Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

USDA Boosting Size of Record Soybean Crop

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is boosting the size of this year’s record soybean crop as farmers in several states report per-acre yields surpassing earlier expectations. The corn crop is reduced slightly but will still be a record. In Monday’s update of this year’s crop, the USDA says soybean farmers

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Volunteers Repair Damage at Jones County Veterans Memorial

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) – A group of volunteers have cleaned up and restored a veterans memorial in front of the Jones County Courthouse in Anamosa that was heavily vandalized last week. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the group gathered Saturday morning to repair the damage – just in time for Veterans Day on

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Festival of Trees Planned for November 22 – 23

The holiday season is approaching – and that means the Good Neighbor Society’s Festival of Trees is coming up soon. Sarah Maurer invites you to save the date. Festival Preview 1 The Festival of Trees Gala is back this year, along with the silent auctions and raffle, the Bacon Bake-off and a visit from Santa

Eagles Club Collecting Toys for Christmas

The Manchester Eagles Club is collecting new toys for kids at Christmas. They’ll be adopting families in need for the holidays. The toys need to be new and unwrapped. Non-perishable food items will also be accepted, which will be donated to the Delaware County Food Bank. Drop off your donations at the Eagles Aeries 3538

Calvin Miller – Manchester

Calvin Rex Miller, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at the Good Neighbor Home.  He was born on June 18, 1926, in Tacoma, Washington, the son of Curtis and Callie (Demmitt) Miller.  Calvin was raised and educated in Tacoma.   When he was 24, Calvin moved to Iowa.  On February 4,

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Authorities Investigating Burglaries in Colesburg

Delaware County authorities are investigating several burglaries that happened in Colesburg two weeks ago. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says they believe on Friday night, October 24th, someone broke into the Colesburg City Hall, the Colesburg Library, Cutting Edge Salon and the Edgewood Vet Clinic Office. Authorities say the burglars pryed open the doors and stolen

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National Guard Visits with Manchester Community Leaders

The Iowa Army National Guard made a visit to Manchester Thursday. The Guard’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, in partnership with the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce and Delaware County Economic Development, hosted a Center of Influence Event for business executives and leaders during the lunch hour at the Manchester Regional Airport. The

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St. Paul School in Worthington Closing at End of School Year

Worthington’s elementary school will be closing for good at the end of this school year. St. Paul School has had roots in Worthington dating back to 1874. St. Paul Principal Jayne Intlekofer says enrollment has been declining over the years, with just 26 students currently enrolled in kindergarten through 6th grade. That’s an average of

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