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RMC Promoting Rubber Duck Dash & Dive Event Today

Regional Medical Center will out in the community today promoting their upcoming Rubber Duck Dash & Dive event. The Rubber Duck Dash & Dive event on June 18th will feature a 5K Walk/Run in the morning, followed by a rubber duck race. Thousands of ducks will be dropped off the Marion Street Bridge in Manchester

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Manchester Farmer’s Market Opens Saturday

The Manchester Farmer’s Market will open for the season on Saturday. Chamber Director Jack Klaus invites everyone to stop by and check out what the vendors have to offer. The Manchester Farmer’s Market is held every Saturday morning from 7 to 10:30 on South Tama Street right next to the Delaware County Courthouse. Anyone interested


Moser Dancers Performing at Indy 500

Several area dancers will be performing at the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500 this weekend. The athletes are from Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics and they will be spotlighted in the IPL 500 Festival Parade this Saturday, performing professionally-choreographed routines alongside the Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders and the Indiana Pacers cheerleaders. On Sunday –

West Delaware Student Recognized as “Stars Over Iowa” Finalist

ANKENY, Iowa–The 2016 Stars Over Iowa Finalists were selected for recognition as part of the 88th Iowa FFA State Leadership Conference at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, April 17-19, 2016. Twenty-two finalists were selected in four different areas: Agricultural Placement, Agriscience, Agribusiness, and Agricultural Production. The finalists were selected from a pool of 693 FFA

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Farmers Savings Bank Receives National Honor

A local bank has been given national recognition. Farmers Savings Bank was one of 34 banks and credit unions to receive a Designation of Savings Excellence Award last week. The honor recognizes banks and credit unions that went above and beyond to encourage people to save money during America Saves Week and/or Military Saves Week.

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Law Enforcement Increasing Presence Over Memorial Day Weekend

You’ll notice more law enforcement on the roads over the Memorial Day holiday. Local law enforcement, including the Manchester Police Department, are participating in the STEP wave enforcement through June 6th. About half of the people who die in Iowa crashes are not buckled up. And while Iowa’s seatbelt compliance rate is one of the


Early Morning Storms Bring Wind Damage

The severe storms that moved through early this morning brought wind damage across the area. Wind gusts were estimated to have reached 70 to 80 miles per hour when the storm moved through Independence shortly before 5 am. Storm spotters in Buchanan County say a cattle shed was destroyed two miles west of Lamont. A