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Thomas Elliot Reicher – Manchester

Thomas Elliot Reicher, 28 days, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, on September 10, 2014. He was born on August 13, 2014, in Dubuque Mercy Hospital the son of Matt and Nichole (Mormann) Reicher. Thomas was baptized on August 13th at Dubuque Mercy Hospital and then transferred to the


Manchester Man Sentenced for Making Meth

A Manchester man was recently sentenced for manufacturing methamphetamine. The Clayton County Attorney’s Office says 28-year old Larry Hicks Jr. received a 15-year prison sentence with a 5-year minimum. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office had received information on December 28th, 2013 that meth was being manufactured at a home in Edgewood. Authorities discovered a meth


Shooting at Jackson County Courthouse

A shooting at the Jackson County Courthouse in eastern Iowa Tuesday morning has left a County Supervisor injured and the shooter dead. According to the Associated Press, a man armed with gun fired during a county meeting. He was killed after being tackled by a supervisor. The Telegraph Herald reports Jackson County Supervisor Larry “Buck”

Meth Lab Remnants Discovered at Bi-County Disposal

Authorities were called to Bi-County Disposal in Dyersville Monday morning after an employee discovered a suspicious item. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the employee found a backpack while sorting material to be recycled. He opened the backpack and found meth lab components, including chemicals that were outgassing. The Dyersville Fire Department and Iowa State

Center Point Man Robbed at Gunpoint

One person has been taken into custody following an armed robbery in Linn County Saturday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a Center Point man had solicited a ride from two women and a man in Marion. As the vehicle was heading toward Center Point on North Center Point Road, the vehicle pulled over

Virus Circulating Midwestern States

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Public health officials say they’re monitoring a high number of reports of a respiratory virus in several Midwest states, including Iowa. Enterovirus EV-D68 begins like a cold with symptoms such as coughing and wheezing, according to the state Department of Public Health. It appears to spread though close contact with

Manchester Public Library: Fall Story Times

The Manchester Public Library will hold Fall Story Times starting Wednesday, September 17th. Toddler times for ages one through three will be held every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am and preschool story times for ages three through five will be held every Friday morning at 10:30 am. You can register for these story times at the

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Sherman’s Corn Maze

Sherman’s Corn Maze is open for the season at¬†413 South Wayne Street in Manchester! Stop by Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 5 or make an appointment. This year’s corn maze theme is “The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe”. There are seven stations to try and locate in this year’s maze! Cost is

Delaware County Democrats Fundraiser

The Delaware County Democrats are holding a fundraiser at Pin Oak Pub and Links in Manchester on Thursday, September 18th at 6:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, September 12th. The keynote speaker will be Iowa 1st District House Candidate Pat Murphy. There will also be a dinner (with your choice of prime

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