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Updated: Details Released on Train/Semi Collision in Ryan

Updated: Details Released on Train/Semi Collision in Ryan

Authorities released details this morning on the train and semi collision that happened in Ryan on Monday afternoon. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says a semi trailer from Heartland Bean Meal LLC of Garrison was heading north on Highway 13 near the railroad crossing around 2:30 pm. The driver saw the railroad’s flashing lights and tried

F&M Bank Employee Honored with Award

Deann McDonald, Executive Vice President Human Relations for F & M Bank was recently named TrueNorth’s QRP 2016 Human Resources Professional of the Year. The award serves to formally recognize HR professionals and thank them for their valued partnership with TrueNorth Companies. Tim German, President of F & M Bank sees Deann’s valuable commitment first-hand.

Statewide Honor for Maquoketa Valley Middle School

Maquoketa Valley has been honored on a statewide level for their efforts to eliminate achievement gaps. The State Board of Education recently recognized Maquoketa Valley Middle School with a Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award. Delhi Elementary and MV Middle School Principal Tracy Morrison says the award was specifically to recognize the middle school for having the

Reth Family Joins Ranks of Master Pork Producers

(CLIVE, Iowa) — A family that successfully raises crops and hogs in Delaware County has been named 2016 Master Pork Producers by the Iowa Pork Producers Association. Russ and Dianne Reth of Manchester were honored at the Iowa Pork Congress Banquet in Des Moines last week. IPPA presented the couple with the award emblem, the

Guest Bartenders Helps New Veterans Memorial

Four guest bartenders at Pin Oak recently raised over a thousand dollars for Delaware County’s new veterans memorial. Tirzah and Ron Wedewer and Nate and Ruthie Dunn spent a few hours behind the bar on a Friday night to raise money for the new “Freedom Is Not Free” Veterans Memorial. They raised over 11-hundred dollars

Several Honored at Delaware County Beef Banquet

  Hundreds turned out for the Delaware County Beef Banquet Saturday night at the fairgrounds pavilion, where the Cattlemen honored several people involved in the beef industry. Kellie Monaghan, who served this past year as the county’s Beef Princess, was named Delaware County Beef Queen. Monaghan says her family is tied to the beef industry, which

American Trust Named Dyersville Chamber’s Business of the Year

American Trust and Savings Bank was named the Dyersville Chamber’s “Business of the Year” Thursday night. That’s Pat Hogrefe, Market President for American Trust in Dyersville and Farley. The business, which has two locations in Dyersville and one location in Farley, was recognized for being actively involved in the community. American Trust’s employees serve on

Manchester Chamber Ambassador Visits

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors made several visits around town this month. Their first stop was at Main Street Repair to visit with owners Dan and Chris McDowell and tour their new location on East Main Street. The next stop was at the Good Neighbor Society to visit and welcome Kathy Mersch as the new Business Office