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Man Arrested for Attempting to Burn Gazebo at Delaware Co. Courthouse

Man Arrested for Attempting to Burn Gazebo at Delaware Co. Courthouse

Manchester Police say someone tried to burn down the gazebo that sits on the Delaware County Courthouse grounds. Last Sunday night shortly after 7 pm, a caller had notified police that a gas can was on fire near the gazebo. Police say an investigation uncovered that 37-year old Bruce Freeman III of Manchester allegedly tried

Buchanan Authorities Looking For Pickup Involved In Hit And Run

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle that hit another vehicle in Winthrop and then drove off.  On Saturday, May 13 at approximately 4:00 pm, a dark colored smaller sized pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet S10, pulled into McElroy’s Food Market in Winthrop. The driver reversed the

Three Longtime Dyersville Firefighters Retiring

Three longtime Dyersville firefighters are retiring from the city’s volunteer fire department. The department will say goodbye to Past Chief Merlin Clemen, who served for 34 years; Past Secretary Duane Weber, who served 33 years; and Firefighter Randy Recker, who served for 30 years. Three new firefighters have been appointed to serve on the department,

Poker Ride to Raise Funds for Delaware Co. Freedom Rock

A fundraiser is being held Saturday for the Delaware County Freedom Rock. The Dundee Community Club and Country Cruisers are hosting the 2nd Annual Car Cruise Poker Ride. The ride is open to all vehicles, including cars and motorcycles. Committee member Spencer Gibbs says they’ll leave Dundee at noon and spend the day taking a loop

Manchester Police Arrest Man for Assault

Manchester Police took one person into custody after a report of an alleged assault last Sunday morning. It happened around 4:30 am in the 600 block of West Marion Street. Police met with a witness who told them her ex-boyfriend had assaulted her current boyfriend by kicking him in the face. 40-year old Todd Ross

Hazleton Man Sentenced for Setting Own Home on Fire

HAZLETON, Iowa (AP) – A Hazleton man has been imprisoned for setting fire to his home. Court records say 49-year old Kim Tielebein was given 10 years at his sentencing Tuesday. He’d pleaded guilty to arson. Prosecutors say Tielebein caused the fire at his Hazleton home on Feb. 25th. The home was in foreclosure. Prosecutors

Western Dubuque Hires New High School Principal

Western Dubuque recently hired a new high school principal. Jake Feldmann will start the position July 1st at a starting salary of 101-thousand dollars. Feldmann was among four candidates that the school district interviewed. He currently serves as Western Dubuque High School’s assistant principal. Feldmann will replace Dave Hoeger, who is leaving to become superintendent

DCED Kicking Off Five-Year Pledge Campaign

Delaware County Economic Development is kicking off their next five-year pledge campaign on Friday. DCED, as the organization is also known, plays a key role in bringing industries and businesses to Delaware County and supporting the ones that are already here. In addition, DCED partners with the county’s three school districts on career and job

Summer Farm Toy Show Announces Tractor Ride Route

The Summer Farm Toy Show has announced the route for their annual tractor ride, coming up Friday, June 2nd. This year’s tractor ride will travel 64 miles to Elkport. The ride always starts at the Beckman parking lot in Dyersville at 7 am. The route will travel through Petersburg, Colesburg, Osterdock and Garber before stopping