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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 24

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “The dry weather this past week allowed farmers to make very good progress and harvest is now 52 percent

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“Field Of Dreams” House Tours Available Soon

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) – The owners of the “Field of Dreams” movie site near Dyersville say that for the first time they will allow tours of the house that overlooks the famous baseball field. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports the group Go the Distance Baseball announced Monday it would open the lower level of the


Two Injured In Car/Bus Accident Near Springville

A car crashed into a stopped school bus in the northbound lanes of U.S. 151 near Springville Monday afternoon.  According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Department, a Springville school bus had stopped just east of Stone Road to let a child off and the car rear-ended the bus. Six students and a driver were on the bus


Vinton Woman Sentenced In Accidental Shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A Vinton woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge connected to the fatal accidental shooting of a 14-year-old girl. U.S. District Court Judge Linda Reade sentenced the woman to three years and 10 month in federal prison after she pleaded guilty


Manchester Police Report Successful Drug Take-Back Program

The Manchester Police Department participated in the National Drug Take Back Program on Saturday.  The department partnered with Blakesly Drug and the DEA to remove out dated and unwanted drugs from residents home. Police Chief Jim Hauschild says they took in 42.6 pounds of old and unwanted drugs which will be turned over to the


Manchester Chamber Ambassador Visits

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors made several visits on Thursday. The Ambassadors’ first stop was to Dental Associates to meet their newest dentist, Dr. Ryan Oetken. The next stop was at the Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach Office in Manchester to welcome Mackenzie Griffin, the new County Youth Coordinator. And the final stop was to


Authorities Looking for Two Suspects in Hopkinton Bank Robbery

Authorities are looking for two male suspects who robbed a bank in Hopkinton Friday morning. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at Citizens State Bank around 8:40 am. Two armed males wearing masks and dark colored clothing entered the bank on First Street and displayed a knife and handgun. They took an undisclosed amount