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Replica of Historic Clock Installed on Dyersville Memorial Building

Replica of Historic Clock Installed on Dyersville Memorial Building

You may noticed something a little different about Dyersville’s Memorial Building. A large clock is now part of the historic landmark. The Dyersville Area Historical Society and the City of Dyersville teamed up to bring back a replica of the clock that hung from the building decades ago. The Memorial Building (which houses City Hall


National Guard Visits with Manchester Community Leaders

The Iowa Army National Guard made a visit to Manchester Thursday. The Guard’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, in partnership with the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce and Delaware County Economic Development, hosted a Center of Influence Event for business executives and leaders during the lunch hour at the Manchester Regional Airport. The

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St. Paul School in Worthington Closing at End of School Year

Worthington’s elementary school will be closing for good at the end of this school year. St. Paul School has had roots in Worthington dating back to 1874. St. Paul Principal Jayne Intlekofer says enrollment has been declining over the years, with just 26 students currently enrolled in kindergarten through 6th grade. That’s an average of


Semi Collides with Train in Earlville

A semi collided with a train in Earlville on Wednesday morning. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 10 am at the railroad crossing on Fairview Drive. The semi, driven by Ivan Zlatkov, was cited for failing to slow down at the crossing. No one was injured. Both the train and semi were

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Four-Wheeler Stolen from Masonville Area

You may have seen this post circulating on Facebook today… Authorities say a four-wheeler was stolen from the Masonville area on Wednesday. It’s a small 110-cc four-wheeler. Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office. (Photo courtesy of Manchester Police Dept. Facebook page)


Deer/Car Collisions on the Rise

Have you been keeping an eye out for deer while driving lately? It’s that time of year!¬†Deer accidents have been up, with four crashes reported in Delaware County over the weekend. The Iowa DNR has a few reminders to help keep you safe. Their motto is “Don’t Veer for Deer”. They say if you can’t

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Dyersville Hosting National Farm Toy Show

Dyersville is hosting the National Farm Toy Show this weekend. It’s called the “granddaddy” of all toy shows, and vendors from across the world have been getting settled in town preparing for this weekend’s crowds. The annual show fills the National Farm Toy Museum, Beckman High School and the Dyersville Commercial Club Park. Along with


West Delaware Presenting “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”

West Delaware High School’s fall musical is this weekend. This year’s show is “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”. Harrison Guetzko co-stars in the musical with Caria Philgreen. WD Musical 1 And the car actually flies… WD Musical 2 Philgreen says they’ve got a large cast and crew for this production. WD Musical¬† Show times at Hanson

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Vandals Damage Jones County Veterans Memorial

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) – Vandals have damaged a veterans memorial that stands in front of the Jones County Courthouse in Anamosa. County auditor Janine Sulzner discovered the damage a little after 6 a.m. Tuesday. An American flag and other flags that stood around the memorial were stolen or cut up. They included flags for Iowa


General Election Results

It was a victorious night for Republicans as the votes were counted last night. Republican Governor Terry Branstad was elected to another term in Tuesday’s general election, defeating Democrat Jack Hatch with 59-percent of the vote. Election Results 1 For the first time in state history, Iowa has elected a woman to the U.S. Senate.

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