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Former Anamosa Prison Guard Sentenced to 57 Months

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A former Anamosa correctional officer has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to over four years in prison for smuggling contraband and being a drug user while possessing a firearm on duty. U.S. Attorney Kevin W. Techau announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Garrett Barton received a 57-month prison term. He received

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Snowfall Amounts Vary Across Delaware County

Delaware County saw a wide range of snowfall totals in this week’s storm. A total of 6 to 9 inches was reported in the far northwest corner, 4 to 6 inches across much of the western and northern areas, and lighter amounts of 2 to 4 inches on the southeast side. Check out these snowfall


Fayette County Sheriff Fisher Running for Re-election

Fayette County Sheriff Marty Fisher plans to run for re-election. Fisher announced his intention to run for his fifth term this week. He has been a resident of Fayette County for the past thirty years, serving as West Union Chief of Police before being elected Fayette County Sheriff. Fisher says he hopes to continue making


Three Area Residents Injured in Linn County Accidents

Three area residents were injured in separate accidents in Linn County Wednesday morning. An Alburnett man was injured in a collision near Robins around 6 am. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 51-year old Russell Recker of Alburnett was southbound on C Avenue Extension when he failed to yield the right of way at the


Delaware County Rec. Center Holds Open House

Manchester’s sesquicentennial celebration continued Sunday with a wrap up of “Health and Wellness Month” at the Delaware County Rec. Center.  Committee member Jana Ungs from Regional Medical Center says showing off the Rec. Center was a great way to wrap up the month: Trent Mauer and his Tae Kwon Do students put on a demonstration:


Funeral Services Set for Former Sen. Tom Hancock

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for former State Senator Tom Hancock of Epworth. Funeral Mass will be held Friday morning at 10:30 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Epworth. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2 to 8 pm and Friday after 9 am at Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth. Burial will be in the

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Dyersville Ambassadors Visit Several Businesses

The Dyersville Chamber Ambassadors made several visits recently. The group visited El Cuervo, a new Mexican restaurant in the Stone Creek Shopping Center that is housed in the former Chinese restaurant location. They welcomed new owners Omar Lopez and Valentin Lopez. The Dyersville Ambassadors also visited with the Super 8 Motel and Honkamp Krueger and


Reconstruction Plans for Highway 20 in Peosta

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A dangerous stretch of U.S. Highway 20 is set to be reconstructed in the next few years in an effort to improve traffic safety in Peosta. The Telegraph Herald reports that the Iowa DOT plans to smooth out a curve of the four-lane highway at an intersection in Peosta beginning in

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High Turnout at Delaware County Caucuses

Delaware County residents turned out in high numbers for caucus night last night. Delaware County Republicans set a record, nearly doubling their usual turnout. Ted Cruz won Delaware County with 317 votes. Donald Trump came in second with 198, followed by Marco Rubio in a close third with 172. Nearly 1,000 ballots were handed out,