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Suspicious Man Makes Offer to Juveniles in Dubuque County

Suspicious Man Makes Offer to Juveniles in Dubuque County

Dubuque County authorities says they are investigating a report of a suspicious man who offered candy to juveniles at a gas station. The Sheriff’s Office says it happened at Casey’s General Store in Peosta Wednesday night. A white man appearing to be in his sixties approached several juveniles inside the store, offering to purchase them


“Field of Dreams” Cast Reunion in Dyersville?

The owners of the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Dyersville are planning a big event for the movie’s 25th anniversary this summer… and it may involve appearances from the original cast. Go the Distance Baseball has set Father’s Day weekend as the date for a celebration bash for “Field of Dream”‘s 25th anniversary, as


Area Basketball Players to Compete in TRC All-Star Games

By Janelle Tucker-News Director and Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Several area basketball players will be participating in the Tri-Rivers Conference Senior All-Star Basketball games this Sunday evening at Midland High School in Wyoming. Maquoketa Valley’s Brooke Wooten, Nicole Kudrna, Ben Dzaboff and Aaron Dzaboff will represent the Wildcats. MV head girls coach Scot Moenck will serve as the coach


Cars Toppled and Light Poles Knocked Down in VEISHA Riots

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State University’s president has halted a popular annual celebration after a rowdy crowd caused damage near the school that hurt one student and led to the arrest of two people. University President Steven Leath said at a news conference Wednesday that this year’s Veishea, an annual multi-day celebration on campus,


City of Earlville Recommends Boiling Water

The City of Earlville says they have experienced a problem with their water supply. They say the Earlville water supply had a problem in the distribution system and the system lost pressure on Tuesday. As a precaution, the City is recommending that residents boil their water before using it for drinking or cooking, or that

Dean William Grundmeyer – Arlington

  Dean William Grundmeyer, 53, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 7, 2014, at his home near Arlington.  He was born on September 30, 1960, in Manchester, the fifth of eight children, to Willis and Bernice (Klein) Grundmeyer.  Dean graduated from Starmont High School in 1979. Dean enjoyed all the activities that came with farming. 


Delaware Co. Fair Announces Christian Concert Act

One of Christian music’s up and coming bright stars will headline the Christian concert at this summer’s Delaware County Fair. Francesca Concert 1 Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer says Francesca Battistelli broke onto the Christian music scene with her debut album, My Paper Heart. It was the biggest-seller for a debut Christian artist in nearly a


Authorities Release Name of Pedestrian Killed in Farley Accident

FARLEY, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have identified an eastern Iowa man killed after being hit by a vehicle whose driver is suspected of drunken driving. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department says 21-year-old Dawson Besler, of Epworth, was struck and killed early Sunday on Highway 20 in Farley. Authorities say a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Alex


One Injured in Rollover West of Colesburg

A Greeley woman is recovering from injuries suffered in an accident west of Colesburg last week. .The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office has released details of the accident, which happened on Highway 3 shortly before midnight last Monday night. Authorities say 25-year old Joana Budden lost control of her SUV and went into the ditch. Her


Metals Collection Day Planned for End of April

A Metals Collection Day is planned for later this month as part of Manchester Pride Week. On Saturday morning, April 26th, any area residents and businesses are invited to bring metal items they no longer need to the Metals Collection Day at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. The Manchester Chamber says crews will collect the items

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