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Driver in Fatal Epworth Crash Failed Sobriety Tests

Driver in Fatal Epworth Crash Failed Sobriety Tests

Documents say the driver involved in a crash that killed four Dubuque County boys last month failed sobriety tests. According to The Telegraph Herald, a search warrant to take photographs and a blood sample from 24-year old Joseph Connolly of Holy Cross shows deputies smelled alcohol on him following the August 2nd crash at the

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Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled Around Delaware County

Flu shot clinics have been scheduled around Delaware County for this fall. Delaware County Public Health Manager Delma Hardin recommends getting a flu shot each year because influenza viruses are always changing. She says everyone is at risk for influenza, but there are certain people who are especially vulnerable, including children, adults sixty-five and older,

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Pheasants Forever Banquet Moved to September

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever banquet is moving to an earlier date this fall. Tony Helmrichs says they’ll hold the annual banquet on Saturday, September 20th. PF Banquet 1 Pheasants Forever has been in Delaware County for 29 years. PF Banquet 2 Tickets for this month’s Pheasants Forever banquet are available through Tony Helmrichs at

Delaware County Master Gardener Training Classes

Friday, September 5th is the deadline to sign up for Delaware County Master Gardener training classes. The classes will begin September 16th and run through November 4th. They will be held primarily on Tuesday nights and some Thursday nights from 6:15 to 9:30 pm at the Delaware County Extension Office in Manchester. Participants must also

Delaware County Flu Shot Clinics

Regional Family Health will offer walk-in flu shot clinics at Regional Family Health in Strawberry Point on Thursday, September 18th and Thursday, October 23rd from 7 am to 12:30 pm. Flu shot clinics will also be held at Regional Family Health in Manchester on several Saturdays this fall – including September 13th, September 27th, October

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Two Injured in Back-to-Back Buchanan County Rollovers

Two people were injured in back-to-back rollovers in Buchanan County Thursday night. The Sheriff’s Office says the first call came in around 7 pm with a report of an accident in the 3300 block of 330th Street northwest of Coggon. An investigation shows 16-year old Jazimen Brunkhorst of Coggon was eastbound when she lost control,

Western Dubuque Football Team Pays Tribute to Four Boys

The Western Dubuque High School freshman football team has paid tribute to four teenagers killed in a wreck at its first home game. KWWL says the team honored the teens with football sticker helmets that read “Bobcat Strong” during Thursday night’s game against West Delaware. The school’s activities director says the teens were multi-sport athletes.

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Flood-Damaged Manchester Buildings Scheduled for Demo

A few of the remaining vacant flood-damaged buildings in Manchester will be torn down this fall. The Professional Services building that sits right next to Hardees at 223 West Main Street will be demolished, with a new building going up on that lot. The City of Manchester has agreed to provide 70-thousand dollars in funds

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RMC Recognized for Reducing Early Elective Baby Deliveries

Regional Medical Center in Manchester has been recognized for exceptional work in reducing Early Elective Deliveries for babies born at RMC. The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative through the Partnership for Patients program recognized RMC with the honor. Early Elective Deliveries are induced or C-section deliveries after 37 completed weeks but before 39 completed weeks of gestation

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