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West Delaware Football Stays Undefeated with Homecoming Win

West Delaware Football Stays Undefeated with Homecoming Win

It was a Homecoming win for West Delaware’s football team Friday night. The 5-0 Hawks defeated Central DeWitt 28-0 – with all of those points coming in the first half of the game. West Delaware head coach Doug Winkowitsch is pleased they’ve been able to stay undefeated, but he says he knows his team can


Major Flooding Hits Manchester

Heavy rain Thursday night into Friday morning has led to major flooding in Manchester. The City reported 5.7 inches of rain, while one resident on East Union reported 7.25 inches since Thursday night. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Maquoketa River in Manchester through Saturday morning. The projected river crest


West Delaware Postpones Homecoming Parade; Students Help with Flood Efforts

West Delaware is celebrating Homecoming this week, but the school’s plans were changed when floodwaters hit Manchester on Friday. Instead of holding their annual West Delaware Homecoming parade on Friday afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says they made the decision to cancel it in light of the devastation that was hitting their community. The West


Flood Gates Partially Open at Lake Delhi

With major flooding upstream in Manchester, Lake Delhi is taking precautions. Officials have partially opened three of the gates and the spillway is operating as planned. Lake Delhi District Trustees President Steve Leonard told KMCH late Friday afternoon that everything is going as well as it can in this situation, though some homes upstream may


HS Football: Beckman Set To Host Second Ranked Union

Class 2A district 4 is home to the top two ranked teams in the state, and in the next two weeks the Beckman football team will play both them starting tomorrow night as the Blazers will host second ranked Union, LaPorte City tomorrow night in Dyersville, before traveling to West Union next week to take on


Just Another Reason “Dyersville Rocks”

The Dyersville community has been having fun with the simplest of things over the past few weeks… rocks. But not just any rocks… They’re painted, they’re hidden and then they’re posted on Facebook. It’s known as “Dyersville Rocks”. Dyersville business owner Heidi Huisman started the “Dyersville Rocks” craze after hearing about a similar group in

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HS Volleyball: West Delaware Wins WD’s Match-up

Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 3rd-ranked 28-2 West Delaware Hawks stayed undefeated in WaMaC East side play last night with a 3-1 win over 4A No. 15 Western Dubuque in Epworth. Hawks head coach Brett Mather was especially pleased with the effort by his squad: mather1-9-21 The Hawks won the first set 25-12, third


HS Football: Starmont Earns Season’s First Win

The Starmont football team earned its first win of the season last Friday night as they defeated Postville 34-23 at home in Arlington. Starmont head coach Matt Lee was very proud of the way his team overcame the adversity of the first three weeks of the season: Lee 1 With the win the Stars move