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Day Two of Delaware County Fair

Day Two of Delaware County Fair

Monday kicked off the Delaware County Fair, with one of the largest parades in the fair’s history. Around 250 floats made their way down the streets of Manchester in the 45-minute long parade. And Manchester firefighters took in a record $2,111 in donations from parade-goers for their annual MDA Fill-the-Boot campaign. Today is Day Two

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Manchester Library Holds First Ever “Libcon”

The first ever “Libcon” was held Saturday at the Manchester Public Library.  “Libcon” is a take off on the popular “Comicon” events held throughout the country.  Several artists were on hand displaying and selling comic-related items.  Jeff Dyer of Dubuque is a writer who is helping keep the “Peanuts” comics alive.  Boom Studios started a

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Changes and Celebrations at Area Businesses

There are some changes and celebrations that have been taking place at businesses around the area this summer… The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors recently visited QC Supply, which is located in the MEP Construction/Harper Insurance Agency building on the west end of Manchester. QC Supply recently purchased MEP Construction, with the promise that they would retain

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Delaware County Community Chest Awards Grants

The Delaware County Community Chest has awarded grants to several area organizations. The NICC Foundation and Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa each received 25-hundred dollars to help their programs and awareness activity. RMC Parents as Teachers and the Riverview Center each received just over five hundred dollars. RMC Parents as Teachers will use the grant

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RMC Hospital Addition Named River Ridge Pavilion

Regional Medical Center (RMC) has named the facility expansion currently under construction River Ridge Pavilion. RMC held a contest where employees could submit name ideas for the new building. Congratulations to the two employees who came up with the winning name: Cliff Adcock (Maintenance/Engineering Department) and Tiffany DeSotel (Med-Surg/SCU Department). “I thought that River Ridge

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Recovery from Monday’s Storms Continues

Some area residents are spending this week cleaning up the damage left behind by Monday’s storms. One business in the Arlington area, Nelly’s Detail, was completely destroyed by powerful straight-line winds. Owner Jenal Fettkether says she’s looking for a temporary place where she can set up her business through the summer. It’s a tough situation

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Powerful Storm Brings Damage to Northeast Iowa

Area residents spent Monday cleaning up after powerful straight line winds brought widespread damage across northeast Iowa. The hardest hit area appeared to be Buchanan, Delaware and Dubuque counties, along with the southern portions of Fayette and Clayton counties. When the storm warning was issued shortly before 9 am Monday, the National Weather Service warned

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