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MV Dollars for Scholars Fundraiser Brings in $2,000

MV Dollars for Scholars Fundraiser Brings in $2,000

Maquoketa Valley’s Dollars for Scholars fundraiser last Friday night was a big success. The fundraiser featured Jim Salow, Jim Clifton and Jim Krapfl as guest bartenders at Earlville Pub and Grub. Owners Terry and Brenda Elgin also contributed to the event, and the wait staff donated their tips to the cause. They raised over two-thousand


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


Oberbroeckling Appointed to Dyersville City Council

The Dyersville City Council appointed a new council member Monday night. Mike Oberbroeckling was the unanimous selection by the council. He was selected from four candidates, who also included Lora Gravel, Thomas Klaren and Tom Westhoff. Oberbroeckling was born and raised in Dyersville. He served as an Air Force officer for 25 years. After retiring,

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Old Creamery Show Coming to Manchester

The Old Creamery will present a show in Manchester this Saturday night. “The Frog and the Princess” will be performed at 7 pm at Hanson Auditorium.   Tickets are $7.50 for adults, and the admission cost for students and children is a non-perishable food item for the Delaware County Food Bank. All seats are reserved. For

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – April 18

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.   “The weather was nearly ideal in much of the state last week and planting got underway in earnest with

Kinze Manufacturing Announces Layoffs Due to Low Grain Prices

WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa (AP) – Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze Manufacturing says it must lay off 121 workers as low grain prices have slowed farmer purchases. The Des Moines Register reports the Williamsburg-based company announced Monday that office and factory worker cuts will be effective June 18. The eastern Iowa company makes planters and grain carts.