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Near Drowning at Manchester Aquatic Center

Near Drowning at Manchester Aquatic Center

A three-year old boy nearly drowned in the Manchester Aquatic Center’s pool on Wednesday night. City Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley explains. Near Drowning 1 Foley says the child was at the pool with family members. Near Drowning 2 Several years ago, another child was saved from a near drowning at the Manchester Aquatic

Linn County Fair

Linn County Fair Returns Home This Year

The Linn County Fair is back in Central City this year… If you remember, last year Linn County moved their fair events to the Delaware County fairgrounds in Manchester due to the threat of major flooding. Linn County Fair Association board member Heidi Steffen says they’re happy to be back at home, with this year’s

Daryl D. Johnson, Sr. – Independence

Independence – Daryl D. Johnson, Sr., died on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at his home in Independence, Iowa. He was born in Buchanan County near Quasqueton, Iowa, on July 9, 1934, the son of Paul Weiler and Alice Margaret (Peterson) Johnson. He graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1954. On June

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Fabulous Fridays Moves to New Manchester Location

One of Manchester’s newest and trendiest stores now has a new location… Fabulous Fridays recently moved to the old J&D Menswear building in downtown Manchester. Fabulous Fridays 1 Christine Fangman owns Fabulous Fridays with her sister, Angie Anderson. She says the new location has given them double the space, allowing them to provide more products


Dubuque Hosting National Holstein Convention

The National Holstein Convention will be held in Dubuque Tuesday, June 24th through Saturday, June 28th. Highlights through the week include the National Convention Cattle Sale on Friday at 6:30 pm at the Five Flags Center and a Trade Show on Friday and Saturday at the Grand River Convention Center – both are open to


Four Candidates on Ballot for Lake Delhi District Trustees Election

The annual Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District Election will be held on Tuesday, July 22nd. Four candidates are running for three seats on the board. Trustees President Steve Leonard and Treasurer Laurie Kramer are running for re-election. The two other candidates are Patrick Colgan and Dan Kimball. Board member Bruce Schneiders

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New Events Coming to 2014 Delaware County Fair

The Delaware County Fair is just two weeks away, and there will be some new events at this year’s fair. From an acapella concert to sand volleyball to mud runs and more, Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer says you’ll get to see and do some new things. For the first time, the Delaware County Fair will

Share the Harvest

Share the Harvest is held every Thursday night in Manchester! Share the Harvest welcomes area residents to drop off any donations of extra garden produce, and then anyone in need of fresh garden produce can pick it up. The produce can be dropped off at The Watershed from 4 to 5:30 pm on Thursday nights,

Delaware County 4-H Cookbooks

The Delaware County 4-H Cookbooks have arrived! The cookbooks are a compilation of current and alumni 4-H members, leaders and volunteers. There are about 900 recipes in a three-ring binder, ranging from State Fair pies to your favorite weeknight dinner meal. The 4-H Cookbooks can be purchased at the Delaware County Extension Office or during

quasqueton crash

One Airlifted after Buchanan County Crash

One person was airlifted following a crash south of Quasqueton early Sunday morning. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened in the 2500 block of 290th Street. 19-year old Colton Stoddard of Rowley was eastbound and failed to stop at an intersection. His vehicle crossed the intersection, went into the ditch and continued

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