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Fayette County Man Arrested Again for Sexually Abusing Child

Fayette County Man Arrested Again for Sexually Abusing Child

A Fayette County man has been arrested for sexually abusing a child. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 42-year old Timothy Parker of Westgate faces three charges of Second Degree Sexual Abuse for sexually abusing a girl several times from 2008 to 2010. The victim came forward earlier this year to report the alleged abuse.

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Sign Up to Participate in Delaware County Relay for Life

Team registration has begun for this year’s Delaware County Relay for Life. Committee member Shirley Rempt says anyone of any age can participate and form a team. Relay Captains 1 Many of the teams are made up of cancer survivors and their family and friends. Some teams are formed in memory of those who lost


Manchester Officially Names Skate Park and City Park

Two of Manchester’s recreational areas now have official names. The city park downtown along the Maquoketa River with the gazebo that is commonly referred to as “Riverfront Park” or “Gazebo Park” will now be known as “The Howard and Helen Shelly Memorial Park”. The Shelly family made a substantial gift towards the Whitewater Park in

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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