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Delaware County Fair’s Donkey Races Raise Money for Charities

Delaware County Fair’s Donkey Races Raise Money for Charities

The first-ever Celebrity Charity Donkey Races were a huge hit last night at the Delaware County Fair. Around two dozen county residents, many representing area businesses, competed in the first ever donkey races at the horse arena. Cade Perrinjaquet of Edgewood was racing on behalf of the Edgewood Fire Department. He came away the overall winner,


Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz to Visit Dyersville

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz will be visiting the area this Friday. Senator Cruz will stop by the Field of Dreams movie site a little after 9 o’clock Friday morning before heading to Brooklyn, Iowa for a town hall meeting that afternoon. On Saturday, he’ll speak at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames. The Field


Day Two of Delaware County Fair

Monday kicked off the Delaware County Fair, with one of the largest parades in the fair’s history. Around 250 floats made their way down the streets of Manchester in the 45-minute long parade. And Manchester firefighters took in a record $2,111 in donations from parade-goers for their annual MDA Fill-the-Boot campaign. Today is Day Two


Delaware County Fair Kicks Off

The Delaware County Fair kicks off today in Manchester. This year’s fair will include the Trace Adkins concert on Thursday night, VIP Night with Poison’s Bret Michaels on Friday night, the return of free carnival rides and a new and improved Demo Derby on Sunday. The week starts with 4-H and FFA judging, including Home

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Changes and Celebrations at Area Businesses

There are some changes and celebrations that have been taking place at businesses around the area this summer… The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors recently visited QC Supply, which is located in the MEP Construction/Harper Insurance Agency building on the west end of Manchester. QC Supply recently purchased MEP Construction, with the promise that they would retain


Dubuque County Sheriff Announces Retirement

Dubuque County Sheriff Don Vrotsos has announced his retirement. Vrotsos will retire at the end of his term, which expires in December 2016. He has been in law enforcement for the past forty years, spending most of that time with the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office. For the past six years, Vrotsos has served as Sheriff

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Delaware County Fair Preview

The Delaware County Fair is just days away… that means 4-H and FFA kids are busy getting their projects ready, the carnival will be rolling into Manchester soon and fairgoers are rushing to buy those fair passes. The Delaware County Fair kicks off Monday and runs through Sunday, July 19th. And Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer

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Delaware County Cash Mob Strikes Dundee Business

The Delaware County Cash Mob has struck again… this time, mobbing a business in Dundee. Layers, a new salon in Dundee, took in $1400¬†after the Cash Mob’s surprise visit on Tuesday night. Nearly 70 Delaware County residents showed up around 5:30 pm and spent about twenty dollars each. The Cash Mob, which started this past


Area Gymnasts Earn National Titles

Six area gymnasts from Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics have earned top honors at Nationals. Emmy Raye Troester, Alivia Sweeney, Lilee Boriskey, Keely Recker, Claire Jaeger and Hannabelle Erickson all earned the title of National Champion at the USTA Power Tumbling National Championships. Mosers had 96 National qualifiers in the competition, which ran June

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