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HS Football: West Delaware Hosts Decorah On 100 Years Celebration Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A sixth-ranked West Delaware Hawks look to capture a district title for the 4th time in 10 seasons and first since 2011 tonight with a win over Decorah. The Hawks are 7-1/4-1, while the Vikings ...

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Wed. 10/22 KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch Winner: Allyn Durey!

The "KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch" winner for Wednesday, Oct. 22 is Allyn Durey who lives just south of Manchester.  Allyn is pictured here with his wife Ilona and Dave Klein from Simon's Grain and Feed in Manchester, who helped ...

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DCED Treats Local Industries During October Industry Month

Delaware County Economic Development visited several industries in the area as part of October Industry Month! Director Donna Boss and members of the board stopped at Laddawn, Exide Technologies, Pieco, FarmTek, Manchester Cabinetry and Rockwell Collins. They also made visits to Kendrick ...

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Denise Stone - Our Latest KMCH At-Work Network Winner

Denise Stone, who works at the Manchester Substance Abuse Services office is this week's KMCH At-Work Network winner!  If you want to be an At-Work Network winner just like Denise, just fill out the form HERE and you could be our ...

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Dry Weather Helping Harvest

The corn harvest is still two or three weeks behind schedule, but the dry weather is helping farmers move things along this week. According to Monday's USDA Crops and Weather Report, 19-percent of the corn crop has now been harvested. ...

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HS Volleyball: WD Hawks win WaMaC Tourney

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A 2nd-ranked West Delaware volleyball team defeated Mount Vernon, Independence and Solon on the way to the program's first WaMaC conference tournament title since 2007, in Mount Vernon last night. Head coach Brett Mather talked on ...

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Manchester Man Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Others at Apartment

A Manchester man has been arrested for threatening to shoot others with a shotgun. Manchester Police were called to Apartment 2 at 1513 North Franklin Street on Wednesday for a man with a loaded shotgun making threats to shoot people. The other people inside the apartment were able to talk the man into putting the

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HS Football: Week 9 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Other important games in high school football take place around the area tonight, no bigger than our Area Online and Playback game of the week at  the Starmont High School Football Field where the Stars host Ed-Co. Both teams are tied at 3-3 in class A district 5 play setting up


West Delaware Wreath Sales

West Delaware’s wreath sales begin Sunday, October 26th and run through November 9th. Music students will kick off the wreath sales with a door to door blitz on Sunday afternoon, Oct 26th. Please purchase from your favorite West Delaware Music Student or call Sandy Steffen at 563-932-2942 to place an order. Delivery occurs the week of Thanksgiving. All proceeds

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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 20

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Heavy rains across the southeastern two-thirds of Iowa early last week kept farmers out of the fields for several

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  • King, Mowrer engage in feisty debate October 24, 2014
    The two major party candidates in Iowa’s fourth congressional district engaged in a bit of verbal combat tonight during a televised debate held at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. Democrat Jim Mowrer of Boone criticized Congressman Steve King of Kiron for suggesting the American soldiers being sent into west Africa to deal with the […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Former Clinton man given prison time for bank robbery October 23, 2014
    A former Clinton man has been sentenced to prison for robbing a bank last year. Police said 22-year-old Shane Hoiland entered the Lyon’s branch of the Clinton National Bank on February 25, 2013 and handed a teller a note demanding money. He left with cash that the teller placed in a paper bag. Hoiland was […]
    Pat Curtis
  • High School football playoff pairings will use a new format this year October 23, 2014
    The pairings for the upcoming high school football playoffs will have a much different look this season. Gone is the format from the past few years where the entire bracket is released for all six classes and instead the pairings will be put together after each round. Todd Tharp of the Iowa High School Athletic […]
    Todd Kimm
  • Davenport approves a coyote hunting ordinance October 23, 2014
    Residents of one of eastern Iowa’s largest cities may soon have fewer coyotes to torment them. Davenport aldermen have unanimously approved an ordinance allowing people who live on at least 10 acres of land inside city limits to hunt coyotes on their property. They can use either bows or shotguns. Residents say more and more […]
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  • Regents’ discussion of tuition increase turns to talk of another freeze October 23, 2014
    The Board of Regents held a discussion today on a proposed tuition increase at the three state schools. That discussion quickly turned to a proposal for another tuition freeze. Regent Larry McKibben of Marshalltown says he is concerned about figures showing Iowa college students graduating with the sixth highest debt load in the country. “I’m […]
    Dar Danielson

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  • New Mexico wants home of noted artist recognized October 23, 2014
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Artist Luis Jimenez is credited with helping transform the definition of public art in the U.S. with his larger-than-life, debate-provoking fiberglass sculptures.
    The Associated Press
  • Burns' series gives PBS a ratings milestone October 23, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker's third most popular film after "The Civil War" and "Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."
    The Associated Press
  • Halle Berry: Underneath, most women love underwear October 23, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all.
    The Associated Press
  • Tax trial for 'The Situation' set for December October 23, 2014
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge on Thursday set a trial date in early December in the federal tax case against "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother.
    The Associated Press
  • Keira Knightley to make her Broadway debut in '15 October 23, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine.
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  • Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty October 23, 2014
    MIAMI (AP) — A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges arising from Major League Baseball's recent drug scandal.
    The Associated Press
  • Compton among early leaders at Sea Island October 23, 2014
    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Erik Compton made two quick birdies in the morning chill and wound up with a 5-under 65. He was among three players tied for the early lead Thursday in the McGladrey Classic.
    The Associated Press
  • Judge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlement October 23, 2014
    CHICAGO (AP) — The judge overseeing a proposed head injury settlement with the NCAA has concerns about the deal and is holding off on granting preliminary approval.
    The Associated Press
  • At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park October 23, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.
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  • Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3 October 23, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team.
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