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Judges Seal Warrants in Fatal Buchanan County Crash

Judges Seal Warrants in Fatal Buchanan County Crash

Funeral services for the Aurora farmer killed in Monday night’s Buchanan County crash will be held Monday morning, May 1st at 10:30 am at Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein. 66-year old Kenneth Mosher died from his injuries after his tractor was rear-ended by a pickup truck on a highway north of Aurora. Records released this

FBI Looking for Independence Fugitive

The FBI is asking for your help in finding a local fugitive. Acting U.S. Attorney Sean Berry says 34-year old Troy Postel-Vargason of Independence is wanted for violating federal gun laws. The complaint filed against Postel-Vargason alleges that on February 9th, he possessed a loaded 9-mm handgun with an obliterated serial number after being convicted

Lake Delhi Dam Wins National Engineering Award

The reconstructed Lake Delhi Dam has won a national engineering award. It has received a National Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in its annual engineering excellence competition. The competition honors the year’s most outstanding engineering accomplishments around the country. The reconstructed dam, which was finished last year, was designed by Stanley

Metals Collection Day in Manchester

Do you have any scrap metal or old appliances that you need to get rid of? You can do that this Saturday at the Metals Collection Day in Manchester. Chamber Director Jessica Pape says this annual event will run from 8 am to noon at the Delaware County Fairgrounds’ east gate. Electronics will not be

Delaware County Preparing for Several Paving Projects

Delaware County is preparing for several road projects this year and making tentative plans for the next four years. County Engineer Anthony Bardgett says they’ll be paving three roads this year. Phase One of the Quaker Mill Dam project north of Manchester is also on this year’s schedule, which includes removing the dam and realigning

Peosta Man Pleads Not Guilty to Child Endangerment

PEOSTA, Iowa (AP) – A Peosta man accused of padlocking a weighted chain around his 14-year-old nephew’s waist has pleaded not guilty. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports Jeffrey Merfeld and the boy’s parents, also from Peosta, are charged with child endangerment causing injury. Merfeld’s plea was submitted Tuesday. Court records don’t show whether Michael and

Northey Interested in USDA Role

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey says he’s “very seriously” interested in a role in U.S. Department of Agriculture. Sonny Perdue was just sworn in as US Agriculture Secretary Tuesday. “I certainly look forward to working with him. I don’t know what role that might be,” Northey says. “…I certainly would love to work with him

Soules Called 911 After Deadly Buchanan County Crash

Authorities say former “Bachelor” TV star Chris Soules called 911 before leaving the scene of Monday night’s deadly accident in Buchanan County. The 911 call was released by the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday. In the call, Soules is heard talking to the dispatcher for five and a half minutes after the crash. Soules’

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