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West Delaware Celebrates Homecoming

West Delaware Celebrates Homecoming

West Delaware is celebrating Homecoming this week… After a week of dress-up days and activities, the school week wrapped up with the annual Homecoming parade through Manchester. This year’s Grand Marshal was Wilma Billhorn of Manchester. Billhorn, who has served as a paraeducator at West Delaware for seven years, tells KMCH it was a honor. This year’s


Deere Reaches Tentative Agreement with UAW Workers

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) – Deere & Co. says it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, which represents 10,000 Deere employees. The Moline-based manufacturer of farm equipment and other motorized gear announced the agreement Thursday. The new contract replaces a six-year contract that expired Wednesday at midnight. The new contract is

Elkader One of Four Towns Named All-Star Community

Elkader is one of four communities in the state recognized as an All-Star Community. The Iowa League of Cities recognizes communities in the state for their outstanding work in launching programs to make themselves shine. The communities are considered to be inovative in areas such as urban renewal, development, preservation, collaborative efforts and quality of

U.S. Pig Virus Possibly Came from China

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Federal agriculture officials say the virus that killed more than 8 million baby pigs in 2013 and 2014 likely came into the United States on reusable tote bags used in international trade. The U.S. Department of Agriculture also said Wednesday that the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus closely matched one found

Arlington Community Center Rendering

Arlington Plans Ribbon-Cutting for New Community Center

ARLINGTON, Iowa—The City of Arlington invites the public to a ribbon-cutting celebration on Sunday, Oct. 11, 1 – 3 p.m., to commemorate the completion of the new Arlington Community Center, at 853 Main Street. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the new building, enjoy refreshments and listen to a brief program at 2 p.m.,

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Dyersville Showcasing Available Storefronts on Tour

You’ll have the chance to tour some of Dyersville’s vacant stores tonight. The Second Annual Available Store Front Tour gives the public an inside look at some of the vacant business buildings in town. The Dyersville Chamber hopes the tour will inspire someone who wants to start their own business and fill these storefronts. The


Cash Mob Strikes Again

The Delaware County Cash Mob was at it again Wednesday night.  The group met in Greeley and headed to Blooms in Edgewood.  The Cash Mob then enjoyed some refreshments, food, and music at Café Rose.


Schoenjahn Hosting Listening Post about Healthcare Changes

State Senator Brian Schoenjahn is organizing a listening post to talk about Governor Branstad’s impending privatization of Medicaid. The meeting will take place in Independence on Friday, October 9th at 10 am at the meeting room of the Falcon Civic Center. Senate President Pam Jochum of Dubuque will also take part. Schoenjahn invites anyone with