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Manchester Ambassadors Visit Several Businesses

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


“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


Scarecrows Popping Up Around Manchester

You’ll start to notice scarecrows around Manchester soon… The Manchester Chamber encourages local businesses to create and display a scarecrow as part of their “Parade of Scarecrows” each fall. It’s a fun and interactive way to showcase what the businesses each do and it brings people into town. And as an added incentive, prizes will


New Vienna Hosting 30th Benefit Tractor Pull

The New Vienna community will come together this Sunday for its 30th Benefit Tractor Pull. For the past three decades, the New Vienna Benefit Tractor Pull has been helping local residents and causes, with the proceeds donated to a special beneficiary each year. In honor of the anniversary, each of those 30 beneficiaries has created a


“President Abe Lincoln” Visits Local Schools

President Abe Lincoln made a visit to several local schools on Thursday. Fritz Klein, a nationally renowned Lincoln portrayer, stopped at Lambert Elementary, West Delaware Middle School and West Delaware High School to talk with students. Klein is in the area to keynote the annual Delaware County Republicans’ Fall Dinner Thursday night. Tickets for the


Dyersville’s Southwest Trail Project Nearly Finished

The City of Dyersville’s new trail project on the southwest side of town is nearly complete. City Administrator Mick Michel says the project was intended to extend a 6-foot wide trail from Westside Park to Dyersville Elementary. The trail, which is a sidewalk, runs north from the school along 7th Street and then cuts east

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Hero Hustle Triathlon A Huge Success

The “Hero Hustle” sprint triathlon held Sunday in Manchester was a huge success: That’s Manchester Parks and Recreation Director Doug Foley.  93 individuals competed, along with 14 teams.  The race consisted of a 400 yard swim, 16 mile bike ride and a5k run.  The individual athletes did all three legs while the teams were made