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Robert A. Nurre – Delhi

Robert A. Nurre, 89, of Delhi, died Monday, August 31, 2015. Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 4, 2015 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Delhi. The family will greet friends from 4:00 -8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, with a 4:00 p.m. Scripture

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Indee Zombie Run Returning for Third Year

The Indee Zombie Run will return for its third year this fall. The Zombie Run is scheduled for Saturday, October 24th at the Buchanan County Fairgrounds in Independence. This 5K obstacle fun run has been a huge hit with runners, who try to survive the run without being infected by zombies. And there is a

Iowa Farmers Home from Trade Trip to South America

A delegation of Iowa corn growers and livestock producers has just returned from a trade trip to South America. Kent Pruismann, who raises cattle in the northwest Iowa town of Rock Valley, says the Iowa Meat Trade Mission took them to Chile and Peru. “We met a lot of folks down there that are interested

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Dubuque County

DES MOINES – The emerald ash borer (EAB), a highly destructive insect of ash trees, has been confirmed in Dubuque. Twenty-eight of Iowa’s counties have now been confirmed positive. Since its initial discovery in Michigan in 2002, this exotic pest has spread to 25 states killing tens of millions of trees. In addition to the

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Delaware and Dubuque Counties Discuss Sharing Engineers

Delaware and Dubuque counties are considering sharing engineers for an extended period of time. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett will leave his position this week to take over as Dubuque County Engineer. And while the two counties have a 28-E Agreement in place for Bardgett to serve as Delaware County’s interim engineer for up to

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Monticello Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation

Several Monticello residents were evacuated from their homes after a gas leak on Monday afternoon. Monticello Police evacuated the Grandview Drive, Park Drive and the 700 block of West Washington Street around 3:30 pm. The leak was fixed about fifteen minutes later and residents were allowed back in their homes. Officials were unsure of what

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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – Aug. 31

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The heavy rains that rolled through North-central Iowa late last week caused flash-flooding and created real challenges for farmers and

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Registration Open for Indee Zombie Run

Calling all runners and zombies alike! The 2015 Indee Zombie Run registration is now open! The third annual Indee Zombie Run is scheduled to be held on Saturday, October 24th at the Buchanan County Fairgrounds in Independence. Runners from all over the country plan to make their journey to his 5K obstacle fun run, featuring

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