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Hopkinton Fire Trains for Grain Bin Rescue

Hopkinton Fire Trains for Grain Bin Rescue

The Hopkinton Fire Department spent their Monday night training for a grain bin rescue. Fire officials say with the approaching harvest season, they wanted to make sure all the members of their department could work together and be able to quickly and efficiently perform a successful rescue.     (photos courtesy of Hopkinton Fire and

Change in Hours at Manchester Aquatic Center

As summer winds down, the hours at the Manchester Aquatic Center will be changing. Manchester Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley says new hours go into effect this Wednesday. Foley says the change in pool hours is due to staff shortages. Foley says even with the combination of unseasonably cool and very hot days, the

Dubuque County Woman Crowned Iowa State Fair Queen

A Dubuque County woman was crowned the Iowa State Fair Queen on Saturday night. 19-year old Jacqueline Ehrlich of Holy Cross was chosen from 103 contestants. She is a Beckman Catholic High School graduate. Other local contestants include Madalynn Burke of Delaware County, Baylee Kleitsch of Buchanan County, Mackenzie Vlazny of Clayton County, Rachel Schmitt

Good Neighbor Society Hosting Ice Cream Social

The public is welcome to an Ice Cream Social at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester this Sunday. The annual event is hosted by the Good Neighbor Society Auxiliary. Auxiliary member Gladys Tinker says this is the group’s only fundraiser. The funds raised allow them to do things for the Good Neighbor Home throughout the