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Fayette County Authorities Looking for Missing Teen

Fayette County Authorities Looking for Missing Teen

Authorities are looking for a missing Fayette County teen. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year old Bryleigh Nicole Rose of Westgate has been missing since Sunday night. Rose left her home on Sunday and was last seen in the Oelwein area with Federico Josue Luna, also known as “Rico Arrogang”, who could not be

Man Charged in WD Bus Crash Wants to Withdraw Pleas

MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) – A man accused of driving his vehicle into a West Delaware school bus wants to withdraw some guilty pleas. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that the attorney for 42-year-old Monte Klink of Arlington filed a motion Friday. Klink pleaded guilty in November to second-offense driving while intoxicated and to two counts

Corn and Soybean Growers Set Records in 2016

Corn and soybean growers in Iowa and across the country set new records in 2016. That’s according to a report from the USDA Ag Statistics Service. Doug Hartwig, deputy director for the Upper Midwest region, says the corn yield in Iowa is estimated at 2.74 billion bushels. Iowa’s average corn yield topped 200 bushels per

Vilsack Resigns Early as U.S. Ag Secretary

On Friday, former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack announced it was his FINAL day as U-S Ag Secretary. Radio Iowa’s O. Kay Henderson reports. Vilsack posted a “farewell message” on the U-S-D-A website. Vilsack thanked the department’s 90-thousand employees. Vilsack said their work “allows America to have the most productive farmers, ranchers, and producers in the

Grants Available to Help Promote Speciality Crops

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is accepting applications for grant funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program.  The grants are available to support projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa.   The final funding level

Manchester Progressive Alliance Holding Rally Sunday

You may notice a rally on a Manchester corner this weekend. The Manchester Progressive Alliance will hold a rally and protest to oppose proposed cuts to Medicaid, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act on Sunday afternoon. The rally begins at noon on the corner of North Franklin Street and East Main Street. The Manchester Progessive

Mobile Home Fire at Lake Delhi

Firefighters were called to a fire at Lake Delhi Friday morning. The fire broke out at a mobile home at Freddy’s Beach. Fire departments from Delhi, Delaware and Manchester responded to the scene, along with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, the Delaware County Secondary Roads Department and Alliant Energy. No further details have yet been

Icy Weather Expected Sunday Night into Monday

We could see some icy weather Sunday night into Monday. Ice accumulations of one tenth to near a quarter inch are possible, along with less than an inch of snow and sleet. KCRG-TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara tells KMCH it’s part of larger storm that will be hitting the Midwest. Roads and sidewalks could become coated

UPDATE: Missing Penn Center Resident Given Ride to Cedar Rapids

Delaware County authorities say they have received information about what happened to the man missing from the Penn Center in Delhi. A 61-year old white male known as “Elmer” had gone missing from the Penn Center Residential Care Facility around 4 pm Thursday. Authorities put out a report Thursday night, asking for the public’s help

Dyersville Coffee Shop Changing Ownership

A popular Dyersville business is changing hands. Brew & Brew owners Jim and Holly Doyle are selling the business after a year and a half of ownership. The downtown coffee shop on 1st Avenue had been known for a decade as Groovy Grounds, but the name changed to Brew & Brew when the Doyles purchased the