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Volunteers Needed to Assess Dyersville’s Sidewalks

Volunteers are needed to help the Dyersville Walking Club Coalition assess the community’s sidewalks next month. Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa State University will be assessing the walkability of Dyersville on Tuesday morning, May 6th. Volunteers will be trained on how to do this and they’ll


Hauschild Appointed Manchester’s Interim Police Chief

Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer has appointed an interim police chief. Sergeant Jim Hauschild will serve as Manchester’s interim police chief until a new chief is named. He will step in for Chief Bruce Trapp, who will retire on April 30th. Mayor Kramer says he asked Chief Trapp, city officials and some city residents for recommendations


Maquoketa Officer Justified in Shooting

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) – The Jackson County Attorney’s Office has found a Maquoketa police officer was justified in using deadly force after a motorists fired repeatedly at him. The Iowa Department of Public Safety on Monday released details of the April 1 shooting, including dash-cam video played at a news conference. The video shows Sgt.


Weather: From Summer to Winter in One Weekend

It was a wild weather weekend, with a little something for everyone – including near-record high temperatures, thunderstorms, flooding, high winds, hail and snow. Highs on Saturday reached 81 in Manchester. Storms hit the area Saturday night, with golfball sized hail reported in areas such as Fayette. Temperatures dipped into the 50s on Sunday, bringing


Gas Leak Causes Evacuation South Of Manchester

An area of Delaware County along highway 13 three miles south of Manchester was evacuated Saturday just before noon due to a broken natural gas line. Delaware County Emergency Management coordinator Mike Ryan explains what happened: pipeline1 The gas leak also caused Highway 13 to be closed from south of highway 20 to near ryan.


Monticello Schools Locked Down after Man Seen with Knife

MONTICELLO, Iowa (AP) – A 17-year-old carrying two knives was taken into custody after schools in Monticello were locked down Thursday. Monticello police said in a news release Thursday that a school principal reported that two males dressed in black had walked past Sacred Heart Catholic School and that one had a large knife in

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Suspicious Man Makes Offer to Juveniles in Dubuque County

Dubuque County authorities says they are investigating a report of a suspicious man who offered candy to juveniles at a gas station. The Sheriff’s Office says it happened at Casey’s General Store in Peosta Wednesday night. A white man appearing to be in his sixties approached several juveniles inside the store, offering to purchase them


“Field of Dreams” Cast Reunion in Dyersville?

The owners of the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Dyersville are planning a big event for the movie’s 25th anniversary this summer… and it may involve appearances from the original cast. Go the Distance Baseball has set Father’s Day weekend as the date for a celebration bash for “Field of Dream”‘s 25th anniversary, as


Cars Toppled and Light Poles Knocked Down in VEISHA Riots

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State University’s president has halted a popular annual celebration after a rowdy crowd caused damage near the school that hurt one student and led to the arrest of two people. University President Steven Leath said at a news conference Wednesday that this year’s Veishea, an annual multi-day celebration on campus,

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