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Dyersville Highway 20 Crash Sends Two To Hospital

Dyersville Highway 20 Crash Sends Two To Hospital

Two men from the area were injured in a collision at a dangerous Dyersville intersection. The accident happened Thursday afternoon shortly after 4 o’clock on the west side of town at the intersection of Highway 20 and Seventh Street Southwest. The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 51-year old Michael Nerney of Dyersville

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Castle Theatre Celebrating 80th Birthday

Manchester’s historic movie theater is celebrating a big birthday milestone this month. Castle Theatre has been a part of the community for the past 80 years and the theater is going strong. That’s Castle Theatre manager Lisa Landers, who says they’ve got a special birthday celebration planned for this Saturday. If you’re interested in learning


Highway 136 Closed after Mobile Meth Lab Discovered

Authorities shut down a portion of Highway 136 between Dyersville and New Vienna Wednesday night after they discovered a mobile meth lab. Dyersville Police say one of their officers stopped a vehicle just south of New Vienna because the driver, 40-year old Jason Schroeder of Guttenberg, was wanted on a warrant for possessing meth. While

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Share the Harvest Kicking Off Third Year

Share the Harvest will kick off its third year tonight in Manchester. This community program started by volunteers aims to provide people in the community with fresh fruits and vegetables – with most of it donated by local gardeners who have extra produce to share. That’s Robin Stone, who is one of the group’s organizers.

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Black Bear Caught on Video Near Greeley

There’s been another black bear sighting… and this time, the bear was captured on video by the Delaware County Sheriff. Sheriff John LeClere was driving on Highway 38 about a mile and a half north of Greeley Monday morning when he saw a black bear in the distance. He turned his squad car around and


Manchester Rhubarbfest Contest Winners

Manchester’s 6th annual Rhubarbfest was a huge success this past Saturday. Hundreds showed up for the festivities, including live music, rhubarb wine tasting, square dancing, craft vendors and rhubarb contests. Some of the food contest winners include Carol Burke of Manchester, who won first place in the rhubarb jam category; Linda Mensen of Earlville, who

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