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Manchester Community Promotions Board Accepting Grant Applications

Manchester Community Promotions Board Accepting Grant Applications

The Manchester Community Promotion Board will be accepting applications for the latest round of grants until October 15.  The Promotion Board will be using funds raised by the hotel/motel tax to offer financial assistance – to both    for-profits    and   non-profits    in the creation, marketing and general support of promotional projects that benefit the greater Manchester


First Lady Will Campaign In Iowa For Braley

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – First Lady Michelle Obama will campaign in Iowa next month for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley, his campaign said Wednesday. Obama will appear at an event in October, but the Braley campaign said details on the date and location have not been worked out. Braley, a four-term congressman from Waterloo,


Shooting at Jackson County Courthouse

A shooting at the Jackson County Courthouse in eastern Iowa Tuesday morning has left a County Supervisor injured and the shooter dead. According to the Associated Press, a man armed with gun fired during a county meeting. He was killed after being tackled by a supervisor. The Telegraph Herald reports Jackson County Supervisor Larry “Buck”

Big Change Coming in the Weather…

Forecasters say big changes are ahead with Iowa’s weather this week. After sunshine and temperatures in the 60s and 70s over the weekend, we’ve been seeing some storms and heavy rains move through… Manchester saw an inch of rain Monday night into Tuesday morning, with a report of three inches coming in just south of

Meth Lab Remnants Discovered at Bi-County Disposal

Authorities were called to Bi-County Disposal in Dyersville Monday morning after an employee discovered a suspicious item. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the employee found a backpack while sorting material to be recycled. He opened the backpack and found meth lab components, including chemicals that were outgassing. The Dyersville Fire Department and Iowa State

Center Point Man Robbed at Gunpoint

One person has been taken into custody following an armed robbery in Linn County Saturday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a Center Point man had solicited a ride from two women and a man in Marion. As the vehicle was heading toward Center Point on North Center Point Road, the vehicle pulled over

Virus Circulating Midwestern States

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Public health officials say they’re monitoring a high number of reports of a respiratory virus in several Midwest states, including Iowa. Enterovirus EV-D68 begins like a cold with symptoms such as coughing and wheezing, according to the state Department of Public Health. It appears to spread though close contact with


New Vienna Tractor Pull Benefitting 3-Year Old Girl

The New Vienna Benefit Tractor Pull is Sunday. It’s the 28th year for the annual event, and every year, the proceeds are donated to someone in need in the community. This year’s tractor pull will benefit 3-year old Rebecca Digmann of Dyersville. Rebecca, the daughter of Tony and Stephanie Digmann, is currently being treated for


Teens Injured In Clayton County Rollover

MONONA, Iowa (AP) – The Iowa State Patrol says five Iowa teenagers have been hospitalized after a single-vehicle rollover in Clayton County. A trooper says the accident occurred Thursday near Monona. He says 17-year-old Dylan Oelke of McGregor lost control of his truck, which went into a ditch and flipped. Oelke, two 15-year-olds, a 16-year-old

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