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Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr – Manchester

Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr – Manchester

Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr, 86, of Manchester, Iowa, died Friday, April 21, 2017.  Visitation: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 23, 2017, at St. John Catholic Church, Delhi, Iowa, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:00 p.m.  Funeral Mass:  10:30 a.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, St. John Catholic Church,

HS Sports: Results From 4-20

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In High School Track and Field, it was the final night for athletes to qualify for next weeks Drake Relays in Des Moines. Final results of which athletes/teams made the top 24 in each event will be released this weekend. The West Delaware Girls held their annual invitational in Manchester featuring 15

HS Sports: Thursday 4-20 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: On the high school sports slate today- In Track and Field, it is the final night for athletes to qualify for next weeks Drake Relays in Des Moines: The West Delaware Girls will host their annual invitational in Manchester featuring 12 total teams including other area coverage schools; Beckman, Cascade, Ed-Co, Independence,

College Volleyball: West Delaware High School Set To Host Scrimmage Between Cyclones And Badgers

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: West Delaware High School Activities Director Mike Morrison and the WD Athletics Department is proud to host the Iowa State University Volleyball team. The Cyclones will face the University of Wisconsin in a Division 1 scrimmage open to the public this Friday night inside Seedorff Gymnasium starting at 7pm. This is the final week

Richard D. Clinton – Edgewood

Richard D. Clinton, 66, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  He was born on January 4, 1951, in Littleport the son of Lloyd L. and Winifred Joyce (Conner) Clinton.  Richard was raised in the area and graduated from Central Community School in Elkader in 1969.   Richard served

HS Boys Basketball: Squires Resigns From Beckman

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: Beckman High School is currently looking for a new head boy’s basketball coach. Iowa Boys Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Jim Squires has retired for the second time in four years. Squires who was a head coach for just two schools in 44 seasons was just the fourth head coach in Blazer program

HS Sports: Results From Monday Night 4-17

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Maquoketa Valley hosted their annual Wildcat Invitational in Delhi last night. The 15-team meet was won by Cascade with 126 points, Decorah was 2nd with 120, Monticello was 3rd with 91.3. Clayton Ridge was 4th with 38, West Delaware and Jesup placed in a tie for 5th with 30 points. Maquoketa Valley