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Two Area Teams Close Their Season in State Consolation Games

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Boys Basketball season wrapped up last Saturday night in Des Moines. On Friday morning and Saturday afternoon it closed out for our two remaining area coverage teams. On Friday morning, the North Linn Lynx finished their terrific season in the 1A consolation final beating Remsen, St. Mary’s 76-66. North Linn’s

March Snowstorm Biggest of the Winter Season

The snow that fell Sunday night into Monday was the most we’ve seen all winter in eastern Iowa.   Nearly seven inches of snow fell in Manchester over the past 24 hours – easily beating the three to four inch snowfalls we saw during the first three weekends in December.   KCRG-TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says that’s

Dyersville Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Dyersville celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday with their annual festivities. The day kicked off with the annual 8K Road Race, 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Leprechaun Leap at St. Francis Xavier School. The Ancient Order of Hibernians, who host the parade, celebrated with an Irish Mass again this year at 10:30 am Saturday at St.

Tickets on Sale for Delaware Co. Fair Country Night

Tickets for the Delaware County Fair’s country night concert with Sawyer Brown and Little Texas are now on sale. Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer reminds everyone you’ve got a couple options for tickets on the track this year. Track tickets for the Thursday night, July 13th show are 35 dollars. Grandstand seating will be free – just

“Greenie” Passing On Love of Balloon Art to Kids

    A Manchester man passed on his love of balloon art to the community this Saturday.   Paul Kammarmeyer, also known as “Greenie”, has been creating balloon figures for over twenty years in the Manchester area after getting his start from a local magician. Kammarmeyer’s hobby and side business of twisting balloons into hats, animals and

Brehme Drug Celebrates New Chapter with Open House

Brehme Drug in Manchester celebrated the start of a new chapter with an open house on Thursday.   The pharmacy, formerly known as Blakesley Drug, changed ownership January 1st when Ashley Brehme purchased the business from Bill Blakesley.   Brehme had been an employee at Blakesley Drug for several years – even job shadowing as far

Lynx and Hawks Ready For Semifinal Contests

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: It’s semifinal Thursday at the High School Boys Basketball State Tournament in Des Moines for Class 1A, 2A and 3A teams. Our two area coverage schools in play, North Linn and West Delaware, are slated for 10:30am and 8:15pm start times. In Class 1A, the top ranked and seeded 26-0 North Linn