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Four People Arrested in Jones County Bank Robbery

Four People Arrested in Jones County Bank Robbery

The four people arrested in Monday’s bank robbery in Jones County now face charges. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a call around 12:15 pm from Exchange State Bank in Martelle. They were told that two suspects entered the bank with long-necked guns, took an undisclosed amount of money and escaped northbound


Manchester Metals Collection Day

Manchester Pride Week is coming up April 19th through the 25th, and the week will once again wrap up with a Metals Collection Day on Saturday, April 25th from 8 am to noon. The collection gives area residents and businesses the chance to clean out their garages, sheds, back rooms, basements and yards and get

John L. Cook – Holy Cross

John L. Cook, 30, of Holy Cross, Iowa died Sunday, April 5, 2015 as a result of an automobile accident. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 10, 2015, at Immaculate Conception Catholic

De Loris Mae Feldman – Monticello

De Loris Mae Feldman, 87, of Monticello died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Iowa City. Friends may call from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in

Harold E. Bearbower – Rowley

Rowley – Harold E. Bearbower, 87 years old, of rural Rowley, Iowa, died on Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. He was born on February 16, 1928, in Homer Township of Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of William Ray and Mary Ann (Buehler) Bearbower. He attended the county country

Sherry V. Meggers – Traer

Traer – Sherry V. Meggers, 64 years old, of Traer, Iowa, died on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at her home. She was born on September 1, 1950, in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Spencer William and Marian Luellen (Albert) Hutsenpillar. She attended school in Pennsylvania and then, continued at Hawkeye Technical College in Waterloo, Iowa. On


Wastewater Discharge into Vinton Creek and Ditch

VINTON, Iowa (AP) – Officials say about 700 gallons of untreated wastewater have flown into a ditch and a nearby creek in eastern Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a wastewater force main broke Thursday in Vinton, releasing gallons of untreated water to a ditch. Officials say some of the water discharged into

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