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Steven J. Engelken – Dubuque, formerly of Dyersville

Steven J. Engelken, 54, of Oak Park Place in Dubuque and formerly of Dyersville, died Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where an American Legion/VFW Service will be

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Our Latest Valued Volunteer: Dr. John Tyrrell

Congratulations to our latest “Valued Volunteer” – Dr. John John Tyrrell.  Dr. Tyrrell has been a member of the Lions Club for over 62 years. He has served as President, Secretary, and District Governor.  He was also one of the founders of the WD Boosters and the Delaware County Rec. Center.  Dr. Tyrrell has served

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Cardboard Boats to Race on the River in Manchester

Cardboard boats will fill the Maquoketa River in Manchester this Saturday. The Franklin Street Brewing Company is hosting the first annual River Runner Regatta and Cardboard Boat Race. Brewery co-owner Chad Sands says if you’ve never seen a cardboard boat race, you’ll be surprised to find out cardboard can actually float. Participants will ride in

Robert F. Recker – Marshalltown, formerly of North Liberty

Robert F. Recker, 87, of Marshalltown, formerly of North Liberty, died Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville prior to funeral services. A Mass of Christian Burial will


Three Arrested for Stealing from Manchester Walmart

Three people, including two teenagers, have been arrested for stealing from the Manchester Walmart earlier this month. Manchester Police say on September 11th, the two teens had filled a tote with a number of items and tried leaving the store without going through the checkout. The adult with them, who was the mother of one

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Votes Needed to Win Grant for Colton’s Playground

The Manchester Parks and Recreation Department has been working with the Tifany and Travis Meyer family to create a long-lasting memorial for their son Colton Meyer, who died last December. The “Rawrrr with Colton Virtual 5K” has been raising money for a new playground at Tirrill Park in Colton’s honor. And the City is now

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Branstad Discusses Ag Trade at U.S. China Governors Forum

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was in Seattle Tuesday attending the U-S China Governors Forum. The governors from California, Oregon, Washington and Michigan were also at the forum to meet with leaders of China. Branstad says they talked about renewable energy. “Iowa has been a real leader as you know in ethanol, biodiesel and wind energy and we

Michael Lee Mangold – Iowa City, formerly of Manchester

Michael Lee Mangold, 27, of Iowa City, Iowa, formerly of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Mike was born on June 19, 1988, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Ron Mangold and Rose (Sperfslage) Schmock. Mike graduated from West Delaware High School