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Johnson and Sunne Crowned West Delaware Homecoming King and Queen

Congratulations to West Delaware's newly-crowned Homecoming King Sam Johnson and Queen Rachel Sunne! They were crowned at Thursday night's coronation at Seedorff Gymnasium. This year’s West Delaware Homecoming Court included Annie Cassutt, Emma Kehrli, Anna Thole, Rachel Sunne and Kellie Monaghan, ...

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Krapfl and Nefzger Crowned MV Homecoming Royalty

Congratulations to the newly-crowned Maquoketa Valley Homecoming King Clint Krapfl and Queen Kari Nefzger! Krapfl was crowned during Friday's pep rally, and Nefzger was crowned at Friday night's football game. This year's Maquoketa Valley Homecoming Court included Danica Fjelstul, Brianna ...

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Friday's Flood 5th Highest in Manchester's History

The Maquoketa River in Manchester crested at 20.36 feet around 3 pm Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service had predicted a crest of 20.4 feet around 7 pm. With 5 to 7 inches of rain hitting Manchester and the surrounding ...

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West Delaware Football Stays Undefeated with Homecoming Win

It was a Homecoming win for West Delaware’s football team Friday night. The 5-0 Hawks defeated Central DeWitt 28-0 – with all of those points coming in the first half of the game. West Delaware head coach Doug Winkowitsch is ...

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State Disaster Proclamation Issued for Flooded Counties

Governor Terry Branstad is deploying the National Guard to respond to flooding in 13 Iowa counties and prepare for future flooding downriver. "We just have to deal with whatever situation comes our way," Branstad told reporters. "We need to be as ...

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Major Flooding Hits Manchester

Heavy rain Thursday night into Friday morning has led to major flooding in Manchester. The City reported 5.7 inches of rain, while one resident on East Union reported 7.25 inches since Thursday night. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood ...

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West Delaware Postpones Homecoming Parade; Students Help with Flood Efforts

West Delaware is celebrating Homecoming this week, but the school's plans were changed when floodwaters hit Manchester on Friday. Instead of holding their annual West Delaware Homecoming parade on Friday afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says they made the decision to ...

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Flood Gates Partially Open at Lake Delhi

With major flooding upstream in Manchester, Lake Delhi is taking precautions. Officials have partially opened three of the gates and the spillway is operating as planned. Lake Delhi District Trustees President Steve Leonard told KMCH late Friday afternoon that everything ...

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Friday’s Flood 5th Highest in Manchester’s History

The Maquoketa River in Manchester crested at 20.36 feet around 3 pm Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service had predicted a crest of 20.4 feet around 7 pm. With 5 to 7 inches of rain hitting Manchester and the surrounding area Thursday night into Friday morning, the 5-foot river rose rapidly at a rate of

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Upper Iowa Get First Football Win of Season

The Peacock football team scored on both sides of the ball and used a 21-point third quarter to run away with their first win of the season on Saturday. Upper Iowa improved to 1-3 with a 35-7 victory over Minot State University (1-3) in the teams’ final Northern Sun Conference cross-division game. UIU owned the

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RFH-Winthrop Clinic Closing for Renovations

The Regional Family Health-Winthrop Clinic will be closed for renovations for two weeks in October. The closure will take place Friday, October 7th through Friday, October 21st. The clinic will reopen on Monday, October 24th. Patients can continue to call the RFH-Winthrop Clinic (319-935-3343) to schedule an appointment with their Primary Care Provider. During the

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Senator Grassley Recognized as “Friend of Farm Bureau”

WASHINGTON – The American Farm Bureau Federation recognized Sen. Chuck Grassley with its “Friend of Farm Bureau” award for his reliable support of agriculture and his advocacy on behalf of Iowa farmers. “Agriculture accounts for a large portion of the Iowa economy,” Grassley said. “I’m committed to ensuring farmers are represented at the policymaking tables

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  • Kites Over Grinnell event returns September 24, 2016
    A once popular event in central Iowa that disappeared for several years will be flying high again this weekend. Bruce Blankenfeld is the chief organizer of Kites Over Grinnell, which was introduced in 2002 and at it’s peak drew 2,000 spectators and over 50 professional kite flyers from across the U.S. and Canada. “It kind […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Governor deploys Guard for ‘disaster emergency’ of flooding September 23, 2016
    Governor Terry Branstad is deploying the National Guard to respond to flooding in 13 Iowa counties and prepare for future flooding downriver. “We just have to deal with whatever situation comes our way,” Branstad told reporters this afternoon during a news conference at Iowa National Guard headquarters in Johnston. “We need to be as well-prepared […]
    Pat Curtis
  • New Lake Delhi dam gets its first flood test September 23, 2016
    Residents of Lake Delhi are anxiously watching as there is major flooding upstream in Manchester. The dam at the lake was breached by historic flooding in 2010 — draining the lake — and it was just refilled this summer. Lake Delhi District Trustees President Steve Leonard says they have partially opened three of the gates […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Supreme Court: ISU whistleblower can’t collect all legal fees September 23, 2016
    The Iowa Supreme Court says the legal fees awarded a whistleblower at Iowa State University need to be refigured. Dennis Smith was a technical writer in the ISU Engineering Department who was awarded $500,000 in damages for emotional distress after he reported financial wrongdoing by his boss and said he was treated unfairly. He was […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Cyclo-Cross World Cup rides in Iowa City September 23, 2016
    An international sporting event underway in Iowa City this weekend has an audience infinitely larger than the Iowa-Iowa State football game. The Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup is drawing 2,500 athletes, 10,000 spectators and a global TV audience of 10 million. Shawn Brett, spokesman for Peloton Sports, says cyclo-cross is sort of like the track-and-field […]
    Matt Kelley

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  • Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death Sunday September 25, 2016
    Reaction to golf great Arnold Palmer's death Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh:
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  • LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron September 25, 2016
    Les Miles has finally been done in by one of the frantic finishes that came to define the Mad Hatter's tenure at LSU.
    The Associated Press
  • Dodgers clinch NL West title in Scully's final home game September 25, 2016
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sprayed champagne and beer flooded the blue carpet in the Dodgers clubhouse. The stench of alcohol hung in the damp air. Wives, kids and a puppy were in on the party with music blaring.
    The Associated Press
  • Wentz impresses again, Eagles beat Steelers 34-3 September 25, 2016
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten.
    The Associated Press
  • Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident September 25, 2016
    MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out.
    The Associated Press

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