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SUV Caused West Delaware School Bus Rollover

SUV Caused West Delaware School Bus Rollover

Over thirty West Delaware students were involved in an accident when their school bus rolled over on a gravel road northeast of Manchester Thursday afternoon. Iowa State Patrol officer Jon Stickney says an SUV caused the crash.   Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says 32 students were on board Bus #15 at the time of the

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Arlington Plans Ribbon-Cutting for New Community Center

ARLINGTON, Iowa—The City of Arlington invites the public to a ribbon-cutting celebration on Sunday, Oct. 11, 1 – 3 p.m., to commemorate the completion of the new Arlington Community Center, at 853 Main Street. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the new building, enjoy refreshments and listen to a brief program at 2 p.m.,

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Dyersville Showcasing Available Storefronts on Tour

You’ll have the chance to tour some of Dyersville’s vacant stores tonight. The Second Annual Available Store Front Tour gives the public an inside look at some of the vacant business buildings in town. The Dyersville Chamber hopes the tour will inspire someone who wants to start their own business and fill these storefronts. The

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HS Volleyball: WD Hawks Return Home For WaMaC Match

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A top-ranked West Delaware Hawks return to WaMaC conference East division play tonight hosting DeWitt Central. The Hawks lost their first match of the season on Saturday at the Monticello invitational, falling to 5A #7 Linn-Mar 2-1. On the day the Hawks went 4-1 finishing 2nd to the Lions, as


River Runner Regatta A Huge Success

The first ever “River Runner Regatta” was held Saturday on the Maquoketa River in Manchester Saturday. One of the organizers, Chad Sands from the Franklin Street Brewery was amazed with the turn out: Teams and individuals built boats made mostly out of cardboard, with their objective being to navigate Manchester’s White Water Park without sinking.


Planning Underway For Museum In Edgewood

A special meeting will be held in Edgewood tonight to discuss the formation of a new museum.  Gerald and Marge Perrinjaquet have donated the old Edgewood Feed Mill building to house the museum.  One of the organizers, Art Johnson says input is needed from the community: A fund drive will start after tonight’s meeting: There


HS Football: Week 5 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week five of the high school football season saw near perfect weather conditions on the first Football Friday night of Fall as 7 of the 12 KMCH area coverage teams earned victories with West Delaware, Anamosa and Independence all staying unbeaten. Here is a summary of the contests and a look at week six

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Super Lunar Eclipse to Happen for First Time Since 1982

On Sunday night, for the first time in 33 years, a total lunar eclipse will coincide with a “Supermoon.” University of Iowa physics and astronomy professor Robert Mutel told our news partner KCRG it’ll be a “spectacular show.” Beginning around 8 p.m., the moon will enter the shadow of the Earth, transforming from a bright