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Delaware County Dairy Judging Teams Place Well at State Contest

Delaware County Dairy Judging Teams Place Well at State Contest

The Junior Dairy judging team from Delaware County earned the top spot in their division of the State Contest at the Iowa State Fair. The Senior Team placed 2nd by just 3 points! Delaware County also had the top 3 individuals in both the Senior and Junior Division! Members of the Champion team include Amber Engelken, Lane

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Senator Ernst Visits XL Specialized Trailers

  U.S. Senator Joni Ernst was in Manchester this week to tour XL Specialized Trailers. During her visit on Tuesday, the freshman senator had an opportunity to learn more about the operations and distributions of the company. The company’s owner and plant operators gave her a full tour of the facility, showing her how a

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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!

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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