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Discussion Over Delaware County Tourism Director Position

Discussion Over Delaware County Tourism Director Position

Officials are trying to figure out the best way to fill the vacant Delaware County Tourism Director position. Paula Hargrafen recently resigned as part-time director. The City of Manchester and Delaware County are discussing ideas on replacing Hargrafen, including possibly making the position full-time. City officials had presented the idea of the City and County

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McGee Barr Grants Awarded to Area Charities

The Greater Delaware County Community Foundation is providing around 50-thousand dollars to nearly a dozen local organizations and charities. The funds for these programs come from money left to the foundation by Garrett McGee and they are targeted to help the poor and needy of Delaware County. The money is being split up among the

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Remembering Former State Senator Tom Hancock

One of the area’s greatest public servants was laid to rest today. Epworth resident and Dubuque County Supervisor Tom Hancock passed away after an apparent heart attack over the weekend, just a few days shy of 68th birthday. Hancock will be remembered for his decades of service with the Epworth Fire Department, serving as chief


Dubuque Man Injured in New Vienna Rollover

One person was injured in a rollover north of New Vienna Thursday night. The Iowa State Patrol says 18-year old Caleb Snyder of Dubuque was southbound on Hickory Valley Road when he lost control of his Jeep. His Jeep went into the ditch and rolled over. Snyder was transported to Finley Hospital in Dubuque.


Former Anamosa Prison Guard Sentenced to 57 Months

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A former Anamosa correctional officer has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to over four years in prison for smuggling contraband and being a drug user while possessing a firearm on duty. U.S. Attorney Kevin W. Techau announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Garrett Barton received a 57-month prison term. He received

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Snowfall Amounts Vary Across Delaware County

Delaware County saw a wide range of snowfall totals in this week’s storm. A total of 6 to 9 inches was reported in the far northwest corner, 4 to 6 inches across much of the western and northern areas, and lighter amounts of 2 to 4 inches on the southeast side. Check out these snowfall


Fayette County Sheriff Fisher Running for Re-election

Fayette County Sheriff Marty Fisher plans to run for re-election. Fisher announced his intention to run for his fifth term this week. He has been a resident of Fayette County for the past thirty years, serving as West Union Chief of Police before being elected Fayette County Sheriff. Fisher says he hopes to continue making


Three Area Residents Injured in Linn County Accidents

Three area residents were injured in separate accidents in Linn County Wednesday morning. An Alburnett man was injured in a collision near Robins around 6 am. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 51-year old Russell Recker of Alburnett was southbound on C Avenue Extension when he failed to yield the right of way at the


Delaware County Rec. Center Holds Open House

Manchester’s sesquicentennial celebration continued Sunday with a wrap up of “Health and Wellness Month” at the Delaware County Rec. Center.  Committee member Jana Ungs from Regional Medical Center says showing off the Rec. Center was a great way to wrap up the month: Trent Mauer and his Tae Kwon Do students put on a demonstration: