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Alburnett Woman and Child Injured in Collision

Alburnett Woman and Child Injured in Collision

An Alburnett woman and her child were injured in a collision Thursday night. The Linn County Sheriffs Office says it happened in Midway on North Center Point Road. A southbound van making a turn was rear-ended by a pickup truck. The van’s driver, 33-year old Jennifer West of Alburnett, and her eight-year old daughter were


City of Manchester Restructuring Administrative Position

The City of Manchester has restructured one of its administrative positions. The Planning and Project Coordinator will now be known as the Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator. Taylor Matteson, who served as the Planning and Project Coordinator for the past several years, has mutually parted ways with the City of Manchester, so City Manager Tim Vick says

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North Linn Hires New Superintendent

The North Linn School District has hired a new superintendent and elementary principal. Chris Fenster is currently the lead elementary principal at Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Community School District. He will replace Karl Kurt, who has accepted a position with AEA 267. Fenster will begin his new duties at North Linn on July 1st.


Plans in Place for Midwest Pride in your Ride

Midwest Pride in your Ride will be back in Earlville in a couple weeks. This annual truck and tractor show is a fundraiser for the Dyersville Area Relay for Life, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. It will be held Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th at the Tri-State Raceway. Events begin


Anhydrous Ammonia Leak Leads to Manchester Street Closure

South 5th Street in Manchester was closed for a short time Tuesday afternoon due to an anhydrous ammonia leak at Innovative Ag Services.   The Manchester Fire Department was called out around 2:30 pm to 1100 South 5th Street. Manchester Police and DNR also responded to the gas leak, and Innovative Ag Services’ staff assisted