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A long-discussed plan to add more land to facilitate future growth at the Manchester Municipal Airport was unanimously approved by the Manchester City Council and there is a possibility the entire purchase could be covered by a grant.

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A chance for people to do something they may have never done before while becoming healthier is the goal of a 5K training program sponsored by Regional Medical Center.

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A hospice organization specializing in serving Iowa patients and families will open a Manchester location this fall in the old Casey’s building on the west side of town.

The Delaware County Fair Parade rolled through the streets of Manchester Monday evening with ideal weather for both parade participants and parade watchers lining the route.

On the road, yellow lights typically signal it’s time for motorists to exercise discretion, use their best judgment and proceed with caution, but at one new crosswalk in Manchester, the law clearly states in black and white that drivers are required to come to a complete stop.

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One should excuse Delaware County Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer for getting excited about this year’s Delaware County Fair. After COVID-19 curtailed last year’s fair to 4-H and FFA exhibits and shows, Domeyer said this year’s edition of the fair is ready to return with something for everyone.

XL Specialized Trailers will be part of NBC’s “Rings Across America,” which will bring life-size replicas of the Olympic rings to six cities across the United States promoting the 2021 Olympic Games held in Japan July 23-Aug. 8. The company’s XL 80MFG has been chosen to haul the rings. The t…

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The popular Manchester eatery, Sunset Family Restaurant was founded by Macedonian immigrant Dino Ismaili in 2011. Having lived in the United States for over 40 years, Ismaili’s first restaurant was a Country Kitchen in Sterling, Ill., before bringing himself and his family to eastern Iowa.

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When Brent and Kathy Salow decided to start their business, Salow’s Sweet and Savory, they didn’t imagine success would come as fast as it has. Operating out of their garage, which they have remodeled into a restaurant-style kitchen, the couple has become a hidden gem in the Hopkinton area f…

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A big crowd came to a Delaware County farm to celebrate the little brown cows last week when attendees of the National Jersey Cattle Convention, held in Bettendorf, stopped for lunch at the Dave and Donna Kunde farm in rural Manchester.

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The Manchester City Council declined to place any restrictions on homeowners utilizing dust control measures after it received a petition requesting that the practice be banned.

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Recently, the Music Men, the ensemble for Dubuque’s Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, started taking their rehearsals to public areas to interact with and give communities around Northeastern Iowa a show. Every Tuesday, the group announces where they will be rehearsing, and welcome …

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Maquoketa Valley’s Board of Education approved contracts for technology assistance in addition to approving student fees and prices for the 2021-22 academic year during its regular monthly meeting, June 21.

Lots of floats passed a large crowd along the route as the Edgewood Pro Rodeo Days parade made its way through the streets of Edgewood June 26. The parade, like all events in the annual celebration, returned after a year’s hiatus due to COVID-19.

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For the last few months, First Lutheran Church in Manchester has been hard at work raising money for Godspeed Equine, a Christian therapy ministry that helps troubled, abused and neglected youth through bonding and connections with horses as they heal and grow.

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That milk you see in the grocery store or your favorite dining establishment doesn’t magically appear there. It has to be produced on the farm before being hauled to a dairy facility where it is bottled or turned into cheese or another milk product.

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Maquoketa Valley junior-to-be Dannielle Burkle plays a big role in her family’s dairy operation and is part of the next generation of dairy producers, while still finding time to be involved in FFA, 4-H, Speech, TEL, softball and volleyball at MV.

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As an upcoming second-generation dairy farmer, being Delaware County Dairy Princess was a likely path to follow for Hopkinton resident Courtney Goedken. Since birth, she has dedicated her life to learning dairy farming from her parents, Tim and Joan. Their family farm raises Jersey, Holstein…

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When a city like Manchester has a history dating back to the 1850s, it’s hard to imagine the amount of official records piled up over the years. Some records are almost two centuries old, and age is starting to show. In recent years, the city has had concern over keeping the integrity of old…

A graduation ceremony at Hanson Auditorium June 18 recognized four West Delaware students who have completed the registered apprenticeship program in welding. From left, Bryan Wilson, Evan Watson, Carter Peyton and Kooper Erickson. Wilson completed his apprenticeship experience at XL Special…