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CR Man Charged In Deadly Crash

A Cedar Rapids man was taken into custody by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office Friday afternoon in connection with a deadly accident in November. 35 year old Keith Furne faces two counts of Homicide by Vehicle and one count of Reckless Driving Resulting in Serious Injury. These charges are the result of a three month

Pet Oxygen Masks Donated to Manchester Fire Department

The Manchester Fire Department now has some of the best equipment in the nation to save a pet’s life. Invisible Fence of Dubuque has donated four pet oxygen mask kits to the department. These masks allow firefighters and emergency responders to give oxygen to pets who are suffering from smoke inhalation when they are rescued

Three Teens Arrested for Fayette County Burglary

Three teens were arrested for breaking into a Fayette County home last week. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says a home in rural Waucoma was burglarized last Thursday. The homeowner reported that around one thousand dollars in cash was missing. After a week long investigation, authorities have arrested 18-year old John Odegard of Elgin, as

Monticello Chamber Hires New Director

The Monticello Chamber has hired a new director. Jan Hoag, a Monticello native, was announced as the new Chamber Director this week. She will begin her duties on February 27th. Hoag replaces Sally Weber, who resigned in January after several months with the Chamber.

Linn County’s Minimum Wage Increase Could Be Revoked

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Thousands of Iowans could get pay cuts if legislation discussed in the Iowa House is approved. A GOP-led subcommittee Wednesday approved a bill banning local governments from increasing the minimum wage, a move that would reverse action taken by Linn County and several other counties in the state. The bill

Updated: Details Released on Train/Semi Collision in Ryan

Authorities released details this morning on the train and semi collision that happened in Ryan on Monday afternoon. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says a semi trailer from Heartland Bean Meal LLC of Garrison was heading north on Highway 13 near the railroad crossing around 2:30 pm. The driver saw the railroad’s flashing lights and tried

Ideas Wanted for Manchester and Delhi Public Artwork Pieces

A one-of-a-kind piece of public artwork will be going up near the Manchester Whitewater Park, but your opinion is wanted on what that artwork should be. The City of Manchester and the Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway are hosting a brainstorming session tonight and the public is invited. That’s Mallory Marlatt, Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway Coordinator.