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Johnson and Sunne Crowned West Delaware Homecoming King and Queen

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.

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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

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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

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Flood Gates Partially Open at Lake Delhi

With major flooding upstream in Manchester, Lake Delhi is taking precautions. Officials have partially opened three of the gates and the spillway is operating as planned. Lake Delhi District Trustees President Steve Leonard told KMCH late Friday afternoon that everything is going as well as it can in this situation, though some homes upstream may

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Just Another Reason “Dyersville Rocks”

The Dyersville community has been having fun with the simplest of things over the past few weeks… rocks. But not just any rocks… They’re painted, they’re hidden and then they’re posted on Facebook. It’s known as “Dyersville Rocks”. Dyersville business owner Heidi Huisman started the “Dyersville Rocks” craze after hearing about a similar group in

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Hopkinton Lutheran Church Permanently Closing Doors

A Hopkinton church is permanently closing its doors. St. John’s Lutheran Church has been in the community for over 150 years. Church member Suzanne Reiter says they’ve always been a small congregation, but it was a vibrant one too with dedicated members. This year, they dwindled down to seventy members and they’ve had to make

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Manchester Ambassadors Visit Several Businesses

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors made several visits on Thursday. The group took a tour of Kluesner Flooring’s new building on South 11th Street, viewed the renovations and remodeling at America’s Best Value Inn & Suites on West Main Street, visited Monaghan Financial Services on North Franklin Street in honor of their 30th anniversary and enjoyed

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“Mystery Tour” Surprises Residents with Visits to Clayton County Towns

Some Clayton County residents are being whisked away on some fun adventures each month… and where they’re going is always a surprise. It’s called the “Clayton County: Mystery, Mingle, Munch and Mob Tour Series”. And Abbey Harkrader with the county’s Conservation Board says they started the program this past spring. The Mystery, Mingle, Munch and

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