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Aunt Emmy's Opens Today in Downtown Manchester

  Aunt Emmy’s opens today in downtown Manchester. Emily Kelchen’s cupcake business has been extremely popular among local residents since she started selling her treats four years ago. She’s been baking all those goodies in her rural Manchester home, but that’s about ...

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GNB Bank Collects Over $1700 for Local Causes

GNB Bank in Manchester announces its year-long casual for a cause and Bean Counter contributions totaled $1722. The funds were donated to the following 12 organizations chosen by GNB employees: Helping Services of NE IA, Second Helpings, Delaware County Community Chest, ...

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Manchester Unveils Concept Plan for Downtown/Riverfront

What will Manchester’s riverfront and downtown area look like in the future? An open air pavilion and recreational activities along the riverfront, trees lining the downstreet streets, a shelter with restrooms and showers by the Whitewater Park and townhomes overlooking the ...

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Listen all day this Tuesday, January 24th. When you hear the cue to call, be caller number 7 on the studio line at 563-927-8808. The correct caller will receive a pair of tickets to the Delaware County Beef Banquet at ...

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HS Bowling: WD Hawks Sweep Bellevue

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawk Bowling teams traveled to Bellevue last night and came away with four wins. The varsity boys won 1801-1749 and the girls posted a 1665-1423 victory. The Hawks will return home for a WaMaC conference ...

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HS Basketball: Thursday Night Scores And Friday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A few area coverage contests took place last night in high school basketball: In Girls play: Cascade 54, Northeast 40 Independence 48, Vinton-Shellsburg 40 Janesville 55, Starmont 37                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ed-Co 53 East Buchanan 50                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Monticello 59 Anamosa 43 Boys: Anamosa 62, Monticello 42 Cascade 59, ...

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Local Residents Reflect on Inauguration Day

Today is a big day for the country as say goodbye to one President and welcome in another. Manchester resident Robin Stone is having a hard time with that goodbye. She has been a supporter of President Barack Obama from the ...

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Four People Arrested in Manchester Drug Investigation

Several people have been arrested in a Manchester drug investigation. Manchester Police say 19-year old Deandre Daniels Junior of Manchester, 19-year old Morgan Fox of Manchester and 27-year old Kyle Perkins of Mustang, Oklahoma have been taken into custody. Police served two ...

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Area Meetings Today

Area meetings today include the Delaware County Supervisors at 1:15 pm, the Manchester City Council at 5 pm, the Dubuque County Supervisors at 5:30 pm, and the Independence City Council and the Cascade City Council, both meeting at 6 pm.   Today’s Delaware County Supervisors agenda includes a discussion and possible consideration of next fiscal

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HS Baseball: Morrison Inducted Into Baseball Coaches Association Hall Of Fame

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association held their 49th Annual Awards Banquet at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines on Saturday night. Former West Delaware head baseball coach Mike Morrison was inducted for his success in turning WD baseball into one the best and highly respected Class 3A programs


Ed-Co Selling Tickets for “Dance the Night Away” Event

Ed-Co will host their “Dance the Night Away” event on Saturday, February 11th at 7:30 pm in the Ed-Co High School Gym. Watch several local couples in this dance competition! $10 in advance or $12 at the door. This is a junior class post-prom fundraiser. Tickets available at Karl’s, Bloom’s, local banks, the schools and

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Swine Health Key Topic at Iowa Pork Regional Conferences

(CLIVE, Iowa), Jan. 20, 2017 – Swine health, a swine market outlook and barn safety will be three of the subjects discussed at the 2017 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences. The Iowa Pork Producers Association, the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine specialists will host the meetings at four Iowa locations

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  • Thousands turn out for Women’s March events in Iowa January 22, 2017
    “Sister” rallies were held in Decorah, Des Moines, Dubuque and Iowa City this weekend as hundreds of thousands around the globe gathered for marches to highlight women’s issues. Organizers of the event in Des Moines say there were 26,000 women — and men — gathered outside the statehouse Saturday. “Sister warriors!” Sandy Mostaert, one of the […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Derek Eadon is new Iowa Democratic Party chairman (AUDIO) January 22, 2017
    Iowa Democrats have a new chairman. Thirty-three-year-old Derick Eadon of West Des Moines was elected to the post on Saturday. “First order of business is to get to work on organizing and, also, holding Republicans accountable,” Eadon told reporters a few minutes after he won the job. Eadon worked on Barack Obama’s campaigns in Iowa in 2012 and […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Trump advisor Sam Clovis takes job at U.S. Ag Department January 20, 2017
    An Iowan who has been an advisor to Donald Trump during the presidential campaign is moving into a job in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Sam Clovis of Hinton, Iowa was sworn in soon after Trump was sworn in so he can begin his duties. Clovis says they are setting up what they call a […]
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  • Urbandale student arrested after threatening picture found online January 20, 2017
    An Urbandale High School student was arrested after school administrators say he made an online threat. Principal Brian Coppess sent a letter to parents saying police discovered a Snapchat photo of the student holding a gun and a second photo of ammunition with a caption that said he was “going to get those math teachers […]
    Dar Danielson
  • ISU expert says the First Lady still plays an important role for the president January 20, 2017
    A new first lady today takes over today along with the new president. Iowa State University history professor Stacey Cordery  says some people think we should do away with the position, but she’s not among them. “I think that the role of the first lady is an important role and I don’t think that we can really […]
    Dar Danielson

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  • Whitehead, Desmond receive medals from library association January 22, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead's latest honor is a thank-you from the country's libraries.
    The Associated Press
  • Q&A: Meet 'Roxanne, Roxanne' breakout Chante Adams January 22, 2017
    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante biopic "Roxanne, Roxanne." Adams had no feature credits to her name and a background in theater. But the […]
    The Associated Press
  • Matt Damon says he'll pitch clean water to Trump January 22, 2017
    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Matt Damon took the cause of clean water to the Sundance Film Festival, where he said he's hoping to pitch Donald Trump on the issue.
    The Associated Press
  • Dee Rees' American odyssey 'Mudbound' captivates Sundance January 22, 2017
    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic "Mudbound." Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn't fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had […]
    The Associated Press
  • Alec Baldwin's Trump wasn't on 'SNL,' but mock-Putin was January 22, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe Alec Baldwin was busy. Maybe "Saturday Night Live" figured viewers had seen plenty of President Donald Trump for real this inauguration weekend.
    The Associated Press

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