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Wisconsin Man Wanted for Homicide Arrested after Crashing Vehicle in Jones County

Wisconsin Man Wanted for Homicide Arrested after Crashing Vehicle in Jones County

A Wisconsin man wanted for homicide was taken into custody Tuesday morning after he crashed his vehicle in Jones County. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year old Bryce Anderson of Holmen, Wisconsin, called 9-1-1 after he drove into the ditch at 80th Avenue and 130th Street northwest of Onslow. Multiple units from seven agencies

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Independence Chamber Honors Community Leaders

The Independence Area Chamber of Commerce recently spent a night honoring and celebrating its community leaders. Several awards were presented at the Chamber’s annual banquet on February 21st. The Business of the Year was presented to Signs & More, LLC; Business Person of the Year was Tim Reed of Tim Reed State Farm; and Project

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Delaware County Fair Announces Christian Concert Act

The Delaware County Fair has announced its Christian concert act. Matt Maher 1 Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer says Maher is unique in the Christian music scene. Matt Maher 2 The concert is free with your admission to the Delaware County Fair. In addition to the Christian concert on Wednesday night, July 15th, the fair will


Delaware County Democrats Hosting Mid-Term Caucus

The Delaware County Democrats will host the Mid-Term Caucus on Saturday, March 14th. All registered Democrat voters are invited to join other Democrats, local committee members and officials at the caucus. The event will include typical Caucus proceedings, as well as the elections of various positions and strategic planning for the 2016 presidential election and

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Manchester to be Honored as Iowa “River Town of the Year”

Manchester will be honored as Iowa’s “River Town of the Year” this week. The Iowa Rivers Revival, a statewide river education and advocacy organization, will present the award to Manchester for their work on enhancing the city’s connections with the Maquoketa River. Manchester’s Whitewater Park project is currently under construction and is expected to open

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Non-Profit Opens Office in Independence

A non-profit organization has opened an office location in Independence. The Grace C. Mae Advocate Center offers highly-trained therapists to assist with training, investigations and consultations for all types of situations for individuals, families, organizations and communities. The center has offices in several cities and opened in Independence on November 1st. The Independence Area Chamber

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Court Rules Against Ghost Players LLC

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – The Iowa Supreme Court is upholding the state’s refusal to award tax credits claimed by the makers of a documentary tied to the “Field of Dreams” movie. The court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a breach of contract claim filed by investors who bankrolled “Ghost Player: Relive the Magic.”

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