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Donald F. Elgin – Dyersville

Donald F. Elgin, 81, of Dyersville, Iowa, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family. Services for Don will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Basilica St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Dyersville, Iowa, with Rev. Dennis Quint officiating.  Concelebrating will be


Three Sentenced in Linn County Bank Robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – Three people have been sentenced to federal prison for robbing a bank in the Linn County community of Palo. Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Lance Monden, from Cedar Rapids; 36-year-old Stanley Mosley, from Coralville; and 39-year-old Katherine Pihl, from Tiffin, were sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. Monden

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Dyersville Christmas Giveaway Round Two Winners Announced

The Dyersville Chamber has announced the winners of Round Two of its Christmas Giveaway Promotion. They are Hannah Hyde, Rhonda Connell of Guttenberg, Dan Schulte of Manchester, Kelli Mormann of New Vienna, Marcia Funke of Dyersville, Kelly Norten Janssen, Ron Jasper of Dyersville and Leo Klostermann of Dyersville. The winners will gather next month to find


Tornado Touchdowns in Eastern Iowa

There were a couple of tornado sightings just off to our west Monday. Funnel clouds and tornadoes were reported Monday afternoon in Bremer, Butler, Grundy and Hardin counties, but no injuries were reported. The Butler County emergency manager says a tornado near Parkersburg pushed some buildings off their foundations. There was no severe weather in


Holiday Train Making Two Stops in Clayton County

The Holiday Train will be making two stops in Clayton County this year. On Sunday, the train will stop in Guttenberg at 12:45 pm and in Marquette at 2:45 pm on the river side of the railroad tracks. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is decked out in over eighty thousand lights – and it has

Iowa Ag Secretary Asking for Money for Bird Flu Preparation

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The head of Iowa’s agriculture department is once again asking state leaders for financial help to better prepare for potential animal diseases like bird flu. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says his request Monday for $500,000 would be used to train livestock farmers to increase biosecurity efforts when responding


Residency Rule Changes Election Results of Delaware County Race

A rule about residency has changed the election results of one Delaware County race. Four candidates were running for three open spots on the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners in the November general election. Chris Eibey of Manchester, Joe Hoeger of Hopkinton and Nathan Goedken of Delhi received the most votes –