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Murphy Announces Democratic Bid for Congress

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Former state lawmaker Pat Murphy is embarking on a second Democratic bid for Congress, after a failed campaign in 2014. The 55-year-old from Dubuque announced Thursday that he would seek the Democratic nomination in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, which includes Dubuque and Cedar Rapids. In November, Murphy lost a closely fought


Delhi Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

A Delhi man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year old Richard Tyler was northbound on 210th Avenue when he hit loose gravel. His motorcycle lost control and went into the ditch. Tyler was transported to Regional Medical Center in Manchester with what authorities say were non-life-threatening

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Share the Harvest Needs Volunteers

Share the Harvest is in immediate need of people to join their corps of volunteers. The program is growing quickly and help is needed on Tuesdays and Thursday to help with set-up and the distribution of fresh produce to Delaware County residents who need help providing healthy food for their families. Contact Robin Stone at


Cooler and Wetter Weather Expected Into Fall

Long-range forecasters say the overall trend of cooler, wetter weather will likely continue for the next several months, with some periods of hot and dry mixed in. Brian Fuchs, a climatologist at the National Drought Mitigation Center, says the regional climate outlook – going out just eight-to-14 days – shows the rest of July and


Dyersville Pool Re-opens after Water Quality Issues

The Dyersville Aquatic Center is back open after some issues last week. The pool was closed Friday due to a water quality problem. The City said low chlorine levels led to the shutdown. Workers fixed the issue by “shocking” the pool with chlorine and other chemicals. The pool reopened Saturday morning after water samples showed

Showdown Winner

Earlville Teen Wins KMCH Country Showdown

An Earlville teen won the KMCH Country Showdown at the Delaware County Fair on Saturday. Jordan Schuman was named the winner, beating out three other contestants for the title. Schuman says been singing for about two years now and enjoys country music the most. Her performances in Saturday’s contest included “Girl in a Country Song”

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