Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Manchester Chamber Selling Hawaii Trip Raffle Chances

The Manchester Chamber is once again offering chances to win a trip for two to Hawaii! The winner will choose between a $3,500 travel certificate (to your destination of choice) and $500 spending money OR a $3,000 cash prize. Limited number of tickets available. Contact the Manchester Chamber office at 927.4141 or any Chamber board


Several Dubuque County Intersection Lights Shot Out by Vandals

Dubuque County authorities say several intersection lights have been vandalized over the past month. The Dubuque County Roads Department reported seven different intersection lights were shot out, including on Highway 151 at the intersections of Sundown Road, Monastery Road and 12 Mile Road; and on Highway 52 South at the intersections of Massey Station Road,

Officials Confirm Job Cuts at Dubuque IBM Facility

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – State officials say 202 employees at IBM’s Dubuque facility will lose their jobs next month as part of the company’s worldwide layoff. The Telegraph Herald reports that IBM informed employees Wednesday of a “permanent mass layoff event.” An Iowa Workforce Development statement says the layoffs would become effective Feb. 27. Rick


Maquoketa Valley Speech Team Preparing for State Large Group Contest

The Maquoketa Valley speech team competed at the Large Group District Speech Contest in Cascade last Saturday.   Of the 23 events performed, 16 received Division 1 ratings.  Those receiving the Division 1 rating include Choral Reading (Macy Anderegg, Danica Fjelstul, Amanda Fortman, Olivia Hill, Rebekah Hill, Tiffany Hoeger, Emily LaGrant, McKenzie Lansing, Natalie Neuzil, Kendra Ries,


Delaware County Supervisors News

Delaware County will be exploring the possibility of implementing a public wastewater system in Petersburg. The DNR has had this potential project at the top of their radar for the past eight to ten years. The small unincorporated town of about 150 residents is currently being served by private septic systems. The Eastern Iowa Regional

Manchester Kids League Sign-Ups

Manchester Kids League sign-up will be held several times in February. Sign-up will take place Feb. 11th and 12th from 3 to 7 pm at the West Delaware Middle School commons (during parent-teacher conferences). Sign-up will also take place on Feb. 14th and Feb. 21st from 8 to 11 am.

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