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Volga Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

Volga Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

A Volga man has been arrested for sexual abuse. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year old James Miller was arrested Wednesday. Authorities say Miller allegedly assaulted a female several times in the Elgin and Volga areas. He has been charged with Third Degree Sexual Abuse, Assault with the Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse and


Small Fire Contained At School In Evansdale

EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) – A small fire at a middle school in Black Hawk County led to an early dismissal for students and staff. The Waterloo Community School District says the fire was reported Wednesday morning at Bunger Middle School in Evansdale. No injuries were reported. The fire began in a bathroom and was quickly


DCED Treats Local Industries During October Industry Month

Delaware County Economic Development visited several industries in the area as part of October Industry Month! Director Donna Boss and members of the board stopped at Laddawn, Exide Technologies, Pieco, FarmTek, Manchester Cabinetry and Rockwell Collins. They also made visits to Kendrick Forest Products and the Edgewood Locker in Edgewood and Imperial Tool in Colesburg. All the


Three Injured in Accident West of Oelwein

Three people were injured in an accident west of Oelwein Tuesday night. It happened at the intersection of 40th Street and W-13. The Iowa State Patrol says a Peterbilt truck failed to yield at a stop sign and pulled out in front of a car that was heading west on 40th Street. The driver of

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Delhi Man Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase

A Delhi man has been arrested for leading authorities on a high-speed chase Monday. Dyersville Police say they tried stopping a white Ford Explorer for a registration violation around noon on Monday. The SUV stopped on Highway 20 westbound, but as the officer approached, it sped off. The SUV turned south off Highway 20 and


Extension Election Coming Up

When voters head to the polls on November 4th, they’ll also have the opportunity to elect five members of the Delaware County Extension Council. The five candidates on this year’s ballot include Sharon Bacon of Delhi, Patty Conrad of Manchester, Jill Knipper of Hopkinton, Bruce Nieman of Manchester and Sue Willie of Manchester. Bacon, Conrad,


Two Fires in Greeley Area Monday

More details have been released about the two fires that broke out in the Greeley area Monday. Greeley Fire Chief Dave Pierschbacher says firefighters were first called to a shop fire at the Jim Rave residence along 227th Avenue northwest of Greeley around 11 am. The shop sustained about ten-thousand dollars in damage. While firefighters

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Fayette County Man Arrested for Seriously Injuring Child

A Fayette County man has been arrested for seriously injuring a child. The Sheriff’s Office was notified Friday of a boy who had come to school with suspicious injuries. After investigating, authorities arrested 37-year old Kenneth Becker, Jr. of Hawkeye. Becker faces a felony charge of Child Endangerment Causing Serious Injury. If convicted, he could

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