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Public Votes Needed to Win Grant for Colton’s Playground

Public Votes Needed to Win Grant for Colton’s Playground

Your votes are needed to help win a grant for a new playground that will honor a Manchester boy. Three-year old Colton Meyer died last December, and his parents, Tifany and Travis Meyer, have been working with the City of Manchester’s Park and Rec Department to build a playground at Tirrill Park. City Parks and

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Cardboard Boats to Race on the River in Manchester

Cardboard boats will fill the Maquoketa River in Manchester this Saturday. The Franklin Street Brewing Company is hosting the first annual River Runner Regatta and Cardboard Boat Race. Brewery co-owner Chad Sands says if you’ve never seen a cardboard boat race, you’ll be surprised to find out cardboard can actually float. Participants will ride in

HS Volleyball: Tuesday Night 9-22 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A top-rated West Delaware Hawks stayed undefeated with a 3-0 sweep over Anamosa last night in Manchester. The Hawks improved to 25-0 with wins of 25-6, 25-10 and 25-8. Hawks head coach Brett Mather talked about what he saw from his team which was mostly positive after a  quick


Camp Courageous Raffling Donated Car

Camp Courageous has received a very special donation. The camp was recently given a car – a 1966 VW Cabriolet – by Michael Verst of Union, Kentucky in honor of his late wife, Karen Verst. Camp Director Charlie Becker says the car was a labor of love that took eight years for Verst to complete.


FarmTek Wins Dyersville Chamber’s “Battle of the Businesses”

Several businesses competed in the Dyersville Chamber’s “Battle of the Businesses” Thursday night. Eleven teams representing area businesses competed in such games as wheelbarrow relays, a bubble gum challenge and a human version of “Hungry Hippos”. FarmTek won the battle, beating out Fidelity, DuTrac, TOMY, Spireon, American Trust and Victory Ford. DuTrac won the Spirit


St. Mary’s Students Walk for Colton

St. Mary’s School in Manchester walked in memory of one of their own Friday. Three-year old Colton Meyer would have been in Junior Kindergarten at St. Mary’s this year, but his life was cut short in a fatal farm accident last December. His parents, Tifany and Travis Meyer, recently created the “Rawrrr with Colton” fundraiser,


HS Football: Week 4 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Ten of our twelve KMCH area coverage teams will be involved in district play tonight. Eight of the twelve will be playing on the road. The class 3A second-ranked 3-0 West Delaware Hawks play their first road game this month and for the time away in district play as they travel to Vinton, taking on Vinton-Shellsburg. The Vikings are