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Loren L. Salow – Earlville

Loren L. Salow, 80, of Earlville, died Friday, July 22, 2016. Visitation will be Monday, July 25, 2016, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, with a 7:00 p.m. Scripture service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville. Burial

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Lake Delhi Hosting Grand Re-opening Celebration

  Lake Delhi will host its grand re-opening celebration this weekend. Lake Trustees President Steve Leonard says the celebration kicks off at 11 am on Saturday, with entertainment, activities, food and drinks, contests, raffles and live music. The activities will be set up at three locations along Lake Delhi during the day Saturday, including Turtle


Mary Foxen – Dyersville

Mary Lou Foxen, 69, of Dyersville, and formerly of Dubuque died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville. Visitation will be held 3-7 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 pm and a memorial

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St. Mary School Hires New Principal

St. Mary School in Manchester has hired a new principal. Maureen Albritton will replace Vicki Palmer, who resigned at the end of the school year for the principal position at Aquin Elementary in Cascade. In a letter to St. Mary’s families, the school board says Albritton has a wide background in education, serving as both


Nickelback To Perform At 2017 Great Jones County Fair

As the Great Jones County Fair continues in Monticello, a huge announcement was made during last night’s concert:  Nickelback will be performing at next year’s fair.  Nickelback burst on the scene in the late nineties and have been a mainstay on pop and rock radio with hits such as “Photograph”, “How You Remind Me”, and

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Durango Woman Accused Of Bilking Elderly Aunt

DURANGO, Iowa (AP) – A Durango, Iowa, woman has been charged with theft and elder abuse, accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an aunt who had Alzheimer’s. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that 44-year-old Molly Bodish made an initial court appearance Wednesday and posted $5,000 bond. Dubuque police say they began investigating


Highway 20 Crash Sends One To Hospital

A Dyersville woman was taken to the hospital following an accident on Highway 20 Thursday afternoon.  The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 26 year old Taylor Lake of Epworth pulled onto Highway 20 from Bierman Road and was struck by a van driven by 26 year old Jessica Jenkins-Lee of Dyersville. Jenkins-Lee


Great Jones County Fair Week in Monticello

The Great Jones County Fair is going on this week in Monticello! 2015 Great Jones County Fair Queen Ellen Schlarmann of Monticello says the fair is something she has loved since she was a kid. Schlarmann’s reign came to an end Tuesday night when she crowned new royalty. Cassidy Moore of Lisbon was chosen from

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Judge Hosting Campaign Event in Manchester Friday

U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Patty Judge will be in Manchester on Friday. Judge, who is also Iowa’s former Lieutenant Governor, will host a lunch meet-and-greet at The Bread Basket from 11:15 am to noon. Judge is hoping to meet with voters about her campaign. She won the June primary and will face longtime Senator Chuck