This summer, children and teens in Delaware County and the surrounding area are invited to receive free breakfast and lunch at Lambert Elementary, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.

City recognizes a combined 50 years of service

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office reported: • D’Quavis Maurice Grover, 25, Delhi, arrested for assault, May 15. • Carrie Renee Haas, 40, Delhi, arrested for disorderly conduct, May 17. • Dale Lee Abbey, 63, Manchester, arrested for violation of a no-contact order, May 17. • Nicole Jean Mo…

Ellen Krogmann, mentoring coordinator for Helping Services for Youth & Families, visited the Edgewood-Colesburg School Board during a regularly scheduled meeting May 20 to give an update on the mentoring program.

Edgewood-Colesburg commencement ceremonies took place May 19 at the high school gymnasium, with 38 seniors receiving their diplomas.

A Delaware County farmer races against the forecast as weather was favorable for farming before several rounds of rain was headed for the area.

Rain couldn't dampen the efforts of Delaware County Economic Development (DCED) as they held the first steak and burger grill event of the season in the Fareway parking lot May 17.


Delaware County officials are celebrating finally securing enough of the public’s support for funding a new jail facility to replace the current dilapidated structure.

In a meeting that stretched just past the 90-minute-mark, the Manchester City Council unanimously approved what Mayor Milt Kramer described as the “longest (consent agenda) we’ve had in quite some time.” The council also holding a pair of public hearings and gave the green light to improve a…

A chance to spend some time on the farm, watch a milking display, enjoy a hearty breakfast and learn a bit more about what goes into food production will be offered when Breakfast on the Farm comes to the Tim and Joan Goedken farm in rural Hopkinton Saturday, June 8.

The Manchester Rotary Club received a District 5970 Rotary Club Excellence Award April 27. According to wording on the award, the local club “has been an excellent example of service above self.”


Regional Medical Center, of Manchester, will expand east when it opens a new primary care clinic in Dyersville in 2020.

BARD Materials was awarded the bid for contract rock in Delaware County at the Delaware County Supervisors meeting May 13.

Cascade farmer Mike McMullen knows a thing or two about beef production and he knows to rely on the advice of trained professionals who provide help in their various areas of expertise.

It’s May, the grill has been sitting in the garage all winter, and now it’s time to fire it up and enjoy a grilled steak. But it’s possible the person doing the grilling may have lost some of his or her skill over the winter months.

Maquoketa Valley’s academic best heard that the road from rural Delhi to downtown Chicago isn’t as far as it seems and that with dreams and hard work, students can go anywhere with the education provided at Maquoketa Valley.

The success of West Delaware’s registered apprenticeship in welding and other work-based learning initiatives was front and center at the Governor’s Future Ready Iowa Summit, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines April 30

Several area nonprofits, as well as the Delaware County community itself, hope to benefit from Great Give Day, which is happening Thursday, May 9.

An Earlville man accused of killing his wife with a corn rake has waived his right to a speedy trial according to newly filed court documents. Todd Mullis, 42, who is being charged with first degree murder, originally had a pre-trial conference scheduled for May 3, but that was canceled, cou…

A potential developer recently approached the city of Manchester about possibly acquiring the house located at 500 North Franklin St., which is locally known as “the old funeral home,” and re-purposing it into a youth center.


Iowans have always been known to have a quiet dignity about them, but Sen. Chuck Grassley said he’d like to see them act with a little more bravado when it comes to their success.

From left, Hannah Wenger and Parker Ostrander reign as queen and king at the West Delaware prom April 27.