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Barn Fire at Overmann Farm South of Petersburg

Barn Fire at Overmann Farm South of Petersburg

A fire broke out at a dairy barn on the Gary Overmann farm south of Petersburg early Wednesday. The call came in around 3 am of a barn at 2988 197th Street fully engulfed in flames. Dyersville Fire Chief Al Wessels tells KMCH the barn sustained about two-hundred thousand dollars in damage. One calf perished

Eastern Iowa Airport Reveals Customer Data Breach

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids is revealing a data breach that may compromise the credit card information of customers who paid to park there. The airport said Tuesday that customers who used credit and debit cards to pay for public parking between Sept. 29 and Oct. 29 are

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Regional Medical Center Reaches Capital Campaign Goal

Regional Medical Center’s “Together We Can” Capital Campaign has reached its $1.5 million campaign goal. The money raised will help offset financing of the hospital’s largest single expansion in history. “I am very appreciative of the many donations we received for our capital campaign, Together We Can. It was a great success,” stated Bev Preussner, RN, MSN,

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Manchester Ambassador Visits

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently made several visits, including to Regional Family Health to welcome new physicians Nikolas May, MD and Clinton Cummings, DO. Dr. Cummings grew up in Waterloo then went on to complete his studies in Des Moines. When he and his wife started their family, they wanted to move to

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Winter Arriving in Iowa…

Winter will be making an appearance this week. The first snow of the season is making its way into the state. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Skow says most of the snow will stay to our north into Minnesota. Forecasters says most areas won’t have enough snow to build a snowman – or hardly even

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Volunteers Repair Damage at Jones County Veterans Memorial

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) – A group of volunteers have cleaned up and restored a veterans memorial in front of the Jones County Courthouse in Anamosa that was heavily vandalized last week. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the group gathered Saturday morning to repair the damage – just in time for Veterans Day on

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Festival of Trees Planned for November 22 – 23

The holiday season is approaching – and that means the Good Neighbor Society’s Festival of Trees is coming up soon. Sarah Maurer invites you to save the date. Festival Preview 1 The Festival of Trees Gala is back this year, along with the silent auctions and raffle, the Bacon Bake-off and a visit from Santa


Authorities Investigating Burglaries in Colesburg

Delaware County authorities are investigating several burglaries that happened in Colesburg two weeks ago. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says they believe on Friday night, October 24th, someone broke into the Colesburg City Hall, the Colesburg Library, Cutting Edge Salon and the Edgewood Vet Clinic Office. Authorities say the burglars pryed open the doors and stolen


National Guard Visits with Manchester Community Leaders

The Iowa Army National Guard made a visit to Manchester Thursday. The Guard’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, in partnership with the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce and Delaware County Economic Development, hosted a Center of Influence Event for business executives and leaders during the lunch hour at the Manchester Regional Airport. The

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