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Judi Cae Cordes – Elkader

Judi Cae Cordes, 49, of Elkader, Iowa, (formerly Strawberry Point) died at her residence on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  She was born on September 20, 1964, in Postville, the daughter of Norman and Lois (Rueber) Cordes.  She resided in Strawberry Point and was a 1983 Starmont graduate.  She attended Patricia Stevens School for Fashion and

Dubuque Man Accused Of Selling Crack Out Of Candy Store

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A Dubuque man faces federal charges for allegedly selling crack cocaine out of his candy store earlier this year. The Telegraph Herald reports 35-year-old Dwayne M. Howard is charged with four counts of distributing crack cocaine near a school or playground. Court records do not list an attorney. Howard is accused

Oelwein Mayor Out On Bond

OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) – A northeast Iowa mayor accused of sexually abusing two girls has been released from jail. 36-year-old Jason Manus left the Fayette County Jail on Wednesday after a bail bonding company posted a reduced $65,000 bond. Manus, the mayor of Oelwein, is accused of sexually abusing two girls, ages 9 and 14,


Two Arrested for Egging Cars in Manchester

Two people have been arrested for egging numerous cars across Manchester. Police Chief Jim Hauschild says on July 30th, police discovered a number of cars had been egged the night before. A total of twenty-one cars had been egged. Some of the cars were damaged so badly they needed to be repainted. After a brief


Dyersville Man Arrested in Meth Lab Bust

One person has been arrested following a meth lab bust in Dyersville. 26-year old Kevin Deutmeyer of Dyersville was taken into custody Wednesday during a raid by the Dubuque County Drug Task Force. Drug Task Force members searched a home in the 600 block of Second Street Northeast and discovered items commonly used to make


Four Injured in ATV Accident Near Strawberry Point

A man, two teenage girls and a 12-year-old boy have been injured in an all-terrain vehicle rollover near Strawberry Point in Clayton County. The Iowa State Patrol says a 19-year-old man was driving the vehicle Tuesday across a farm pasture when it overturned. They say he lost control after going over several cow paths. The

Margaret L. Beltz – Independence

Independence –  Margaret L. Beltz, 73 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at ABCM Rehabilitation Center Independence – West, in Independence.  She was born on September 26, 1940 in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Delbert E. and Elizabeth M. (Croskey) Marshall.  She attended school in Winthrop, Iowa.  On May 14,

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RMC Nearing Fundraising Goal for Hospital Expansion

Regional Medical Center’s capital campaign is close to its fundraising goal. Officials announced Wednesday that one-point-four million dollars has been pledged to the campaign in support of the hospital’s expansion project. RMC is breaking ground on a new two-story hospital addition overlooking the Maquoketa River in Manchester. The 40-thousand-plus square foot facility is the hospital’s

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Trial Set for Case Involving Body Found Near Walker

Trial has been scheduled for a man accused of dumping a body along a road near Walker last month. Online court records say 36-year old Shaun Hogan of Waterloo on Tuesday filed a written plea of not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder. He’s accused of killing 29-year-old Crystal Marie Gaffney, also of Waterloo.

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