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West Delaware Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Director Resigns

West Delaware Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Director Resigns

West Delaware is in the process of searching for a new Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Director. The School Board accepted the resignation of Ron Swartz during a special board meeting on Monday. Swartz has served as the Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Director for the past ten years. His duties have included supervising all transportation and

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Manchester Hosting New Bacon-N-Hops Festival

The Manchester Chamber will host its first-ever Bacon-N-Hops Festival this Saturday. Event organizer Doris Sherman says if you’re a bacon lover, you’ll want to check it out. And committee member Donna Boss says they’ll have plenty of craft beer samples there, too. The Delaware County Madco Home Brewers will be there giving samples and demonstrating how to

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Officials Meeting to Discuss Jones County Supervisors Vacancy

Jones County officials will meet today to discuss filling a vacancy on the County Board of Supervisors. Longtime Supervisor Keith Dirks passed away earlier this month after a brief illness. For the past 19 years, Dirks served on the board representing District 5. This afternoon, the Supervisor Vacancy Committee consisting of the Jones County Auditor, Recorder

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Cash Mob Strikes Delhi Fireman’s Breakfast

The Delaware County Cash Mob struck Delhi on Sunday morning. The Cash Mob – made up of about 50 area residents – spent their money this month at the Delhi Fireman’s Breakfast. The mob met in Delaware, with the long line of vehicles led by area firetrucks into Delhi on Highway 38. The Delaware County Cash

Oelwein to Add Hundreds of New Jobs

Oelwein is going to add hundreds of new jobs with the help of a company in the eastern United States. Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) spokesperson, Tina Hoffman, says a Pennsylvania company was awarded one-point-seven-five million dollars from the state in direct assistance and tax benefits. “East Penn manufacturing is going to be creating 350 jobs

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Jones County Crash Victim Identified

Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a crash on Highway 151 near Monticello. The Iowa State Patrol and Jones County Sheriff’s office responded to the crash around 9 p.m. on Wednesday. One person, identified as 90 year old John Talbert of Cascade, was driving north bound in the south bound lanes

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Santorum Makes Campaign Stop in Manchester

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was in Manchester to hold a town hall meeting at the Pizza Ranch Monday night. The former U.S. Senator from Pennyslvania joked there are over three hundred candidates running for the Republican nomination… and he told KMCH News Director Janelle Tucker there are several reasons he stands out among the

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