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Three Area Residents Injured in Linn County Accidents

Three Area Residents Injured in Linn County Accidents

Three area residents were injured in separate accidents in Linn County Wednesday morning. An Alburnett man was injured in a collision near Robins around 6 am. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 51-year old Russell Recker of Alburnett was southbound on C Avenue Extension when he failed to yield the right of way at the


Delaware County Rec. Center Holds Open House

Manchester’s sesquicentennial celebration continued Sunday with a wrap up of “Health and Wellness Month” at the Delaware County Rec. Center.  Committee member Jana Ungs from Regional Medical Center says showing off the Rec. Center was a great way to wrap up the month: Trent Mauer and his Tae Kwon Do students put on a demonstration:


Funeral Services Set for Former Sen. Tom Hancock

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for former State Senator Tom Hancock of Epworth. Funeral Mass will be held Friday morning at 10:30 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Epworth. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2 to 8 pm and Friday after 9 am at Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth. Burial will be in the

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Dyersville Ambassadors Visit Several Businesses

The Dyersville Chamber Ambassadors made several visits recently. The group visited El Cuervo, a new Mexican restaurant in the Stone Creek Shopping Center that is housed in the former Chinese restaurant location. They welcomed new owners Omar Lopez and Valentin Lopez. The Dyersville Ambassadors also visited with the Super 8 Motel and Honkamp Krueger and


Reconstruction Plans for Highway 20 in Peosta

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A dangerous stretch of U.S. Highway 20 is set to be reconstructed in the next few years in an effort to improve traffic safety in Peosta. The Telegraph Herald reports that the Iowa DOT plans to smooth out a curve of the four-lane highway at an intersection in Peosta beginning in

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High Turnout at Delaware County Caucuses

Delaware County residents turned out in high numbers for caucus night last night. Delaware County Republicans set a record, nearly doubling their usual turnout. Ted Cruz won Delaware County with 317 votes. Donald Trump came in second with 198, followed by Marco Rubio in a close third with 172. Nearly 1,000 ballots were handed out,


Former State Senator Tom Hancock Dies

Dubuque County Supervisor and former State Senator Tom Hancock of Epworth has died. He was 67. Fellow Supervisor Wayne Demmer tells the Dubuque Telegraph Herald that Hancock died of an apparent heart attack early this morning. Hancock, a Democrat, spent eight years serving in the Iowa Senate from 2005 to 2013. He was currently on

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Bernie Holds Campaign Rally in Manchester

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a quick stop in Manchester Saturday morning for a volunteer rally. Nearly 200 people came to the Delaware County Community Center at the fairgrounds to hear the U.S. Senator speak. Sanders is in a tight race with fellow Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton heading into the Iowa Caucuses. He told


Carly Fiorina Makes Campaign Stop in Manchester

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina made a campaign stop in Manchester Saturday morning – at the exact same time Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in town. Fiorina spoke to around 75 people at Fireside Pub and Steakhouse and caught up with KMCH’s Rob Edwards after the event to reiterate her message. Fiorina is the