School District on Lockdown Friday

All of the buildings in the Monticello School District were placed on lockdown for a short time Friday morning. Monticello school officials say each of their schools went into a lockdown around 10:30 am as police worked to resolve a family ...

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Pedestrian Killed on Highway 20 Near Peosta

A pedestrian was killed in Dubuque County Saturday night. It happened on Highway 20 near Peosta shortly before midnight. The Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle heading east struck the pedestrian in the road just prior to the Peosta exit. The pedestrian was ...

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Guest Bartenders Donate Tips to Manchester Kids League

The Manchester Kids League is benefiting from Pin Oak’s “Bartenders for a Cause” program. Last Friday night, Nat Kass, Keri Schulte, Shannon Funke, Chad Hauser and Ron Wedewer served as guest bartenders, donating their 12-hundred dollars in tips to the Manchester ...

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Children Born Between 1993-2009 Asked to Exchange Birth Certificates

If you or your child were born between May 1993 and October 2009, they are encouraged to get a new birth certificate. The Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Health Statistics is taking steps to exchange any newborn birth certificate ...

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HS Boys Basketball: West Delaware and North Linn Advance With District Final Wins

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A top-ranked West Delaware Boys Basketball team improved to 23-0 with a 67-51 district final win over Vinton-Shellsburg inside Seedorff Gymnasium. Hawks head coach Matt Uthoff talks about his teams effort: It was the 8th district championship ...

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HS Wrestling: Hawks Mangold Finishes Third At State Meet

West Delaware sophomore Mitchel Mangold entered this season as the team's top returner after a 33-15 freshman campaign, and on Saturday afternoon he ended his sophomore season with a 44-7 record and a third place medal from the 2017 State Wrestling ...

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Monticello School District on Lockdown Friday

All of the buildings in the Monticello School District were placed on lockdown for a short time Friday morning. Monticello school officials say each of their schools went into a lockdown around 10:30 am as police worked to resolve a family situation in the community. Monticello Police were called to the school district shortly after

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HS Basketball: Monday 2-27 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 High School Girls Basketball State Tournament gets underway Monday morning with class 1A play. Top-ranked 22-2 Springville will face 19-6 West Burlington of Notre Dame at 10am. Our featured area coverage team involved in the second Class 2A game of the tourney at 6:45pm this evening is 5th-rated 24-1

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John Deere Earnings Report Shows Optimism for Farmers

The first quarter income report from John Deere and Company released Friday showed a drop in net income — but it also held a positive message for the ag industry. Sales were up two percent and spokesman Ken Golden says there are signs of continued improvement. “U-S farm income is expected to increase slightly in

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  • Cedar Rapids plans to plant wildflowers to help bees February 27, 2017
    Iowa’s second largest city is planning to convert over 1,000 acres of land to wildflowers and prairie grasses, in an effort boost the population of pollinators, such as the honeybee. Cedar Rapids Park Superintendent Daniel Gibbins says Iowa, at one time, was 70-percent prairie. “Most of the native habitat for pollinators and a lot of […]
    Dar Danielson
  • GOP considers ‘nutrient exchange’ as part of water quality plan February 27, 2017
    A “nutrient exchange” — similar to the “carbon credits” considered a few years ago at the federal level — would be created in Iowa if legislation being developed by Republicans in the Iowa House becomes law. Republican Representative Chip Baltimore of Boone said it’s about sparking “collaboration” rather than confrontation to clean up the state’s […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Iowa women rally to top Wisconsin February 27, 2017
    The Iowa Hawkeye women outscored Wisconsin 20-8 in the fourth quarter to post a 71-60 victory over Wisconsin to close out the regular season. The Hawkeyes finish the regular season 17-12 overall, 8-8 in the Big Ten Conference. “Well, a great way to end our regular season here with a nice crowd today, and an […]
    Todd Kimm
  • Pedestrian killed on Highway 20 in northeast Iowa February 26, 2017
    A pedestrian was killed in Dubuque County Saturday night. It happened on Highway 20 near Peosta shortly before midnight. The Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle heading east struck the pedestrian in the road just prior to the Peosta exit. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The person’s name has not yet been released. […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Branstad’s budget chief reveals $11.5 million more in cuts February 24, 2017
    At about four o’clock this afternoon, Governor Terry Branstad’s staff revealed details about more cuts in the present year’s state budget. The spending reduction plan legislators approved a few weeks ago directed the governor’s budget director to make another $11.5 million in cuts on his own. That plan from Department of Management director Dave Roederer calls for community […]
    O. Kay Henderson

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