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Two Fayette County Men Charged after Trying to Entice Children

Two Fayette County Men Charged after Trying to Entice Children

Two Fayette County men have been charged after trying to entice children playing in a park. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year old Glen Little and 59-year old Doney Howard Jr., both of Elgin, were taken into custody Monday on arrest warrants. On May 29th, the two men reportedly approached young school-aged children who


Dyersville Breaking Ground on New Industrial Lots

The Dyersville industrial park along Highway 20 west of town is expanding. Dyersville Economic Development Corporation, otherwise known as D-E-D-C, will break ground on Friday on Phase Two of the 20 West Industrial Park. Seven lots will be developed and marketed to new and expanding business prospects. D-E-D-C first purchased the land for the industrial

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Goedken Honored as “Bright Star” by RMC Auxiliary

Vera Goedken was recently recognized at the Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Spring Luncheon as the organization’s 2nd “Bright Star.” The award is a unique opportunity to recognize and publicly acknowledge the invaluable work done by outstanding Auxiliary members and volunteers.   Goedken has been an active volunteer with the Auxiliary for many years in a variety


Several Burglaries Reported in Dubuque County

Authorities are seeking information following several recent burglaries throughout Dubuque County. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says over past the couple weeks, burglaries have been reported across the county, as well as in northern Jackson County and the southern part of the city of Dubuque. Businesses have been broken into, with the burglars stealing cash


Manchester Woman Sentenced for Embezzling from Local Bank

A Manchester woman who embezzled more than 120-thousand dollars from a local bank was sentenced in U.S. District Court Thursday. Federal prosecutors said in a news release that 55-year old Ann Sperfslage was sentenced to twenty-one months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement by a bank employee. At the plea hearing, Sperfslage admitted that

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Cash Mob Helps Ryan Community Projects

The Ryan community came together Wednesday night, organizing a bake sale at a ballgame to raise money for a couple of community projects. Mike Corcoran is involved with the Ryan ball association. What made the night even better was the sudden appearance of the Delaware County Cash Mob… The Cash Mob, a group of about

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Black Bear Sighted in Ryan Area

A black bear has been spotted in the Ryan area. Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere says they received two reports of bear sightings on Monday. The black bear was first sighted shortly before 6 am on South Street in Ryan, and then spotted again that night around 9 o’clock one mile west of town. According

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