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Bret Michaels’ VIP Night Tickets on Sale Saturday

Bret Michaels’ VIP Night Tickets on Sale Saturday

Tickets for Bret Michaels’ VIP Night concert at the Delaware County Fair go on sale this Saturday morning. Michaels, who is best known as the front man for the ’80’s and ’90’s rock band Poison, will be performing in Manchester on Friday night, July 17th. VIP Night tickets will include all-you-care-to-eat-and-drink during the show, plus

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Tree of Lights Shines on RMC Campus

For the 38th year, the Tree of Lights shines in memory of loved ones on the Regional Medical Center campus in Manchester. Area residents have made donations in honor of special individuals or occasions or in memory of loved ones. A list of the people honored or memorialized are displayed in the RMC Auxiliary Gift


Former Clarke University Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A former Clarke University employee has pleaded guilty to charges connected to the theft of more than $300,000 from the school. Clemens Erdahl, an attorney for James Spaulding, says his client entered the plea Thursday on one count of mail fraud and two counts of filing a false tax return. Erdahl

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Dyersville Assisted Living Facility Deficiency-Free Since 2002

The assisted living program at the Ellen Kennedy Living Center in Dyersville is meeting high standards. The center recently passed with flying colors after receiving on-site visits from several agencies, including the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, the Iowa Department of Human Services/Iowa Medicaid Enterprise and Department of Public Safety/State Fire Marshal. The Ellen


Arlington Man Arrested on Vandalism Charges

An Arlington man has been arrested for vandalizing a port-a-potty. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year old Matt Cook faces a charge of Third Degree Criminal Mischief. Cook was taken into custody Wednesday night and transported to the county jail.

Manchester Community Promotion Board Accepting Grant Applications

The Manchester Community Promotion Board is now accepting grant applications. Between five-thousand and 75-hundred dollars in grants are handed out each quarter, and they are available to anyone — for-profit or non-profit — who want to create and market promotional projects that will benefit the Manchester area and bring more people into town. The grant

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Delaware County Farm Bureau Receives Honors

The Delaware County Farm Bureau was recently recognized with a couple of statewide honors. Delaware County received an outstanding designation for its 2014 involvement in programs that help further the story of agriculture to new audiences. Delaware County was also honored with the 2014 Leo Waggoner Award, which honors county Farm Bureaus that recognize the


Former Clarke Employee Accused of Stealing from University

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A former Clarke University employee has been accused of stealing more than $300,000 from the school in a book vendor scheme. James Spaulding, a former bookstore manager at the eastern Iowa school, faces one count of mail fraud and two counts of filing a false tax return. Authorities say Spaulding submitted

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