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Great Jones Co. Fair Announces 2016 Concert Acts

Great Jones Co. Fair Announces 2016 Concert Acts

The Great Jones County Fair in Monticello made two major concert announcements for 2016 over the weekend. On Friday night, prior to the Eric Church concert, it was announced that the country duo Florida Georgia Line would headline next year’s fair on Saturday, July 23rd, with rising star Cole Swindell named as the opening act.

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Share the Harvest Needs Volunteers

Share the Harvest is in immediate need of people to join their corps of volunteers. The program is growing quickly and help is needed on Tuesdays and Thursday to help with set-up and the distribution of fresh produce to Delaware County residents who need help providing healthy food for their families. Contact Robin Stone at

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Earlville Teen Wins KMCH Country Showdown

An Earlville teen won the KMCH Country Showdown at the Delaware County Fair on Saturday. Jordan Schuman was named the winner, beating out three other contestants for the title. Schuman says been singing for about two years now and enjoys country music the most. Her performances in Saturday’s contest included “Girl in a Country Song”

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Wilson Crowned Delaware County Fair Queen

New Delaware County Fair royalty was crowned on stage prior to the Trace Adkins concert last night. Five young women were running for Delaware County Fair Queen, with Angie Wilson of Delhi winning the crown. Wilson says she loves the Delaware County Fair. Leah Bishop of Manchester was crowned Delaware County Fair Princess. And Alex Fangmann

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Busy Wednesday at the Delaware County Fair

Day Four of the Delaware County Fair brings the 4-H and FFA Beef Show. And there were plenty of champions yesterday with several judging events as well. Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach Program Director Amber Reiter has a report on Wednesday’s purple ribbon winners. Here are a few more winners from Wednesday… Wednesday’s fair


Re-Trial Begins for Former Oelwein Mayor

WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) – A re-trial has begun for the former mayor of Oelwein, who is charged with second-degree sexual abuse of a girl. The trial of Jason Manus got underway Tuesday in Bremer County District Court. In May, a Chickasaw County jury found Manus not guilty of one count of third-degree sexual abuse involving

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