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Independence Man Leads Authorities on High-Speed Chase

An Independence man is in custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase Thursday morning.   The Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy tried pulling over a vehicle after it ran a red light at the intersection of Raymond Road and Dunkerton Road around 3 am.   The driver, later identified as 34-year

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State Education Director Visits West Delaware

The Director of the Iowa Department of Education made a visit to West Delaware on Wednesday morning. Dr. Ryan Wise tries to get out to various school districts around the state each year, in the hopes of visiting every district over the course of several years. West Delaware Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says it was


East Buchanan Asking Voters to Approve $6.5 Million Bond Referendum

The East Buchanan School District is asking voters to approve a six-point-five million dollar bond referendum on Tuesday. The bond would be used to improve facilities, including… -Creating a new up to code, Industrial Technology building with an enclosed hallway connecting to campus for improved security -A safe room/multipurpose room that would be added to

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Manchester Kicking Off Christmas Season with Window Walk

Manchester is kicking off the Christmas season tonight with its annual Window Walk. Chamber Director Jessica Pape says this holiday event has become well-loved for its live window scenes and Static Christmas Parade. Several downtown streets will be blocked off for the event, with shopping available and lots to see. And in honor of Manchester’s


West Delaware FFA Hopes to House Livestock Near Bus Barn

West Delaware is hoping to put up a new building to house some livestock. The school’s FFA program would like to construct a plastic hoop building just east of the bus barn on the school’s property on the southeast side of the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester. A small greenhouse tunnel building is already there


Dyersville Chamber Ambassadors Make Several November Visits

The Dyersville Chamber Ambassadors made several visits this past month. The Ambassadors visited Dyersville’s new winery – O So Good Winery. Owners Lee and Karie Ostwinkle have thirty flavors of wine that can be purchased in some local stores, including Ace Hardware, Country Junction and Payless Foods. They also stopped by The Big House in

Northey Favors No New Taxes Approach to Water Quality Initiative

Iowa’s secretary of agriculture is touting a water quality plan House Republicans advanced earlier this year. Bill Northey (NORTH-ee) says the plan would dedicate “significant” state resources to address water quality concerns. “A real commitment, no new taxes…is a great pattern to work from and we’d certainly be very supportive of that.” This past January,