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Major League Baseball Commissioner Makes Announcement at Field of Dreams

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made a visit to the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville Thursday. He was there to announce the stops on Major League Baseball’s "We are Baseball" Hall of Fame Tour. The tour will stop ...

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Farmers Savings Bank Receives National Honor

A local bank has been given national recognition. Farmers Savings Bank was one of 34 banks and credit unions to receive a Designation of Savings Excellence Award last week. The honor recognizes banks and credit unions that went above and beyond ...

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Law Enforcement Increasing Presence Over Memorial Day Weekend

You’ll notice more law enforcement on the roads over the Memorial Day holiday. Local law enforcement, including the Manchester Police Department, are participating in the STEP wave enforcement through June 6th. About half of the people who die in Iowa crashes ...

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Early Morning Storms Bring Wind Damage

The severe storms that moved through early this morning brought wind damage across the area. Wind gusts were estimated to have reached 70 to 80 miles per hour when the storm moved through Independence shortly before 5 am. Storm spotters in ...

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HS Sports: Wednesday 5-25 Recap/Thursday 5-26 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Softball team improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 1-0 win over North Scott in Eldridge last night. Liz Koloc scored the only run of the game and for the 2nd night ...

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HS Boys Golf: State Golf Preview

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: Four area boys golf teams will compete at the 2016 state golf meet on Friday and Saturday and in class 3A the West Delaware boys team qualified by finishing second at their district in Ames ...

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Manchester Legion Riders Raise Money for Honor Flight

Members of the Manchester American Legion Riders Post 45 came together last Friday night for a good cause. The group spent the night bartending at Pin Oak in Manchester as part of the restaurant’s “Bartenders for a Cause” program. The Legion Riders ...

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Farley Woman Arrested after Rollover in Delaware County

A Farley woman was arrested after a rollover accident in Delaware County Tuesday night. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened on 275th Street. Authorities say 29-year old Ashley Geiger crossed the centerline and then lost control when she over-corrected ...

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Makes Announcement at Field of Dreams

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made a visit to the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville Thursday. He was there to announce the stops on Major League Baseball’s “We are Baseball” Hall of Fame Tour. The tour will stop in six cities – Davenport, Milwaukee, the Twin Cities, St. Louis, Las Vegas and

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HS Sports: Wednesday 5-25 Recap/Thursday 5-26 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Softball team improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 1-0 win over North Scott in Eldridge last night. Liz Koloc scored the only run of the game and for the 2nd night in a row Kristen Wegmann got the complete game victory. The Hawks will compete

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Registration Open for Berries and Brew Fest

There will be something new at this year’s Strawberry Days. It’s called Berries and Brew Fest, and it will showcase the talents of area wineries, breweries, homebrewers and homemade wine makers. Berries and Brew Fest will be held Saturday, June 11th from 1:30 to 6:30 pm on East Mission Street in Strawberry Point. Any local

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Dairy Iowa Event Includes Program for Farmers and Youth

ANKENY, Iowa – Mike Pearson, Iowa Public TV’s Market to Market host, and dairy economist Dr. Marin Bozic of the University of Minnesota are the headline speakers for a Dairy Iowa event June 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Prairie Links Golf and Event Center in Waverly, Iowa. The program also includes

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  • ISU political scientist discusses president’s visit to Hiroshima May 26, 2016
    An Iowa State University political scientist says President Barack Obama’s visit on Friday to Hiroshima, Japan, is highly significant. It will be the first visit to the site of the U.S. atomic bomb attack by a sitting president and Professor Richard Mansbach predicts Obama will not apologize for the nuclear blasts that brought about the […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Waterloo man dies in motorcycle accident May 26, 2016
    Police have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in Black Hawk County Wednesday. Police say 19-year-old Tristan Kabela of Waterloo tried to pass two vehicles at a high speed, but lost control and hit a cable barrier. Kabela died at a hospital. The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. near Highway 58 and […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Man found guilty of killing Iowa lawmaker’s sisters sentenced to life May 26, 2016
    A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to life in prison today for the deaths of his neighbors, who were the sisters of an Iowa state legislator. The death penalty was under consideration for 45-year-old Allen Wade, but a jury deadlocked on that option. Under Pennsylvania law, a life sentence is automatically imposed when jurors fail to […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Drug treatment provider files lawsuit accusing Wellmark of fraud May 26, 2016
    A drug treatment provider in central Iowa has filed a federal lawsuit against Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, alleging the insurance provider owes them millions of dollars in unpaid claims. St. Gregory Retreat Centers CEO, Mike Vasquez spoke about the lawsuit this morning. “We filed suit today in federal court today against Wellmark Blue […]
    Dar Danielson
  • GPAC considers expansion May 26, 2016
    The Great Plains Athletic Conference will consider expanding this summer. The University of Jamestown in North Dakota has applied for admission to the NAIA Conference beginning with the 2017-18 school year. “Normally membership votes occur at our conference meetings in October or April”, said GPAC commissioner Corey Westra. “Given that we are in a tweener […]
    Todd Kimm

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  • News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault May 26, 2016
    DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.
    The Associated Press
  • Sister Act: Serena, Venus Williams both win 6-2, 6-1 at Open May 26, 2016
    PARIS (AP) — First it was Serena Williams' turn to overpower an opponent 6-2, 6-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen.
    The Associated Press
  • Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal May 26, 2016
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.
    The Associated Press
  • Judge hears arguments on US women's team strike rights May 26, 2016
    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has heard arguments whether the world champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions and wages before this year's Olympics.
    The Associated Press
  • Coach Steve Kerr: Warriors on brink but ready to rally May 25, 2016
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr gave his Golden State players a much-needed mental day off with time to rest their weary bodies, and he got back to work trying to figure out how to save the season against a powerful Thunder team that shows no signs of slowing down.
    The Associated Press

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