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HS Wrestling: West Delaware To Host Sectional Tournament

HS Wrestling: West Delaware To Host Sectional Tournament

The West Delaware wrestling team will host a class 2A sectional tomorrow starting at noon inside the Seedorff Gymnasium. The Hawks will host Anamosa, Beckman, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Dubuque Wahlert in a sectional that features nine ranked wrestlers and although West Delaware doesn’t have a returning state qualifier, head coach Jeff Voss says this

Statewide Honor for Maquoketa Valley Middle School

Maquoketa Valley has been honored on a statewide level for their efforts to eliminate achievement gaps. The State Board of Education recently recognized Maquoketa Valley Middle School with a Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award. Delhi Elementary and MV Middle School Principal Tracy Morrison says the award was specifically to recognize the middle school for having the

Legislative Coffee in Manchester Friday

You’ll have a chance to visit with our local legislators this Friday. The Delaware County Farm Bureau and Delaware County Economic Development will team up to once again host a Legislative Coffee. Economic Development Director Donna Boss says there will be two legislators and one staff member attending. Bruce Nieman of the Farm Bureau says

HS Wrestling: Independence Heads To LaPorte City For Sectionals

The Independence wrestling team will start its postseason run Saturday as they will wrestle at the sectional tournament at Union LaPorte City. Besides the Mustangs, Union will also host Center Point-Urbana, Denver-Tripoli, GRNT and Vinton-Shellsburg and the tournament features 11 ranked wrestlers and six returning state qualifiers. With all of last years state qualifiers graduating

Extension Offers Help on Sticking to New Year’s Resolutions

Today’s February 1st… which means we’re already one month into the new year. How are you doing with those New Year’s resolutions? Eating healthy, exercising more and losing weight are among the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Cindy Baumgartner, a Nutrition and Wellness Specialist from Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach, has some tips on

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 1-31 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final night of January brought a couple more answers to the area coverage conference championship landscape. In Cascade last night on the boys side, the Class 2A 7th-ranked Cougars came back and then held on to avoid the upset to Monticello, winning 49-47. It was a back and forth typical Monticello/Cascade rival

HS Wrestling: Area 1A Schools Prepare For Sectionals

The 2017 high school wrestling postseason begins this Saturday and area wrestlers from six  schools will compete in two different sectional tournaments with a chance of placing in the top two of their respective weight classes and advancing to the district tournament the following week. In Cascade the Cougars will host Maquoketa Valley, East Buchanan,

Several Honored at Delaware County Beef Banquet

  Hundreds turned out for the Delaware County Beef Banquet Saturday night at the fairgrounds pavilion, where the Cattlemen honored several people involved in the beef industry. Kellie Monaghan, who served this past year as the county’s Beef Princess, was named Delaware County Beef Queen. Monaghan says her family is tied to the beef industry, which

Delaware County Foundation Offering Grants to Non-Profits

Delaware County non-profits have a chance at some grant money. The Foundation for the Future of Delaware County offers grant money each year for projects that help the community by addressing a significant issue and helping a broad spectrum. Foundation Chair Jerry Burke says they have over 72-thousand dollars in grant money available to give

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