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Lake Delhi Closes Floodgates to Begin Refilling

Lake Delhi Closes Floodgates to Begin Refilling

Lake Delhi has waited six long years to see water again… and after two years of construction and four years of planning, it’s all up to Mother Nature now to fill the lake. Dozens of Lake Delhi supporters and local officials attended a special ceremony Friday afternoon to close the floodgates and allow the lake

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HS Softball/Baseball Tuesday 6-21 results:

By Jon Swisher-Sports Dirocter: A few area softball and baseball games took place last night: In softball: Beckman, Dyersville 7, Bellevue 5 Cascade 7, North Fayette Valley 2 Cascade 7, North Fayette Valley 3 Tonight West Delaware, the 10th-ranked team in class 4A is slated to return to WaMaC Conference play in DeWitt taking on

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Delaware County Dairy Royalty begin their new duties

  The 2016 Delaware County Dairy Royalty members are ready to live up to their new noble titles. Brittany Putz from Petersburg was crowned the 2016 Delaware County Dairy Princess in March. Megan Wulfekuhle is serving as Alternate Dairy Princess along with Kristi Mensen. Wulfekuhle has always been involved in the dairy atmosphere. Putz believes


Manchester Riverfest a Huge Success

Saturday’s Riverfest activities in Manchester started with thousands of rubber ducks being dropped from the Marion Street Bridge as part of Regional Medical Center’s “Duck Dash and Dive”.  Mike Briggs says the event was a huge success: First place was won by Rae Ellen Lyness, who won a new kayak; 2nd place which was two

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Downtown Friday Night in Dyersville

The Dyersville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event for the community Friday night. Downtown Friday Night returns with activities for all ages. Chamber Director Karla Thompson says local residents are invited to bring their car and truck to be displayed for the car and truck show. The band Avery Riot will perform live


New Kaleidoscope at Manchester Whitewater Park

You may have noticed a new addition to Shelly Memorial Park in Manchester. The park, which sits next to the whitewater park, is now home to a kaleidoscope. The kaleidoscope is a present to the City of Manchester from the Delaware County Master Gardeners in honor of Manchester’s 150th birthday. The kaleidoscope was made by

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Manchester Boy Qualifies for National Fishing Tournament

A Manchester boy has qualified for a national fishing tournament. 12-year old Bentley Fletcher will compete in the Junior National Bassmasters Tournament in Tennessee in early August. Fletcher qualified for nationals after winning the junior division of the Iowa Youth State Bassmasters Tournament in Prairie du Chien on Sunday, along with 14-year old Tristin Wilcox