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Charges Pending after High Speed Chase in Linn County

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says charges are pending against a man who tried to elude deputies on a high-speed chase. The Tuesday afternoon chase ended after the man drove his vehicle into a Cedar Rapids intersection, resulting in his car being hit, along with pickup truck and a Cedar

Net Income for U.S. Farmers Expected to Fall

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Net income for U.S. farmers is expected to fall by nearly 32 percent this year because of low crop prices and increasing expenses, placing many farmers in an unprofitable situation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released estimates on Tuesday that show 2015 is expected to be the second year in

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Congressional Candidate Visits Delaware County Democrats

Congressional candidate Monica Vernon was in Manchester on Monday to visit with the Delaware County Democrats. The Democrats welcomed Vernon at their monthly meeting at Fireside Pub and Steakhouse. Last month, Vernon announced her candidacy for Iowa’s First Congressional District against first-term Republican Rod Blum – making her one of the earliest declared candidates of

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Fund Set Up for Fire Victims

A fund has been set up for the victims of Tuesday’s house fire in Manchester. Community Congregational Church is stepping forward to help the Dick Schmitt and Derek Damon families, who lost their home and possessions in the fire at 212 South Wayne Street. The church has set up a fund at F and M

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Donations for Schmitt and Damon Families

Community Congregational Church has set up the “Schmitt/Damon Fire Fund” at F&M Bank to help the Dick Schmitt and Derek Damon families. Both families lost their home and possessions in a Manchester house fire on February 10th. If you’d like to help with the fundraising efforts, contact the church at 927.4772.

Helen A. (Diers) Herrick – formerly of Independence

Independence – Helen A. (Diers) Herrick, 83, formerly of Independence, Iowa, and resident of Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa, died February 9, 2015 at Stonehill.   Helen was born October 28, 1931 at Colesburg, Iowa, to William and Rose (Pottebaum) Diers. She graduated from Colesburg High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Cedar Rapids,

Carolyn E. (Peak) Stadtmueller – Monticello

Carolyn E. (Peak) Stadtmueller, 70, of Monticello passed away Monday, February 9, 2015, at her home.   Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello.   Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Monticello

Margaret Ryan – Columbia, Missouri

Funeral Mass for 86-year old Margaret Ryan of Columbia, Missouri will be held Friday at 10:30 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan. Visitation will be held Friday from 9 to 10:30 am at the church. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetary in Ryan. Survivors of Margaret Ryan include two sisters, Mary Arnold

Register for St. Mary’s Early Childhood Program

Pre-registration for St. Mary’s Early Childhood program for the 2015-2016 year is currently underway. The program is offered to preschool, junior kindergarten and kindergarten-age children. The St. Mary’s Board of Education has waived the tuition for the preschool program for the upcoming year. Contact the school at 927.3689 if you have any questions.

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