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Stolen Vehicle Pursuit in Manchester Ends in Teen’s Arrest

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit in Manchester Ends in Teen’s Arrest

A Cedar Rapids teen was arrested after leading Manchester Police on a vehicle pursuit Saturday. Manchester Police Chief Jim Hauschild says the police department received a complaint of a reckless driver near Central Park on East Howard Street. When officers tried stopping the vehicle, the driver drove off, with officers following him. The chase ended


Public Meetings Scheduled for Delaware County Jail Project

Here’s your chance to become better informed about the proposed Delaware County jail project… Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere is hosting meetings across the county over the next several weeks so the public can view plans and ask questions about the possible renovation and expansion of the county jail and Sheriff’s Office. The first public


Manchester Teen Injured in West Main Rollover

One person was taken to the hospital Monday night after a car rolled over in Manchester. Manchester Police say 17-year old Sadie Bolsinger of Manchester was heading eastbound on West Main Street when an animal ran in front of her car, leading her to swerve. Her car hit a barrier, slid onto its side and


Radio Iowa football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 9/15/14 September 15, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (3-0), LW #1 @ #7 WDM Valley 2. Bettendorf (3-0), LW #3 vs Davenport Central 3. Cedar Rapids Washington (3-0), LW #4 @ #10 Linn-Mar 4. Waukee (2-1), LW #2 vs #8 Johnston 5. Ankeny Centennial (3-0), LW #5

Sheryl A. Robinson – Independence

Independence – Sheryl A. Robinson, 67 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. She was born on April 30, 1947, in Independence, the daughter of Kyle Walter and Blanche Rose (Fowlkes) Hare. She graduated from high school in Independence with

James Rapheal Burkle – Earlville

James Rapheal Burkle, 90, of Earlville, died surrounded by his loving family, of a sudden illness at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville, with Rev. Dennis Quint officiating. The family will greet friends from 2:00

Erma Davis – Volga

Erma Davis, 95, of Volga, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday morning, September 14, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 20th, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Volga with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Volga.

Start of Worthington Road Paving Project Delayed One Week

The start date for the Worthington Road Paving Project has been delayed. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett says Horsfield Construction’s crews expected to start work today (Monday), but they are held up trying to finish a job in another county. Crews plan to start construction on D-35, the road that leads from X-47 to Worthington,

Iowa Farming Officials Seek Punishment for Thieves

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa farm officials are seeking to enforce a mandatory minimum sentence for the felony theft of livestock and crops. Delegates of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation met last week to discuss proper punishment for people who steal cattle, hogs, corn, soybeans and other farm property, the Des Moines Register reported.


RV Driver in Fatal Racing Crash Identified

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have identified the driver who died after an RV rolled over during a race in Cedar Rapids. John Pickart, 68, of Norway, was killed Saturday night during a “Race ‘Em or Wreck ‘Em” event at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, according to police. The race involved school buses

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