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Two Candidates Running for Lake Delhi Trustees Election

Two Candidates Running for Lake Delhi Trustees Election

Two candidates are running in this year’s Lake Delhi Trustee Election. Larry Burger and Doug Herman are running unopposed for the two positions available this year. Each position is a three-year term. Burger currently serves on the board, while the other current board member, Mary Kray, has decided not to run for re-election. The Lake


Manchester Area Boys State Participants

Five West Delaware students recently attended American Legion Boy’s State at Camp Dodge in Johnston June 14 to the 19th.   Kyle Curly, Jacob Gasper, Ryan Desotel, Christian Schnieders, and Colin Werner  participated in a weeklong “Hands-On” experience in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of


Recovery from Monday’s Storms Continues

Some area residents are spending this week cleaning up the damage left behind by Monday’s storms. One business in the Arlington area, Nelly’s Detail, was completely destroyed by powerful straight-line winds. Owner Jenal Fettkether says she’s looking for a temporary place where she can set up her business through the summer. It’s a tough situation


Monday’s Storms Delayed Manchester Street Closure

Monday’s storms delayed a closure that was part of the Manchester Street Project. Work had to wait yesterday due to the rain, but the South 5th Street and West Marion Street intersection closed Tuesday instead. The City says there is a traffic detour in place, with traffic from the west being detoured to West Main


Powerful Storm Brings Damage to Northeast Iowa

Area residents spent Monday cleaning up after powerful straight line winds brought widespread damage across northeast Iowa. The hardest hit area appeared to be Buchanan, Delaware and Dubuque counties, along with the southern portions of Fayette and Clayton counties. When the storm warning was issued shortly before 9 am Monday, the National Weather Service warned


Manchester Celebrates Opening Of Whitewater Park

Many are calling it not only the newest, but the LARGEST, whitewater park in the Midwest – and it’s right here in Manchester, Iowa. Saturday marked the grand opening of the Manchester Whitewater Park with the “Let It Flow” Riverfest celebration. And those who were there weren’t going to let a little rain spoil their fun.

MPL: Lib-Con

The Manchester Public Library will host its first-ever Lib-Con on Saturday, July 11th from 10 am to 2 pm. Lib-Con is a pop culture celebration to help create awareness and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms. If you’re an artist or vendor who would like to be an exhibitor at the event, pick

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