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Cargill Settles EPA Dispute In Iowa, Nebraska

EDDYVILLE, Iowa (AP) – Cargill Inc. has agreed to pay more than $187,000 to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act at large oil storage facilities in Iowa and Nebraska. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 7 says the privately held multinational corporation lacked a response plan at two facilities that outlined procedures

Norma F. Lucas – Independence

Independence – Norma F. Lucas, 89 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. She was born on June 3, 1925, in Fayette County, Iowa, the daughter of Burt Edward and Martha Arminda (Adams) Miller. She attended school in Fairbank, Iowa. In 1939, she

George “Rabbit” Hare – Independence

Independence –  George E. “Rabbit” Hare, 76 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, August 8, 2014, at the BuchananCountyHealthCenter in Independence.  He was born on June 20, 1938, in Rowley, Iowa, the son of Frank B. and Adry Maree (Jestes) Hare.  He graduated from high school in Independence.  On August 4, 1959, he

Dean E. Weston – Manchester

Dean E. Weston, 83, of Manchester, Iowa, went to be with The Lord on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  He was born in Iowa City on October 11, 1930, the son of Cutler and Mabel (Brown) Weston.  Dean graduated from the Lamont High School in 1948. Dean served in

David Arthur Meyer – Edgewood

David Arthur Meyer, 65, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Friday, August 8, 2014, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque.  He was born on November 27, 1948, on the family farm near Colesburg, the son of Marcellus and Violet (Elledge) Meyer.  David was raised and educated in the Edgewood area, and was a 1967 Edgewood-Colesburg graduate. David

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Inmate Fails To Return To Dubuque Jail

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Dubuque authorities are searching for an inmate who failed to return from a 48-hour jail furlough. The Dubuque County sheriff’s office says 41-year-old Erick Burkholder was allowed to leave the jail Thursday morning to attend a family member’s funeral, and was supposed to report back by 6 a.m. Saturday. Authorities say

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Dubuque Man Drowns In Mississippi

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who drowned in the Mississippi River as 53-year-old Jerry Thill of Dubuque. Authorities say Thill was camping on an island on the Wisconsin side of the river across from Finley’s Landing, north of Dubuque. Thill went into the river around 4:40 p.m. on Friday. Other men

Judith Kintzle – Edgewood

Judith Kintzle, 72, was welcomed into the arms of The Lord surrounded by her family on August 6th, 2014, after a long courageous battle with cancer.  Judith was born in Dubuque, Iowa, to Fred and Dorothy (Koppes) Schuster on August 24, 1941. She graduated from St. Martin’s High School in Cascade, and attended Clark College in Dubuque. Judith married Joseph

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Saturday Night Cruise Route

The Country Cruisers Car Cruise will be held Saturday, August 9th. Line-up starts at 3:30 pm at EZ Pickins in Manchester, with the cruise leaving at 5:30 pm. The cruise will end at Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester at approximately 7:45 pm. CLICK HERE to download this year’s cruise route.

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