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Midwest Pride in Your Ride Raises Over $72,000

Midwest Pride in Your Ride Raises Over $72,000

  Midwest Pride in Your Ride has presented a check for over 72-thousand dollars to the Dyersville Area Relay for Life. The money was raised through the annual truck and tractor show at Earlville’s Tri-State Raceway earlier this month. Eldon Jaeger of Worthington and his crew of volunteers built a semi-truck puller called “Destination Unknown”,

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Manchester Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Teen

A Manchester man previously convicted of sexual assault has pleaded not guilty to charges in a separate case involving a 14-year-old girl. 29-year-old Michael Anthony Cole of Manchester entered his plea Tuesday to three counts of third-degree sexual abuse. He was arrested in April. The Manchester Police Department says investigators responded to reports of an

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Albrecht Acres Prepare For Opening After Fire

SHERILL, Iowa (AP) – Organizers of an eastern Iowa camp for special needs children are scrambling to prepare for next month’s opening after a fire damaged a main building and destroyed thousands of pounds of meat. The Telegraph Herald reports no one was injured in the Wednesday morning blaze at Camp Albrecht Acres, about one

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Robbery Suspect Apprehended

The hunt is over for a suspect in a northeast Iowa bank robbery. The Postville man wanted in the Tuesday morning bank robbery in Calmar has been apprehended without incident. Authorities say 48-year-old Tyrone Wilson was arrested Wednesday in Rock Island, Illinois. He is accused of robbing the Security State Bank in Calmar around 10:30

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48,000 Pounds of Milk Spills into Arlington Ditch

A milk truck rolled near Arlington Tuesday morning, spilling 48-thousand pounds of milk into a ditch. It happened southeast of town on C Avenue, about a quarter of a mile south of 70th Street. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says the milk truck rolled onto its side in the ditch after the driver, 54-year old

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Fire Damages Building at Albrecht Acres

Fire damaged the main building at Albrecht Acres near Sherrill on Wednesday morning. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to Albrecht Acres around 8 am, along with Sherrill and Asbury firefighters, after receiving a report of smoke in the main building. A fire in the basement of the building was extinguished. Authorities aren’t

Delaware County Moving Forward with Bridge Projects

A couple of bridge projects will get underway this summer in Delaware County. On Monday, the County Supervisors approved the low bid from Taylor Construction for the 137th Street Bridge project. The County will replace the 63- by 20-foot steel beam bridge with an 80- by 30-and-a-half-foot concrete slab bridge. The project will cost just

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Dyersville Residents Take Time to “Tour” Own Town

May is National Tourism Month, and this year, the Dyersville Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored an event to highlight the attractions to local families. “Hometown Tourist” was a new program with the goal to get more families and youth out exploring their own backyard. Elementary students in the Dyersville area received invitations to attend local

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Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies Promoted to Sergeants

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office has announced several promotions… Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Wolfgram says Deputy Mike Ratchford, Deputy Chris Chesmore and Deputy Joe Schwinghammer were promoted to the rank of Sergeant last month. Sergeant Ratchford has served with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office for 25 years, Sergeant Chesmore has served for 20 years and

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