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West Delaware Booster Club To Hold Membership Drive

West Delaware Booster Club To Hold Membership Drive

The West Delaware Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual membership drive tonight during the Silver Bowl scrimmage at Brown Field in Manchester. Membership coordinator Bill Logan says it’s a great opportunity to support the student athletes at West Delaware: Logan 1 Logan says the community support and booster club memberships are so important in helping

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Share the Harvest Moves to Tuesdays in Fourth Year

  Share the Harvest is in its fourth year of helping feed the Manchester community. This weekly event offers local gardeners the opportunity to drop off extra fruits and vegetables, and then those in need of supplemental food are welcome to stop by and pick up the produce. Director Robin Stone says there has been one major

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Retiring Optometrist Merges with Dyersville Eye Clinic

  A Dyersville eye doctor has retired after four decades of serving the community. Dr. Paul Ahern of Midwest Optometric Associates said goodbye to his patients on Thursday during an open house at his business. Ahern says forty years came and went pretty quickly. Ahern joined the optometry practice of Dr. Robert Henkels in 1976, who started his practice


Over 400 Cars Cruise Throughout Delaware County

It was a busy weekend in Manchester with the Country Cruisers Car Cruise events and the Chamber’s second annual Bacon-N-Hops Festival. Local residents got a chance to sample some bacon goodies and craft beer at Bacon-N-Hops Saturday afternoon. Chamber Director Jessica Pape says they had about a dozen vendors offering samples. Chamber President Chris Cruse

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Dyersville Relay for Life Raises Over $101,000

The Dyersville Area Relay for Life was a huge success this year! The event last Friday night at Beckman Catholic High School raised over $101,000 dollars so far for the American Cancer Society. Here are a few photos from the event, courtesy of the Dyersville Area Relay for Life Facebook page!


HS Football: West Delaware Begins New Campaign

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The high school football season officially kicked off Monday with the first day of practice, and the West Delaware football team who is coming off a 12-1 campaign in 2015 looks to get back to work to start the 2016 season. Hawk head coach Doug Winkowitsch who enters his 13th

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Storms Cause Widespread Damage in Colesburg

Storms moved across eastern Iowa last night, with the majority of damage reported in the Colesburg area. A barn and machine shed were destroyed on the west end of town at the Leo Roling farm, with the house also sustaining some damage. Fallen tree branches also caused roof damage on at least two houses, and