Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Charlie Button is retiring from his position at RMC due to health reasons. A press release from RMC said Button will resign within the next two weeks.
Ryan area native Steven Zumbach had planned to take Latin when he began high school at West Delaware in 1964. But his future high school vocational agriculture instructor, Garland Ashbacher, had other ideas for him.
The wintertime offers plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy nature. And if there is anyone who knows about that, it’s Dubuque County Conservation Naturalist Kaytlan Moeller. Based out of Swiss Valley Nature Preserve and Nature Center near Dubuque, Moeller said wintertime is the perfec…
Jack Klaus, Chairman of the Greater Delaware County Community Foundation (GDCCF) announced the awarding of nine McGee Barr Grants totaling $25,489.14. In addition to the grants, the GDCCF also awarded $11,996 to local schools through their School Grants program.
Superintendent Rob Busch received a two-year extension to his contract at the Edgewood-Colesburg School board meeting, Jan. 18. The board voted 4-0 to extend with board member Bob Schilling absent from the meeting.
The National FFA Organization (FFA) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) of Edgewood-Colesburg High School have suffered in member participation this past year. This is due to a lack of enthusiasm brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic taking away many of the key experiences and opp…
In its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 18, the Maquoketa Valley Board of Education unanimously agreed to extend the District’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave Policy under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
A Manchester man convicted of first-degree murder has announced he has hired a new attorney who will seek to exonerate him of the crime, a private investigator has told the Manchester Press.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds relaxed spectator restrictions for high school sporting events in a Jan. 8 update to her Public Health Proclamation mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Previously, a limit of two spectators per athlete was enforced, with that was updated to include memb…
A former owner of a now-shuttered Manchester roadside zoo testified Jan. 12 that some animals were left behind by rescuers during a court-ordered animal removal operation.
An extension of a work-based learning program at Edgewood-Colesburg High School is assisting a county economic development group while providing valuable workplace experiences for students.
A permit application for the construction of a wind farm in Delaware County was approved by Delaware County Supervisors, Jan. 11, after the action was tabled in previous meetings.
A stop by U.S. Senator Charles Grassley to Henderson Products, Inc. last week gave Iowa’s senior senator a chance to view the success of the company that is a national leader in the manufacturing of municipal snow and ice equipment. But even a trip to Manchester couldn’t keep the senator fro…
The State of Iowa is receiving nearly $345 million in federal funds to help schools address COVID-19-related costs, $6.5 million of which will go to Dubuque Community Schools.
With its new Rehab to Home space opening soon, the Good Neighbor Society in Manchester adds another level of care and rehabilitation to the patients and residents it serves.
An appeal by a prominent local basketball coach convicted on several child-pornography-related charges was shot down by the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, who upheld his life sentence and found that his rights were not violated when a man took a USB device from his home.
West Delaware High School will open the second semester Thursday, Jan. 14 with a return to full-time in-person instruction after being on a hybrid schedule since late September.
Multiple people who bought or took animals from a pair of former Manchester roadside zoo owners said they did so before an Iowa District Court judge ordered the zoo closed and the animals removed.
The first of several potential projects born from a partnership between the City of Manchester and University of Iowa graduate students has been delivered to the Manchester City Council, and one, in particular, is already garnering a lot of interest.
In his work as a realtor, Bob Philipp has put families in homes and on farms. Now it’s time for Philipp to spend a bit more time in his home and on his farm.
According to a press release from Manchester Police Chief James Hauschild, the current health crisis has magnified the importance of keeping prescription drugs secured and taking steps toward combating their abuse.
While moving snow from a pile may not be much fun for city workers clearing a parking lot in downtown Manchester last week, a group of children shows how to have fun in the snow once the pile is made. They made their fun at the corner of Acers and North Franklin St. a day after a storm dropp…