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Torrential Rains Lead to Flash Flooding in Northeast Iowa

Torrential Rains Lead to Flash Flooding in Northeast Iowa

Our neighbors to the north are dealing with mudslides and evacuations after torrential rains led to flash floods late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Authorities say nearly eight and a half inches or rain fell in Decorah. That’s Winneshiek County Sheriff Dan Marx, who says a lot of houses in Spillville are underwater. And the

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Manchester Chamber Ambassador Visits

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors made several visits last week. The Ambassadors met St. Mary School’s new principal Maureen Albritton and toured West Delaware’s new Hawk Center. The group also visited the Manchester Fire Station to get a sneak peek of what the public will see at this weekend’s open house. To celebrate Manchester’s 150th anniversary,

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RMC Purchases Bladder Scanner

Regional Medical Center received a new piece of hospital equipment this summer that will benefit patients. Regional Medical Center’s Fund & Resource Development Advisory Committee (FRDAC) and Auxiliary each contributed $7,144 to purchase a bladder scanner. The bladder scanner will be used in the Emergency Department and Specialty Clinic to assist with diagnosing urology conditions. The goal


Plans Announced for Delaware County Fall GOP Dinner

The Delaware County Republican Party has announced plans for its Annual Fall GOP Dinner. The dinner will be held Thursday, September 8th at the Delaware County Community Center in Manchester. This year’s keynote presenter will be Fritz Klein, one of the nation’s leading Lincoln actors. Area officials and candidates have also been invited, including State

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Manchester Holding First-Ever Hero Hustle Triathlon

The first-ever Hero Hustle Triathlon will take place Sunday morning in Manchester. This race was created as a way for local athletes to raise money to support the Delaware County law enforcement, ambulance and fire departments. Manchester City Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley says the Hero Hustle Triathlon will consist of a 400-yard swim,

Clayton County Advances Plan for Sand Mining Expansion

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) – Clayton County supervisors have given initial approval to the expansion of a sand mining operation. The board unanimously voted Monday to rezone 746 acres near Clayton from agricultural to heavy industrial use. The rezoning requires at least one more reading and affirmative board vote to take effect. The board imposed five

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Law Enforcement Increasing Presence Leading Up to Labor Day

With the Labor Day weekend approaching, you’ll notice more law enforcement out on Iowa’s roads. In an effort to remove dangerous drivers, there will be a noticeable increase in Iowa State Patrol officers, Sheriff’s deputies and police officers over the next couple weeks. The stepped-up enforcement starts today and will run through September 5th. The