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Manchester Man Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Others at Apartment

Manchester Man Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Others at Apartment

A Manchester man has been arrested for threatening to shoot others with a shotgun. Manchester Police were called to Apartment 2 at 1513 North Franklin Street on Wednesday for a man with a loaded shotgun making threats to shoot people. The other people inside the apartment were able to talk the man into putting the

West Delaware Wreath Sales

West Delaware’s wreath sales begin Sunday, October 26th and run through November 9th. Music students will kick off the wreath sales with a door to door blitz on Sunday afternoon, Oct 26th. Please purchase from your favorite West Delaware Music Student or call Sandy Steffen at 563-932-2942 to place an order. Delivery occurs the week of Thanksgiving. All proceeds

Early Harvest

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 20

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Heavy rains across the southeastern two-thirds of Iowa early last week kept farmers out of the fields for several


Thief Steals Soybean Crop from East Dubuque Field

(AP) – An Iowa farmer says someone has stolen about $18,000 worth of soybeans from 18 acres on his farm in Illinois. Matt Schuster of La Motte says he is missing more than 1,600 bushels after someone took the crops in East Dubuque. He says he noticed the theft when he checked on the land


DCED Treats Local Industries During October Industry Month

Delaware County Economic Development visited several industries in the area as part of October Industry Month! Director Donna Boss and members of the board stopped at Laddawn, Exide Technologies, Pieco, FarmTek, Manchester Cabinetry and Rockwell Collins. They also made visits to Kendrick Forest Products and the Edgewood Locker in Edgewood and Imperial Tool in Colesburg. All the

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Dry Weather Helping Harvest

The corn harvest is still two or three weeks behind schedule, but the dry weather is helping farmers move things along this week. According to Monday’s USDA Crops and Weather Report, 19-percent of the corn crop has now been harvested. Usually by this time, more than half of the corn is out of the fields.


Three Injured in Accident West of Oelwein

Three people were injured in an accident west of Oelwein Tuesday night. It happened at the intersection of 40th Street and W-13. The Iowa State Patrol says a Peterbilt truck failed to yield at a stop sign and pulled out in front of a car that was heading west on 40th Street. The driver of

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Delhi Man Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase

A Delhi man has been arrested for leading authorities on a high-speed chase Monday. Dyersville Police say they tried stopping a white Ford Explorer for a registration violation around noon on Monday. The SUV stopped on Highway 20 westbound, but as the officer approached, it sped off. The SUV turned south off Highway 20 and


Extension Election Coming Up

When voters head to the polls on November 4th, they’ll also have the opportunity to elect five members of the Delaware County Extension Council. The five candidates on this year’s ballot include Sharon Bacon of Delhi, Patty Conrad of Manchester, Jill Knipper of Hopkinton, Bruce Nieman of Manchester and Sue Willie of Manchester. Bacon, Conrad,


Two Fires in Greeley Area Monday

More details have been released about the two fires that broke out in the Greeley area Monday. Greeley Fire Chief Dave Pierschbacher says firefighters were first called to a shop fire at the Jim Rave residence along 227th Avenue northwest of Greeley around 11 am. The shop sustained about ten-thousand dollars in damage. While firefighters

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