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The MREP Center Holds STEM Focused Summer Camps for Students

The MREP Center Holds STEM Focused Summer Camps for Students

    The Manchester Regional Education Partnership recently concluded two successful Gateway to Technology summer camps this past week. Northeast Iowa Community College President Dr. Wee says the MREP summer camps are a beneficial way to combine education, engineering and entertainment for middle school students. MREP center Director Holly Maurer says the Gateway to Technology

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Run or Ride to Brighten a Kid’s Day

How would you like brighten a kid’s day or maybe even brighten their life? Brighten a Kid’s Day is a 5K run/walk and a Bike ride. It is dedicated to providing money to the Child Life Program which aids children who are currently staying in the University hospitals in Iowa city. It helps children regardless

Delaware County Road and Bridge Projects Update

Delaware County has several road and bridge construction projects going on right now. River City Paving’s crews will be working on the surface course on C-64 this week. Last week, they completed the base layer of asphalt. Once the paving on C-64 is finished, River City Paving will move over to 180th Avenue to finish

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – June 27

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The last week has helped our crops progress and most of the state had adequate moisture for the crops to


Two Drivers Injured in Head-On Collision Near New Vienna

Two drivers were injured in a collision northwest of New Vienna Monday morning. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says it happened just before 7 am on 330th Avenue north of C-54. Authorities say a southbound pickup truck crossed the centerline and struck an oncoming vehicle head-on. The pickup driver, 25-year old Kyle Weber of Epworth,

Lt. Gov. Reynolds Planning Trade Mission to Argentina and Uruguay

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is planning a trade mission to Argentina and Uruguay in October, a trip designed to expand trade and investment opportunities for Iowa businesses. Reynolds said Monday that Argentina has recently reopened trade and is accepting imports again after four years of closed markets. She says


Guttenberg Man Dies in Millville Motorcycle Crash

A Guttenberg man died in a motorcycle accident early Saturday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol says 66-year old Jimmy Hansel was southbound on Highway 52 in Millville shortly before 1 pm when he lost control while trying to avoid traffic that was stopped on the highway. His motorcycle went into the west ditch and overturned.