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Edgewood Community Donates to Runner’s Cause

Edgewood Community Donates to Runner’s Cause

The man who is running across Iowa to raise money and awareness for leukemia has passed through Delaware County and is continuing on towards the Missouri border. Ryan Wade of Iowa City started his journey near the Minnesota border Tuesday and he’ll be ending his run in a few days near the Missouri border. He


Good Neighbor Society Staff Raises Money for ALS Association

Pin Oak Pub, Links and Event Center had several guest bartenders working for a good cause last Friday night. Jessie Tibbott, Lindsey Ante and Jolene Haas bartended on behalf of the Good Neighbor Society to raise money for the ALS Association. They raised $434 in tips, which all be donated to the ALS Association.   (photo

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Manchester Rhubarb Fest Looking for Unusual Attractions

Do you do anything unusual?  Do you juggle or ride a unicycle or a real tall bike?  Do you make something that few people make?   Do you have an unusual hobby? An unusual collection? Do you have your great-granddad’s’ civil war rifle or your great-grandmother’s spinning machine? Every year, Manchester’s Rhubarb Fest Committee looks

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North Linn Hires New Superintendent

The North Linn School District has hired a new superintendent and elementary principal. Chris Fenster is currently the lead elementary principal at Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Community School District. He will replace Karl Kurt, who has accepted a position with AEA 267. Fenster will begin his new duties at North Linn on July 1st.


Modesta A. Overmann – Dyersville

Modesta A. Overmann, 94, of Dyersville died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa.   Visitation will be held 3 – 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 p.m.  Visitation will continue


Plans in Place for Midwest Pride in your Ride

Midwest Pride in your Ride will be back in Earlville in a couple weeks. This annual truck and tractor show is a fundraiser for the Dyersville Area Relay for Life, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. It will be held Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th at the Tri-State Raceway. Events begin