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Manchester Man Arrested after Incident at North End Casey’s

Manchester Man Arrested after Incident at North End Casey’s

A Manchester man was arrested after an incident at the Casey’s General Store on the north end of town Friday.   Manchester Police say they received a call around midnight of a man acting erratically at the store. Officers tracked down his vehicle on Liberty Street. An investigation led officers to believe the driver, 32-year

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Old Creamery Show Coming to Manchester

The Old Creamery will present a show in Manchester this Saturday night. “The Frog and the Princess” will be performed at 7 pm at Hanson Auditorium.   Tickets are $7.50 for adults, and the admission cost for students and children is a non-perishable food item for the Delaware County Food Bank. All seats are reserved. For

Ethelyn Burns – Elkader

Ethelyn Berns, 90, of Elkader, died Monday, April 18, at the Elkader Care Center. Her funeral service will be held Friday, April 22, at St. John Lutheran Church, Farmersburg, at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will be held at 2:00 p.m. until the time of her service. Burial will follow at Monona Cemetery, Monona, Iowa.   Leonard

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – April 18

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “The weather was nearly ideal in much of the state last week and planting got underway in earnest with

Kinze Manufacturing Announces Layoffs Due to Low Grain Prices

WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa (AP) – Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze Manufacturing says it must lay off 121 workers as low grain prices have slowed farmer purchases. The Des Moines Register reports the Williamsburg-based company announced Monday that office and factory worker cuts will be effective June 18. The eastern Iowa company makes planters and grain carts.


Details Released about Buchanan County Chase

Authorities have released details about a vehicle chase through Buchanan County last week.   The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy tried stopping a vehicle east of Stanley last Monday, but the driver wouldn’t stop and a chase ensued. The chase came to an end when the vehicle stopped at a home in Lamont.

Northey Provides Recommendations for No-Till or Strip-Till Farmers

DES MOINES – Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs.  Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today shared a list of recommendations and resources that are valuable for experienced no-/strip-tillers and those new to the practice.   “We are in the