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Manchester K-9 Unit Helps Capture Wanted Independence Man

Manchester K-9 Unit Helps Capture Wanted Independence Man

Manchester’s K-9 unit helped capture a wanted man in Independence Thursday night. The Independence Police Department says officers were called to the 700 Block of 8th Avenue in Independence on a report a woman screaming and a man pulling the woman back into the house. The victim, Brittany McNeese, told police that the man, George


Former Operators Of Marion Elder Care Home Convicted

MARION, Iowa (AP) – The former operators of a closed elder group home in Marion have been convicted on three charges, including neglect. Online court records say that 67-year-old Peggy Berns and 71-year-old Donald Berns on Wednesday also were convicted of conspiracy to commit a forcible felony and of possession of a controlled substance. Their

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Ideal Decorating Opens Second Location in Guttenberg

A longtime Dyersville business has opened a second location. In addition to their store along Highway 136, Ideal Decorating will now also have a store in Guttenberg on River Park Drive. Ideal New 0 Ideal Decorating offers customers flooring, furniture and a variety of other home decor. Kelly Milbert purchased the store with Jon Scherbring

Manchester Could Soon Change to Lifetime Dog Licenses

Dog owners in Manchester could soon see a change in how they get dog licenses… The City of Manchester would like to change the one-year licenses to lifetime licenses. Right now, dog licenses cost five dollars and they expire on January 1st every year. The proposed ordinance would change that to a lifetime license, which


Dubuque County Woman Arrested for Falsely Reporting Theft

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A Dubuque County woman faces false report charges in connection with claims that a man with a knife twice broke into her home. The Telegraph Herald reports 58-year-old Stephanie Settle, of Asbury, was arrested Thursday after turning herself in to authorities at the Dubuque County Jail. She is charged with two

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Chief Deputy at Clayton County Sheriff’s Office Resigning

The Chief Deputy at the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office is resigning. Michael Aschinger announced his resignation Wednesday morning. Aschinger had served as Chief Deputy for nearly a year, replacing Ryan Johnson, who resigned last summer. Aschinger says he is resigning because he and his wife are moving out of state. He’ll be with the Sheriff’s


Manchester Woman Arrested on Drug-Related Charges

A Manchester woman has been arrested on drug related charges. Manchester Police took 53-year old Catherine Gary into custody on Tuesday following a three-month investigation. On January 18th, Manchester Police worked with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department and Dyersville Police to serve a search warrant at a Manchester apartment on 222 South Frankin Street. Officers

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