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W. Delaware Teacher Faces Sexual Exploitation Charges At Former School

W. Delaware Teacher Faces Sexual Exploitation Charges At Former School

CHEROKEE, Iowa (AP) – A West Delaware teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student when he was a teacher in the Cherokee school district has been arrested following a two-year investigation. Police arrested 32-year-old Chad Osler on Monday and charged him with two counts of sexual exploitation by a school employee and

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Delaware County Supervisors News

There are plans for a confined feeding operation between Oneida and Petersburg. The Delaware County Board of Supervisors is recommending the Iowa DNR approve a construction permit application for Mike and Amy Mullis. The Mullis’ would like to put up two new buildings along 270th Avenue, just south of the Mullis home. The buildings would


Greeley Woman Arrested for Possessing Meth

Authorities say a Greeley woman was arrested earlier this month for possessing meth. On Tuesday, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office released information on an incident that took place on April 5th. Authorities say early in the morning on Easter Sunday, just before 4 am, the Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible intoxicated driver heading


Maquoketa Valley Sets School Start Date

Maquoketa Valley has set the start date for next school year. The first day of school for the district will be Monday, August 24th. That is the earliest possible start date as recently approved by the Iowa Legislature. The last day of school next spring is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24th. In other Maquoketa Valley


Tonic-Sol-Fa Teaches W. Delaware Students Singing Techniques

Before the group Tonic-Sol-Fa performed at Hanson Auditorium Monday night, they met with West Delaware Students for a “master class” on singing.  Group member Greg Bannwarth says they enjoy sharing their knowledge of singing with young people: Group member Shaun Johnson says the group has been together for nearly 15 years:   Monday night’s concert

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Dyersville Ambassadors Visit New Animal Rescue Facility

The Dyersville Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently visited a new business and two new business locations in town… The Ambassadors visited a new business, Whispurring Hope Rescue, which is a no-kill animal rescue facility that gives animals a second chance through rescue, adoption and education programs for cats and kittens, as well as dogs


Metals Collection Event Deemed Huge Success

The Metals Collection Event in Manchester on Saturday morning was a huge success. Volunteers collected over fifty appliances, including refrigerators, dishwashers, dryers, water heaters and ovens. They also took in over thirty microwaves, around thirty grills, a half a dozen bikes, a swing set and a large trailer loaded with various metal items. Area residents


Manchester Man Arrested for Sexual Relations with 14-Year Old Girl

A Manchester man has been arrested for having sexual relations with a teenager. Manchester Police say a concerned citizen contact their department about an inappropriate relationship between a man and a 14-year old girl. An investigation uncovered 29-year old Michael Anthony Cole of Manchester had sexual relations with the girl on at least three occasions.


Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Holy Cross Crash

The driver involved in a fatal crash in Holy Cross on Easter Sunday entered a plea in court on Monday. The Associated Press reports 25-year old Alexander Engling pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of vehicular homicide. One count was for alleged reckless driving and the other for alleged drunken driving. The Dubuque County

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