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Update on Delaware County Road and Bridge Projects

The C-64 paving project between Greeley and Petersburg is now complete. It’s been one of several road and bridge projects going on this summer in Delaware County. The Delaware County Secondary Roads Department says elsewhere around the county, crews are continuing work on the substructure on the 220th Avenue Bridge Project. At the Quaker Mill

Branstad and Perdue Marking Return of U.S. Beef to China

The U.S. secretary of agriculture and U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad, the former Iowa governor, will meet in Beijing Friday for a ceremony “to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market.” According to the USDA, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue will arrive in China with a shipment of beef from the Greater Omaha

One Injured in Edgewood Collision

One person was taken to the hospital after a collision in Edgewood Sunday afternoon. It happened at the intersection of Highway 3 and Bell Street. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says a car driven by 20-year old Lydia Horstman of Colesburg made a left-hand turn onto Bell Street from Highway 3, but failed to yield

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – June 26

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “Crops continue to make good progress and in general remain in good condition, with 79 percent of corn

Delaware County’s Offer on Manchester CSB Building Approved

It’s official… Delaware County’s offer on the Community Savings Bank building in Manchester has been accepted. Last month, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors made an offer of 599-thousand dollars for the current bank building that sits at 201 East Main Street. The building is currently valued at just under 615-thousand dollars. Community Savings Bank

Manchester Man Arrested for Stealing Wife’s Vehicle

A Manchester man faces a felony charge for stealing his wife’s vehicle. Manchester Police says they had received a report last month that a vehicle was stolen from 105 Line Street. The victim told police that she was the sole owner of the vehicle and her husband had taken the vehicle without her permission. Her

Buchanan Co. Road Washout Causes Accident

A road wash out in Buchanan County led to an accident on Friday.  The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 report of the washout in the 1400 block of Bryantsburg Boulevard south of Hazleton. A section of the roadway washed out near a creek crossing, severing underground power/cable lines as well. A vehicle also

Two Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Collision In Buchanan County

Two men were seriously injured in a motorcycle collision in Buchanan County over the weekend. The accident happened in the 2800 block of Quasqueton Avenue south of Quasqueton Saturday afternoon. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says that a motorcycle operated by Todd Miller of Independence was traveling northbound on Quasqueton Avenue next to another motorcycle