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Fire Damages Home On Buchanan-Delaware Ave

Fire Damages Home On Buchanan-Delaware Ave

The Coggon Fire Department responded to a fire Saturday night just before midnight at 3385 Buchanan – Delaware Avenue.  No one was home at the time of the fire, which was discovered when the family arrived after being gone all day.   The home, owned by Kyle Betenbender sustained extensive heat and smoke damage throughout the


High Speed Chase In Jones Co. Results In Rollover

A high speed chase in Jones County ended with an Anamosa man rolling his vehicle, and now he faces several charges.  A Jones County Deputy was on routine patrol Monday night near Morley when he met a vehicle traveling over the speed limit.  The deputy turned around and caught up with the vehicle and activated

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RMC Hospital Addition Named River Ridge Pavilion

Regional Medical Center (RMC) has named the facility expansion currently under construction River Ridge Pavilion. RMC held a contest where employees could submit name ideas for the new building. Congratulations to the two employees who came up with the winning name: Cliff Adcock (Maintenance/Engineering Department) and Tiffany DeSotel (Med-Surg/SCU Department). “I thought that River Ridge


Two Candidates Running for Lake Delhi Trustees Election

Two candidates are running in this year’s Lake Delhi Trustee Election. Larry Burger and Doug Herman are running unopposed for the two positions available this year. Each position is a three-year term. Burger currently serves on the board, while the other current board member, Mary Kray, has decided not to run for re-election. The Lake


Manchester Area Boys State Participants

Five West Delaware students recently attended American Legion Boy’s State at Camp Dodge in Johnston June 14 to the 19th.   Kyle Curly, Jacob Gasper, Ryan Desotel, Christian Schnieders, and Colin Werner  participated in a weeklong “Hands-On” experience in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of


Recovery from Monday’s Storms Continues

Some area residents are spending this week cleaning up the damage left behind by Monday’s storms. One business in the Arlington area, Nelly’s Detail, was completely destroyed by powerful straight-line winds. Owner Jenal Fettkether says she’s looking for a temporary place where she can set up her business through the summer. It’s a tough situation


Monday’s Storms Delayed Manchester Street Closure

Monday’s storms delayed a closure that was part of the Manchester Street Project. Work had to wait yesterday due to the rain, but the South 5th Street and West Marion Street intersection closed Tuesday instead. The City says there is a traffic detour in place, with traffic from the west being detoured to West Main


Powerful Storm Brings Damage to Northeast Iowa

Area residents spent Monday cleaning up after powerful straight line winds brought widespread damage across northeast Iowa. The hardest hit area appeared to be Buchanan, Delaware and Dubuque counties, along with the southern portions of Fayette and Clayton counties. When the storm warning was issued shortly before 9 am Monday, the National Weather Service warned

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