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Lake Delhi Closes Floodgates to Begin Refilling

Lake Delhi Closes Floodgates to Begin Refilling

Lake Delhi has waited six long years to see water again… and after two years of construction and four years of planning, it’s all up to Mother Nature now to fill the lake. Dozens of Lake Delhi supporters and local officials attended a special ceremony Friday afternoon to close the floodgates and allow the lake


Manchester Riverfest a Huge Success

Saturday’s Riverfest activities in Manchester started with thousands of rubber ducks being dropped from the Marion Street Bridge as part of Regional Medical Center’s “Duck Dash and Dive”.  Mike Briggs says the event was a huge success: First place was won by Rae Ellen Lyness, who won a new kayak; 2nd place which was two


New Kaleidoscope at Manchester Whitewater Park

You may have noticed a new addition to Shelly Memorial Park in Manchester. The park, which sits next to the whitewater park, is now home to a kaleidoscope. The kaleidoscope is a present to the City of Manchester from the Delaware County Master Gardeners in honor of Manchester’s 150th birthday. The kaleidoscope was made by

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Manchester Boy Qualifies for National Fishing Tournament

A Manchester boy has qualified for a national fishing tournament. 12-year old Bentley Fletcher will compete in the Junior National Bassmasters Tournament in Tennessee in early August. Fletcher qualified for nationals after winning the junior division of the Iowa Youth State Bassmasters Tournament in Prairie du Chien on Sunday, along with 14-year old Tristin Wilcox


Moser Dancers Performing at Indy 500

Several area dancers will be performing at the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500 this weekend. The athletes are from Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics and they will be spotlighted in the IPL 500 Festival Parade this Saturday, performing professionally-choreographed routines alongside the Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders and the Indiana Pacers cheerleaders. On Sunday –

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Farmers Savings Bank Receives National Honor

A local bank has been given national recognition. Farmers Savings Bank was one of 34 banks and credit unions to receive a Designation of Savings Excellence Award last week. The honor recognizes banks and credit unions that went above and beyond to encourage people to save money during America Saves Week and/or Military Saves Week.


Early Morning Storms Bring Wind Damage

The severe storms that moved through early this morning brought wind damage across the area. Wind gusts were estimated to have reached 70 to 80 miles per hour when the storm moved through Independence shortly before 5 am. Storm spotters in Buchanan County say a cattle shed was destroyed two miles west of Lamont. A