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HS Basketball: Thursday Night Recap/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Girls basketball team dropped a close decision last night falling to Solon on the road, 50-45. The Hawks led most of the game and by as much as 13 points at one time in ...

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Celebrate Manchester's 150th with Random Acts of Kindness

  You may see some small cards floating around Manchester this month that say, “I love Manchester. You are the recipient of a random act of kindness. Please pass it on”. The cards are part of Manchester’s 150th birthday celebration. Each month ...

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West Delaware Looking for Businesses to Help Students

West Delaware is looking for businesses that would be willing to allow students to learn in their workplace. High school principal Tim Felderman says the district currently allows students to learn outside of the classroom, but starting next year, it will ...

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Manchester Zoo Ordered to Remove Tigers and Lemurs

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - The owners of a private Manchester zoo must remove their tigers and lemurs after a federal judge ruled they failed to provide appropriate living conditions for the animals. In a ruling issued Thursday, Chief Magistrate Judge Jon ...

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Delaware Co. Fair Offering SuperVIP Tickets for Foreigner Concert

      The Delaware County Fair is offering something special at this year’s VIP Night with Foreigner… a “SuperVIP” ticket with the opportunity to meet the band. Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer says there are only 75 of these “SuperVIP” tickets available and you ...

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Two Arrested on Meth Charges in Strawberry Point

Strawberry Point police arrested two people on meth charges Saturday night. The Police Department says they teamed up with the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office to conduct a search warrant at 109 Sunset Knoll in Strawberry Point. 34-year old Chad Taylor ...

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Dyersville Area Community Foundation Announces 2016 Board

The Dyersville Area Community Foundation announces that Carrie Koelker of the Eastern Iowa Tourism Assocation has joined their Board of Directors. Koelker replaces Jim Heavens, who is retiring from the board. The Foundation has also announced their new executive committee members. Sheila Tegeler will serve as President, Lisa Maiers as Vice President, Dave Schroeder as

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HS Basketball: Thursday Night Recap/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Girls basketball team dropped a close decision last night falling to Solon on the road, 50-45. The Hawks led most of the game and by as much as 13 points at one time in the 1st half. Still leading by nine heading into the fourth quarter, they were

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Celebrate Manchester’s 150th with Random Acts of Kindness

  You may see some small cards floating around Manchester this month that say, “I love Manchester. You are the recipient of a random act of kindness. Please pass it on”. The cards are part of Manchester’s 150th birthday celebration. Each month in 2016 features a theme highlighting Manchester’s assets, and February’s theme is “I

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Propane Prices Remain Low Heading into Spring

We’re past the half-way point of winter and propane prices are holding steady, a big relief to Iowans who heat their homes with the fuel, especially after a record-setting price spike two years ago. Harold Hommes, a fuels analyst with the Iowa Department of Agriculture, says there’s a huge surplus of propane right now, setting

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  • Panthers set to challenge nationally ranked Wichita State February 12, 2016
    The Northern Iowa Panthers take a five-game winning streak on the road in Missouri Valley Conference play to tangle with 25th ranked Wichita State. Just a couple of weeks after sitting at 2-6 in the Valley the Panthers are now 7-6 and just two games behind second place Illinois State. “We knew how close we […]
    Todd Kimm
  • Potholes causing problems as winter freeze impacts roadways February 12, 2016
    Our cars are taking a beating as this winter’s freeze-thaw cycle is leading to deep potholes on virtually all of Iowa’s roads. A spokeswoman for the state’s largest auto insurer says smacking a pothole just right may do a lot more than rattle your teeth, as it can translate to an expensive repair bill. Ann […]
    Matt Kelley
  • House Republicans propose less spending than Branstad recommended February 12, 2016
    House Republicans are proposing a $7.32 billion state budget for next year. “This budget has been put together in a mindful manner to make sure that we are living within our means, but also funding the priorities of Iowans,” says Representative Pat Grassley, a Republican from New Hartford who is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Republican […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • ISU, U-I & UNI presidents ask legislators for $20 million more February 12, 2016
    The presidents of Iowa’s three public universities were at the statehouse Thursday, asking legislators to boost state funding for the schools by more than $20 million. That is two-and-a-half times what Governor Branstad has recommended — and Republican legislators suggest $20 million is an excessive request. Iowa State University president Steven Leath wants more than […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Upmeyer says too many ‘unanswered questions’ about marijuana as medication February 12, 2016
    The top Republican in the legislature is making it clear she will oppose any attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Iowa this year. House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, a Republican from Clear Lake, is a nurse practitioner and she says it “makes sense” to have the federal Food and Drug Administration make that decision. “I still […]
    O. Kay Henderson

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  • It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend February 12, 2016
    TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.
    The Associated Press
  • Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injury February 12, 2016
    TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh's All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began.
    The Associated Press
  • Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban February 12, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
    The Associated Press
  • FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years February 12, 2016
    GENEVA (AP) — Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.
    The Associated Press
  • Bach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull out February 12, 2016
    LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.
    The Associated Press

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