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Delaware Co. Fair Announces Christian Concert Act

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

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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

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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

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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

City of Earlville Maintenance Work

The City of Earlville will be doing some noticeable maintenance work this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the City will make repairs to a water main in the isolated area in the northern part of Earlville. That area includes about three blocks of customers. The work may cause some momentary water outages in the area.

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Structure Fire Southwest of Lamont

Firefighters responded to a structure fire southwest of Lamont Thursday. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says they received 911 reports of the fire in the 1600 block of Victor Avenue shortly before noon. Several area fire departments responded, including Lamont, Winthrop, Independence, Aurora and Masonville. No one was injured. The cause of the fire remains

Former Clarke Coach Suing University

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A former Clarke University softball coach is suing the school, claiming she was fired because she rejected efforts by the school to make her appear more feminine. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald says Jaclyn Salzwedel filed the lawsuit last week against the university, its athletic director Curt Long and vice president for

Tyler Gaul – Luxemburg

Tyler James Gaul, 23 year old son of Thomas and Martina (Becker) Gaul, went home to be with Jesus Friday, Apr. 4, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque after a long battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.   Friends may call from 2:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 8, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home,

James “Chick” Wegmann – Petersburg

James H. “Chick” Wegmann, 74, of Petersburg died Friday, Apr. 4, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family after a 14 year battle with cancer.   Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil will

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