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A lot had changed since the last time Manchester Fire Chief Mike Ryan addressed the city council, but thanks to the urgency he conveyed, the council approved the purchase of a new nearly $400,000 fire truck at its Jan. 10 meeting.

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West Delaware’s Board of Education held public hearings on proposed plans, specifications, form of contract and estimates of cost for the district’s asbestos abatement project and the construction of the Lambert Elementary, Middle School and High School renovations and additions projects at …

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A shortage of teachers and support staff in three Delaware County school districts have forced officials to find unique solutions to hiring staff while hoping Iowa legislators can provide some incentives for those considering a career in education.

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The Manchester City Council has approved a measure that will continue the road improvement effort on East Main Street, and as a result, neighboring property owners will be assessed for some of the related costs.

Below zero temperatures couldn’t keep the Northeast Iowa Food Bank truck from delivering food for those in need during a stop at the Neighborhood Retreat in Manchester, Jan. 6.

A Networking and Opportunity Career Fair held at Edgewood-Colesburg High School, Jan. 7, gave students and opportunity to explore career options with several area companies.

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Students at Maquoketa Valley’s Delhi Elementary School have been introduced to the Challenge for Change Classroom Yoga project, and early indications are the classroom sessions have been embraced by students and staff alike.

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One of the lengthiest chapters in the story of Manchester came to a close Monday night as veteran Mayor Milt Kramer conducted his final meeting.

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The City of Manchester is exploring adding zoning to the two-mile radius outside of the city, but that process all depends on the actions of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors.

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The Edgewood-Colesburg School Board approved new hires at its Dec. 20 board meeting. The new hires included: Kari Pierschbacher — instrumental music and 5-12 instrumental instructor; LuAnn Bolsinger — van driver; Allyson Snook — elementary paraprofessional; and Travis Priem — ninth-grade boy…

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Children went to the Manchester Public Library to eat bugs Dec. 18. The library program, titled “Bugs for Breakfast” was held in cooperation with a Manchester-born author, Mary Boone.

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The Yoga Nook is a new vinyasa-based yoga studio and fitness boutique in Manchester which offers classes for all skill levels. The boutique carries Lululemon brand yoga fitness apparel. The owners, Sarika and Griffin Kopp, moved to Manchester in January 2021 from Kentucky when Griffin landed…