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Update: Name Released of Bicyclist Found Dead in Dubuque County

Update: Name Released of Bicyclist Found Dead in Dubuque County

Authorities have released the name of the bicyclist who was found dead in Dubuque County Sunday morning. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says 64-year old Paul Gorrell of Dubuque apparently died of natural causes. Gorrell had been riding his bike in the 12000 block of North Cascade Road near Stonybrook Hill Children’s Zoo. Authorities say

Anamosa High School Evacuated for Possible Bomb Threat

Anamosa High School was evacuated Monday afternoon for a possible bomb threat. Jones County Sheriff Greg Graver tells KMCH that authorities were called to the school around 12:45 pm after school officials received information about a possible explosive device in the building. High school students and staff were immediately evacuated from the school grounds. Anamosa

Severe Storms Bring Hail; High Wind To Area Saturday Night

Severe weather made its way through eastern Iowa Saturday night, bringing with it hail, high winds and a brief tornado warning.  The National weather Service issued a tornado warning for the southwest corner of Delaware, Southeast Buchanan, and Northern Linn Counties shortly before 8pm due to rotation being detected by radar. Although there were no

Dairy Groups Urge President Trump to Tackle Canada Trade Dispute

U.S. dairy groups are calling on President Trump to take immediate action against Canada’s trade policies. The groups want quick action against Canada for what they call “repeated and escalating disregard for its trade obligations under NAFTA.” Former Iowa Governor and U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is now president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council.

Easter Egg Hunts Planned for Saturday

GNB will host its 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt in Manchester this Saturday morning. The Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10 am at Tirrill Park. And GNB’s Lea Ann Smith suggests getting there early. Eggs filled with candy and toys will be spread from the tennis courts to the Tirrill Park band shell. And there

Road Work on Highway 20

You may have noticed some road work on Highway 20 on the west end of Delaware County this week. Crews have been working on a crack-filling project on the highway’s westbound lanes from Delaware to Highway 187 near Masonville. The Iowa DOT says they started on the Delaware end earlier this week so that they can be

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests in Monticello

Two people have been arrested following a traffic stop in Monticello. Monticello Police were dispatched last Wednesday night, April 5th, to South Main Street for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers arrived in the area and saw a car parked in the driveway of Kromminga Motors after normal business hours. Police pulled over the

Deadline to Register Manchester Garage Sales is Monday

Dupaco’s Manchester Community-Wide Garage Sales are coming up in a couple weeks. Garage sales will be open Saturday, April 29th across town, with many kicking off a day or two early. And the deadline to get your garage sale registered is 5 pm on Monday. Just go to to enter your sale location, hours

Delaware County’s Parks Opening for Season

Delaware County’s parks will be opening for the season next week. All parks and wildlife areas, including Bailey’s Ford Park, Coffins Grove Park, Turtle Creek Park, Twin Bridges Park and Fountain Springs Park, will open on Tuesday. All campsites are on a first-come first-serve basis. Camping costs ten dollars per night, electricity costs five dollars