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Volunteers Needed for Manchester Rhubarb Fest

Volunteers Needed for Manchester Rhubarb Fest

Mark your calendars for this year's Rhubarb Fest in Manchester. Rhubarb Fest will be held Saturday, June 7th from 9 am to 1 pm at Baum Park. There will be rhubarb plant and food contests, a rhubarb foodstand, rhubarb wine ...

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Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Edgewood Rodeo Days

Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Edgewood Rodeo Days

The Edgewood Rodeo Days will host some pretty big celebrities this summer... The Budweiser Clydesdales will be at the rodeo all three nights on Thursday, June 26th, Friday, June 27th and Saturday, June 28th. Edgewood Chamber Director Elise Bergan says ...

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No Slowing Down for ‘Manchester Good to Great’

No Slowing Down for 'Manchester Good to Great'

Manchester Good to Great held a special reception Tuesday night for the supporters of its capital campaign. And they heard an update on the Good to Great projects, with the focus right now on the Manchester Whitewater Park. River Recreation ...

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Sign Up to Participate in Delaware County Relay for Life

Sign Up to Participate in Delaware County Relay for Life

Team registration has begun for this year's Delaware County Relay for Life. Committee member Shirley Rempt says anyone of any age can participate and form a team. Relay Captains 1 Many of the teams are made up of cancer survivors and their ...

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Hauschild Appointed Manchester’s Interim Police Chief

Hauschild Appointed Manchester's Interim Police Chief

Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer has appointed an interim police chief. Sergeant Jim Hauschild will serve as Manchester's interim police chief until a new chief is named. He will step in for Chief Bruce Trapp, who will retire on April 30th. ...

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Manchester Officially Names Skate Park and City Park

Manchester Officially Names Skate Park and City Park

Two of Manchester's recreational areas now have official names. The city park downtown along the Maquoketa River with the gazebo that is commonly referred to as "Riverfront Park" or "Gazebo Park" will now be known as "The Howard and Helen ...

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Fire at Coggon Apartment Complex

A fire at an apartment complex in Coggon resulted in minor damage early this morning. The Coggon Fire Department answered the call just before 1:30 at a four-plex apartment on 3rd Avenue East . The fire was contained to the bedroom of the apartment that was occupied by one adult and three children. The cause

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HS Girls Soccer: Latest Rankings

The second set of girls high school soccer rankings compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have been released. *Listening area county teams in bold. Class 1A School Record LW 1 Davenport Assumption 3-1 1 2 Bishop Heelan 3-0 2 3 Nevada 6-0 3 4 Bondurant-Farrar 2-0 8 5 Waterloo Columbus 1-1 5 6 Solon

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Volunteers Needed for Manchester Rhubarb Fest

Mark your calendars for this year’s Rhubarb Fest in Manchester. Rhubarb Fest will be held Saturday, June 7th from 9 am to 1 pm at Baum Park. There will be rhubarb plant and food contests, a rhubarb foodstand, rhubarb wine tasting, a rhubarb store, a craft fair, kids’ activities, music, and a horse-drawn parking shuttle.

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Crop Land Value Drops For First Time In 5 Years

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A survey shows the value of Iowa cropland has dropped for the first time since 2009. The survey from the Iowa Realtors Land Institute shows the value of tillable cropland fell by 5.4 percent in the past six months. The report found the average price of high-quality farmland was $11,104 an

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