Media articles

hero hustle

Manchester Holding First-Ever Hero Hustle Triathlon

Manchester Holding First-Ever Hero Hustle Triathlon

The first-ever Hero Hustle Triathlon will take place Sunday morning in Manchester. This race was created as a way for local athletes to raise money to support the Delaware County law enforcement, ambulance and fire departments. Manchester City Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley says the Hero Hustle Triathlon will consist of a 400-yard swim,

8.16.16 XL Specialized Trailers (2)

Senator Ernst Visits XL Specialized Trailers

  U.S. Senator Joni Ernst was in Manchester this week to tour XL Specialized Trailers. During her visit on Tuesday, the freshman senator had an opportunity to learn more about the operations and distributions of the company. The company’s owner and plant operators gave her a full tour of the facility, showing her how a

kristen rickey

West Delaware Adds Programs In New School Year

West Delaware has added a new building that will be called the “Hawk Center”. Earlier this year, the district purchased the St. Paul School Building located on Clara Avenue.  Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says the building will be the home of two new programs: The other new program will benefit students with special needs: Classes

hs sports

West Delaware Booster Club To Hold Membership Drive

The West Delaware Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual membership drive tonight during the Silver Bowl scrimmage at Brown Field in Manchester. Membership coordinator Bill Logan says it’s a great opportunity to support the student athletes at West Delaware: Logan 1 Logan says the community support and booster club memberships are so important in helping

share harvest

Share the Harvest Moves to Tuesdays in Fourth Year

  Share the Harvest is in its fourth year of helping feed the Manchester community. This weekly event offers local gardeners the opportunity to drop off extra fruits and vegetables, and then those in need of supplemental food are welcome to stop by and pick up the produce. Director Robin Stone says there has been one major

Ahern Woodland Photo

Retiring Optometrist Merges with Dyersville Eye Clinic

  A Dyersville eye doctor has retired after four decades of serving the community. Dr. Paul Ahern of Midwest Optometric Associates said goodbye to his patients on Thursday during an open house at his business. Ahern says forty years came and went pretty quickly. Ahern joined the optometry practice of Dr. Robert Henkels in 1976, who started his practice


Over 400 Cars Cruise Throughout Delaware County

It was a busy weekend in Manchester with the Country Cruisers Car Cruise events and the Chamber’s second annual Bacon-N-Hops Festival. Local residents got a chance to sample some bacon goodies and craft beer at Bacon-N-Hops Saturday afternoon. Chamber Director Jessica Pape says they had about a dozen vendors offering samples. Chamber President Chris Cruse