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Arlington Woman Killed In Clayton County Crash

Arlington Woman Killed In Clayton County Crash

An Arlington woman has died from injuries received in an accident early Sunday morning.  The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says that 21 year old Seanalee Bailey of Arlington was traveling Northbound on Highway 52 about ¼ of a mile North of Estes Point Road near Millville when she lost control. The pickup entered the East


Moser Athletes Compete At USTA Meet In Waverly

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastic area athletes recently competed and placed well in the USTA Power Tumbling meet held in Waverly Iowa on March 20th , 2016.   16 teams were entered with around 450 athletes competing thru out the day.  Area Gymnasts who place well are as follows: 1st, Katie Boeding, Jacob Gasper, Gertrude Wall, Hanna Marting, Breanna Vaske, Michelle Stelken, Hannabelle Erickson, Amiya Birkel, Cooper Ingles, Logan

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Monticello School District Hires New Superintendent

The Monticello Community School District has found its next Superintendent. Dr. Brian Jaeger has been hired for the position. Jaeger is currently the Executive Director of Secondary Schools in the public school system in Gilbert, Arizona, where he also previously worked as Principal, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director and Dean of Students. He is originally from Iowa and

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WD Speech Students Honored At Awards Night

West Delaware Speech Students were honored at the annual end the season awards night Tuesday night.  Coach Abby Osborne said it was a great year for the speech team: Awards handed out for the evening included the “Friend of Speech” award, which went to the West Delaware Transportation Department; The Rookie Award was given to


Highway 20 Chase leads To Accident

A chase on Highway 20 Tuesday night led to an accident that sent two people, including a Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputy to the hospital.   According the Iowa State Patrol, Deputy Clayton Miller was in pursuit of a vehicle driven by 25 year old Kyle Schmitt of Sherrill when Schmitt crossed the median into oncoming traffic. 

Dr. Jacob J. Hotz – Strawberry Point

Dr. Jacob J. Hotz, 93, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at Traditions of West Union in West Union, Iowa. He was born on December 20, 1922, in Gary Indiana, the son of Jacob John and Leta Ellen (Bender) Hotz. Jacob attended Iowa City High School and graduated in 1940.

Arlene M. Conrad – Dyersville

Arlene M. Conrad, 79, of Dyersville and formerly of North Buena Vista, entered into eternal peace Monday, April 4, 2016, at Oak Park Place Memory Care Unit, Dubuque. Visitation will be held from 8 – 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. A Mass of Christian

Donald F. Helle – Dyersville

Donald F. Helle, 87, of Dyersville, Iowa died Monday, April 4, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 2 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday from