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2015-08-27 21.50.07

Bishop Crowned Delaware County Pork Queen

Bishop Crowned Delaware County Pork Queen

Delaware County has a new pork queen. Alex Bishop of Manchester was crowned the 2016 Delaware County Pork Queen last night at the Pork Producers’ Annual Banquet. Amanda Fortmann, who was crowned as one of the pork princesses, says she’s looking forward to the next year. Jamie Glanz will serve as the other new pork

Rare Iowa Virus Confirmed in Clayton County

The Iowa Department of Public Health reports the first ever confirmed case of a disease known as Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV). Public Health Veterinarian Ann Garvey says it is delivered by mosquitoes, and the case was confirmed in eastern Iowa’s Clayton County. “We don’t get a lot of reports of this virus because there’s not


Center Point Woman Injured in Collision

A Center Point woman was injured in a collision Thursday morning. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says two vehicles collided in Center Point at the intersection of Franklin and Iowa Street. They say 17-year old Austin Pendleton of Center Point was eastbound on Iowa Street and after stopping at the intersection’s stop sign, he pulled


Farley Man Found with Meth in Dyersville

A Farley man has been arrested on meth charges in Dyersville. On Tuesday, Dyersville Police pulled over 22-year old Jacob Schmitt for a defective muffler on his vehicle. While performing the traffic stop on 9th Avenue Southeast, the police officer detected a scent of marijuana coming from Schmitt’s vehicle. Methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were

Trump Brings Presidential Campaign to Dubuque

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told a huge crowd in Dubuque Tuesday night they are part of the “silent majority” that has catapulted him to the top of the polls — and he made a plea for them to stick with him when the voting starts five months from now. The crowd cheered Trump’s vow


Woodward Communications Acquiring Manchester Press

A local newspaper is being acquired by a Dubuque-based company. Woodward Communications announced Wednesday that it will acquire the Manchester Press from News Publishing of Black Earth, Wisconsin. The Manchester Press will become part of the WCI’s Community Media Division, joining five other weekly newspapers and five free-distribution papers. The corporations owns two other local

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