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Thursday’s 4-H/FFA Winners at Delaware County Fair

Thursday’s 4-H/FFA Winners at Delaware County Fair

Delaware County Fair – Thursday 4-H/FFA Judging Results   Winners of the 2016 Beef Show include: Champion Black Angus Heifer Carter Klein, Reserve Champion Black Angus Heifer Natalie Palmersheim, Champion Charolais Heifer Jadyn Peyton, Reserve Champion Charolais Heifer Ashleigh Hartman, Champion Hereford Heifer Alexis Hartman, Reserve Champion Hereford Heifer Parker Ries, Champion Maine-Tainer Heifer Josh

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Second Lawsuit Filed Against Manchester Zoo

The owners of the Cricket Hollow Zoo in Manchester are facing a lawsuit that claims they endangered the lives of two African lions. This is the second lawsuit the Animal Legal Defense Fund and five Iowans have filed against the owners, Pamela and Tom Sellner. According to our news partners at KCRG-TV9, the suit alleges the Sellners


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