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Developing Mountain Bike Trails in Dubuque County

ASBURY, Iowa (AP) – A mountain bike group is leading the effort to build more than two miles of dirt trails through wooded land in a Dubuque County town. The Telegraph Herald says Tri-State Mountain Bike Riders have raised about $50,000 through grants and local contributions for the 2.3-mile trail that will weave through 20

Delaware County Board of Supervisors Meeting

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors was presented with this winter’s proposed snowmobile routes at their meeting on Monday. The Snow Pioneers snowmobile club, who prepares the routes each year, says there are some minor changes. The Board will review the routes and consider their approval at next week’s meeting. The Board of Supervisors also

Iowa State Trooper Injured in Buchanan County Accident

BRANDON, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say an Iowa state trooper was injured when a woman’s car slid into the trooper’s sport utility cruiser. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident occurred around 9:20 a.m. Sunday along Interstate 380 near Brandon. The patrol says the trooper had stopped to help another driver and was in his

First Snow of Season for Iowa

It’s the first snow of the season for eastern Iowa. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the entire KMCH listening area, including Delaware, Dubuque, Buchanan, Jones, Linn, Clayton and Fayette counties. The advisory is in effect Sunday from 2 am to 3 pm. The NWS says snow will begin around

Independence Man Leads Authorities on High-Speed Chase

An Independence man is in custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase Thursday morning.   The Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy tried pulling over a vehicle after it ran a red light at the intersection of Raymond Road and Dunkerton Road around 3 am.   The driver, later identified as 34-year

State Education Director Visits West Delaware

The Director of the Iowa Department of Education made a visit to West Delaware on Wednesday morning. Dr. Ryan Wise tries to get out to various school districts around the state each year, in the hopes of visiting every district over the course of several years. West Delaware Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says it was

East Buchanan Asking Voters to Approve $6.5 Million Bond Referendum

The East Buchanan School District is asking voters to approve a six-point-five million dollar bond referendum on Tuesday. The bond would be used to improve facilities, including… -Creating a new up to code, Industrial Technology building with an enclosed hallway connecting to campus for improved security -A safe room/multipurpose room that would be added to

West Delaware FFA Hopes to House Livestock Near Bus Barn

West Delaware is hoping to put up a new building to house some livestock. The school’s FFA program would like to construct a plastic hoop building just east of the bus barn on the school’s property on the southeast side of the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester. A small greenhouse tunnel building is already there