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Man Arrested for Assault at Can-Do Redemption Center

Man Arrested for Assault at Can-Do Redemption Center

A Guttenberg man is in custody following an incident at the Can-Do Redemption Center in Manchester Wednesday. Manchester Police say they were called to the center for a person who was upset and kicking doors. When officers arrived, they were told the suspect was inside the building with a hammer. The suspect, 29-year old Joshua Cumming

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Teen Missing from Monticello Treatment Facility

Authorities are looking for a teen missing from the Four Oaks Juvenile Treatment facility in Monticello. Monticello Police say 14-year old Rose Yeager fled the facility on foot shortly before 8 o’clock Friday morning. She was last seen shortly after 9 am walking north on Highway 151 north of Monticello. Authorities believe Yeager may have

Ernest “Ernie” Ellerbach – Holy Cross

A Mass of Christian Burial for 87-year old Ernest “Ernie” Ellerbach of Holy Cross will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 25 at Holy Cross. Visitation will be from 3 – 8 p.m. Monday, November 24, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where complete arrangements are pending. Burial will be in the

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Buchanan Co. Fair Announces Joe Nichols Concert

The Buchanan County Fair made a big concert announcement this week… Country star Joe Nichols will perform next summer on July 11th at the fairgrounds in Independence. Tickets will be available to purchase online through MidwestTix.com starting December 10th. Trackside seats will cost forty dollars, with grandstand seats twenty-eight dollars each. Country singer Chris Cagle

John M. Olsen – Independence

Independence –  John M. Olsen, 84 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at ABCM Rehabilitation Center of Independence – West in Independence.  He was born on July 16, 1930, in Independence, the son of Chancey and Doris (Cook) Olsen.  He graduated from high school in Quasqueton, Iowa, with the Class

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Speeding SUV Eludes Deputies in Delaware

A driver was arrested after he tried eluding authorities in the Delaware area Friday night. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says an SUV was caught speeding at 94 miles per hour on Highway 38 south of Delaware. The driver failed to yield to an unmarked patrol car and drove through the City of Delaware and

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Syngenta Faces Dozens of Lawsuits Over GMO Seed

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – More farmers are filing lawsuits against agrochemicals giant Syngenta in a legal battle tied to the sale of a genetically modified corn seed. Agrisure Viptera is genetically altered to kill corn-eating bugs and is approved by the United States. It was marketed to farmers in 2011. But China, a major

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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – Nov. 17

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Harvest is nearing completion with 92 percent of corn and 98 percent of soybeans harvested.  Unfortunately, the snow and

Vernon R. Steger – Dyersville

Vernon R. Steger, 80, of Dyersville died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at his residence after extended illnesses. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 21, at Kramer Funeral Home 750 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, Iowa where a scripture service will be held at 2:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be

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Pork Producers Hosting “A Taste of Pork”

Would you like to try some of the best pork recipes in Delaware County? You can tonight at a new annual event called “A Taste of Pork”. The Delaware County Pork Producers and Porkettes are hosting the event in Earlville followed by their annual meeting. Shirley Helmrichs invites everyone to come out tonight and sample

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