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Dyersville Chamber’s Christmas Giveaway Round One Winners

Dyersville Chamber’s Christmas Giveaway Round One Winners

The Dyersville Chamber has announced its first round of winners in their annual Christmas Giveaway. They are Sandy Lehman of New Vienna, Ryan Washburn of Dyersville, Norma Borcherding of Manchester, Kandi Kolpin of Spirit Lake, Sherry Burkle of Earlville, Gary Smock of Cedar Rapids, Cindy Engelken of Dyersville and Pat Vaske of Dyersville. There will be


November Valued Volunteer: Les Carlson

Congratulations to this month’s Valued Volunteer: Les Carlson. Les was nominated for his many years as director of the Delaware County Recreational Center.  Les says they are always looking for volunteers to help out at the Rec. Center.  If you’d like to help out, you can call Les at 927-8027.  To nominate some for the

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – November 21

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “Harvest is now nearly complete with 98 percent of corn harvested statewide.  Southwest and south central do still have


Delaware County Cash Mob Visits Petersburg

The Delaware County Cash Mob made a visit to Petersburg last week. The group surprised the staff at The Big House, the bar and restaurant that opened this summer in the old Detour building. Cash mobbers from around the county spent over five hundred dollars at the business, enjoying drinks and dinner. Last month, the

Economic Downtown Hitting All Sectors of Agriculture

An ag industry analyst says the economic downturn is hitting all sectors of agriculture and virtually all Iowa farmers are feeling the brunt. Dave Miller, director of research and commodity services for the Iowa Farm Bureau, says every commodity is being impacted. “Corn prices are down more than half from where they peaked a couple


Starmont Volleyball Team Donates to RMC

Regional Medical Center (RMC) would like to publicly thank the Starmont Volleyball Team for their generous donation. The team held fundraisers which will help fund a women’s night event to be hosted by the RMC Radiology Department in the spring of 2017. More information on this event will be forthcoming. Lynn MacTaggart, RT, (R), (M)


Ed-Co Gathering Public Input on Building Improvements

The Ed-Co School District is looking into making improvements to its buildings and they want the public’s input. This past spring, the district started working with architects to develop a long-range master facilities plan. Ed-Co Superintendent Rob Busch says the board is holding a public forum tonight to gather your ideas and suggestions on their


Delaware County Freedom Rock Set in Dundee

The Delaware County Freedom Rock was set in its official spot in Dundee over the weekend. Volunteers dug the hole for the rock in the Dundee City Park last week and it was set in the hole on Saturday. The City of Dundee donated services, along with several local businesses. The rock is now ready