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Fayette County Woman Crowned Iowa Dairy Princess

Fayette County Woman Crowned Iowa Dairy Princess

A young woman from Oelwein has been crowned the Iowa Dairy Princess. 18-year old Kate Stewart was chosen from eleven candidates at the Iowa State Fair Wednesday night. Stewart represents Fayette County and plans to attend Iowa State this fall to study global resource systems. Over the next year, she’ll serve as a goodwill ambassador


Huckabee Makes Campaign Stop in Manchester

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee visited Manchester on Tuesday afternoon. The former Arkansas governor spoke to a roomful of people at the Pizza Ranch. Huckabee is one of 17 Republicans in the race, and he told KMCH there are several reasons that he stands out among the rest. And the crowd was anxious to hear

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Dyersville Area Relay for Life Raises Over $123,000

It was another successful year for the Dyersville Area Relay for Life! A total of $123,745 was raised this year, with the event held at Beckman Catholic High School on Friday night. More donations still coming in will raise that total. Relay Chair Karla Thompson says this year’s top fundraising team was Team Plaza & Nickol, who raised

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Manchester Hosting First-Ever Bacon-N-Hops Festival

Calling all bacon and beer lovers… there’s a new event coming to Manchester this month. The Chamber will be hosting its first-ever Bacon-N-Hops Festival on Saturday, August 29th. Chamber Administrative Assistant Doris Sherman is chairing the event. She says the Bacon-N-Hops Festival will be held just west of the Delaware County Courthouse, enlarging the area

Bardgett Officially Hired as Dubuque County Engineer

The Dubuque County Board of Supervisors officially hired Anthony Bardgett as their new engineer on Monday. Bardgett will replace Bret Wilkinson, who resigned in February. Bardgett is currently serving as the Delaware County Engineer, a position he has held for the past six years. He announced his resignation last Monday. Bardgett has been serving as

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Perry Visits Manchester; Huckabee Coming Tuesday

Manchester will host another Republican presidential candidate on Tuesday. Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will be at the Pizza Ranch from 11:30 until 1 as part of his “Huckabee Huddle”. The public is welcome to stop out – you can RSVP by going online to mikehuckabee.com – just click on the Event Calendar. (UPDATED –

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