Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


Hauschild Appointed Manchester’s Interim Police Chief

Hauschild Appointed Manchester’s Interim Police Chief

Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer has appointed an interim police chief. Sergeant Jim Hauschild will serve as Manchester’s interim police chief until a new chief is named. He will step in for Chief Bruce Trapp, who will retire on April 30th. Mayor Kramer says he asked Chief Trapp, city officials and some city residents for recommendations


Maquoketa Officer Justified in Shooting

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) – The Jackson County Attorney’s Office has found a Maquoketa police officer was justified in using deadly force after a motorists fired repeatedly at him. The Iowa Department of Public Safety on Monday released details of the April 1 shooting, including dash-cam video played at a news conference. The video shows Sgt.


Weather: From Summer to Winter in One Weekend

It was a wild weather weekend, with a little something for everyone – including near-record high temperatures, thunderstorms, flooding, high winds, hail and snow. Highs on Saturday reached 81 in Manchester. Storms hit the area Saturday night, with golfball sized hail reported in areas such as Fayette. Temperatures dipped into the 50s on Sunday, bringing

Vendors Welcome for Manchester Farmer’s Market

The Manchester Farmer’s Market is scheduled to open for the season next month. The Farmer’s Market’s first day will be May 24th. It will be held every Saturday from 7 to 10:30 am through this fall in the 100 block of South Tama Street (right next to the Delaware County Courthouse). New vendors are welcome.

Hopes Club Can Drive

Unlimited Services HOPES Club is holding a Can Drive now through August 15th. Just drop your cans off at Cando Redemption Center in Manchester and tell customer services you’d like to donate to the Dayhab HOPES Club Can Drive.

WD Dinner Show Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for the West Delaware Dinner Show. The Dinner Show will be held Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th at 7:30 pm, with a Dessert Show held Saturday, April 26th at 2 pm. Call 927.3515 select 7 or go to select box office. Sponsored by West Delaware Friends of Music

Camp Courageous Garage Sale

The Camp Courageous Garage Sale opens for the season on Monday, April 14th at 913 East Main Street in Manchester. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:30 am to noon. Lots of everything! Proceeds all go to Camp Courageous.

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Suspicious Man Makes Offer to Juveniles in Dubuque County

Dubuque County authorities says they are investigating a report of a suspicious man who offered candy to juveniles at a gas station. The Sheriff’s Office says it happened at Casey’s General Store in Peosta Wednesday night. A white man appearing to be in his sixties approached several juveniles inside the store, offering to purchase them


“Field of Dreams” Cast Reunion in Dyersville?

The owners of the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Dyersville are planning a big event for the movie’s 25th anniversary this summer… and it may involve appearances from the original cast. Go the Distance Baseball has set Father’s Day weekend as the date for a celebration bash for “Field of Dream”‘s 25th anniversary, as


Area Basketball Players to Compete in TRC All-Star Games

By Janelle Tucker-News Director and Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Several area basketball players will be participating in the Tri-Rivers Conference Senior All-Star Basketball games this Sunday evening at Midland High School in Wyoming. Maquoketa Valley’s Brooke Wooten, Nicole Kudrna, Ben Dzaboff and Aaron Dzaboff will represent the Wildcats. MV head girls coach Scot Moenck will serve as the coach

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