FEATURE articles

HS Baseball/Softball: Results From Monday 6-19

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 4A 10th-ranked Western Dubuque Baseball team improved to 18-3 with a doubleheader sweep of the West Delaware Hawks at Farley Park last night. The Bobcats scored 3 runs in the first two innings of game 1 and never looked back as they won 7-1. Game 2 was more of the

HS Softball: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The annual West Delaware Softball Invitational Tournament concluded Saturday evening. The host WD Hawks placed 4th after a 5-4 eight inning loss to Linn-Mar in the semifinals then a 6-1 setback to Class 1A top-ranked Lansing Kee in the third place game. Linn-Mar went on to win the championship in their first year

Sandra L. “Sandy” Stender – Delhi

Sandra L. “Sandy” Stender, 73, of Delhi, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, Iowa, and additional visitation one hour prior to service on Friday at the church. Funeral services: 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 16, 2017, Delhi

June Valued Volunteer: Deb Schulte

Congratulations to the June Valued Volunteer, Deb Schulte.  Deb was recognized for her work with 4H, Edgewood and Elkport/Garber EMS, and the Elkport/Garber Community Club.  The Valued Volunteer is sponsored by Delaware County ISU Extension and the Manchester Chamber.  You can nominated someone here.  Below is the nomination letter sent in by Carmen Knipper: Deb

Hinder And Pop Evil To Headline Dubuque County Fair

The Dubuque County Fair has announced their second night of music at this year’s fair.  Pop Evil and Hinder will perform on Saturday, July 29. Tickets will range from 5 to 20 dollars and go on sale this Saturday at 8am. Tickets can be purchased at the fair office, by calling 563-588-1999 or online at dbqfair.com.

Regional Medical Center Hires New CEO

Regional Medical Center has announced that they have hired a new Chief Executive Officer.   Charles (Charlie) Button will start as the new CEO on August 28th. Currently, Button is the CEO for Star Valley Medical Center in Afton, Wyoming, a position he has held since 2012. Before that he was the CEO at Columbia County

HS Baseball/Softball: Results From Tuesday 6-13/Wednesday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In area high school baseball and softball last night: Baseball- Lansing Kee 10, Edgewood-Colesburg 0 (6 innings ) Lansing Kee 3, Edgewood-Colesburg 2 North Linn 9, Don Bosco 3 Softball- Beckman 7, Northeast 3 Cascade 12, Clayton Ridge 0 Maquoketa Valley 6, Monticello 5 Monticello 16, Maquoketa Valley 12 Tonight West Delaware Softball returns