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Two Injured In Three Vehicle Accident Near Delhi

Two Injured In Three Vehicle Accident Near Delhi

Two people were taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident at about 6:18 Wednesday evening on Highway 38 North of Delhi.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 14 year old Cole Willenbring of Earlville was driving a car north on 38 when he lost control, crossed the center line and side-swiped a pickup driven


Two People Injured in Collision Near Dyersville

Two people were injured in an accident west of Dyersville Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the intersection of Highway 20 and X-47. The Iowa State Patrol says a car turning off on the westbound lanes of Highway 20 onto X-47 failed to yield to an oncoming car in the eastbound lanes of Highway 20. The


Central City Woman Identified as Driver Killed in Crash

A Central City woman has been identified as the driver who was killed in a rollover Tuesday morning. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year old Rosemary Eiben was pronounced dead when authorities arrived at the accident scene east of Central City. They say Eiben’s vehicle went out of control at the intersection of Sawyer


Maquoketa Valley School Board News

The Maquoketa Valley School Board met Monday night. The board was scheduled to discuss property valuations for Fiscal Year 2016, but the topic was tabled and will be discussed at their February meeting. The High School Course Catalog for next school year was approved, and the board has plans to purchase a school bus this


Manchester Chamber Awards

The Manchester Chamber Kickoff and Awards Night was held last night, with several community members honored for their efforts this past year. Roger Lake, the owner of Lake Design and Decor, was named the Ernest Hayhow Chamber Person of the Year. Lake has served as Chamber President in the past and has a long history


Driver Killed in Rollover Near Central City

One person was killed in an early morning crash east of Central City on Tuesday. It happened shortly before 5:30 am at the intersection of Sawyer Road and Duck Pond Road. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle heading east on Sawyer Road lost control, went into the ditch and flipped over, landing on


Fire Destroys Epworth Home

A residence owned by the Divine Word Seminary in Epworth has been destroyed by fire.  Epowrth firefighters were called out at about 1:00 Tuesday morning to 112 1st Street SW. When they arrived the home was fully engulfed and is considered to be a total loss.  The department first responded to the residence at 11:30

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“Friday Night Live @ 5″ Returning to Independence

Planning is underway for summer events in Independence… The Independence Chamber has announced the return of “Friday Night Live @ 5″. It will be the eighth summer in a row for the family-friendly event. Mark your calendar for May 15th’s “Friday Night Fiesta” with entertainment from the Swamp Cats, June 12th’s “Smoke on the Wapsie”

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Blum Focusing on Agenda in Congress

Newly-elected First District Congressman Rod Blum has wrapped up a busy first two weeks in Congress. Since being sworn in on January 6th, Congressman Blum has signed on as an original co-sponsor to several key pieces of legislation, including H.J. Resolution 1, which proposes a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution, and H.R. 24, the

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