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Authorities Identify Linn County Drowning Victim

Authorities Identify Linn County Drowning Victim

Authorities have identified the man who drowned in Linn County on Friday. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says several law enforcement and rescue departments were called to the Cedar River near Mount Vernon on Friday afternoon for a report of a man falling into the river. First responders found 68-year-old Jeffery Fordyce, of Dike, unresponsive,

Speed Trailer Up in Strawberry Point

If you’re driving through Strawberry Point this summer, you may get the chance to see how fast you’re traveling. The Strawberry Point Police Department says they will be utilizing the department’s speed trailer. You’ll notice the speed trailer at different locations around the town. It’s part of an effort to keep drivers at safe speeds

Survey Shows 94% of Manchester’s Drivers Buckling Up

Manchester Police participated in the Governors Traffic Safety Bureau’s “STEP” Program over the Memorial Day holiday in an effort to crack down on seatbelt use. “STEP” is A Special Traffic Enforcement Program conducted across the State of Iowa. Over the two week period, police were stationed at locations throughout Manchester watching for seatbelt use. Police

Sandra L. “Sandy” Stender – Delhi

Sandra L. “Sandy” Stender, 73, of Delhi, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, Iowa, and additional visitation one hour prior to service on Friday at the church. Funeral services: 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 16, 2017, Delhi

Dubuque County Teacher Set to Begin Trial in August

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) –  An August trial has been scheduled for an eastern Iowa high school teacher charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Court records say 46-year-old Dubuque resident Douglas Spahn has pleaded not guilty. His trial is set to begin Aug. 14 in Dubuque County. Court documents say Spahn told a Dubuque

Delhi City Park Home to New Tree Sculpture

If you’ve driven by the Delhi City Park recently, you may have noticed the new tree sculpture. The City says the tree had been dead for awhile. When they decided to cut it down, local resident Dave Fink approached the City with the idea of having a chainsaw artist sculpt the tree trunk into a