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Final Design for New Veterans Memorial in Manchester Expected Soon

Final Design for New Veterans Memorial in Manchester Expected Soon

There are plans for a new veterans’ memorial at Baum Park in Manchester. There are already a couple of veterans’ memorials in Manchester – one at the Delaware County Courthouse and the other at Oakland Cemetary, but Manchester American Legion member Todd Tomlin says this new veterans’ memorial would be different. The new veterans’ memorial

HS Softball/Baseball: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks finished the North Fayette Valley Invite on Saturday afternoon with a two-day record of 2-2. The Hawks fell to Waverly-Shell Rock 7-1 then beat Lansing Kee 6-1. West Delaware Softball returns to action tonight at home in WaMaC conference East division play hosting Anamosa. The Lady Raiders enter

HS Baseball/Softball: Results From Thursday 6-4

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Baseball team lost their first game of the season last night on the road in Tiffin, taking on WaMaC West division opponent Clear Creek-Amana. The Clippers came back after being down 2-0 to win game one 6-3. Hawks head coach Nate Lahr gave credit to CC-A for making the plays

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Cash Mob Helps Ryan Community Projects

The Ryan community came together Wednesday night, organizing a bake sale at a ballgame to raise money for a couple of community projects. Mike Corcoran is involved with the Ryan ball association. What made the night even better was the sudden appearance of the Delaware County Cash Mob… The Cash Mob, a group of about

HS Softball/Baseball: Mon. 6-1 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Softball team endured 2 close games in Maquoketa last night. The first game was a back and forth tilt that saw the Hawks take the lead in the 8th and hold on for the 9-8 extra inning win. First-year Head Coach Tiffany Rave was proud of her teams’


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


HS Baseball/Softball: Hawks Baseball Starts 3-0

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Baseball team went 3-0 last week to open up the season. They ended the week Friday night at home with a doubleheader sweep of Independence 11-1 in 6innings and 7-0. Second-year head coach talks about his teams’ effort after two solid outings by senior starting pitchers Seth Wedewer


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,


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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