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HS Volleyball: West Delaware Falls Short In Tournament Final

HS Volleyball: West Delaware Falls Short In Tournament Final

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The WaMaC conference volleyball tournament wrapped last night in Mount Vernon with the Class 3A 2nd-ranked Hawks falling to Class 4A No. 3 Marion 2-1 in the title match. It was a long night of close intense volleyball for the Hawks who slid past Western Dubuque and Independence in their first two

Dula K. Bockenstedt – Colesburg

Dula K. Bockenstedt, 84, of Colesburg, died peacefully, Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Visitation

Local Farmers Get Good Start on Harvest

Most local farmers have gotten a good start on the corn harvest over the past couple weeks. This week’s USDA Iowa Crop and Weather Report shows that 19-percent of corn and 43-percent of soybeans have been harvested – statewide, that’s about three days behind last year. Alan Atwater farms southwest of Manchester. Michael Sperfslage, who farms

HS Volleyball: WaMaC Conference Tournament Underway

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks swept their three matches of the WaMaC conference tournament pool play last night in DeWitt. The Hawks surpassed Maquoketa, 21-11/21-13, South Tama 21-12/21-10 and Benton Community 21-12/21-19. Hawks head coach Brett Mather summed up the night in his post match interview: mather1-10-12 The Class 3A 2nd-ranked Hawks

West Delaware FCA To Host Fields Of Faith Event

The West Delaware Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host its second annual “Fields of Faith” event tonight at Brown Field in Manchester. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, otherwise known as FCA, is a student-led ministry group that has been in the school system for of years is hosting the event which was a great success