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HS State Baseball: Beckman's Season Ends In First Round Play

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The second-seeded Beckman Blazers had their State Tournament experience ended by the No. 7 seed Pleasantville, 3-1 at Principal Park in Des Moines last night in a Class 2A quarterfinal. The Blazers gave up 2 runs in ...

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Tickets to the Eastern Iowa Carriage Glow

The Eastern Iowa Carriage Glow will be held at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester on Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, August 7th. There will be a driving competition during the day. In the evening, there will be a special glow ...

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North Iowa Tractor Ride Passes Through Delaware County Area

Nearly two hundred antique tractors made their way through Delaware County as part of the North Iowa Tractor Ride this past weekend. This ride is hosted by KMCH’s sister stations in Mason City (98.7 KISS, 103.7 The Fox and 95.1 The ...

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National Weather Service Confirms Three Tornadoes

The National Weather Service has confirmed that three tornadoes touched down in Delaware and Dubuque counties on Saturday. The first tornado was reported near Lake Delhi (on the southwest side of the lake near the Cedars and Logan Run area) at ...

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Win tickets to the 2016 Clayton County Fair!

The 162nd Annual Clayton County Fair will be held August 3-8, 2016 in National! Check out the awesome 4H and FFA exhibits, Food and the FREE carnival rides, Plus great action on the track, including the Skid Loader Rodeo and ...

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Storm Brings Tornado Sightings Across Delaware, Dubuque Counties

Local residents took cover Saturday afternoon as Tornado Warnings were issued across the KMCH listening area. Video captured by a resident shows a narrow tornado crossing the southwest side of Lake Delhi. No major damage was reported in that area. Check ...

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St. Mary School Hires New Principal

St. Mary School in Manchester has hired a new principal. Maureen Albritton will replace Vicki Palmer, who resigned at the end of the school year for the principal position at Aquin Elementary in Cascade. In a letter to St. Mary’s families, the ...

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Nickelback To Perform At 2017 Great Jones County Fair

As the Great Jones County Fair continues in Monticello, a huge announcement was made during last night’s concert:  Nickelback will be performing at next year’s fair.  Nickelback burst on the scene in the late nineties and have been a mainstay ...

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North Iowa Tractor Ride Passes Through Delaware County Area

Nearly two hundred antique tractors made their way through Delaware County as part of the North Iowa Tractor Ride this past weekend. This ride is hosted by KMCH’s sister stations in Mason City (98.7 KISS, 103.7 The Fox and 95.1 The Bull), and it takes a different route each year. Lyle Mulnicker of Waukon says

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HS State Baseball: Beckman’s Season Ends In First Round Play

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The second-seeded Beckman Blazers had their State Tournament experience ended by the No. 7 seed Pleasantville, 3-1 at Principal Park in Des Moines last night in a Class 2A quarterfinal. The Blazers gave up 2 runs in the top of the 3rd on a wild pitch and hit before answering with

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Manchester Library Offering “Minutes with Maggie” on Thursdays

Jo Schreck and Maggie, a certified therapy dog, will be doing a “Minutes with Maggie” program at the Manchester Public Library this summer on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am for kids ages 7-11. Kids can drop in and read to Maggie every Thursday morning on a first come, first serve basis!

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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – July 25

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The high temperatures and humidity were balanced with rain in most of Iowa, and the crop has responded well with

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  • Last push from Sanders backers at national convention July 26, 2016
    Some ardent Iowa supporters of Bernie Sanders haven’t yet given up on trying to get their candidate the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination and a few might just leave the national convention in Philadelphia if it doesn’t happen tonight. It’s possible some Iowa delegates at the Democratic National Convention may leave tonight if Bernie Sanders does […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Harkin reveals he got a stop talking sign during 1984 convention speech July 26, 2016
    Former Iowa Senator Tom Harkin is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention this afternoon, at about three o’clock Iowa time. Harkin is promising to make it brief. “I’ve only got four minutes,” Harkin told Iowa reporters Sunday evening, “so don’t hold your breath.” But Harkin revealed he got the hook the first time he spoke […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Boone County Attorney says officers justified in fatal shooting July 25, 2016
    Two police officers in central Iowa have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man last month. Boone County Attorney Daniel Kolacia announced today he’s concluded Boone Police Officers Joseph Slight and Nathan Kester were justified in their actions that killed 28-year-old Michael Disbrowe. Iowa DCI Special Agent Mike Motsinger says […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Wright County holds first public hearing on proposed Prestage pork plant July 25, 2016
    The first of three public hearings was held in the Wright County Courthouse in Clarion this morning asking for the public’s opinion on the proposed Prestage Foods pork processing facility to be located south of Eagle Grove. Officials of the North Carolina company announced plans to locate the plant in Wright County after leaders in […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • #2 Clear Lake wins 2A opener July 25, 2016
    Second ranked Clear Lake opened defense of its class 2A title with a victory. The Lions pounded out 12 hits and cruised to a 10-5 victory over Denver in a quarterfinal round game. Junior centerfielder Tanner Huey led the Clear Lake attack with two hits and drove in three runs. “When we get a tournament […]
    Todd Kimm

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Cancellations

Thursday, July 21
City of ManchesterParks and Rec Youth Soccer Program cancelled for tonight
Edgewood's "Think New Thoughts"Today's meeting location has changed due to the heat. It was at Community Dreams - it will be moved to Woods Edge at noon.
Great Jones County FairToday's Harness Racing at 11 am cancelled due to heat

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