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Manchester, Iowa 52057
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Manchester 150 Year Celebration

For generations, Manchester has been called home. As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of our city’s incorporation (February 5, 1866), we are proud to be recognized for the resilience and growth we have accomplished as a community. A year-long celebration of our incorporation will take place throughout 2016. Manchester’s Sesquicentennial Celebration will feature many wonderful events in which residents, businesses and visitors can participate. Click here to learn more.

City Meetings & Events

August 2016

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  • Work Session of Delaware County City Councils
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  • City Council meeting
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  • Learn to Ski Program
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  • Hartwick Husky Ski Show
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  • City Council Meeting
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  • Hero Hustle Sprint Triathlon
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  • Open House/Public Input Meeting: Downtown/Riverfront Concept Plan
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Council Agendas & Packets

The regular meetings of the Manchester City Council are scheduled for the second & fourth Mondays of the month at 5:00pm. Meetings are held at Council Chambers, 204 East Main Street.

Council Agendas & Packets



City Notes / Alerts

  •  OPEN HOUSE – Public Input Meeting on the Downtown/Riverfront Concept Plan
    Posted on 08/26/2016 at 3:49 pm

    Please join us on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 5-7pm at the Delaware County Community Center to share your ideas and opinions for the enhancement of the riverfront & downtown area. Public Input Meeting Agenda 8-30-2016

Latest News from KMCH.com

  • Turkey River Hits Crest in Elkader and Garber 08/27/2016
    Elkader and Garber are experiencing major flooding, but the Turkey River is beginning to fall in both communities. The National Weather Service says the river crested in Elkader around 10 am Friday, peaking at 22 and a half feet – that’s 10 and a half feet above flood stage, making this the fourth worst flood...
    Janelle Tucker
  • HS Football: Week 1 Games Tonight 08/26/2016
    By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2016 High School Football season begins for all KMCH area teams tonight with week one play. KMCH Sports will have coverage of two games as usual on a Football Friday night. It all begins with our pregame show with Sports Director Jon Swisher around 7pm, following that will be West...
    Jon Swisher
  • Vaske Crowned Delaware County Pork Queen 08/26/2016
    Delaware County has a new pork queen. Aleah Vaske of Manchester was crowned queen at the Delaware County Pork Producers and Porkettes 58th Annual Barbeque tonight. Vaske told KMCH it was a moment she’s always hoped for. Vaske has been involved in the pork industry her entire life. As the new queen, Vaske will spend...
    Janelle Tucker

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Manchester Whitewater Park

Our park consists of 6 drops at roughly 18″ per drop and spans over 800ft. in length, Reconstruction of the river began upstream of Marion Street and extends downstream toward the CN railroad bridge. The Manchester Whitewater Park is open to the public and there is no cost or admission to utilize the park. The primary in-stream users will be whitewater enthusiasts including kayakers, canoeists, rafters, tubers, swimmers and boogie board/surfers.