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With Christmas just a couple days behind them, a Greeley mother and her daughters, along with a Delaware County dispatcher and her son, traveled to Uganda to help the Children’s Hope Chest organization bring hope to disadvantaged Ugandan children.

A Manchester man is asking for both the community and City Council to be more cognizant about how leash laws are enforced after he was attacked while out walking his dog.

The West Delaware School Board was presented with a new safety feature for their buses at its monthly meeting, Jan.13. Nick Gibbs, with U.S. Cellular, gave the presentation about some of the new features that will be available to the students, parents and drivers.

It is no secret that eastern Iowa is full of farming communities. Fields line every roadway and the smell of manure is present in most areas. Mother Nature often throws a wrench into farmers’ plans with flooding, gusty winds and hail damaging the crop that they spend all year growing. Most f…

A program that began in the summer of 2019 from a seed corn company that values its independence is donating money to a national program that builds homes for severely injured post-9/11 service veterans.

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Two Manchester businesses shared the Business of the Year award at the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 annual awards, Jan. 9, at the Delaware County Community Center.

It’s 5:15 on a weekday morning. After a few minutes of stretching, the fitness group drags out bags before donning boxing gloves. For the next 45 minutes, the sounds of punches and kicks hitting the bags can be heard throughout the room — Kickin’ It is in session.

The Delaware County Board Supervisors recognized January as National Mentoring Month at its Jan. 6 meeting, and heard an update on the mentoring program in the county.

An event at the Manchester Public Library (MPL) that will begin with a winter run/walk and end with some warm cocoa hopes to show participants how to enjoy winter.

The WMT Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade will swing through Delaware County as part of its route in June.

A judge last week ordered the owners of a shuttered Manchester roadside zoo to explain “why they should not be held in contempt” for apparently failing to comply with a court order.

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Two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president made their pitches to supporters at stops in Manchester last week.

Judy McMahon knows who she is supporting in the Iowa caucuses. The Manchester resident is supporting former Vice President Joe Biden.

Paul Heffernen admits that when he began working at the old Fareway store in Manchester in 1979, he didn’t see grocery store management as his calling. Like the high school students he has hired over the years, those early days saw Heffernen stocking shelves and carrying out groceries.

Harold and Diane Blatt’s home at 176 E. Prospect St. in Manchester is hard to miss. Situated on a corner lot across from West Delaware High School, it’s hard not to notice the large porch and imagine yourself sitting in a comfortable chair, relaxing and enjoying a beautiful Iowa day.

October may seem far off, but for those wishing to acquire a REAL ID, there’s no time like the present to secure the new driver license identification.

October may seem far off, but for those wishing to acquire a REAL ID, there’s no time like the present to secure the new driver license identification.

One of the new laws that went into effect Jan. 1 that will potentially affect many who seek medical care in Iowa is House File 2377 (2018 Iowa Acts), which mandates the electronic transmission of all prescriptions, including all controlled substances unless specifically exempted. All health …

October may seem far off, but for those wishing to acquire a REAL ID, there’s no time like the present to secure the new driver license identification.

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Harold and Diane Blatt’s home at 107 E. Prospect St. in Manchester is hard to miss. Situated on a corner lot across from West Delaware High School, it’s hard not to notice the large porch and imagine yourself sitting in a comfortable chair, relaxing and enjoying a beautiful Iowa day.

Following their rescue from a rural Manchester zoo, more than 550 animals — ranging from black bears to saltwater fish — have been relocated to animal shelters, animal sanctuaries, a zoo and adoptive homes across Iowa and nearby states.

The Delaware County Board Supervisors heard from Dyersville city officials about the upcoming X49 construction project at the supervisors’ meeting, Dec. 23.

Despite an unusually dry December, the Manchester Police Department is asking the public to brush up on snow removal procedures before the big storms eventually hit.

Revisiting a motion tabled at an earlier council meeting, the Manchester City Council rescinded a previously approved sale of city-owned property to Sarah and Scott Hermanson and approved the sale of that same property to Angela and Ryan Wicks at the Dec. 23 council meeting.

Speaking about his friend Hayden Fry, former Iowa Hawkeye athletic trainer and Manchester resident John Streif summed up Fry’s importance to Iowa football. “We wouldn’t be where we are at today with the football program without a Hayden Fry. He came in with such charisma and communication sk…