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West Delaware Celebrates Homecoming Week

West Delaware Celebrates Homecoming Week

It’s Homecoming Week for West Delaware… Katie Scherbring and Austin Monaghan were crowned this year’s Homecoming Queen and King at the coronation at Seedorff Gymnasium Monday night. West Delaware student council member Harrison Guetzko says you’ll be able to see the new royalty in the Homecoming parade this Friday, along with this year’s Grand Marshall.

Connolly Requests Bond Reduction for Fatal Crash

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A Dubuque County man is seeking to have his bond reduced as he faces vehicular homicide charges in the deaths of four teenagers. Joseph Connolly, 24, of Holy Cross, appeared in Dubuque District Court on Monday for a bond review. He has been at the county jail since turning himself in


Children Locked in Room in Fayette County Home

Fayette County authorities say a man has been arrested for keeping several children locked up in a room. The Sheriff’s Office says they were called to 220 Olive Street in Westgate Friday morning for a report of a man and woman yelling. Deputies discovered that five small children, ranging in age from 3 to 9


Dubuque County Manure Spill

A report of a manure spill and dead fish sent DNR investigators to a dairy farm in Dubuque County Wednesday. The DNR says the spill was traced to the Lawler Dairy Farm near Graf, owned by Jeff and William Lawler of Peosta. Manure overflowed from an existing earthen basin to a grassed waterway, then to


Stecklein Joins Dental Associates Team

There’s a new face at Dental Associates in Manchester… Doctor Zach Stecklein joined the denistry team a few months ago after graduating from the University of Iowa College of Denistry earlier this year. Dental Zach 1 Stecklein grew up near Oelwein and says he really enjoys being back in small town northeast Iowa. Dental Zach

Juveniles Charged with Damaging Oelwein Gravestones

OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) – Police have charged seven juveniles with damaging more than 70 gravestones at a cemetary in Oelwein. Oelwein Police say the children range from 12 to 16 years of age. Each of the minors is charged with criminal mischief in juvenile court. Nearly 40 gravestones were cracked or broken at the Oakdale


Oelwein Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Abuse

OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) РThe former mayor of Oelwein pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges alleging he sexually abused two girls. Court records show 36-year-old Jason Manus entered the plea to five counts of second-degree sexual abuse. His trial is scheduled to begin on October 8th. Manus, the former mayor of Oelwein, is accused of

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week – and this year’s Homecoming Court has been announced. This year’s candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are Ty Cassutt, Harrison Guetzko, Brent Lammers, Austin Monaghan and Ryan Solomon. This year’s West Delaware


Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday night. This is a big fundraiser for the local Pheasants Forever, who use the money to give back in the community. Chris Heiar says their mission is mostly wildlife habitat and youth in the outdoors. PF Banq 1 Some of the money raised also goes towards scholarships.


Fairbank Man Arrested for Leading Deputy on Motorcycle Chase

A Fairbank man has been arrested for leading authorities on a motorcycle chase through Hazleton this summer. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Derek Macke was taken into custody on a warrant last Friday for an incident that happened in June. A deputy tried pulling Macke over while he was driving his motorcycle

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