While the owners of Honey Creek Dairy, west of Edgewood, are using state-of-the-art equipment for their dairy operation, they also have a solid base in cow comfort that began from generations of dairymen who farmed before them.

Local farmers Jake and Lara McGreal work each day to better themselves and their work in the farming industry.

Dairy and beef producers attended advanced calving clinics in Edgewood Feb. 17. Iowa State University Extension Beef Specialist Denise Schwab, along with four other doctors, were in attendance to talk about several different topics surrounding calving.

As little as a month ago Iowa legislators were looking for an early end to the 2020 legislative session. But after the legislature was suspended for 30 days beginning March 15 in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus), the end of the session is very much in limbo.

Over 200 area Catholic school students attended Vocation Day at Divine Word College March 10. St. Mary’s, Mazzuchelli, St. Joseph’s, LaSalle, Seton, St. Francis Xavier and Sacred Heart were all in attendance, and one of the goals for the day was to help them listen for God’s message.

Scheduled for this weekend, the Edgewood-Colesburg spring play, “Til Death Do us Part,” may be postponed due to the recommendation by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds that schools across the state suspend classes for four weeks.


A food pantry open since February at Cornerstone Family Practice Clinic in Edgewood is not only providing food for those who need it, but is also connecting people in need with services and agencies that can assist them.

An idea from a Manchester boutique hoping to help victims of sexual assault has become reality, sending victims a strong message that people care for them.

A massive road project that is expected to last throughout the summer will be kicking off this week.

A familiar face and his four-legged friend will once again be patrolling the streets of Manchester after a brief stint with the Dyersville Police Department earlier this year.

A move into space at the new Community Savings Bank location in Manchester has a long-time Manchester business closer to where the action is.

While several topics came up during last week’s legislative forum at the Farm Bureau office in Manchester, almost all of them related to the state’s proposed budget for this year.

Stefanie Dingbaum, a social worker with the West Delaware Community School District, discussed what exactly the role of a social worker is to school board members, March 9. She covered all topics from identifying students’ needs to what plans are in play for staff members if a student needs …

With reports continuously hitting the media that the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, taking hold in the United States, a local hospital is trying to help the populace not only prepare but also separate fact from fiction.

In last week’s edition of the Manchester Press, Donna Wall was incorrectly identified in a photo accompanying the story about Delaware County Scenic Byways artwork. The Manchester Press regrets the error.

Nobody wakes up one day thinking it’s going to be the day they become the victim of a crime. Most go to sleep at night blissfully unaware of the nightmare that could await them if a crime alters their life’s course.


Delaware County officials gathered for the unveiling of a painting celebrating Silver Lake in Delhi by Decorah artist Mary Ann Gloe.