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Delaware County Approves Change in Floodplain Ordinance

Delaware County Approves Change in Floodplain Ordinance

Delaware County officials have approved an amendment to the county’s Floodplain Management Ordinance. The amendment incorporates Manchester’s new flood maps that the City Council approved this summer. As we told you earlier this year, a study conducted by the National Flood Insurance Program reviewed the east tributary in town after the 2008 and 2010 floods

Paving Underway on Worthington Road

Paving operations are in full spring on Worthington Road. Crews started paving on the X-47 end of D-35 last week and should finish paving the mainline pavement today. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett says it’s taking about 3 to 4 days to achieve opening strength for each stretch of road paved. All the work on


Ernst and Braley Making Campaign Stops in Area

With just over a week to go until the general election, U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley are busy on the campaign trail. Ernst, the Republican nominee, made a stop in Manchester on Saturday morning to visit with area residents and supporters. State Senator Dan Zumbach and State Representative Lee Hein introduced Ernst


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

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