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Commission Adopts New Iowa Water Rules

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The commission that oversees water quality regulations in Iowa has adopted new rules that align state regulations with those imposed by the federal Clean Water Act. The Environmental Protection Commission’s proposed rules primarily give the Iowa Department of Natural Resources authority to inspect farms and issue permits that regulate manure

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Two New Physicians at Regional Family Health

Regional Family Health has welcomed two new physicians. Clinton Cummings will provide care in Manchester Team One and Hopkinton and Nikolas May will work with Manchester Team Two and Strawberry Point. Cummings completed medical school at Des Moines University in 2011 and finished his residency in family practice at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines.

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Delaware County Fair Board Elections in October

Are you interested in serving on the Delaware County Fair Board? Elections will be held this fall and candidates have until Monday to apply. Several board positions will be open this year. They include District 1 (which covers Bremen, Colony, Elk or Oneida townships), District 2 (which covers Richland, Coffins Grove, Honey Creek or Delaware


Manchester’s South 5th Street Closed for Three Weeks

South Fifth Street in Manchester will be closed for the next few weeks. City Project Inspector Perry Peterson says the road closure is part of this year’s Manchester Street Improvement Project. The road will be closed starting today from the railroad tracks at Jasper Street north to West Delaware Street, which includes the West Marion

Hazel Rizer – Edgewood

Hazel Mary Rizer, 103, went to her heavenly home at 5:55 a.m. on August 15, 2014. She was born on January 23, 1911, on the family farm near Thorpe, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur and Lulu (Gibson) Chopard. She always told the story about the temperature being 31 below and on that day; her mother

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Sherman’s Corn Maze Prepares for Fall Season

It’s almost that time of year… Sherman’s Corn Maze will open for the season in less than two weeks. Dean and Jackie Sherman operate the corn maze at their acreage in Manchester. This year’s theme for the corn maze is “The Old Woman That Lived in a Shoe”. Maze Prep 1 Along with the corn


Election Date Set for Proposed Delaware Co. Jail Project

A public vote on the proposed Delaware County jail project will be held this fall. The County Board of Supervisors has set a special election date for Tuesday, November 4th. Voters will be asked whether or not the County should issue General Obligation Capital Loan Notes not to exceed four-point-nine million dollars for the purpose

Champion Hog Sells for $50,000 at Iowa State Fair Livestock Auction

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Several price records fell as the livestock auctions at the Iowa State Fair raised $327,000 for scholarships this year. The Des Moines Register reports hundreds watched the auctions Saturday. The livestock was raised by students involved in 4-H and FFA groups, and the proceeds help provide scholarships for people interested

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