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Schindler Appointed New Delaware County Recorder

Schindler Appointed New Delaware County Recorder

Delaware County has a new county recorder. Daneen Schindler was sworn in Wednesday morning after being appointed to the position by the Delaware County Board of Supervisors. Schindler was one of 43 applicants for the position, with the group quickly narrowed down to five finalists – Cindy Craig, Holly Zieser, Marsha Mescher, Barb Wall and

Delaware County Fair Celebrity Charity Donkey Races

Several Delaware County businesses have employees who are competing against each other in the Delaware County Fair’s new Celebrity Charity Donkey Races… Each business has two employees who are collecting donations for the charity of their choice, and the employee who raises the most money wins both jars of donations AND has to ride a

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Three Injured in Buchanan County Collision

Three people were injured Wednesday morning in a crash in Buchanan County. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened at the intersection of V-65 and D-47 south of Jesup. A car driven by 17-year old Jenna Weber of Brandon was hit in the driver’s side door by a northbound vehicle as Weber tried turning

Grover G. “Mike” Denton – Brandon

Grover G. “Mike” Denton, 86, of Brandon, Iowa died Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center’s West Campus in Independence, Iowa following a lengthy battle with cancer. Mike was born on July 24, 1928 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the son of Thomas H. and Hazel (Kitchen) Denton. He was raised in Cedar Rapids,

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High Speed Chase In Jones Co. Results In Rollover

A high speed chase in Jones County ended with an Anamosa man rolling his vehicle, and now he faces several charges.  A Jones County Deputy was on routine patrol Monday night near Morley when he met a vehicle traveling over the speed limit.  The deputy turned around and caught up with the vehicle and activated

Stephen Dwight Corkery – Quasqueton

Stephen Dwight Corkery, 70 years old, of Quasqueton, Iowa, died at his home on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. He was born on November 14, 1944, in Independence, Iowa, the son of Dwight John and Gladys Martha (Grover) Corkery. He graduated from St. John’s High School in Independence with the Class of 1963. He served in

Edwin Russell Armstrong – Independence

Independence – Edwin Russell Armstrong, 91 years old, of Buchanan County Health Center Long Term Care, died on June 22, 2015. He was born on August 22, 1923, son of Clarence and Vivian Armstrong of Hazleton, Iowa. He married Delores Jean Robison on June 22, 1947, in Hazleton, Iowa. She died in 2013. Mr. Armstrong

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