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HS Volleyball: West Delaware Stays Unbeaten In WaMaC Conference Play

HS Volleyball: West Delaware Stays Unbeaten In WaMaC Conference Play

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 4th-ranked West Delaware Hawks improved to 29-2 with a 3-0 sweep of Anamosa last night on the road. The Hawks beat Anamosa for the tenth time in ten seasons as they got off to a slow start in game one only winning 25-17 before taking in the 2nd and 3rd sets,


Cedar Rapids Wins Battle as River Hits Crest

Thousands of hours of effort to fill sandbags and temporary barriers to shore up the flood levee in Cedar Rapids appeared to have paid off…. The Cedar River crested Tuesday morning at 22 feet – 9 feet below the 2008 record. City manager Jeff Pomeranz says they’ve won the first battle. The 9.8-mile system of


HS Football: East Buchanan Knocks Off #3 Lisbon

Last Friday night the East Buchanan football team took a big step in class A district 4 as they knocked off third ranked and previously undefeated Lisbon 44-20 in Winthrop. With the win the Buccaneers move to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in district play which is tied for second place in the district with Lisbon,


Floodwaters Receding in Independence

Independence is taking their turn recovering from major flooding. The Wapsi River crested at 19.36 feet Sunday afternoon – that’s three feet below the record and the fourth highest flood in the town’s history. That’s National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Skow. The Highway 150 South Bridge reopened Monday after it was covered with floodwaters over


Help Available for Delaware County Flood Victims

Help is available for anyone who was affected by Friday’s flooding in Delaware County. Delaware County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Ryan says clean-up kits are available at the Manchester Police Department. Flood victims can also apply for assistance to help pay for basic needs. Operation New View will begin taking applications Thursday – at that


Johnson and Sunne Crowned West Delaware Homecoming King and Queen

Congratulations to West Delaware’s newly-crowned Homecoming King Sam Johnson and Queen Rachel Sunne! They were crowned at Thursday night’s coronation at Seedorff Gymnasium. This year’s West Delaware Homecoming Court included Annie Cassutt, Emma Kehrli, Anna Thole, Rachel Sunne and Kellie Monaghan, as well as Sam Johnson, Jacob Routier, Troy Monaghan, Nic Juergens and Nolan Lyness.


Major Flooding Hits Manchester

Heavy rain Thursday night into Friday morning has led to major flooding in Manchester. The City reported 5.7 inches of rain, while one resident on East Union reported 7.25 inches since Thursday night. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Maquoketa River in Manchester through Saturday morning. The projected river crest


West Delaware Postpones Homecoming Parade; Students Help with Flood Efforts

West Delaware is celebrating Homecoming this week, but the school’s plans were changed when floodwaters hit Manchester on Friday. Instead of holding their annual West Delaware Homecoming parade on Friday afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says they made the decision to cancel it in light of the devastation that was hitting their community. The West