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Elkader Plans to Repair Walkway after Flooding

Elkader Plans to Repair Walkway after Flooding

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) – Officials in Elkader say they intend to complete repairs to the popular paved walking path along the Turkey River, erasing one of the last reminders of flooding that threatened the community in August and September. KWWL reports that fixes to the Riverwalk have been delayed as officials wait to see if

Old Time Radio Shows and Dinner at Lenox College

A group of local residents known as the Lenox College Radio Theatre Players will be hosting a special event at the Lenox College Museum in Hopkinton this Saturday night. It’s an opportunity for you to see – or maybe we should say “hear” – old time radio shows. That’s Sig Bonebrake of Earlville. He’s one


Koopmann Wins $25,000 in Beckman’s Cash Raffle

Beckman Catholic High School in Dyersville held their 25th Annual Gala last Saturday night. Jerry Koopmann of Epworth was the $25,000 grand prize winner of the Cash Raffle. Ralph Nilles of Florence, Kentucky, was the $5,000 winner. Katie Olberding of Dyersville and Leroy Westhoff of Cedar Falls each won $2,500. And the $1,000 dollar winners were Wayne

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Man Arrested after Car Chase in Central City Area

A man has been arrested after leading authorities on a car chase in the Central City area. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says they tried to serve a warrant for a parole violation on Spencer Horak Monday morning. As deputies approached the home at 5053 Valley Farm Road in Central City, Horak sped away in a vehicle.


10-17-16 Maquoketa Valley School Board Meeting

Creating futures and leaving legacies … that was the message that kicked off the Maquoketa Valley School Board Meeting held on Monday, October 17. “Dollar for Scholars” President, Keith Kramer began the evening by mentioning how this wonderful program, created in 1999, has achieved great success over the years, and continues to grow by leaps


Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries in Fayette County Crash

A motorcyclist who was injured in a crash in Fayette County last week has died. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 38-year old Larry Seurer of Wadena died from his injuries on Friday. Seurer was airlifted to the hospital in LaCrosse with severe head injuries last Tuesday morning after he was thrown from his motorcycle

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Donating Used Vehicle to RMC

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is donating a used vehicle to Regional Medical Center. RMC paramedic Spencer Vandevoorde contacted Sheriff John LeClere a few months ago asking if they had a vehicle with a partition that Regional Medical Center could use to transport voluntary committal patients to hospitals. Vandevoorde says mental health is an issue.


Rockwell Collins Plans to Reduce Workforce

Rockwell Collins has plans to reduce its workforce across the company. Spokesman Josh Baynes tells our news partner KCRG-TV9 the reductions started on October 1st and will continue through the rest of the fiscal year, which ends next September. Baynes says the company will reduce its workforce through layoffs and retirements. The actual number of