The Iowa Court of Appeals on Jan. 12 heard arguments over whether there was sufficient evidence to convict a Delaware County man of killing his wife.
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation recognizing National Mentoring Month in Delaware County and heard an update on the program during its Jan. 10 meeting.
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.
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 …
No matter where one travels in Manchester this year, it’s a safe bet one will see plenty of housing being built, answering a demand from city and industry officials.
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.
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.
The first case of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in Delaware County has been confirmed. This variant spreads more easily than the original virus and nationally has become the dominant strain of COVID-19.
A new foundation, named in honor of a local woman who died a decade ago, is focused on providing mirrors that can aid in babies’ development.
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.
Delaware County Public Health Supervisor Krystal DeShaw shared updated COVID-19 figures with the Delaware County Board of Supervisors during its regular meeting Dec. 28.
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.
A judge has reiterated that owners of a now-shuttered Manchester roadside zoo must pay their court-ordered fine or face an additional contempt charge.
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…
Dubuque County Supervisor Ann McDonough on Dec. 20 accused fellow Supervisor Jay Wickham of a pattern of harassing, insulting and belittling her for years.
Manchester’s newest lift station will soon have an additional layer of protection in the event of a flooding emergency, but the word “soon” is being used loosely.
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.
West Delaware’s Board of Education met for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, at Lambert Elementary, Dec. 13, and honored outgoing board members, Dan Hogan and Ed Poynor, before electing Carl Johnson as president and Sam Milroy vice president for the upcoming year.
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…
From left, Councilmember Linda Schmitt, Mayor Connie Behnken and Councilmember Mary Ann Poynor recite their oaths of office at the Dec. 13 Manchester City Council meeting.