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Oelwein Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Abuse

Oelwein Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Abuse

OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) РThe former mayor of Oelwein pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges alleging he sexually abused two girls. Court records show 36-year-old Jason Manus entered the plea to five counts of second-degree sexual abuse. His trial is scheduled to begin on October 8th. Manus, the former mayor of Oelwein, is accused of

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week – and this year’s Homecoming Court has been announced. This year’s candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are Ty Cassutt, Harrison Guetzko, Brent Lammers, Austin Monaghan and Ryan Solomon. This year’s West Delaware


Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday night. This is a big fundraiser for the local Pheasants Forever, who use the money to give back in the community. Chris Heiar says their mission is mostly wildlife habitat and youth in the outdoors. PF Banq 1 Some of the money raised also goes towards scholarships.


Fairbank Man Arrested for Leading Deputy on Motorcycle Chase

A Fairbank man has been arrested for leading authorities on a motorcycle chase through Hazleton this summer. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Derek Macke was taken into custody on a warrant last Friday for an incident that happened in June. A deputy tried pulling Macke over while he was driving his motorcycle

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Linn Co. Crash Sends Two To Hospital

Two people were injured in an accident that happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 13 at Bertram Road in Linn County. A pickup driven by 45 year old John M. Zajda of Westfield, WI was south bound on Highway 13 when a passenger car pulled out in front of him. The driver of the passenger vehicle,


Stolen Vehicle Pursuit in Manchester Ends in Teen’s Arrest

A Cedar Rapids teen was arrested after leading Manchester Police on a vehicle pursuit Saturday. Manchester Police Chief Jim Hauschild says the police department received a complaint of a reckless driver near Central Park on East Howard Street. When officers tried stopping the vehicle, the driver drove off, with officers following him. The chase ended


Public Meetings Scheduled for Delaware County Jail Project

Here’s your chance to become better informed about the proposed Delaware County jail project… Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere is hosting meetings across the county over the next several weeks so the public can view plans and ask questions about the possible renovation and expansion of the county jail and Sheriff’s Office. The first public


Manchester Teen Injured in West Main Rollover

One person was taken to the hospital Monday night after a car rolled over in Manchester. Manchester Police say 17-year old Sadie Bolsinger of Manchester was heading eastbound on West Main Street when an animal ran in front of her car, leading her to swerve. Her car hit a barrier, slid onto its side and

Start of Worthington Road Paving Project Delayed One Week

The start date for the Worthington Road Paving Project has been delayed. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett says Horsfield Construction’s crews expected to start work today (Monday), but they are held up trying to finish a job in another county. Crews plan to start construction on D-35, the road that leads from X-47 to Worthington,

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