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Animal rescue shelter in Dubuque County to close

"The county has no place to go with their animals, if we don't take them, there's no place for 'em," said Vicky Ruefer, director or Whispurring Hope Animal Rescue. The animal shelter in Dyersville is soon closing its doors because the bills are stacking up. Besides occasional donations, Ruefer and

KWWL - 2017-09-19 02:01:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

DYERSVILLECOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Memorial ride to honor Iowa officer killed in crash

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) -- A memorial ride scheduled for next month will honor an eastern Iowa police officer who was killed in a head-on crash. The ride will start in Anamosa on Oct. 15. Proceeds will benefit the family of Anamosa Officer Mitch Kelchen, who was killed in the crash Sept. 2 north of Andre

KCRG.COM - 2017-09-18 21:40:00

Lillian M. Wessels - New Vienna

Lillian M. Wessels, 86, of New Vienna, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at Luther Manor, Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held 2 - 8 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:30 pm. Visitation will

KMCH.COM - 2017-09-19 21:51:35

Platteville Police alert public about fake money

Police in Platteville, Wisconsin are on the lookout for counterfeit dollar bills. They say multiple small businesses in town were victims of fake money, during the past three weeks. Some were fast food restaurants. The fake money was also used at the Platteville Dairy Days festival. "$10, $20, and

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-20 00:52:00

Health & Wellness: Free classes, events, support groups

FITNESS AREA FIT CLUB, 9 a.m. weekdays, River City Apartments Community Room, 860 Clark St., Marseilles, Heidi, 815-343-6976. FOREVER FIT, 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Walsh Park, Bellevue Ave., Ottawa, 815-431-8034. GROUP EXERCISE, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fox Valley Older A

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-18 23:47:12

Grant to abate lead paint

CLINTON - Thanks to a grant from the East Central Intergovernmental Association, the cities of Clinton and Maquoketa soon will address homes containing harmful lead-based paint. The ECIA has awarded the cities a combined $1.5 million in funding to begin cutting down on the number of houses still fea

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-17 11:00:00

Boil advisory issued for section of Maquoketa

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Maquoketa Municipal Water Supply is recommending residents boil water before drinking, or to use an alternative source. Workers replaced a broken water main valve on Tuesday at Summit and Melrose. This resulted in depressurizing a portion of the water system, which

KCRG.COM - 2017-09-19 22:53:00

Memorial ride set for local police officer killed in wreck; stops in Bellevue, Cascade, Delhi

ANAMOSA, Iowa -- A memorial ride will be held next month to benefit the family of a local police officer recently killed in a crash. The ride starting in Anamosa will be held on Sunday, Oct. 15. The Anamosa Police Department states that proceeds will benefit the family of Officer Mitch Kelchen, 40,

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 15:00:00

Man charged in Baton Rouge killings

Police line/crime scene (CNN) -- A 23-year-old Louisiana man was charged with murder Tuesday after police matched his DNA to shell casings found at the scene of a pair of homicides, authorities said. Kenneth Gleason, 23, was charged in connection with two killings that happened last week -- and wi

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:55:00

Cuomo endorses rival and fellow Democrat de Blasio for mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday picked up the endorsement of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his fellow Democrat and frequent rival. Cuomo voiced his support for the mayor during an interview on WNYC radio's Brian Lehrer Show. De Blasio, who is seeking a second term, won last week's five-way primary

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:21:00

Tensions in St. Louis: How did we get here?

CNN) -- Since white ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, demonstrators have taken to the streets every night. Largely peaceful in the daytime and sometimes turning violent after dark, the protests

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:12:00

Hurricane Maria back at Category 5 as it barrels toward Caribbean

(CNN) -- Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation. With the US territory of Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands now in its path, Maria's powerful

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:11:00

Paige announces candidacy for state Assembly

Dusten Rader/For The RecorderPhilip Lloyd Paige, center, announced Monday, Sept. 18, his candidacy for assemblyman of the 118th Assembly District. From left, supporters Jack Moulton of Glens Falls, Nick Wildey of Madrid, Gloversville Mayor Dayton King, Ben Eddy of Albany, and Trevor Bender of Albany

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Chamber schedules open house at new primary care center

FONDA - The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce and Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home will hold an Open House at Littauer's new Fonda Primary & Specialty Care Center in Fonda, 46 E. Main St., on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Open House will offer refreshments with a bount

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Search is on for superintendent

GLOVERSVILLE - Applications for the Gloversville superintendent position are due at the end of October, according to a news release from the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services. HFM BOCES Superintendent Patrick Michel will be assisting the Gloversville Enlarged Schoo

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Seafood boil held in downtown Gloversville

Jullenne Cunnigham, left, the chef of Arcadian Pastures, a butcher shop/restaurant to open at month's end in Gloversville, works with Karen Gordon to prepare food Saturday for the first Seafood Boil at Castiglione Memorial Park. (The Leader-Herald/Eric Retzlaff) Husband-wife team from the town of F

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

State Police: man arrested for sending naked picture on Craigslist

BRUNSWICK, NY (WRGB) --- An Amsterdam man is facing an aggravated harassment charge after sending several messages to someone on Craigslist, including a naked picture of himself. According to State Police, troopers arrested Keith Graham, 26, of Amsterdam after a six-week long investigation. They sai

WRGB - 2017-09-19 07:29:58

Aldermen adopt new zoning law, eye possible tweaks

Recorder News Staff Amsterdam Common Council members unanimously adopted an ordinance Tuesday to rewrite the chapter on zoning in the city code. Mayor Michael Villa said after the meeting, he intended to sign the ordinance, upon which the new regulations would be effective immediately. While no chan

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Wilbur H. Lynch High School Class of 1967 holds 50th reunion

Alumni of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School Class of 1967 of Amsterdam recently celebrated their 50th reunion. Events for the weekend included a tour of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook bridge narrated by classmate US Rep. Paul Tonko followed by a gathering at Parillo's Armory Grill on Friday

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00