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Manchester Hosting Bacon-N-Hops Festival

Manchester Hosting Bacon-N-Hops Festival

The Bacon-N-Hops Festival is today in Manchester. It all takes place from 3 to 11 pm across from Manchester City Hall (where First Friday at Five is usually held). It’s the first year the Chamber is hosting this event, which will include tons of bacon and craft beer samples. Organizer Doris Sherman says the Delaware

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Ed-Co Hosting School Board Candidate Forum

Ed-Co will host a school board candidate forum this Sunday night. Four candidates are vying for two open spots on the Ed-Co School Board. Area residents are encouraged to attend to hear from candidates Randy Mescher, Ken Faust, Travis Gudenkauf and Jeff Lincoln. The forum starts at 7 pm in the Ed-Co High School music

Rare Iowa Virus Confirmed in Clayton County

The Iowa Department of Public Health reports the first ever confirmed case of a disease known as Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV). Public Health Veterinarian Ann Garvey says it is delivered by mosquitoes, and the case was confirmed in eastern Iowa’s Clayton County. “We don’t get a lot of reports of this virus because there’s not


Farley Man Found with Meth in Dyersville

A Farley man has been arrested on meth charges in Dyersville. On Tuesday, Dyersville Police pulled over 22-year old Jacob Schmitt for a defective muffler on his vehicle. While performing the traffic stop on 9th Avenue Southeast, the police officer detected a scent of marijuana coming from Schmitt’s vehicle. Methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were


Woodward Communications Acquiring Manchester Press

A local newspaper is being acquired by a Dubuque-based company. Woodward Communications announced Wednesday that it will acquire the Manchester Press from News Publishing of Black Earth, Wisconsin. The Manchester Press will become part of the WCI’s Community Media Division, joining five other weekly newspapers and five free-distribution papers. The corporations owns two other local

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