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After spending nearly four months in Iowa City at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, a Dyersville couple has returned home with two new additions to their little family.

Bryce Barrett has owned Barrett Auto Repair and Service in Epworth for a couple of years. He purchased the business from Bruce Maahs after years of service, and the look of the building has not changed much over the last couple of decades. Thanks to a grant the business recently received, Ba…

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors tabled an application request from Con Edison to build three wind turbines in southern Delaware County at its Nov. 16 council meeting.

A work session of the Edgewood-Colesburg School board, Nov. 18, to discuss sharing positions with Clayton Ridge brought some clarity as to how Edgewood-Colesburg wants to proceed with that sharing.

Western Dubuque High School student Kirsten Davis was selected to have her artwork featured in Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA). Teen Mental Health First Aid training is the first of its kind developed for high school students in the U.S. “The program teaches high school students to reco…

An interesting caveat with schools andthe COVID-19 pandemic this year was how parent-teacher conferences would be conducted. At MV, face-to-face meetings were not an option, so they were held remotely. The Maquoketa Valley Community School District held their conferences Nov. 3-5.

A local Cub Scout troop recently planted over two dozen trees to help improve the environment and improve energy efficiency in the area. Pack 5, with Scouts from Peosta, Farley and Epworth, had four volunteers lead the project. This is all part of a multi-decade program funded by Alliant Ene…

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LONDON — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

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About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay home and avoid big Thanksgiving gatherings.

Jerry Manemann and Greg Wagner, from American Legion Post #137, announced the winners of the St. Francis Xavier fifth grade flag essay contest at Mass Friday, Nov. 6. All fifth graders wrote a flag essay in social studies, which were submitted to the Legion for judging. Front from left, Jude…

Xavier third graders worked with Randy's Market to decorate turkey pumpkins. From left, Kannon Olberding, Chase Rahe, Max Milbert, and Wyatt Lueck show their creations. The creations will be on display at Randy's through Thanksgiving.

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At the Nov. 2 meeting of the Dyersville City Council, councilmembers unanimously agreed it was time for the city to take an official stance by encouraging citizens to wear masks and follow other guidelines issued by the CDC, stopping just short of issuing a mandate, but a lot has changed sin…

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Have the new work and school arrangements left you wondering how you can move through the demands of the pandemic without getting overwhelmed? Do you need help in supporting your family’s social, emotional, and mental health? Are you looking for new perspectives to help you better adapt to a…

Men in the Dyersville area are going to be dressing better and looking sharper as Haberdash Outfitters Co. recently opened in Dyersville. Jennifer Recker, owner of J&R Fashions Boutique, has expanded her horizons and brought a sense of fashion to the menswear world as well as the women’s.

A company that purchased a Delaware County wind farm earlier this year is proposing a major upgrade to the farm. Delaware County supervisors heard those plans at their Nov. 9 meeting.

Maquoketa Valley football had an interesting 2020 season. After a sluggish start, the Wildcat defense picked up and kept them in many football games. MV finished the season 2-7, but they had three games decided by seven or less points. With some tough teams on their schedule, they didn’t shy…

A work session between the Edgewood-Colesburg and Clayton Ridge school boards at Clayton Ridge High School, Nov. 11, continued discussions about sharing opportunities between the districts.

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Have the new work and school arrangements left you wondering how you can move through the demands of the pandemic without getting overwhelmed? Do you need help in supporting your family’s social, emotional, and mental health? Are you looking for new perspectives to help you better adapt to a…