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West Delaware School Board News

West Delaware School Board News

The West Delaware School District participates in the Instructional Support Program, and the school board recently approved a change regarding their participation. The school board has approved additional funding for the 2016-2017 school year. The additional funding for the Instructional Support Program will not exceed ten-percent of the total regular program district cost for the

Lambert Five-Year Old Registration

Lambert Elementary in Manchester is asking parents to call the West Delaware business office at 927.3515 ext 404 if your child will be 5 years old by September 15th, 2015. They would like to verify your child’s information for their census data base. The information will be used for mailing materials regarding Kindergarten and Junior

Opal Y. Kriesler – Cedartown, GA, formerly of Colesburg

Opal Y.  Kriesler, 87, of Cedartown, Georgia, formerly of Colesburg, died   on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Cedartown, Georgia.   Opal Yvonne Phelps Kriesler was born January 26, 1927, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the daughter of Martin Philip and Carrie Louella (Derr) Phelps.  Opal attended high school in Colesburg.   On

Clair H. “Corny” Cornwell – Greeley

Clair H. “Corny” Cornwell, 79, of Greeley, Iowa, died on Friday, January 16, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on January 20, 1935, in Iowa City, the son of William and Dorothy (Idel) Cornwell. Clair was raised in the Greeley area and attended Greeley High School. On July 20, 1968, Clair was

Western Dubuque Donkey Basketball

The Western Dubuque FFA is hosting Donkey Basketball at the Western Dubuque High School Gym on Sunday, March 8th at 3 pm. Teams will be made up of community members, organizations and businesses. A limited number of advance tickets will be available for $6. Tickets will be $8 at the door, with Pre-K free. Tickets available

Iowa Wins Federal Money for Watershed Improvement Projects

Iowa pulled in a big chunk of money Wednesday as part of a new U-S-D-A Regional Conservation Partnership Program that’s designed to improve water quality. The assistant chief of the U-S Natural Resources Conservation Service, Kirk Hanlin, announced the award at the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) offices in Des Moines. “We’re


Trace Adkins Concert Tickets on Sale Saturday

Tickets for Trace Adkins concert at the Delaware County Fair go on sale this Saturday. Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer says starting at 9 am, you can purchase your tickets through the fair office or you can go online to Trace Tickets 1 Trace will perform at the Delaware County Fair on Thursday night, July


RMC Holds Successful Blood Drive

Regional Medical Center held a successful blood drive on Tuesday. Sixty donors gave blood, with a total of 59 units collected – surpassing RMC’s goal of 54. Every unit of blood donated has the potential to help three patients. If you weren’t able to donate, there are a couple other American Red Cross blood drives

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Vernon Announces Run for Iowa’s First Congressional District

A Democratic City Council member from Cedar Rapids says she’ll run for Iowa’s 1st Congressional District seat in 2016. Monica Vernon announced her plans Thursday. Vernon ran in the Democratic primary for the seat last year, coming in second place. After that she ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor last year on a shared Democratic ticket

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