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Storm Brings Tornado Sightings Across Delaware, Dubuque Counties

Storm Brings Tornado Sightings Across Delaware, Dubuque Counties

Local residents took cover Saturday afternoon as Tornado Warnings were issued across the KMCH listening area. Video captured by a resident shows a narrow tornado crossing the southwest side of Lake Delhi. No major damage was reported in that area. Check out the video here: https://www.facebook.com/julie.gochenourhull/videos/1245120268833609/ A trained spotter also reported a tornado touchdown a

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RAGBRAI Heading from Glenwood to Muscatine This Week

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) – The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa has begun. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that the popular cross-state bike ride began Saturday morning in Glenwood on the western border of Iowa. Riders headed toward Shenandoah, the first overnight stop early Sunday. Riders will end their 421-mile, seven-day ride at

Unloaded Handgun Confiscated from Passenger’s Bag at Dubuque Airport

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities at an eastern Iowa regional airport say they’ve confiscated an unloaded handgun from a passenger’s bag. Cedar Rapids television station KCRG reports that the incident happened Friday morning at the Dubuque Regional Airport. Officials with the Transportation Security Administration say agents found the unloaded .22 caliber gun inside a carry-on

ISU Extension Explores Weed Resistance to Herbicides

Farmers have noticed that the herbicides they have been using for their crops have not been as effective as was the case in years past. The reason, is because many of the targeted weeds found in fields have been able to build up resistance to those herbicides. Iowa State University Extension crops specialist Joel DeJong

Loren L. Salow – Earlville

Loren L. Salow, 80, of Earlville, died Friday, July 22, 2016. Visitation will be Monday, July 25, 2016, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, with a 7:00 p.m. Scripture service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville. Burial

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Mary Foxen – Dyersville

Mary Lou Foxen, 69, of Dyersville, and formerly of Dubuque died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville. Visitation will be held 3-7 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 pm and a memorial

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St. Mary School Hires New Principal

St. Mary School in Manchester has hired a new principal. Maureen Albritton will replace Vicki Palmer, who resigned at the end of the school year for the principal position at Aquin Elementary in Cascade. In a letter to St. Mary’s families, the school board says Albritton has a wide background in education, serving as both

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Nickelback To Perform At 2017 Great Jones County Fair

As the Great Jones County Fair continues in Monticello, a huge announcement was made during last night’s concert:  Nickelback will be performing at next year’s fair.  Nickelback burst on the scene in the late nineties and have been a mainstay on pop and rock radio with hits such as “Photograph”, “How You Remind Me”, and

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Durango Woman Accused Of Bilking Elderly Aunt

DURANGO, Iowa (AP) – A Durango, Iowa, woman has been charged with theft and elder abuse, accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an aunt who had Alzheimer’s. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that 44-year-old Molly Bodish made an initial court appearance Wednesday and posted $5,000 bond. Dubuque police say they began investigating

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