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RMC Warning Community of a Scam

RMC Warning Community of a Scam

Regional Medical Center is warning the community of a scam. Hospital officials say the Hospice Support Fund, a program of the New Hope Foundation located in Virginia, has been soliciting residents in the Manchester and Delaware County area through personalized charity mailers. Their solicitation includes a plea for their 2016 Annual Fund Drive. RMC’s Hospice

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Monday Recap of Delaware County Fair

  Day One of the 2016 Delaware County Fair is officially in the books. Monday was a big day for 4-H/FFA members, as they got their exhibit projects judged – everything from crafts and cookies to woodworking and even machinery. It was Alex Schanbeck’s first year showing projects at the Delaware County Fair. Schanbeck, who is a member

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – July 11

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “In general, crops continue to make good progress statewide and maturity remains ahead of the five-year average.  The storm


Manchester Man Arrested for Burglary and Assault

A Manchester man has been arrested for breaking into an apartment last weekend and hitting a man. Manchester Police say they were called to 222 South Franklin Street for a report of a burglary and assault on Saturday, July 2nd. When police arrived, a man told them 53-year old Rusty Large had entered the locked

Grace E. Walston – Peoria, AZ, formerly of Manchester

Grace Eileen Walston, 96, of Peoria, Arizona, formerly of Manchester, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Peoria, Arizona. Graveside Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester. Celebration of Life: 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at the United Methodist Church, Manchester. Arrangements by Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester

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Marvin W. Hamlett – Strawberry Point

Marvin W. Hamlett, 89, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on May 8, 1927, in Strawberry Point, the son of David and Augusta (Kleinlein) Hamlett.  Marvin was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Strawberry Point High School.   Marvin

Boat Reported Stolen from Lake Delhi

Authorities say a boat was stolen from Lake Delhi this week.   The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says a pontoon owned by Nancy Peterson was reported stolen from the 205th Avenue area on Wednesday.   The pontoon, which had a brand new motor, was on a black trailer with no plates. The pontoon was still

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Delaware County Cash Mob Strikes Hopkinton

The Delaware County Cash Mob struck again last night… this time making a stop in Hopkinton to visit the Delaware County Historical Society.   The cash mobbers got a chance to check out the treasures in the buildings on the Lenox College campus that depict the history of the county, college, community and schools.