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Maquoketa Valley Community Enjoying New Renovations and Additions

Maquoketa Valley Community Enjoying New Renovations and Additions

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors got a chance to tour the recent changes at Maquoketa Valley High School in Delhi on Thursday. The renovation and addition project wrapped up in October. And high school principal Troy Osterhaus says along with a new front entrance and landscaping, there have been quite a few changes. And even though

Peosta Woman Announces Run for Iowa House

A Peosta woman has announced she is running for a seat in the Iowa House. Nancy Fett will be a Democratic candidate for District 57, which represents most of Dubuque County, including Dyersville, Holy Cross and Epworth. Fett has taught in the social work program at Loras College in Dubuque for more than 22 years

Several Honored with Manchester Chamber Awards

A reliable longtime Manchester business has been named the Manchester Chamber’s Business of the Year. Widner Drug and Gift, located in downtown Manchester, was honored with the award at last night’s Manchester Chamber Kickoff Social. Pharmacist Bob Sack just sold the business to a new local owner at the beginning of the year – and

Successful First Year for Dubuque County Drug Disposal Box

It’s been one year since the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office installed their Prescription Drug Disposal Box… and officials consider it a success.   Over 350 pounds of prescription drugs were collected, along with nearly 190 pounds of non-prescription drugs, such as over-the-counter medications and vitamins.   The Sheriff’s Office encourages citizens to continue utilizing the

RMC Welcomes First Baby of 2018

  Regional Medical Center in Manchester welcomed their first baby of 2018 on January 3rd.   Noah Michael Christianson was born at 1:02 pm to Todd and Michelle Christianson. He joins big brother, Elijah. The 7 lb. 6 oz. baby boy was delivered by Dr. May.   As a token of congratulations, RMC presented the

Dyersville City Council Meeting Recap

The Dyersville City Council met for the first time in the new year on Tuesday night, with several new faces at the table. New mayor Jim Heavens led the meeting, with new council members Jim Gibbs and Tom Westhoff also on hand. Mayor Heavens swore in several city officials, including Mayor Pro-Tem Mike English and

St. Mary’s Sixth Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

The sixth grade students at St. Mary’s School in Manchester recently graduated from the D.A.R.E. program. The Manchester Police Department has been presenting the D.A.R.E. program at St. Mary’s and West Delaware Middle School since 1993. The program teaches kids how to say no to drugs and alcohol, and in recent years, they’ve added anti-bullying