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Manchester Ambassadors Visit New Location of Textures Salon

Manchester Ambassadors Visit New Location of Textures Salon

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors made several recent visits, welcoming two new business managers and visiting a business’ new location. Textures Salon has moved to East Delaware Street just across the street from the Franklin Street Brewery. Kristal and Chad Rave own the business and Chad was the contractor for the new building. Kristal says they’re


School Leaders Want More Education Spending from State

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Democratic lawmakers say more than 200 Iowa school superintendents oppose Gov. Terry Branstad’s education spending plan. House and Senate Democratic leaders released data Thursday from an online survey sent to officials in Iowa’s 338 school districts. Only one of those who answered thought Branstad’s proposed funding level was adequate. Branstad’s


Manchester K-9 Unit Receives Donation

The Manchester K-9 Unit has received a special donation. The late Ruth Beckman was a supporter of the Manchester K-Unit and helped purchase the first Manchester K-9 Ralf. Beckman passed away nine years ago, and her own dog, Maggie, was left to a close friend. Beckman had a trust set up for Maggie, and when


Two Dubuque Women Arrested for Stealing Baby Jesus Figurine

Police say two Dubuque women have been arrested on accusations they stole a baby Jesus figurine last month from a church’s outdoor Nativity scene. Thirty-five-year-old Sarah Maus and 19-year-old Taiana Butler are each charged with one count of fourth-degree theft for nabbing the figurine from the Church of the Resurrection. Surveillance footage showed a person

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Two Injured In Three Vehicle Accident Near Delhi

Two people were taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident at about 6:18 Wednesday evening on Highway 38 North of Delhi.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 14 year old Cole Willenbring of Earlville was driving a car north on 38 when he lost control, crossed the center line and side-swiped a pickup driven


Two People Injured in Collision Near Dyersville

Two people were injured in an accident west of Dyersville Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the intersection of Highway 20 and X-47. The Iowa State Patrol says a car turning off on the westbound lanes of Highway 20 onto X-47 failed to yield to an oncoming car in the eastbound lanes of Highway 20. The


Central City Woman Identified as Driver Killed in Crash

A Central City woman has been identified as the driver who was killed in a rollover Tuesday morning. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year old Rosemary Eiben was pronounced dead when authorities arrived at the accident scene east of Central City. They say Eiben’s vehicle went out of control at the intersection of Sawyer


Maquoketa Valley School Board News

The Maquoketa Valley School Board met Monday night. The board was scheduled to discuss property valuations for Fiscal Year 2016, but the topic was tabled and will be discussed at their February meeting. The High School Course Catalog for next school year was approved, and the board has plans to purchase a school bus this


Manchester Chamber Awards

The Manchester Chamber Kickoff and Awards Night was held last night, with several community members honored for their efforts this past year. Roger Lake, the owner of Lake Design and Decor, was named the Ernest Hayhow Chamber Person of the Year. Lake has served as Chamber President in the past and has a long history

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