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Manchester K-9 Unit Helps Capture Wanted Independence Man

Manchester's K-9 unit helped capture a wanted man in Independence Thursday night. The Independence Police Department says officers were called to the 700 Block of 8th Avenue in Independence on a report a woman screaming and a man pulling the ...

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Manchester Ambassadors Visit Auto Spa, Skogman Realty and Harper's

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors visited several businesses on Thursday. The Ambassadors stopped by a new car care business, Franklin Street Auto Spa, which opened in early March at 218 North Franklin Street. Cory Davis owns the business with his dad, ...

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New Bikeway and Walkway Trails Planned for Manchester

The City of Manchester is getting ready to start work on a couple of bikeway and walkway projects... City Manager Tim Vick explains. Bike Walk 1 The Manchester City Council approved a contract with Tschiggfrie Excavating for the project earlier this week ...

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This Week's KMCH At-Work Network Winner: Kelly Mesplay

We surprised Kelly Mesplay and Lindsey Ante from The Meadows Assisted Living this morning with some cupcakes from Cakes By Kim!  You can join the KMCH At-Work-Network too - just go to http://kmch.com/at-work-network/ and sign up....and you might be our next winner!

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Manchester Woman Arrested on Drug-Related Charges

A Manchester woman has been arrested on drug related charges. Manchester Police took 53-year old Catherine Gary into custody on Tuesday following a three-month investigation. On January 18th, Manchester Police worked with the Delaware County Sheriff's Department and Dyersville Police ...

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Clinton Makes First Presidential Campaign Stop in Monticello

Hillary Clinton brought her presidential campaign to Monticello on Tuesday. The popular Democratic candidate held a private roundtable discussion with teachers and students at the Jones County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College. Clinton quizzed the group about their courses ...

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Linn County Semi-Train Accident

Just before 4:00 pm Friday, the Alburnett Fire Department, Center Point Ambulance, and Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vehicle accident on Roosevelt Street at the Canadian National Railroad track crossing. They found a westbound 2015 Mack tractor towing a trailer (hauling a large excavator) had been struck by a southwest bound Canadian National

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Chapman Bowling In Intercollegiate Championships

The Wichita State Men’s Bowling team has made it to the quarterfinals of the intercollegiate team championships.  The Shockers won their first two matches against Clarke and Notre Dame of Ohio and face RMU of Illinois this afternoon.    The Shockers enter the week ranked fifth nationally.  West Delaware graduate AJ Chapman is in his 3rd


Manchester Pride Week

Manchester Pride Week is April 21st through 25th! Show your pride in the community by cleaning up, fixing up and doing what you can to make your property and the community look a little better. If you’d like ideas on how to get involved on a community level, contact the Manchester Chamber.

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Photo Project Showcasing On-Farm Practices Protecting Water Quality

Ankeny, Iowa — More than 92,000 crop and livestock farms dot Iowa with the farm families who own and manage them providing stewardship of nearly 31 million acres. Leading up to Earth Day April 22, the Iowa Food & Family Project (www.iowafoodandfamily.com) is showcasing how Iowa’s farm families are covering Iowa (literally!) with practices dedicated

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  • Grandson of Iowan, famed Civil War novelist, speaks in Webster City April 18, 2015
    The grandson of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Webster City native MacKinlay Kantor will be in Iowa later this month. Tom Shroder is also an author and he’ll be in Webster City talking about his grandfather’s life and his 30-plus novels. Shroder says he’s ashamed to admit he didn’t become a fan of his grandfather’s writing until […]
    Matt Kelley
  • ISU says Hoiberg’s heart surgery went well April 18, 2015
    A news release from Iowa State university says men’s basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg underwent successful open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve on today (Friday) at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The news release included just a couple of lines: “Everything went very well,” Dr. Rakesh Suri said. “The operation was a […]
    Dar Danielson
  • NW Iowa teen dies, others hospitalized, after smoking synthetic drugs April 17, 2015
    A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug. Officer Jeremy McClure of the Sioux City Police Department says emergency responders were initially called late Thursday night to War Eagle Park to check on a person who was sick. “Four subjects were transported to […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Body found in Little Wall Lake near Jewell April 17, 2015
    An apparent drowning is under investigation in north-central Iowa. Divers recovered the body of a man Friday afternoon at Little Wall Lake south of Jewell in Hamilton County. Hamilton County sheriff Dennis Hagenson said the search started Friday morning when someone discovered a set of key, sunglasses and a parked vehicle near the south end […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Google in Council Bluffs, Curly’s in Sioux City given state economic incentives April 17, 2015
    The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board agreed today to award Google nearly $20 million in tax incentives for the technology giant’s expansion of a data center in Council Bluffs. The IEDA’s Paul Stueckradt outlined the proposal at the board’s meeting in Des Moines. “They’re proposing to invest an additional $1 billion at that location,” […]
    Pat Curtis

RSS Iowa Agribusiness Radio

  • Colfax Sheep Auction: April 11, 2015 April 15, 2015
    COLFAX, Iowa – With Greek Easter this past Sunday, a period of high demand for sheep is in the rearview mirror. At the weekly sheep...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Avian influenza confirmed in Iowa April 14, 2015
    DES MOINES, Iowa (IDALS) – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Price premiums making producers think twice about California’s egg law April 10, 2015
    DES MOINES, Iowa – The California egg law that kicked in on January 1st meant a lot of headaches for the egg industry. The law...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Morel mushroom season kicks off in southern Iowa April 9, 2015
    AMES, Iowa – Near dead and dying elms, in many of Iowa’s forests, lies this season’s unclaimed harvest of morel mushrooms. Mid-April marks the beginning...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Iowa officials measuring nutrient reduction progress April 7, 2015
    DES MOINES, Iowa – Farmers themselves are just one component of progress that officials will look at in determining how well the Iowa Nutrient Reduction...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff

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  • Tavares scores early in OT in Isles' 2-1 win over Caps April 19, 2015
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.
    The Associated Press
  • Jim Furyk tops Kevin Kisner in playoff to win RBC Heritage April 19, 2015
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk won his first PGA Tour event in five years, making birdies on both playoff holes to outlast Kevin Kisner at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.
    The Associated Press
  • Team Penske cars wreck each other at rain-soaked Bristol April 19, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Keselowski spun into teammate Joey Logano minutes into Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, where rain was wreaking havoc on the event.
    The Associated Press
  • Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1 April 19, 2015
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another.
    The Associated Press
  • Rose scores 23, Bulls beat Bucks 103-91 April 18, 2015
    CHICAGO (AP) — Through three long years of knee surgeries and recoveries, the Chicago Bulls waited for this. And when the moment arrived, here is what Derrick Rose did.
    The Associated Press

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