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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

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

Protective Vest Donated to Linn County K9

Linn County’s K9 is getting a bullet- and stab-protective vest. It’s all thanks to a donation from a non-profit organization based in Massachusetts called Vested Interest in K9s, who is committed to providing this potentially lifesaving body armor for our furry four-legged officers across the country.   Each vest is valued around two thousand dollars.

Lake Delhi Residents Enjoying First Full Summer Back

Lake Delhi residents are enjoying their first full summer of having the lake back. The community celebrated with its “Dam Right, We’re Back” Bash on Saturday, with live music, food vendors and activities at several different sites around the lake. Longtime Lake Delhi resident Randy Pilkington was there, soaking it all in and not taking

Manchester Lions Club Donates to Meals on Wheels

The Manchester Lions Club have made a donation to a popular community program. The club donated one thousand dollars to Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging’s Meals on Wheels. The Lions Club works to serve county residents by helping where help is needed. This donation will help aide local homebound residents by providing hot, nutritious

Road Work Wrapping Up in Manchester

Summer usually means road work, and we’ve seen our share of it in Manchester this year. One of Manchester’s main roads in and out of town is shut down this week for improvements. City Streets Superintendent Jason Haight says crews are working on putting in a new railroad crossing on Bailey Drive. Traffic coming off

Hartwick Huskys Crowned Midwest Regional Champs

Congratulations to the Hartwick Huskys, the water show ski team based in Manchester! The Huskys were crowned the 2017 Division 2 Midwest Regional Show Ski Champions at the tournament this past weekend in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The Huskys won top scoring honors with their Jump Act, Pyramids, Sound Crew, Tow Boat Driving, Dock & Equipment