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Manchester Home Destroyed By Fire

Manchester Home Destroyed By Fire

A Manchester home was destroyed by an early morning fire.  Fire fighters were called to a home owned by Richard Schmitt at 212 South Wayne Street at 1:15 Tuesday morning.  The two-story home with an upstairs apartment and it’s contents are considered a total loss.  The Manchester Fire Department was assisted by departments from Delaware,

Latest Radio Iowa Boys BB Poll

February 9, 2015 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Iowa City West (17-0), LW #1 @ 3A #4 Dubuque Wahlert (Tue) 2. DSM Hoover (16-0), LW #2 vs #9 Waukee (Tue) 3. Pleasant Valley (17-0), LW #3 vs Burlington (Tue) 4. Linn-Mar (14-3), LW #5 vs Xavier (Tue) 5. Ankeny Centennial (16-2), LW #4 vs

Gerald Lee Wilgenbusch – Center Point

Gerald Lee Wilgenbusch, 58 of Center Point, died suddenly on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. He was born on February 15, 1956, in Manchester, the son of Emil and Helen (Goedken) Wilgenbusch. Gerald attended parochial schools through the seventh grade, and then graduated from West Delaware Community High School

Donald H. Lake – Holy Cross

Donald H. Lake, 86 of Holy Cross, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.   Friends may call from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross, where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:00. Friends may also call on Wednesday

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Newlywed Game Day #1

Our first Newlywed game contestants were Kevin and Sheena Maloney of Manchester.  Kevin and Sheena scored 35 points and received gift certificates to Hart Ridge and Blooms in Edgewood.  Join us every morning this week at 8:15 to hear another couple play the newlywed game and vie for the grand prize of a Minneapolis/Mall of

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W. Delaware Bowlers Top W. Dubuque

With a great supportive crowd present, the West Delaware Girls and Boys bowling teams gave Western Dubuque their first losses of the season.  On the boys side West Delaware and Western Dubuque had very similar match score averages, with the Bobcats holding a slightly higher average by 22 pins.  But Friday night the Hawks came

Dennis Eugene Allsup – Strawberry Point

Dennis Eugene Allsup, 75, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at the Strawberry Lutheran Home from Parkinson’s disease. He was born April 7, 1939, in Aledo, Illinois, the son of Albert R. and Susan A. (Hajostek) Allsup. The family moved between Illinois and Iowa, finally settling in Lisbon for many years,


Two Men Arrested for Stealing from Manchester Walmart

Two men have been arrested for stealing from the Manchester Walmart. Manchester Police say 21-year old Adam Hettinger and 23-year old Kodi Hettinger have been taken into custody. Police Chief Jim Hauschild says the pair are accused of stealing cologne, clothes and flashlights from the store in July and August of last year. Adam faces

Edgewood Area Couples Dancing at School Fundraiser Saturday

Area couples will be taking the dance floor this Saturday night in Edgewood. Ed-Co is once again holding its “Dance the Night Away Challenge”. Edgewood Chamber Director Elise Bergan says the idea is a spin-off of the popular TV show “Dancing with the Stars”. EdCo Dance 1 Ed-Co student Olivia Bailey says twelve couples from

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