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Gov. Branstad Delivers Final “Condition of the State” Address

Gov. Branstad Delivers Final “Condition of the State” Address

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad delivered his final “Condition of the State” address Tuesday morning. Cuts…RIkayCOS3Republicans now control the legislative branch of state government and Branstad called on the GOP to change Iowa’s collective bargaining law and “defund” Planned Parenthood. Branstad is also calling on legislators to address the spike in traffic fatalities. He’s asked for

Edgewood Man Arrested on Drug Charges

An Edgewood man has been arrested on drug charges. On Monday, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office took 43-year old Brett Schmerbach into custody following a search warrant at his home. Schmerbach has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Prescription Drug, Administering Harmful Substances, Drug Distribution Violation to Person Under 18, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

New Speed Limit for Rural Delhi Road

A rural Delhi road is getting a new speed limit. Pioneer Road, which leads south of Delhi, currently doesn’t have a posted speed limit. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett says drivers can technically go 55 miles per hour there right now because there is no sign to tell them otherwise. But, the area gets a

Two Accidents Reported in Same Fayette County Spot

Several accidents were reported around the area today due to the slick roads. In Fayette County, a Strawberry Point woman had to be rescued after she drove into the ditch and rolled southeast of Wadena. The Sheriff’s Office says 63-year old Kristine Morarend was trapped upside-down in her vehicle and Wadena firefighters had to free

Three Injured in Head-on Crash on Highway 38

Three people were injured in a head-on crash near Greeley Tuesday morning. The Iowa State Patrol says a SUV collided with a car on Highway 38 shortly before 7:30 am. The SUV, driven by 35-year old Amanda Vaske of Strawberry Point, lost control on the icy roads and crossed the centerline – right into the

Dyersville Chamber Announces “Business of the Year” Nominees

The Dyersville Chamber has announced this year’s Business of the Year nominees. The nominees are American Trust and Savings Bank, Big River United Energy, Happy Joe’s, Steger Construction and Theisen’s. Last year’s winner was Tauke Motors in Dyersville. The winner of the Business of the Year award will be announced at the Dyersville Chamber’s annual

RMC’s Most Popular Baby Names in 2016

What do you think were the most popular baby names in 2016? Regional Medical Center in Manchester has released its list of most popular names given to babies born at their hospital last year… The most popular girls’ names were Arianna, Ellie, Addison, Emma, Olivia, Rylee and Trinity. The most popular boys’ names were Carson,

Update: Earlville Wind Towers to Run by End of January

We have an update for you on the Earlville wind turbines – they should be running by the end of the month. We told you last week about the trouble Delaware County officials have had trying to get in contact with Optimum Renewables, the company that constructed the three wind towers. The wind towers were

ATV/UTV Ordinance Approved in Manchester

ATVs and UTVs will be allowed on Manchester’s city streets starting next week. The Manchester City Council approved the third and final reading of the proposed ATV/UTV Ordinance at their meeting last night. Chuck Hutchinson and Rick Seeley are two members of the local Roads to Trails Club, which approached the City with this request