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GNB Bank Collects Over $1700 for Local Causes

GNB Bank Collects Over $1700 for Local Causes

GNB Bank in Manchester announces its year-long casual for a cause and Bean Counter contributions totaled $1722. The funds were donated to the following 12 organizations chosen by GNB employees: Helping Services of NE IA, Second Helpings, Delaware County Community Chest, Manchester Public Library, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Camp Courageous, Castle Theatre, West

Manchester Unveils Concept Plan for Downtown/Riverfront

What will Manchester’s riverfront and downtown area look like in the future? An open air pavilion and recreational activities along the riverfront, trees lining the downstreet streets, a shelter with restrooms and showers by the Whitewater Park and townhomes overlooking the river… those are just a few of the ideas included in the initial concept

Local Residents Reflect on Inauguration Day

Today is a big day for the country as say goodbye to one President and welcome in another. Manchester resident Robin Stone is having a hard time with that goodbye. She has been a supporter of President Barack Obama from the very beginning more than eight years ago. Stone, who also serves as chair of

Monticello Chamber Awards Night

Several businesses and members of the Monticello community were honored at the Monticello Chamber Banquet on Wednesday night. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Sandy Moats, manager at Monticello Carpet and Interiors, for her volunteer efforts. And the Chamber’s Community Pride awards were given to Boulders Inn & Suites, B.E. Fitness & Training Center

Dyersville Fire Department Getting First Ladder Truck

The Dyersville Fire Department is getting their first ladder truck. They’ll be buying a used truck from the Coralville Fire Department for about 40-thousand dollars. It’s a 1988 Grumman Aerial Cat Platform Ladder Fire Truck – sold as is, with no warranty. The truck comes with all the ground ladders, pike poles, platform monitor nozzle

Four People Arrested in Manchester Drug Investigation

Several people have been arrested in a Manchester drug investigation. Manchester Police say 19-year old Deandre Daniels Junior of Manchester, 19-year old Morgan Fox of Manchester and 27-year old Kyle Perkins of Mustang, Oklahoma have been taken into custody. Police served two search warrants on January 3rd. The first warrant was served on Fox’s vehicle

Charges Filed in Deadly Greeley Cannon Accident

Authorities have filed charges in the deadly cannon accident in Greeley last year. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year old Max Fenton of Greeley has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter. During a gathering at his home over the Fourth of July weekend, Fenton fired a homemade miniature cannon. The rear portion of the barrel

Reports of Stolen Items in Fayette County

Fayette County authorities are investigating two reports of stolen items. The Sheriff’s Office says on Tuesday, they were notified of a burglary at Rough Country Construction about two miles northeast of West Union on Highway 18. Several thousand dollars worth of items were taken, including several thousand dollars worth of brand name handheld cordless and

Manchester Chamber Holds Annual Awards Night

The Manchester Chamber’s first-ever Business of the Year award was given last night to the Franklin Street Brewing Company. Chad and Kyle Sands, the two brothers who opened the brewery on North Franklin Street just a few years ago, were slightly speechless when they were announced as the winners. The Franklin Street Brewing Company was chosen

Nursing School Receives $3 Million Gift from Local Farmer

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) – A nursing school in northeastern Iowa has announced receipt of a more than $3 million gift – the largest in its history. UnityPoint Health-Waterloo and Allen College said Tuesday that the estate of Edward Jesse Jr., a Jesup-area farmer, is donating $3.1 million for an endowed scholarship fund for the school’s

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