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Manchester Mayor Showered with Birthday Cards

Manchester Mayor Showered with Birthday Cards

Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer was showered with cards a few weeks ago as he celebrated a milestone birthday. “Mayor Milt”, as he is affectionately known around the community, turned 80 years old on February 19th, and his two daughters, Jill and Kerry, thought it would be fun to have a card shower for him. They

Campground Hosts Needed at Backbone State Park

Volunteers are needed to spend up to seven months living in one of five Iowa state parks, including Backbone State Park in Delaware County. Linda King, with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says campground hosts are wanted between April and October at Backbone, as well as Elk Rock in Marion County, Gull Point in

Soybean Producers Encouraged to Participate in Nitrogen Fine Tuning Project

The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) is asking farmers statewide to participate in a Nitrogen Fine Tuning project. It involves establishment of a strip trial comparing an Iowa State University modeled nitrogen rate versus the farmer’s standard practice. ISA On-Farm Network director Scott Nelson says it’s a simple, low-cost project that could result in significant savings.

Pay Raises Approved for Dubuque County Elected Officials

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Elected officials in Dubuque County will get pay raises, but it will be less than half of what a panel recommended. The Telegraph Herald reports the Dubuque County Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved 3-point-5 percent salary increases for elected officials. That’s in line with the raises approved for county staff who

Dyersville St. Pat’s Parade Winners

The Dyersville Chamber has announced the winners of Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dyersville. In the Float category, Tauke Motors took 1st place again this year. Other winners include 2nd place Dyersville Sportsman and 3rd Exit Realty. Honorable Mentions: Skid-Marks (Rock em, Sock em) & Dyersville Airport. In the Costume category, 1st place Payless Foods

March Snowstorm Biggest of the Winter Season

The snow that fell Sunday night into Monday was the most we’ve seen all winter in eastern Iowa.   Nearly seven inches of snow fell in Manchester over the past 24 hours – easily beating the three to four inch snowfalls we saw during the first three weekends in December.   KCRG-TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says that’s

Dyersville Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Dyersville celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday with their annual festivities. The day kicked off with the annual 8K Road Race, 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Leprechaun Leap at St. Francis Xavier School. The Ancient Order of Hibernians, who host the parade, celebrated with an Irish Mass again this year at 10:30 am Saturday at St.

Tickets on Sale for Delaware Co. Fair Country Night

Tickets for the Delaware County Fair’s country night concert with Sawyer Brown and Little Texas are now on sale. Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer reminds everyone you’ve got a couple options for tickets on the track this year. Track tickets for the Thursday night, July 13th show are 35 dollars. Grandstand seating will be free – just

“Greenie” Passing On Love of Balloon Art to Kids

    A Manchester man passed on his love of balloon art to the community this Saturday.   Paul Kammarmeyer, also known as “Greenie”, has been creating balloon figures for over twenty years in the Manchester area after getting his start from a local magician. Kammarmeyer’s hobby and side business of twisting balloons into hats, animals and

Work on Manchester Street Project Begins Friday

Manchester’s 2017 Street Project kicked off Friday, March 10th. This year’s project includes all roads from South 5th to South 9th Streets between West Main and West Marion Streets. The City says Top Grade Excavating started digging a pit to bore the water main under West Main Street on Friday. Starting on Monday, South 7th Street between