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Vilsack: Ag Economy Remains Strong Due to Exports

Vilsack: Ag Economy Remains Strong Due to Exports

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he’s confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds. Vilsack, in an interview Friday for “Iowa Press,” the Iowa Public Television program, says this year’s farm

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Baby Among Several Injured in New Vienna Assault

Several people, including a baby, were injured in an early morning assault in New Vienna. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says their department and the Dyersville Police Department responded to a home at 7349 Washington Street a little after 3:30 am. An investigation shows that 27-year old Troy Devore assaulted his four-month old son, Noah

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Numerous Delaware County Groups Awarded Foundation for the Future Grants

The Foundation for the Future of Delaware County granted over 97-thousand dollars to nearly forty non-profit groups on Wednesday. Several non-profits received five-thousand dollars, including Hopkinton First Responders, who will use it to purchase a non-transport First Responder Unit; Edgewood Ambulance Service, who will purchase a LP15 Monitor/Defibrillator; the Manchester American Legion Post, who will


Highway 20 Accident Sends One To Hospital

One person was sent to the hospital following an accident on Highway 20 in Dubuque County Thursday afternoon.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 47 year Andrew Mettert of Peosta lost control of his vehicle in the East bound lane of highway 20 when another vehicle driven by 65 year old Ronald Heims of Dyersville

Rose “Rosie” M. Ridenour – Manchester

Rose “Rosie” M. Ridenour, 65, of Manchester, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at First Lutheran Church, Manchester, by Tony Ede. The family will greet friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home &


Autopsy Reveals Man Who Shot Maquoketa Officer Committed Suicide

Officials say the man who was found dead after shooting a Maquoketa police officer this week committed suicide. An autopsy was performed Wednesday on the body of 30-year old Aaron Scott, showing he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. More details were also released Thursday regarding the shooting incident, including the name of the officer


Rollins Named Dyersville Chamber’s “Woman of the Year”

Shelly Rollins of Dyersville was named Woman of the Year at the Dyersville Chamber’s annual Women’s Night event Wednesday night. Rollins was honored for spending countless hours serving her community. She helps prepare the Free Meal at Epworth Methodist Church on Fridays and helps deliver meals. As the leader of the Education Committee at New


First Annual Dirty Duck Muck Run

Running through obstacles in the mud and water… sound like fun to you? Then sign up for the first annual Dirty Duck Muck Run, coming to the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester on Saturday, May 10th. Duck Muck 1 Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer says they’ll have some fun obstacles as part of the race. Duck

Audrey Wall – Delhi

Audrey D. Wall, 77, of Delhi, Iowa, was called by our Lord, on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at her home in Delhi, surrounded by her loving family.   Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John’s Catholic Church in Delhi, Iowa.  Rev. Kathleen Moore will be officiating the

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