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Two Nurses Charged after Alleged Abuse at Elkader Care Center

Two Nurses Charged after Alleged Abuse at Elkader Care Center

Two nurses have been charged in connection to alleged abuse at the Elkader Care Center. Our coverage partners at KCRG report Nichole Buckley and Heidi Mueller both face charges of dependent adult abuse, wanton neglect of a resident of a health care facility and tampering with records. Court documents say in March, Mueller and Buckley

Fall Kicks Off with Heat Wave

Fall officially arrived Friday afternoon, but it’ll be a few days before the weather feels that way… Highs reached into the 90s once again Friday and the heat is expected to stick around through Monday. The combination of heat and high humidity has been pushing the heat index to around 100 degrees in some places

Catching Up with Former Congressman Jim Nussle

Radio Iowa recently caught up with former Congressman and Manchester resident Jim Nussle. These days, Nussle is president and CEO of the Credit Union National Association. He was recently in Des Moines to address the Iowa Credit Union Convention. Nussle says Iowa’s 94 not-for-profit credit unions have filled a void as banks throughout the country

Details Released on Semi/Car Collision in Manchester

Details have been released on Tuesday’s accident involving a semi and a car on East Main in Manchester. Manchester Police says a westbound semi was preparing to turn left into Simon’s Grain and Feed lot when a car from behind tried passing the semi in the eastbound lane. The two vehicles collided, with the car

Two Former Dyersville Mayors Facing Off in City Election

Two former Dyersville mayors will face each other in the November election. Jim Heavens and Al Haas are the two candidates who have filed to run for Dyersville mayor. Heavens had served as mayor from 2003 until 2013, when he was defeated by Haas. After serving two years, Haas lost his re-election bid to current

Dyersville Man Arrested for Stealing from Walmart

A Dyersville man has been arrested for stealing from the Manchester Walmart. Manchester Police say 41-year old Brian Ahrens was taken into custody last Thursday. Police say they investigated a series of shoplifting incidents that happened at the store between July 31st and August 30th. Their investigation uncovered that Ahrens had committed three thefts during

City of Manchester Starting Utility Project Monday

The City of Manchester will start a utility project on Monday. This project will have new water main running along East Delaware Street from South Franklin to South Tama. There will also be sewer work on South Tama from the courthouse south to West Marion Street. Tschiggfrie Excavating will be starting with the water main

Clayton County Rail Project Awarded State Funding

A Clayton County rail project has been awarded funding from the state. The Pattison Sand Company in the town of Clayton was awarded a $700,000 loan and a $252,000 grant for rail service improvements. DOT spokesperson Laura Hutzell: She says they will use the money to help move the sand. The rail funding works similar

Manchester Chamber Ambassador Visits

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors made a couple visits to local businesses on Thursday. The Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting at Gateway Appliance in Manchester. This new business at 111 West Main Street sells appliances and offers service work on appliances too. The building, which in the past has housed CarQuest and a