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Delaware County Cash Mob Surprises Edgewood Trio

Delaware County Cash Mob Surprises Edgewood Trio

The Delaware County Cash Mob set their sights on Edgewood Thursday night, “mobbing” a trio of crafty ladies who had set up a temporary business. Marian Philip and her good friends Rosie Wegmann and Mac Olsen are operating Edge A Junk at Phillip’s home on the west side of town as part of this week’s

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Teen Injured in Fayette County ATV Rollover

A teenager was airlifted to the hospital after an ATV rollover in Fayette County on Tuesday. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says two teens from Hawkeye – ages 13 and 14 – were northbound in the 23000 block of O Avenue when the driver lost control. The ATV went into the ditch and rolled. The

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Manchester Hosting Community-Wide Garage Sales

Manchester’s community-wide garage sales are this weekend. A total of sixty garage sales are listed in this week’s Manchester Press, some of which started as early as Thursday and will run through Saturday. Dupaco Community Credit Union sponsors the sales, and Branch Manager Kelly Ruegnitz says even if your sale didn’t make it into the

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Independence City Council Member Appointed New Police Chief

One of Independence’s city council members has been appointed the new police chief. Dustin Dallenbach will replace current chief Randy Miller, who is retiring July 1st. Dallenbach was recently appointed by Mayor Davis, with five of seven city council members voting in favor. Dallenbach, who has served on the Independence City Council for the past

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North Iowa Tractor Ride Coming to Delaware County

The 9th Annual North Iowa Tractor Ride, presented by Auto Edge of Mason City and hosted by North Iowa Broadcasting, is rolling through Delaware County this summer on their annual ride July 21st through the 23rd. The ride is a cooperative effort of three north Iowa radio stations (all sister stations of Mix 94.7 KMCH),

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Ernst Holding Jones County Town Meeting

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is holding a town meeting in Jones County Friday. The town meeting will begin at 1 pm at the Anamosa Library and Learning Center. It is open to the public. Ernst’s town meeting in Jones County is part of her 99-county tour across Iowa.

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Monticello Semi Driver Involved in Fiery Collision

A Monticello semi driver was involved in a collision in Linn County Tuesday afternoon The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 52-year old Randall Vanamburg of Monticello was driving a semi pulling an empty trailer on Hindman Road in the Marion area shortly after 12 pm. He pulled out in front of a vehicle at the

Salary Increase for Manchester Police Chief

Manchester’s police chief will be getting a raise. The Manchester City Council has approved a salary increase for Chief Jim Hauschild. Hauschild will soon mark his second anniversary as police chief. He was appointed following Chief Bruce Trapp’s retirement in May 2014. Hauschild’s new bi-weekly rate will be $2,610, which goes into effect May 4th.

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Abduction Attempt Reported in Jesup

Police are looking for a man who apparently tried to abduct a seven-year old girl from a playground in Jesup. The incident happened Monday night near the Jesup soccer complez and a mobile home park. Police say a tan male with scruffy facial hair and short hair got out of a medium-sized red sporty vehicle,

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