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Vote for West Delaware to Win “Celebrate My Drive” Grant

Vote for West Delaware to Win “Celebrate My Drive” Grant

You have the power to win 100-thousand dollars for West Delaware High School… West Delaware is participating in State Farm’s “Celebrate My Drive” Safe Driving Program, a campaign that unites teens, parents, school officials and community members around teen driver safety. And since West Delaware is participating, they are eligible for one of several large


Feargrounds Haunted Barn Back for Second Year

The Feargrounds Haunted Barn is back this year at the Delaware County Fairgrounds… and it promises to be even scarier than last year. Feargrounds 2 The Manchester Chamber and Delaware County Fair Society teamed up last year to bring the Feargrounds Haunted Barn to life. Chamber President Chris Rees says it was a hit, bringing


Dubuque Doctor Killed in Plane Crash

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A Dubuque doctor who was running as a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate has died in a plane crash. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says Dr. Douglas Butzier was the pilot of the plane that crashed around 11 p.m. Monday near Dubuque Regional Airport. He was the sole occupant of the


Manchester Man Charged in Iowa City Stabbing

A Manchester man faces charges after allegedly stabbing another man in Iowa City this past weekend. Iowa City Police were sent to a home in the 600 block of Iowa Avenue Saturday night on the report of a man being stabbed with a knife. When officers arrived, they found the suspect, 20-year old Austin T.


Linn County Fairgrounds Dedicate New Building

CENTRAL CITY, Iowa (AP) – Linn County Fair leaders celebrated the opening of a new building at the fairgrounds in Central City on Sunday. The Lynn Dunn Memorial Building is dedicated to Lynn Dunn, a Marion man who worked at the fairgrounds before passing away from a heart attack in 2008. Lynn’s son, Ryan, says


Animal Neglect Investigation Near Arlington

Authorities searched a property near Arlington on Thursday morning to investigate a report of possible animal neglect. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says deputies obtained a search warrant after receiving the tip and searched the property at 5965 I Avenue. Deputies found five horses that were very thin and malnourished. Four of the horses belonged


Bond Doubled For Fayette County Man In Attempted Murder Case

WEST UNION, Iowa (AP) – Bond has been doubled for a man accused of trying to hit police officers with a vehicle in northern Iowa. Fayette County Attorney Wayne Saur made the request in court Wednesday to raise Abel Quijas Junior’s bond to $500,000 cash only. Quijas’ defense attorney, Melissa Anderson-Seeber, did not challenge it.


Colesburg Man Faces Charges After Police Chase

COLESBURG, Iowa (AP) – A northeast Iowa man faces several charges following a police chase in Dubuque. Dubuque police say 30-year-old Aaron Weipert of Colesburg was arrested early Tuesday following a chase on the city’s west side. A criminal complaint says officials had attempted to stop a white van linked to an earlier crime when

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