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Vandals Flood Portion of Western Dubuque High School

Vandals Flood Portion of Western Dubuque High School

Authorities are looking for the vandals who flooded part of Western Dubuque High School over the weekend. Superintendent Jeff Corkery tells KMCH that vandals broke out a window in a classroom on the south side of the high school building in Epworth. They entered the classroom and turned on a water faucet, leaving it running.

Harlan L. Carradus – Manchester

Harlan L. Carradus, 95, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. He was born on January 4, 1920, in rural Masonville, the son of John and Mae (Hamilton) Carradus. He attended Delaware County rural schools. Harlan was united in marriage to Alice Lenoir Emerson on December


Governor Branstad Hospitalized; Scheduled to Visit Manchester Friday

Governor Terry Branstad fell ill while speaking at a ribbon-cutting event in Des Moines on Monday. Branstad was taken by ambulance to Iowa Methodist Medical Center, where he is receiving treatment for what doctors believe is a viral illness and dehydration. Branstad spokesman Jimmy Centers says the governor’s public appearances for Tuesday have been canceled.


Man Rescued from Grain Bin Released from Hospital

A man who was rescued from a grain bin near Littleport Sunday has been released from the hospital. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office tells KMCH that 33-year old Rod Sylvester was trapped in the grain bin for nearly 21 hours this weekend. Authorities say Sylvester was apparently grinding feed on a farm on Elm Road


Strawberry Point Woman Injured in Collision with Semi

A Strawberry Point woman was injured in a collision with a semi Monday morning. The Iowa State Patrol says 30-year old Amanda Heyward was driving south on Forestville Road and slid into the Highway 3 intersection, right into the path of an oncoming semi. The semi driver, 33-year old Chad Holtz of Strawberry Point, swerved


Two Men Charged with Burglarizing Manchester Car Wash

Two North Carolina men are accused of stealing from a Manchester car wash. Manchester Police say the owner of Super Wash on the west end of town contacted them last fall to report that two of the car wash’s coin machines had been broken into. The coin machines were damaged, with about one hundred dollars

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