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Drinking Water Advisory for Delhi Cancelled

Drinking Water Advisory for Delhi Cancelled

A drinking water advisory that was in effect for the city of Delhi has been cancelled. On Tuesday, officials recommended that Delhi residents should boil their water before using it for drinking until Thursday afternoon. That was due to the Delhi Water Supply performing routine maintenance on its water tower, which could have potentially led

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Delaware County Fair – Tuesday 4-H/FFA Judging Results

Tuesday of the Delaware County Fair hosted the Pet, Poultry, Rabbit, Meat Goat, Sheep, and Agronomy Show.  Taking home the honor of Champion Pet Exhibit was: Isabelle McGovern with her Cat Clara. Winners of the 2016 Poultry show include: Champion Laying Flock Pullets-Marley Wagnor, Champion Laying Flock-Laying Hens- Cael Meyer, Champion Market Poultry Heavyweight broilers-Katherine


Man Dies After Pulled from River in Clayton County

CLAYTON, Iowa (AP) – A 60-year-old Dysart man has died after being pulled from the Mississippi River near Clayton after he fell from a boat. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Charles Petersen was a passenger on a boat operated by his wife when he fell into the river from the rear of the


Drinking Water Advisory in Effect for Delhi

A drinking water advisory is in effect for the city of Delhi. Officials recommend that Delhi residents should boil their water before using it for drinking. The Delhi Water Supply is performing routine maintenance on its water tower this week. And due to the potential for bacterial contamination, they recommend that water in Delhi be


USDA Awards Grants to Farms and Small Businesses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 33 small Iowa businesses and farms have been awarded grants to reduce energy costs by improving lighting and installing solar energy systems. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says more than $670,000 is approved for the projects including funding a wind energy project and improvements to

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Monday’s 4-H/FFA Judging Results from Delaware Co. Fair

  The Delaware County Fair kicked off on Monday, July 11th with Conference Project Judging.  4-H and FFA members showed off their talents and skills with their hundreds of projects from restored tractors to homemade bread. Fifty-three projects are heading to the Iowa State Fair in August. These projects received purple State Fair ribbons: Photography Noah


RMC Warning Community of a Scam

Regional Medical Center is warning the community of a scam. Hospital officials say the Hospice Support Fund, a program of the New Hope Foundation located in Virginia, has been soliciting residents in the Manchester and Delaware County area through personalized charity mailers. Their solicitation includes a plea for their 2016 Annual Fund Drive. RMC’s Hospice

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Monday Recap of Delaware County Fair

  Day One of the 2016 Delaware County Fair is officially in the books. Monday was a big day for 4-H/FFA members, as they got their exhibit projects judged – everything from crafts and cookies to woodworking and even machinery. It was Alex Schanbeck’s first year showing projects at the Delaware County Fair. Schanbeck, who is a member

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – July 11

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “In general, crops continue to make good progress statewide and maturity remains ahead of the five-year average.  The storm