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Remembering Former State Senator Tom Hancock

Remembering Former State Senator Tom Hancock

One of the area’s greatest public servants was laid to rest today. Epworth resident and Dubuque County Supervisor Tom Hancock passed away after an apparent heart attack over the weekend, just a few days shy of 68th birthday. Hancock will be remembered for his decades of service with the Epworth Fire Department, serving as chief

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Delaware County Rec. Center Holds Open House

Manchester’s sesquicentennial celebration continued Sunday with a wrap up of “Health and Wellness Month” at the Delaware County Rec. Center.  Committee member Jana Ungs from Regional Medical Center says showing off the Rec. Center was a great way to wrap up the month: Trent Mauer and his Tae Kwon Do students put on a demonstration:

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High Turnout at Delaware County Caucuses

Delaware County residents turned out in high numbers for caucus night last night. Delaware County Republicans set a record, nearly doubling their usual turnout. Ted Cruz won Delaware County with 317 votes. Donald Trump came in second with 198, followed by Marco Rubio in a close third with 172. Nearly 1,000 ballots were handed out,

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Bernie Holds Campaign Rally in Manchester

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a quick stop in Manchester Saturday morning for a volunteer rally. Nearly 200 people came to the Delaware County Community Center at the fairgrounds to hear the U.S. Senator speak. Sanders is in a tight race with fellow Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton heading into the Iowa Caucuses. He told

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Carly Fiorina Makes Campaign Stop in Manchester

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina made a campaign stop in Manchester Saturday morning – at the exact same time Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in town. Fiorina spoke to around 75 people at Fireside Pub and Steakhouse and caught up with KMCH’s Rob Edwards after the event to reiterate her message. Fiorina is the

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Winthrop Teen Crowned New Iowa Pork Queen

A Buchanan County teen has won the state’s Pork Queen contest. Holly Cook of Winthrop was crowned the 2016 Iowa Pork Queen Wednesday night at the Iowa Pork Congress. Cook and Angie Wilson of Delhi were the two contestants from the area competing among 12 others in the annual contest. Instead of crowning an Iowa

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‘Three Drink Minimum’ Band Raises Money for LDRA

A local band recently spent a night volunteering as guest bartenders to raise money for Lake Delhi. The band Three Drink Minimum served as guest bartenders at Pin Oak in Manchester as part of the restaurant’s “Bartenders for a Cause” program. The six band members raised about 655 dollars, which they donated to the Lake

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Two Edgewood Firefighters Honored for Years of Service

Two Edgewood firefighters were honored at the Edgewood Fire Department’s Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday. Greg Brady was recognized for 35 years of service. Over the years, Brady has been active serving as Assistant Chief, Secretary and Treasurer. And Andy Meese was recognized for five years of service to the Edgewood Fire Department. Meese is

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