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DeWitt will have a new mayor and council member after this year’s general election. 

Pickleball players in DeWitt who have been looking to expand the sport and its facilities in town recently received some great news.

DeWitt city officials are crafting an ordinance that would permit licensed drivers 18 or older to operate utility terrain vehicles (UTV) within the city limits of DeWitt. 

About 88% of Iowa patients hospitalized in intensive care units due to COVID-19 have not been vaccinated, said the county’s top health official Monday. And while positive cases locally are at similar levels as last week, the virus appears to be infecting younger people.

The Scenic Byways in Northeast and Eastern Iowa are hosting the Best of the Byway Fall Bus Tour at the end of September and beginning of October. The tour will include a culinary crawl, a scenic overlook photo opportunity with fall leaves, a brief presentation about the byway and a special h…

Splashing around: Taking advantage of late-summer weather, Izzy Shady, 6, is a picture of sheer joy as she runs through one of the water features at the Delmar splashpad. The splashpad has provided fun in the sun for Delmar’s youth throughout the season.

Several meetings are set next week that will give citizens and stakeholders an opportunity to provide input on Clinton County’s broadband study.

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The Observer is seeking 2021 newlyweds to share their favorite fun, candid wedding photos. The photos will be used in various ways, such as the upcoming Bliss issue, editorial collages and future marketing.