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Manchester Runaway Teens Crash Stolen Car Near Winthrop

Manchester Runaway Teens Crash Stolen Car Near Winthrop

Two runaway Manchester teens were found with a stolen car in Buchanan County last Monday. Manchester Police say 16-year old Damien Dague was reported missing, along with a car belonging to his mother, Krystal Kimball. A short time later, 14-year old Jeffrey Ilgen was also reported missing. Police tried tracking down the two teens, and


Delaware County Food Bank in Need of Refrigeration Equipment

The Delaware County Food Bank needs your help. Coordinator Doug Robbins says they are in desperate need of refrigeration equipment. The sooner someone could help, the better… the holidays are a busy time for the Food Bank. Up to fifty volunteers help prepare Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets for 350 families in Delaware County. And outside


More Rail Shipping Available for Grain This Year

The transportation of corn and soybeans from country grain elevators to food processing centers should be easier this year than in past years. Iowa Soy Transportation Coalition executive director Mike Steenhouck says one reason is because there simply are more engines to pull the freight. Steenhouck says the railroads responded to the increase in demand

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Official Snowfall Amounts from Rare November Storm

Area residents have finished digging out from an usual early winter snowstorm that brought up to a foot of snow to some places in eastern Iowa. Friday night’s storm brought a wide range of snowfall totals… The National Weather Service says Dubuque reported up to a foot, Edgewood received 11 inches, Independence reported nine, Quasqueton


Review Shows State Spending at Mental Health Institutes

A review from the state auditor’s office shows just how much the state has been spending to care for mentally ill patients who’ve been residents of the state-run hospitals in Independence, Clarinda, Cherokee and Mount Pleasant. Only two of those Mental Health Institutes are open today. Governor Branstad closed the facilities in Clarinda and Mount


Authorities Looking for Suspects in Linn County Home Burglaries

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance. On Thursday, several homes were burglarized in the rural Fairfax/Walford area in Linn County. These burglaries occurred during the daytime hours. The suspects in these burglaries usually stop at a residence and either ring the doorbell or knock at the door. If no one answers


Two Taken to Hospital after Delaware County Collision

Two people were taken to the hospital following on collision in Delaware County Thursday morning. It happened at the T-intersection of D-5X and 210th Avenue. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says a semi driver was using his semi-truck to remove pallets of lumber off his trailer, with his truck stopped on the road. A small truck

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Hopkinton Woman Convicted of Conspiring to Manufacture Meth

A Hopkinton woman who was conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine with her husband for approximately five years was convicted by a jury after a two-and-a-half day trial in federal court in Cedar Rapids.  Lisa Ann Davis, 48, from Hopkinton, Iowa, was convicted of all three counts charged against her in an Indictment filed October 27, 2015. 


Arrest Warrant Issued for West Union Man

A West Union man is wanted by authorities for stealing two vehicles, among other charges. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year old Mark MacInnis stole a vehicle from Oelwein on November 8th and drove it to a home in rural Sumner, where he stolen another vehicle. That vehicle was recovered in West Union on