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Dyersville is holding a residential spring cleanup day this Saturday. Items should be placed curbside by 7 a.m. Small items must be contained in boxes or bags. Gas-powered items need to be fully drained of fuel and oil. Items that will not be accepted include appliances, TVs and tires. Building materials, remodeling materials, fencing, fluorescent bulbs, yard waste, household garbage and hazardous materials also are prohibited.

Governor Kim Reynolds Signs Disaster Proclamation after Storms

Governor Kim Reynolds signed a disaster emergency proclamation that would open six counties to disaster relief aid. Reynolds cited six counties that received damage from Friday’s storms, including Allamakee, Cass, Des Moines, Fayette, Henry, and Lee counties. It opens up certain state resources for disaster recovery, as well as relief grants of up to $5,000 for households earning up to 200% of the poverty level. More information on applying for disaster relief grants can be found on the state’s website. Victims of the storms have 45 days to apply.

Earlville to Flush Hydrants Next Week

The City of Earlville Water Department will be flushing hydrants Week of April 22nd - 26th. During this time customers may experience decreased water pressure and/or discoloration of water. Residents with questions or concerns can call the Earlville City Office at 923-3365.

Worthington Ends Boil Advisory

The City Worthington has ended a boil advisory. City leaders say the boil recommendation was due to the potential for bacterial contamination after the distribution system had a loss in pressure on Sunday. People can also use bottled water instead. Residents of Worthington may now resume normal water use. The advisory was in place until test samples met water quality requirements from the DNR.

Dyersville Chamber Names Woman of the Year

The Dyersville Area Chamber of Commerce named it's 2024 Woman of the Year at the 27th annual Women's Night event, held last night. The award went to Ashley Hall, A mother of four who was described in her nomination as facing challenges like her child's cancer diagnosis and her own risky pregnancy. Ashley fundraises for pediatric cancer causes and supports families dealing with alopecia. The award is presented annually to a woman “whose qualities have enhanced the quality of life for residents and communities” in Dyersville, Earlville, Farley, Luxemburg, New Vienna, Petersburg and Worthington.

Tornado Confirmed in Buchanan County

A tornado in Buchanan County has been confirmed by the National Weather Service from Tuesday's severe storms. The tornado was near the towns of Quasqueton and Winthrop. The National Weather Service will release more details of the tornado on Thursday. Another tornado was confirmed from Tuesday's storms in southeastern Iowa. The tornado developed in Lee County near the town of Houghton. The tornado was rated as an EF-2 with peak winds of 130 mph and a max width of 600 yards. It was on the ground for over 26 miles passing through Lee, Henry and Des Moines counties. Significant damage was observed to homes, trees and outbuildings in the path of the tornado. The worst damage occurred at a farm north of New London in Henry County. The roof of a brick house had been removed and one of the exterior walls collapsed. There was also a garaged destroyed on the property.

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Dyersville
Dyersville, US
10:12 pm, Apr 21, 2024
temperature icon 42°F
clear sky
Humidity 57 %
Pressure 1022 mb
Wind 6 mph
Wind Gust Wind Gust: 5 mph
Clouds Clouds: 0%
Visibility Visibility: 0 mi
Sunrise Sunrise: 6:12 am
Sunset Sunset: 7:52 pm

Sports

Sports 4/19/24

Local Sports:
Beckman, WD, and Cascade Boys Track @ Dalzell Field POSTPONED 4/22/24
Beckman (Late Add, 14th), Cascade (6th), WD (2nd), Maq Valley (7th), and West Del (4th) Girls Meet In Machester
Maquoketa Valley Boys Track @ Boys and Girls Monticello Home Meet
West Delaware Boys Track 8th @ Denver
9 Beckman Catholic @ 2 Regina Catholic Boys Soccer POSTPONED 4/24
Wahlert 3 Western Dubuque 1 Girls Soccer
Wahlert 2 Western Dubuque 0 Boys Soccer
Cedar Valley Christian 6 Monticello 0 Boys Soccer
Cedar Valley Christian 3 Monticello 1 Girls Soccer

Friday:
Beckman @ West Liberty Girls Soccer
West Liberty @ Beckman Boys Soccer
Marion @ West Delaware Boys and Girls Soccer

NBA Play-In
Friday:
Bulls vs Heat
Kings vs Pelicans
Saturday:
Magic @ Caviliers
Suns @ Timberwolves
76ers @ Knicks
Lakers @ Nuggets
Sunday:
Bulls/Heat vs Celtics
Mavericks vs Clippers
Pacers vs Bucks
Kings/Pelicans vs Thunder

MLB:
Red Sox 2 Guardians 0
Rangers 9 Tigers 7
Rays 2 Angels 1
Giants 5 Diamondbacks 0