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A host of Delaware County area elected officials gathered at the Riverbend Pub and Grill, in Manchester, Nov. 23 to preview what is to come in the 2022 legislative sessions during a luncheon hosted by the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce and Manchester Rotary Club.

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A conservation program that has enjoyed popularity elsewhere in the county is trying to gain a foothold on the western edge.

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Earlville native Andrew Carton never envisioned his opportunities could sore as high as working with NASA to help develop space-faring scientific instruments, but that’s exactly what he’s been doing for the past year at the University of Iowa.

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A tool the City of Dyersville relies on to drive economic development may not be around for much longer, prompting concern from city staff.

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Angel Narvaez, the American Legion national vice commander, visited Dyersville American Legion Post 137 as part of a regional tour to drive Legion recruitment Nov. 18. Narvaez is one of five national vice commanders who serve under the Legion’s national commander and are assigned to assist w…

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Students and staff in the Western Dubuque District buildings will be required to wear masks for five consecutive days when that building’s positivity rate reaches 3% or higher.

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The Clarity Clinic’s new Tree of Life Educational Center in Dubuque held its grand opening Nov. 18. The clinic provides medical services to pregnant mothers, specializing in limited obstetric ultrasounds. The organization began in 1993 as an established tri-state pregnancy center. It became …

A trio of bald eagles congregate on East Worthington Road, occasionally dispersing as harvest equipment rumbled past.

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Maquoketa Valley’s Board of Education approved results of the recent election at its meeting Nov. 15, and re-elected Donna Kunde as board president at its organizational meeting the same evening.

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As his stretch at Dyersville’s helm comes winding to an end, Mayor Jim Heavens sat down with the Dyersville Commercial to look back on his 14 years in office and give his prediction about what the future holds.

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Following the defeat of a $12 million bond referendum, officials in the Edgewood-Colesburg School District know their infrastructure needs aren’t going away. What they don’t know is why voters in the district didn’t support the project.

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Western Dubuque High School honored over 200 area veterans during its annual Veterans Day assembly, Nov. 10, in the high school auditorium.

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After a year off in 2020, Beckman held its annual all-system Mass Nov. 10. This annual event sees students from surrounding elementary schools come to Beckman for a special mass hosted by the high school students and celebrated by Archbishop Michael Jackels.

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Initial plans to relocate Dyersville’s portion of the Heritage Trail from the south side of Beltline Road to the north side could now change as the council contemplates whether or not that is the best move.

The Dyersville Social Center will open at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18 to celebrate Thanksgiving. Euchre will start at 9 a.m. sharp and everyone is welcome to play. The meal will be served at 11:30 which will consist of turkey breast with gravy, whipped potatoes, dressing, green beans, rol…

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Dyersville’s National Farm Toy Show sees vendors and collectors buy and sell antique farm toys, but how do they determine what an old toy’s price should be? Dave Copple, a 71-year old farmer from Hanna City, Ill. and avid farm toy hobbyist, has made it part of his hobby’s mission to educate …

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It was the deadliest war in this country’s history — one where brother fought brother and blood from an untold number of young men soaked battlefields across the nation like those at Shiloh, Gettysburg and Antietam.

The Delaware County Supervisors certified votes from most municipalities Nov. 8, but have yet to make anything official in Dyersville. Several school-related issues have also not been made official due to ballots coming from multiple counties as well.

A combine starts on the last few rows of corn just north of Farley as farmers across the area begin finishing the last leg of harvest.

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A work session of the Western Dubuque School Board Nov.8 concerning COVID-19 school safety procedures in the district may have created more questions than answers.

A portion of the Heritage Trail undergoes grading work on Dyersville’s east end.