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Retiring Optometrist Merges with Dyersville Eye Clinic

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


HS Football: West Delaware Begins New Campaign

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The high school football season officially kicked off Monday with the first day of practice, and the West Delaware football team who is coming off a 12-1 campaign in 2015 looks to get back to work to start the 2016 season. Hawk head coach Doug Winkowitsch who enters his 13th

Volunteers Come Together to Help a Neighbor in Need

  This past week, the Manchester United Methodist Church has been directing a mission project to help David, a person of special needs, fix up his home after discovering he had been collecting pop cans to assist in paying for the expenses. Reverend Phil Rogers says this mission project was a brought to his attention

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Country Cruisers Car Cruise Route Announced

The Country Cruisers Car Cruise is planned for Saturday, August 13th, and this year’s cruise route has been announced. The cruise route will head throughout Delaware County once again this year. Car club member Dennis Wiedemann has the rundown. The cruise will end at the Bacon-n-Hops Festival in Manchester. You can find the exact route

Patty Judge Tours Eastern Iowa

U.S. Democratic Senatorial candidate Patty Judge held several campaign stops in Eastern Iowa on Friday. Judge began her morning in Decorah before heading to Manchester to discuss her campaign over lunch provided at The Bread Basket. The Iowa native touched upon current political issues, such as healthcare reform, student loan debt and raising the minimum wage