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Illegal Transport of Fuel Discovered in Fayette County

Illegal Transport of Fuel Discovered in Fayette County

Authorities have discovered thousands of gallons of fuel have been illegally transported into Fayette County. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has been conducting the investigation on the illegal transportation of thousands of gallons of petroleum and diesel fuel from Waverly to Arlington and Volga. The Sheriff’s Office learned a week ago that 22-year old Zachary

Names Released in Monday’s Collision Near Greeley

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the two people injured in Monday afternoon’s collision near Greeley. Authorities say a tractor was tending to a ditch fire on the south side of the road and was turning around to the southwest shoulder to park when a mini-van passed and hit one of

Sen. Zumbach in Favor of Keeping Traffic Cameras

Iowa senators debated the fate of traffic enforcement cameras for nearly an hour Wednesday night, dramatically ditching a proposal to ban the cameras. Instead, senators voted to let the cameras remain, with the fines used exclusively for public safety or roads. Republican Senator Dan Zumbach of Ryan touted the traffic cameras along I-380 in Cedar

Three Men Charged in Elkport Burglary

Three men have been charged with burglarizing a business in Elkport last fall. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says a burglary took place at Sear’s Station on November 24th. Authorities say over three hundred dollars worth of items were stolen from the business. After an extensive investigation, county investigators filed charges against 23-year old Levi

Iowa Senate Passes Texting Bill

Using a cell phone the wrong way at the wrong time could get you a traffic ticket if a bill that cleared the Iowa Senate Wednesday night becomes law. Drivers still could use a hand-held device to make a phone call or look at a digital map to get G-P-S driving directions, but police could

Minimum Wage Bill Moves Forward in Iowa Legislature

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A Senate committee has approved a bill that would ban local governments from raising the minimum hourly wage in Iowa. The bill would prohibit cities or counties from adopting or enforcing ordinances that raise the minimum hourly wage above the state level of $7.25. That would override wage increases approved

Sen. Ernst’s Representative Visiting Delaware County

A representative of U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will be visiting the area this week. Ernst’s regional directors are holding traveling office hours throughout the month in all of Iowa’s 99 counties. Residents are welcome to stop by for assistance with problems or questions about eligibility involving issues like Social Security, veterans’ benefits, military affairs, passports,

Iowans Helping Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is highlighting opportunities for Iowans to support farmers and ranchers who have been impacted by wildfires in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. Tragically, seven people have died and officials have estimated that thousands of cattle have been killed by the fires.  More than 2,300 square miles, much of