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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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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 Edgewood Livestock Commission owner Jerry Maker, who used to work with the Clydesdales many years


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 Committee Co-Chair Ryan Wicks says plans are coming along nicely. Good Great 1 Their goal


Fayette County Man Arrested Again for Sexually Abusing Child

A Fayette County man has been arrested for sexually abusing a child. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 42-year old Timothy Parker of Westgate faces three charges of Second Degree Sexual Abuse for sexually abusing a girl several times from 2008 to 2010. The victim came forward earlier this year to report the alleged abuse.

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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 family and friends. Some teams are formed in memory of those who lost


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. Mayor Kramer says he asked Chief Trapp, city officials and some city residents for recommendations


Maquoketa Officer Justified in Shooting

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) – The Jackson County Attorney’s Office has found a Maquoketa police officer was justified in using deadly force after a motorists fired repeatedly at him. The Iowa Department of Public Safety on Monday released details of the April 1 shooting, including dash-cam video played at a news conference. The video shows Sgt.


Weather: From Summer to Winter in One Weekend

It was a wild weather weekend, with a little something for everyone – including near-record high temperatures, thunderstorms, flooding, high winds, hail and snow. Highs on Saturday reached 81 in Manchester. Storms hit the area Saturday night, with golfball sized hail reported in areas such as Fayette. Temperatures dipped into the 50s on Sunday, bringing

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