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Manchester Officially Turns 150 Years Old Today

Manchester Officially Turns 150 Years Old Today

Manchester officially turned 150 years old on Friday. The city was incorporated on February 5th, 1866. Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer says businessmen James Dyer and William Chesterman acquired and developed the land in 1854, with the goal to extend the Dubuque and Pacific Railroad. And in those early days, Manchester wasn’t known as Manchester… it

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Discussion Over Delaware County Tourism Director Position

Officials are trying to figure out the best way to fill the vacant Delaware County Tourism Director position. Paula Hargrafen recently resigned as part-time director. The City of Manchester and Delaware County are discussing ideas on replacing Hargrafen, including possibly making the position full-time. City officials had presented the idea of the City and County

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McGee Barr Grants Awarded to Area Charities

The Greater Delaware County Community Foundation is providing around 50-thousand dollars to nearly a dozen local organizations and charities. The funds for these programs come from money left to the foundation by Garrett McGee and they are targeted to help the poor and needy of Delaware County. The money is being split up among the

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“Go Red” in Honor of American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month… a month devoted to raising awareness about heart disease and the steps you can take to prevent it. Regional Medical Center’s Jane Dzaboff says heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States, so it’s important to know what the symptoms are of a

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Dubuque Man Injured in New Vienna Rollover

One person was injured in a rollover north of New Vienna Thursday night. The Iowa State Patrol says 18-year old Caleb Snyder of Dubuque was southbound on Hickory Valley Road when he lost control of his Jeep. His Jeep went into the ditch and rolled over. Snyder was transported to Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

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Former Anamosa Prison Guard Sentenced to 57 Months

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A former Anamosa correctional officer has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to over four years in prison for smuggling contraband and being a drug user while possessing a firearm on duty. U.S. Attorney Kevin W. Techau announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Garrett Barton received a 57-month prison term. He received

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Snowfall Amounts Vary Across Delaware County

Delaware County saw a wide range of snowfall totals in this week’s storm. A total of 6 to 9 inches was reported in the far northwest corner, 4 to 6 inches across much of the western and northern areas, and lighter amounts of 2 to 4 inches on the southeast side. Check out these snowfall

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