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Good Samaritan Credited with Helping Capture Fayette Burglar

Good Samaritan Credited with Helping Capture Fayette Burglar

Authorities are crediting a Good Samaritan with helping them capture a car burglar in the city of Fayette Wednesday night. The burglary happened around 6 pm as the Good Samaritan was leaving a business on Main Street. The Good Samaritan, whose name has not been released, noticed a teenage boy burglarizing a car in the

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Iowa Farmers Waiting to See If They’ll Reach USDA Predictions

  The USDA is predicting record corn and soybean yields in several states, including Iowa. The USDA estimates Iowa’s average corn yield at 197 bushels per acre, five bushels better than last year’s record yield. The soybean yield is estimated at 57 bushels per acre, up a half bushel from last year’s record. Brent Jacobsen,

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Authorities Investigate Robbery In Arlington

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that took place at Charlie’s Quick Shop in Arlington just after 11:00pm Wednesday night.  It was reported that a white male about 5’ 9” wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black mask covering his face, dark jeans and dark shoes displayed a knife to the store

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West Delaware Adds Programs In New School Year

West Delaware has added a new building that will be called the “Hawk Center”. Earlier this year, the district purchased the St. Paul School Building located on Clara Avenue.  Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says the building will be the home of two new programs: The other new program will benefit students with special needs: Classes


Durango Woman Pleads Not Guilty Of Stealing From Aunt

DURANGO, Iowa (AP) – A Durango woman accused of stealing more than $365,000 from a disabled aunt has pleaded not guilty in the case. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that 44-year-old Molly Bodish entered the plea Monday at her arraignment in Dubuque County District Court to one count of criminal conduct. Dubuque police say they


Officials Hope to Start Petersburg Wastewater Construction by Spring

Officials are hoping to start construction on Petersburg’s wastewater project by next spring. The DNR is requiring that the unincorporated town of over 100 residents install a community-wide wastewater system. After considering several options, residents voted earlier this year to construct a lagoon system. Mark Schneider and Larry Nagle, representing ECIA and EIRUSS, recently updated

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Four Positions on Delaware Co. Fair Board Up for Election

Several positions on the Delaware County Fair Board are up for election. Positions include District 3 (which covers Delhi, Union, North Fork and South Fork townships); District 5 (which covers the City of Manchester); and two At-Large positions (which covers anywhere in Delaware County). Anyone interested in applying must be at least 18 years old

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Share the Harvest Moves to Tuesdays in Fourth Year

  Share the Harvest is in its fourth year of helping feed the Manchester community. This weekly event offers local gardeners the opportunity to drop off extra fruits and vegetables, and then those in need of supplemental food are welcome to stop by and pick up the produce. Director Robin Stone says there has been one major


Gov. Branstad Named to Ag Advisory Committee to Advise Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Gov. Terry Branstad has been named to an agricultural advisory committee that will advise GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The Trump campaign announced Tuesday that Branstad is part of a 64-member committee that will provide advice on the agricultural industry. It includes several governors and state lawmakers from around the


Popular Archery Shoot Returning to Volga River State Rec Area

Around one-thousand archers from Iowa and other parts of the Midwest will visit Volga River State Recreation Area in northeast Iowa this weekend for the Rinehart R100. The Rinehart R100, considered “the best archery shoot in the world,” is returning to Volga River State, hosts the event in partnership with the Iowa DNR. The two