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Salary Set for New Delaware County Services/911 Director

Salary Set for New Delaware County Services/911 Director

The salary for Delaware County’s new County Services and 911 Director has been set. Mike Corkery was named to the position by the County Board of Supervisors last week. His starting wage will be $56,703 – the same salary as retiring County Services and 911 Director Norm Wellman. Corkery will officially begin his position full-time


Several Schools Dismissing Early Due to Heat

Due to today’s heat, several schools are dismissing students early this afternoon. Here’s a look at the latest list: Ed-Co – Dismissing at 1:30 pm. There are also several changes to the Ed-Co sports schedule. There will not be a Freshman/Sophomore match tonight. JV will start at 6:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:30 p.m.

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Dyersville Fire Department Raises $2,100 for MDA

The Dyersville Fire Department has raised over two-thousand dollars for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters spent last weekend collecting donations through their annual Fill-the-Boot campaign. You may have seen the firetrucks and firefighters at Theisens, Payless Foods, the soccer fields or at church services. The 21-hundred dollars that was raised will help support the MDA’s

Frank Shaw, Jr. – Independence

Independence – Frank Shaw, Jr., 82 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at his home in Independence. He was born on April 16, 1933, in Independence, the son of Frank William and Viola Helen (Wenthe) Shaw. He graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1951 and then

Plans for Confined Feeding Operation North of Delaware

A confined feeding operation will likely go up north of Delaware. Mark Kintzle has applied for a construction permit for the operation, which will be built adjacent to his present building site at 2415 195th Street. The operation would have 4800 head of hogs. The Delaware County Board of Supervisors recently visited the site and

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Rebuilding Season for Upper Iowa Football

The Upper Iowa University Football programĀ is coming off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in 50 years, but if the Peacocks want to make it three in a row, a host of newcomers will need to step up. Coach Tom Shea’s team lost 28 seniors and eight All-Conference players from last year’s team that

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