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Eastern Iowa Honor Flight Takes Veterans to Washington D.C.

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight Takes Veterans to Washington D.C.

Nearly ninety veterans traveled to Washington D.C. on the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight Monday. The veterans departed from Cedar Rapids for a one-day trip to see the World War Two Memorial and several other war memorials built in their honor. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley was among those who welcomed the veterans when they landed in

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HS Sports: Thursday 4-14 Results

The West Delaware boys track team hosted the Hawk Invitational last night in Manchester. Western Dubuque won the meet in convincing fashion with 154 team points which was 46.5 points better than second place Decorah. Rounding out the rest of the team scores: 3. Cascade-72 4. Cedar Rapids Xavier-66 5. Center Point-Urbana-54 6. West Delaware-31

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Lake Delhi on Track to Return This Summer

Lake Delhi is set to make a return this year… just in time for summer. Nearly six years after torrential rains caused the lake’s dam to breach, a new dam is almost complete. Work on the 16-million dollar dam restoration began two years ago, and Lake Delhi Trustees President Steve Leonard says they’ve had a

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Harlem Globetrotters Play Baseball at Field of Dreams

Some of the world’s most famous basketball players spent their lunch hour Thursday at the one of the world’s most famous baseball fields. The Harlem Globetrotters stopped at the Field of Dreams in Dyersville. The team was in the area for a gig and wanted to visit the famous movie site. Local Field of Dreams Ghostplayers


Time Capsule Opened At West Delaware

36 years ago, Dick Justice, who at the time was the Grounds Superintendent at West Delaware High School knew that there was something special in one of the pillars that led up to the entrance of the old West Delaware high school, then known as “The Annex”.   Fast forward to 2009, when the Annex


West Delaware Students Win Writing Contests

Several West Delaware students have been named winners in the Eastern Iowa Reading Council Writing Contest. In the poetry category, winners included Sophia Hegland, Maggie Millenkamp, Isabella Schmitz, Kelsey Brown, Juliette Weber, Karley Van Theemsche, Holden Smith, Calasandra Spray and Kaylar Recker. In the creative writing category, winners include Emma Schmidt, Carmen Morales, Maya Pennington,