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Bret Michaels' VIP Night Tickets on Sale Saturday

Tickets for Bret Michaels' VIP Night concert at the Delaware County Fair go on sale this Saturday morning. Michaels, who is best known as the front man for the '80's and '90's rock band Poison, will be performing in Manchester ...

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Farmland Values Drop Nearly 9% in Recent Survey

Iowa farmland values saw their biggest drop in almost three decades in the latest survey released by Iowa State University Thursday. The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development is taking over the survey duties from retired economics professor Mike Duffy. ...

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Clayton County Courthouse Clock Chimes Again

The historic clock at the Clayton County Courthouse is chiming again today. The clock tower was added to the courthouse in Elkader in 1896, about thirty years after workers started construction on the building. The citizens of Elkader paid for the ...

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Second Helpings Needs Donations

Second Helpings is in need of donations. This Manchester United Methodist Church program serves a free Monday night supper to anyone who needs a meal. Coordinator Tina Mead says around 160 people rely on that free meal every week. Second Helpings ...

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RMC Newborns Receiving First Christmas Stockings

Regional Medical Center is providing its newborn babies with their first Christmas stockings. All during the month of December, newborns at the hospital are receiving red, fuzzy My First Christmas stockings courtesy of the RMC Auxiliary. Several fundraising efforts throughout ...

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December Valued Volunteer: Gloria Rattenborg

Congratulations to Gloria Rattenborg of Manchester, our latest "Valued Volunteer"! Gloria volunteers at the Delaware County Food Bank, The Delaware County Chapter of the American cancer Society, and serves as the Parish Nurse at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Manchester. ...

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Bret Michaels’ VIP Night Tickets on Sale Saturday

Tickets for Bret Michaels’ VIP Night concert at the Delaware County Fair go on sale this Saturday morning. Michaels, who is best known as the front man for the ’80’s and ’90’s rock band Poison, will be performing in Manchester on Friday night, July 17th. VIP Night tickets will include all-you-care-to-eat-and-drink during the show, plus

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HS Sports: Friday’s Slate

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The last Friday night of high school sports in 2014 is upon us, a full schedule of basketball and bowling takes place around the area: In girls basketball: The 5-1 West Delaware Hawks will host the class 3A 11th-ranked 7-0 Solon Spartans inside Seedorff Gymnasium in the final WaMaC East division

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Manchester Public Library Logo Contest

Are you creative and enjoy drawing? The Friends of the Manchester Public Library is having a logo contest. Pick up the entry form at the front desk of the library and return it by January 10th. Winner will receive $50! All ages are encouraged to enter!

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Farmland Values Drop Nearly 9% in Recent Survey

Iowa farmland values saw their biggest drop in almost three decades in the latest survey released by Iowa State University Thursday. The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development is taking over the survey duties from retired economics professor Mike Duffy. But Duffy helped crunch the numbers this year. ddlandvalue1 The drop means an average value

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  • Farmland values drop almost 9% in latest ISU survey December 18, 2014
    Iowa farmland values saw their biggest drop in almost three decades in the latest survey released by Iowa State University today. The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development is taking over the survey duties from retired economics professor Mike Duffy. But Duffy helped crunch the numbers this year. “What we saw was an 8.9 percent […]
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  • Dog rescued from well near Oelwein December 18, 2014
    Rescue personnel in northeast Iowa’s Fayette County were sent out on a somewhat unusual mission Wednesday morning. Christina Edmonds, who lives in a rural area northeast of Oelwein, has an old well on her property that sits near her dog’s kennel. She told KCRG-TV that a stray dog somehow became trapped inside the eight-foot deep […]
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  • Winnebago posts first quarter profits, but below market expectations December 18, 2014
    Winnebago Industries is reporting lower-than-anticipated profits for its first quarter. Winnebago CEO Randy Potts cites additional labor costs and delayed delivery of supplies to make the recreational vehicles as the reasons. “A lot of the labor constraints were caused by the supply chain issues and that can be a little bit confusing,” Potts says. “If the […]
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  • Hawkeye coach gets questions about team record, QB starter December 18, 2014
    Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz got several questions about the team’s lackluster showing and finish to the season during his Learfield Sports bowl call-in show Wednesday. Iowa finished 7-5 and will play in the Taxslayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida against Tennessee on January 2nd. One caller said the Hawkeyes have good, coaches, facilities and players […]
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  • Group seeks to refocus attention on 1992 murder of Grinnell College student December 18, 2014
    The kidnapping and murder of a Grinnell College student 22 years ago remains an unsolved case and a new group aims to refocus attention on the crime. The Task Force for Tammy, directed by two Grinnell College graduates who were friends of the victim, wants to jump-start the investigation. Grinnell senior Tammy Zywicki was on her way […]
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  • Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions December 19, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. steps to cut that country's access to hard currency and declare it once more as a state sponsor of terrorism.
    The Associated Press
  • Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report' and the host he played December 19, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is dead.
    The Associated Press
  • Companies' data security in question after Sony hack December 19, 2014
    ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
    The Associated Press
  • 'The Interview' jeopardizes overseas movie villains December 18, 2014
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.
    The Associated Press
  • Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack? December 18, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously […]
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  • Jags' Marks caps 21-13 win over Titans with sack December 19, 2014
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Sen'Derrick Marks slipped by Andy Levitre, grabbed Charlie Whitehurst around the legs and dragged him to the ground.
    The Associated Press
  • Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury December 19, 2014
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of his young season in the first half.
    The Associated Press
  • Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade December 19, 2014
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night.
    The Associated Press
  • Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn December 18, 2014
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand.
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  • Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks December 18, 2014
    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
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