Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

West Delaware FFA Crop Show

The West Delaware FFA will be sponsoring a countywide crop show on November 4th. All field and garden crops will be accepted for entry. The entry fee is 25 cents per entry. The entries must be dropped off at the high school ag room by 3 pm on Tuesday, November 4th with the judging taking

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Corkery Retiring as Western Dubuque Superintendent

The Western Dubuque School District will be looking for a new leader for next year… Superintendent Jeff Corkery announced his retirement this week. Corkery Retiring 1 Corkery led the Western Dubuque School District through a number of changes over the past nine years, and he says he’s proud of what they’ve been able to accomplish.

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KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch!

Congratulations to Larry Sheppard of Manchester, our latest winner with the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest! Larry answered his phone correctly Friday morning when Janelle Tucker gave him a call, so Janelle delivered him lunch for four from Fireside Pub and Steakhouse. Farmers – you still have time to enter! There is one week

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Manchester Extends MREP Center Agreement with NICC and Upper Iowa

The City of Manchester is extending their agreement with NICC and Upper Iowa on the MREP Center. The Manchester Regional Education Partnership center, which is located in the same building as Dupaco in Manchester, is a collaboration between the three entities. Since opening three years ago, it has offered a state-of-the-art computer lab and classroom

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Work Wraps Up on Manchester’s 2014 Street Project

The 2014 Manchester Street Improvement Project has wrapped up for the year. This year’s work focused on the southwest side of Manchester. City Engineer Ryan Wicks says crews replaced water mains along Jasper Street from South Fifth Street to South Ninth Street, South Ninth Street and South Seventh Street from West Marion to Jasper Street,

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WaMaC Cross Country Meet Results

WaMaC Conference Varsity Girls Cross Country Meet Event: Varsity Girls Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 Location: University of Iowa Ashton XC Course, Iowa City, IA Results By: Andrew Kauder, Kauder Racing fitnessports.com Place School 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total Time Ave Time Spread 1 Williamsburg 3 6 14 21 41 42 45

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Motorcycle Crashes Into House In Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – Cedar Rapids police say a motorcyclist has been seriously injured after fleeing from an officer and crashing into a house. T1he crash happened Thursday evening. Police say the motorcyclist was driving recklessly and sped off when an officer tried to initiate a traffic stop. The officer stopped following the motorcycle

Bonita “Bean” Eschen – Lamont

City or Town Heading: Lamont Name of Deceased: Bonita “Bean” Eschen Age of Deceased: 82 Date & Place of Death: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at the Maple Crest Manor at Fayette, IA Services: 10:30 A.M. Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 Place of Services: Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont, Iowa Special Services: None Burial: Lima Cemetery

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Farmers Working on Getting Crops Out of Fields

It’s been a late harvest this year, and the recent wet weather is slowing farmers down. Three inches of rain fell at Joe Hoeger’s farm south of Delhi this week. He says that much moisture hinders things a bit, but overall, it’s been a good harvest. Wet Harvest 0 Bryan Flexsenhar farms between Masonville and

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City of Manchester Presents Awards

The City of Manchester honored several people last night at their annual Boards and Commissions and Volunteer Recognition Open House. Every year, the City honors a Manchester citizen with the “First Citizen Award”, honoring their dedication to the City. The Manchester Swim Team Coaches were honored with the 2014 Youth Sports Coaches of the Year

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