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Plans Set for Delaware County Fair Parade

Plans Set for Delaware County Fair Parade

The¬†Delaware County Fair Parade will be held Monday night, July 13th at 7 o’clock. This year’s theme is “Make Some Noise” and the parade route will be the same as in the past, starting on Doctor Street, heading north through the fairgrounds and out the main gate, going south down New Street, making a little


Volunteers Needed for Maquoketa River Clean-up

Volunteers will be cleaning up the Maquoketa River in Manchester this Saturday. The town’s riverfront has been getting a lot of attention since the opening of the new whitewater park, and Manchester Good to Great River and Rec committee member Chris Heiar says they want to do what they can to keep the river attractive


West Delaware Principal Jon Nordaas Retiring

West Delaware High School Principal Jon Nordaas is retiring… Nordaas has spent the past ten years at West Delaware and he says he can’t say enough about the school and community. Nordaas has spent a total of thirty years in education, with 26 of those years as a principal. Even though he is officially retiring,

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Worthington School Closes Doors for Good

St. Paul School in Worthington officially closed its doors for good last week. The grade school, which had just 31 students in preschool through sixth grade, closed due to declining enrollment . Last fall, officials decided to close the school over concerns that the increasing financial burden would ultimately jeopardize the parish’s financial stability. St.

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WD Presents Dance Marathon Check to U of I Hospital

Members of the West Delaware Student Council visited the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital on Tuesday to donate a check for $2,500. The funds were raised through West Delaware’s first Dance Marathon in March. Student Council President Emily Thole and Class President Caitlin Briggs accompanied Student Council Advisor Megan Jack to the hospital to present

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Independence Ambassadors Visit Home Indeed LLC

There’s a new home improvement store in Independence. The Independence Ambassadors recently visited Home Indeed LLC, a new business located at 1208 First Street West Suite 2. The home improvement store specializes in cabinets, windows, doors, siding, roofing, bath remodels and kitchen remodels. They also offer full service installation of all products. The Ambassadors presented


Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day was observed with services all across Delaware County yesterday. In Manchester, rain forced the ceremony to be moved from the Oakland Cemetery to the West Delaware Middle School as the Manchester American Legion Post 45 was joined by the West Delaware Marching Band. Here are some of the sounds and thoughts from the

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