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Semi Crashes into Dyersville Business

Semi Crashes into Dyersville Business

A semi crashed into a Dyersville business Monday morning. It happened at Faust Millwork & Cabinetry on 6th Avenue on the northwest side of town around 6:30 am. Dyersville Police say a fully-loaded semi-tractor trailer that was parked at Steger Transport rolled out of the parking lot, crossed the street and rolled southbound into Faust


Two Iowans Dead after Flu Virus Escalates

Flu season has just begun and two Iowans have already died from the virus. Iowa Department of Public Health medical director Patricia Quinlisk says the deaths come as the state sees an escalation in flu cases. The two men lived in central Iowa and were between 41 and 60 years old. Around one-thousand Iowans died


Dyersville Christmas Giveaway Promotion Winners – Round One

The Dyersville Chamber has announced the first round of winners in its $2,000 Christmas Giveaway Promotion. They are Kevin Goedken of Worthington, Randy Brimeyer of Holy Cross, James Zehr of Dyersville, Jodi Boge of Worthington, Laurie Juran of Dyersville, Travis Boeckenstedt of Earlville and Ed Donovan of Cascade. There will be several rounds of winners


Delaware County Pork Board Offering “A Taste of Pork”

The Delaware County Pork Producers and Porkettes will host their annual taste-tasting event, “A Taste of Pork”, in Earlville tonight. All Delaware County residents are invited to bring a pork appetizer or dish, which will be sampled by everyone who attends. It’s free for everyone to attend. And Shirley Helmrichs, who serves with the Pork

Report Says Cascade Has Potential for Downtown Rehab

CASCADE, Iowa (AP) – A report from the Iowa Downtown Resource Center says downtown Cascade in eastern Iowa has great potential for rehabilitation, but some buildings need significant work. The Telegraph Herald reported Tuesday that the downtown assessment report says the city is a unique community with its ties to Major League Baseball Hall of


Santorum Bringing Campaign Back to Manchester

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be back in Manchester this week. The former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania will meet with area residents at the Manchester Pizza Ranch on Wednesday from noon to 1:30 pm. The public is invited to attend. This will be Santorum’s second visit to Manchester during this campaign – he made

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Man Murdered in Linn County Motel Stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A 47-year-old man has been charged with murder in the stabbing of another man at a motel on the western outskirts of Cedar Rapids. Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner says in a news release that officers and medics were sent to the Ced-Rel Motel along U.S. Highway 30 a little

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Santa’s ATM Winner!

Congratulations to Shelley Chapman of Hopkinton, our first winner of Santa’s ATM Contest! Shelley correctly guessed the amount of money in Santa’s ATM – $237 – and won that amount in Santa Bucks, which can be spent just like cash at participating sponsor businesses! Tune in to Mix 94.7 KMCH at 7:30 am each weekday


Iowa Ranks 6th in Number of Organic Farms

Iowa is one of the top producers of organic crops and livestock, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. There were 612 organic farms in Iowa in 2014, when the U.S.D.A. conducted the recently released survey. That places Iowa 6th among the 50 states. California, by far, has the most organic farms, followed