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Manchester Woman Arrested on Drug-Related Charges

Manchester Woman Arrested on Drug-Related Charges

A Manchester woman has been arrested on drug related charges. Manchester Police took 53-year old Catherine Gary into custody on Tuesday following a three-month investigation. On January 18th, Manchester Police worked with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department and Dyersville Police to serve a search warrant at a Manchester apartment on 222 South Frankin Street. Officers

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Photo Project Showcasing On-Farm Practices Protecting Water Quality

Ankeny, Iowa — More than 92,000 crop and livestock farms dot Iowa with the farm families who own and manage them providing stewardship of nearly 31 million acres. Leading up to Earth Day April 22, the Iowa Food & Family Project ( is showcasing how Iowa’s farm families are covering Iowa (literally!) with practices dedicated

Gertrude “Gert” Hermes – Manchester

Gertrude “Gert” Elizabeth Hermes, 92, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away after a short illness, on Monday, April 13, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.   Gert, the daughter of Matt and Anna Schneider, was born in Glen Ullin, North Dakota, on March 12th, 1923. She was a graduate of Glen Ullin High School

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Hundreds of Artifacts Discovered in Eastern Iowa Farm Field

Researchers from the Office of the State Archaeologist say they’ve unearthed around 1,000 artifacts that are more than 150-years-old from a farm field in eastern Iowa. Archaeologist Cynthia Peterson told KCRG-TV the field near South Amana was a Meskwaki village from 1839 to 1843. “We only securely know the locations of about four of these

Tonic Sol-Fa Returning to Hanson Auditorium

Tonic Sol-Fa is returning to Manchester. The acapella group will perform at Hanson Auditorium on Monday night, April 27th. The concert is part of the group’s Fan Appreciation Tour, and Manchester is Tonic Sol-Fa’s only Iowa stop. All seating will be general admission. Advance tickets are available through the Hanson Auditorium Box Office at a


Man Faces Additional Charges after Fatal Holy Cross Accident

HOLY CROSS, Iowa (AP) – A 25-year-old Dubuque man arrested and charged with drunken driving after his passenger was killed in a crash now faces two additional charges of vehicular homicide. According to the Associated Press, online court records show Alexander Engling was charged Monday with felony counts of homicide by vehicle – one for

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Camp Courageous Garage Sale Opens for Season

The Camp Courageous Garage Sale in Manchester opened for the season today. The garage sale is the camp’s largest fundraiser. It started in the garage of a camper’s parent in 1976 and has grown to its present donated building at 913 East Main Street. Over fifty volunteers help run the camp, and they are constantly

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