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Independence Man Killed in Tractor Rollover

Independence Man Killed in Tractor Rollover

An Independence man was killed in a tractor rollover Saturday. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 64-year old Kenneth Sherrets, Jr. died in the accident in the 2500 block of Quasqueton Diagonal Boulevard southeast of Independence. They say Sherrets was trying to move equipment around and was hauling a fertilizer spreader when his tractor stalled.

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Manchester Police Chief Retiring after 40 Years Serving the City

The man who has led Manchester’s police department for the past thirty-five years officially retires next week. Police Chief Bruce Trapp announced earlier this spring he was taking advantage of the City’s voluntary early retirement program after serving the City since 1974. Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer says Chief Trapp has a long history with this

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Manchester Child Airlifted after Falling Out Apartment Window

A two-year old girl was airlifted to the hospital after falling out a second-story window of a Manchester apartment building. Manchester Police say they were called to the Southtown Apartment Building on South Franklin Street around 5:30 Sunday night. Police say the child’s mother, 27-year old Stacy Neuhaus of Manchester, allegedly placed her 2-year old

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Bennett Identified as Victim in Fatal Oneida Brush Fire

Authorities have released the name of the woman who was killed in a brush fire in Oneida Sunday afternoon. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 78-year old Genny Bennett of Oneida. Bennett’s body was found in a cornfield by Greeley firefighters after they were called to extinguish a brush fire. The Sheriff’s

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Dubuque Casino Fined

The operators of the Mystique Casino in Dubuque agreed to a three-thousand dollar fine for allowing a man banned from gambling to play blackjack and sign up for a player club card. Casino Chief Financial Officer, Dustin Manternach, told state regulators that employees failed to double-check the person’s identity. The man had signed a self-ban

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Fire at Coggon Apartment Complex

A fire at an apartment complex in Coggon resulted in minor damage early this morning. The Coggon Fire Department answered the call just before 1:30 at a four-plex apartment on 3rd Avenue East . The fire was contained to the bedroom of the apartment that was occupied by one adult and three children. The cause

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Volunteers Needed for Manchester Rhubarb Fest

Mark your calendars for this year’s Rhubarb Fest in Manchester. Rhubarb Fest will be held Saturday, June 7th from 9 am to 1 pm at Baum Park. There will be rhubarb plant and food contests, a rhubarb foodstand, rhubarb wine tasting, a rhubarb store, a craft fair, kids’ activities, music, and a horse-drawn parking shuttle.

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Commission Rejects Proposed Cedar Rapids Casino

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino, saying it would hurt existing casinos. Supporters of the Cedar Crossing Casino development have said it would give an economic boost to Cedar Rapids and the region. They also argued it would be a catalyst for development in an area

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Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Edgewood Rodeo Days

The Edgewood Rodeo Days will host some pretty big celebrities this summer… The Budweiser Clydesdales will be at the rodeo all three nights on Thursday, June 26th, Friday, June 27th and Saturday, June 28th. Edgewood Chamber Director Elise Bergan says Edgewood Livestock Commission owner Jerry Maker, who used to work with the Clydesdales many years

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No Slowing Down for ‘Manchester Good to Great’

Manchester Good to Great held a special reception Tuesday night for the supporters of its capital campaign. And they heard an update on the Good to Great projects, with the focus right now on the Manchester Whitewater Park. River Recreation Committee Co-Chair Ryan Wicks says plans are coming along nicely. Good Great 1 Their goal

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