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Olin Man Critically Injured in Car vs. Snowplow Collision

An eastern Iowa man is in critical condition after colliding with a snow plow, Saturday afternoon. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Nicholas Schulke of Olin, rear ended an Iowa DOT plow while it cleared snow along the shoulder of Highway 20 near Sandstone Lane. Deputies say it happened around 3:40 p.m. Schulke…read more »

Tama Boil Order in Effect Until 4:15 pm Saturday

The City of Tama will remain under a boil order until late tomorrow(Sat.) afternoon. That’s because an 8-inch water pipe broke Thursday near the intersection of Highway-63 and Eighth Street. Tama’s Public Works Director, John Lloyd, says the order will be lifted tomorrow(Sat) afternoon at 4:15, but until that time residents should boil their water…read more »

Marion’s Rotten Egg Smell Today NOT a Gas Leak

If you live in the Marion area and are smelling something that reminds you of rotten eggs, it’s NOT a gas leak. Captain William Houser of the Marion Fire Department says the citywide odor is believed to be caused by a combination of the water pollution plant on Bertram Road and the light southeast winds…read more »

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