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Manchester Hosting Bacon-N-Hops Festival

Manchester Hosting Bacon-N-Hops Festival

The Bacon-N-Hops Festival is today in Manchester. It all takes place from 3 to 11 pm across from Manchester City Hall (where First Friday at Five is usually held). It’s the first year the Chamber is hosting this event, which will include tons of bacon and craft beer samples. Organizer Doris Sherman says the Delaware

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Ed-Co Hosting School Board Candidate Forum

Ed-Co will host a school board candidate forum this Sunday night. Four candidates are vying for two open spots on the Ed-Co School Board. Area residents are encouraged to attend to hear from candidates Randy Mescher, Ken Faust, Travis Gudenkauf and Jeff Lincoln. The forum starts at 7 pm in the Ed-Co High School music

1,800 Farmers Commit Millions to Water Quality Practices

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced today that $3.5 million in cost share funds to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices have been obligated to farmers in each of Iowa’s 99 counties.  The practices that were eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification

Rare Iowa Virus Confirmed in Clayton County

The Iowa Department of Public Health reports the first ever confirmed case of a disease known as Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV). Public Health Veterinarian Ann Garvey says it is delivered by mosquitoes, and the case was confirmed in eastern Iowa’s Clayton County. “We don’t get a lot of reports of this virus because there’s not


Center Point Woman Injured in Collision

A Center Point woman was injured in a collision Thursday morning. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says two vehicles collided in Center Point at the intersection of Franklin and Iowa Street. They say 17-year old Austin Pendleton of Center Point was eastbound on Iowa Street and after stopping at the intersection’s stop sign, he pulled

Clinton Unveils Proposed Plan to Revitalize Rural America

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday unveiled a series of steps she says will help revitalize rural America. Standing in front of a John Deere tractor, Clinton spoke to a crowd of more than 250 at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny. “I wanted to emphasize the changing face of rural Iowa

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