One Person Dies in Weekend Northeast Iowa House Fire
A northeast Iowa woman has died in a weekend house fire. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of a residential structure fire in the 700 block of East Cedar Street in Quasqueton, just after 3 am Sunday morning. Sheriff’s Deputies and Quasqueton Fire personnel were...
Man Arrested for Forged Lottery Tickets
An Independence man has been arrested for allegedly cashing forged lottery tickets at a Waterloo gas station, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 37 year old Jeremiah Sherwood is accused of attaching bogus faces to losing pull-tab tickets and redeeming them at the Prime Mart on Lafayette Street. The wins ranged from $20 to $100. Investigators with the Iowa Lottery Division determined the tickets were fake. Employees at the store identified Sherwood through a photo lineup. He has been charged with four counts of Lottery Fraud.
Clayton County Youth Shine at Michelle Obama STEM Academy 4-H Public Speaking Competition
Budding young scientists and orators took the stage at Michelle Obama STEM Academy in Clayton County, exhibiting projects that ranged from nursing to herpetology. This local bout of the 4-H Public Speaking Competition was not just another school event—it was a glimpse into the future of innovation as driven by the area's youth.
Vikes near century mark in scoring
Monday’s score was well above the Class 3A No. 1 Vikings’ average of 78.3 points per game as the Decorah boys’ basketball team handled West Delaware with ease in the Class 3A Substate 3 semifinals, 98-41. Decorah enters the substate semifinal with a 20-2 record as the Vikes will host Wahlert Catholic (10-12) Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. West Delaware ends the season with a 2-20 record. If Decorah wins, the substate final will be held in Decorah against the winner of the Charles City and Hampton-Dumont semifinal Monday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.
US News and World Report Recognizes Upper Iowa University (UIU) Online Programs
FAYETTE, IOWA (February 22, 2024) — Upper Iowa University (UIU) is proud to announce its recognition in the US News and World Report's Best Online Bachelor's Programs rankings. This accolade underscores UIU's commitment to providing accessible online education, tailored to meet the needs of today's learners. Whether students are looking to advance in their current career or pivot to a new one, UIU's online programs are designed to offer flexibility, support, and the quality education needed to succeed in a competitive workforce.
WATCH: Officers rescue person in Oelwein apartment fire
OELWEIN, Iowa (KCRG) - On February 17th, 2024, at approximately 10:21 pm, emergency crews were dispatched to the 4th floor of the Mealey Apartments for a report of a fire. Responders arrived to discover heavy smoke on the fourth floor. They then moved room to room to evacuate residents. Officers...
An Outdoorsman’s Journal: Sauger fishing, and Howe
Hello friends, Before I go any further with this week’s column, I would like to thank all of the good people that sent me emails and texts after the column that my daughter Selina wrote as well as the one I wrote about Selina. I would have to say that Selina’s column was one of the top two or three with readers in the last 34 years. We speak every day, and she truly has become a woman of the Rocky Mountains. ...
Seven area boys basketball teams compete in Class 2A or 1A District Finals tonight
The high school boys basketball postseason continues tonight with Class 1A and 2A District Finals. In Class 1A District Finals involving area schools;. Waterloo Christian takes on top-ranked North Linn at Independence. Dunkerton plays Maquoketa Valley at Oelwein. And Gladbrook-Reinbeck plays Keota at Benton Community,. In Class 2A District Finals...
Upper Iowa named one of America's best online universities for a bachelor's degree
FAYETTE, Iowa – U.S. News & World Report is including Upper Iowa University (UIU) in its Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings. "We are honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report," says UIU President Kathy Franken. "This accolade reflects our unwavering commitment to providing an accessible, high-quality education to all students, regardless of their location or schedule. On behalf of the Board of Trustees and administration, I would like to express our appreciation to the faculty and staff who make this possible through their work each day."
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Guttenberg as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Raiders Advance on Y99.3
Tuesday night on Y99.3 the Dunkerton Raiders beat Maquoketa Valley 50-39 to win a District Title. The Raiders got 18 points form Dylan Marquart in the win. The Dunkerton boys will play Bellevue Marquette in Manchester on Saturday at 7:00 on Y99.3 with the winner advancing to State. In another...
Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program, appoints new vice president of quality
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing said Wednesday that the head of its 737 program is leaving the company in an executive shake-up weeks after a door panel blew out on a flight over Oregon, renewing questions about safety at the company. Boeing announced the departure of Ed Clark, who had...
Legislation against traffic cams moving through statehouse
Both the Iowa Senate and House are currently deliberating versions of a bill — SF2337 & HSB 707 — that aims to curb the proliferation of traffic cameras across the state. If passed, this legislation would prohibit the installation of new traffic cameras in Iowa, while also mandating the removal of existing ones.
National Grain Bin Safety Week
DELAWARE COUNTY — Delaware County Emergency Management says rural communities continue to face hazards associated with working in and around grain structures. Rural firefighters are often the first and only line of defense when a farmer or other worker becomes helplessly trapped in grain. Local fire departments train on...
Iowa Boys High School Basketball: How to Stream the Maquoketa Valley High School vs. Dunkerton High School Game - February 20
On Tuesday, February 20, Dunkerton High School will host Maquoketa Valley High School, tipping off at 7:00 PM CT. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. MVHS vs. Dunkerton Game Information. Game Day: Tuesday, February 20.
72-year-old Manchester hardware store thrives on diversification, personalized service
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday. MANCHESTER, Iowa — A business decision in the late 1980s helped ensure that a Delaware County store could continue to operate well into its future. Palmer Hardware, located in downtown Manchester, enters...
Arlington cop fatally shot armed driver who failed to comply 3 times, police say
An Arlington cop who pulled over a man for driving erratically shot him three times after the driver failed to comply with orders and had a grabbed a gun, Arlington police said in a news conference where they released body-cam footage.
Applications open for Century, Heritage farms in Iowa
ROWLEY, Iowa (KCRG) - A program celebrating Iowa’s farmers is now accepting applications. One of the main criteria: a farm must have been in the same family for at least a century. “There’s not many people that can say that they live in a house that their great-great-grandfather built,”...
Oelwein, February 20 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Maquoketa Valley High School basketball team will have a game with Dunkerton High School on February 20, 2024, 19:00:00 CST.
Coverage from RTX: Facility in Tanauan City, Philippines, Shifts to Renewable Electricity to Reduce Emissions
Collins Aerospace, a business unit of RTX, has recently announced the successful shift of its facility in Tanauan City, Philippines, to renewable electricity. This transition represents a significant step towards the company’s commitment to sustainability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its manufacturing operations. The Tanauan City site, which...