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Public Meetings Scheduled for Delaware County Jail Project

Here's your chance to become better informed about the proposed Delaware County jail project... Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere is hosting meetings across the county over the next several weeks so the public can view plans and ask questions about ...

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Crews Tearing Out Old Manchester Dam

Crews began tearing out the old Marion Street dam in downtown Manchester on Thursday. Large cranes were jackhammering away all afternoon as Taylor Construction started demolishing the old dam, which sits right by the Manchester Fareway. The dam, which no ...

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Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday night. This is a big fundraiser for the local Pheasants Forever, who use the money to give back in the community. Chris Heiar says their mission is mostly wildlife habitat and youth ...

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week - and this year's Homecoming Court has been announced. This year's candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are ...

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KMCH Staff Receives Flu Shots Live on Air

Most of the KMCH staff received their flu shots this morning - live on the air! Thank you to Delaware County Public Health for making it super easy! Flu shot clinics have been scheduled around Delaware County over the next several ...

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner... Coreen Cook!

Congratulations to this week's KMCH At-Work Network Winner... Coreen Cook from Henderson Products in Manchester! We delivered Coreen a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes by Kim to her workplace as a "thank you" for listening to KMCH while she ...

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week – and this year’s Homecoming Court has been announced. This year’s candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are Ty Cassutt, Harrison Guetzko, Brent Lammers, Austin Monaghan and Ryan Solomon. This year’s West Delaware

Local Sports

HS Volleyball; Results from Tuesday 9-16

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A 2nd-ranked Hawks of West Delaware stayed unbeaten and improved their record to 16-0 last night at home in a WaMaC east division win over Western Dubuque. The Hawks swept the match 3 games to none winning 25-19, 25-16 and 25-14. The Bobcats fell to 3-2 and 1-2 in east side


Manchester Public Library: Fall Story Times

The Manchester Public Library will hold Fall Story Times starting Wednesday, September 17th. Toddler times for ages one through three will be held every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am and preschool story times for ages three through five will be held every Friday morning at 10:30 am. You can register for these story times at the

Ag News

Iowa Farming Officials Seek Punishment for Thieves

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa farm officials are seeking to enforce a mandatory minimum sentence for the felony theft of livestock and crops. Delegates of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation met last week to discuss proper punishment for people who steal cattle, hogs, corn, soybeans and other farm property, the Des Moines Register reported.


RSS Radio Iowa News

  • Wet weather leading to disease problems for some corn stands September 17, 2014
    A crop specialist with Iowa State University Extension says some late-season diseases are showing up in northwest Iowa fields. Joel DeJong says some hybrids aren’t tolerating “Northern Corn Leaf Blight” very well. “We’ve kind of seen an explosion of that disease in some fields,” DeJong says. “And all of a sudden we’ve got a lot […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Iowan among those lobbying to make cancer a priority for Congress September 17, 2014
    An Iowa man was among of group of people from across the country who traveled to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to lobby Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Gary Streit from Cedar Rapids is part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network which he says wants to keep the focus on […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Branstad touts new ‘center’ to deal with work skills gap September 17, 2014
    Governor Terry Branstad is proposing creation of a new, state-run clearinghouse to help direct workers and students into college training programs and apprenticeships so they can land a job. “One of the challenges the lieutenant governor and I hear as we travel the state is we have good jobs, but we can’t find people with […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Grassley blasts Braley for no vote on EPA ‘overreach” bill September 17, 2014
    Republican Senator Chuck Grassley has issued a carefully worded written statement that takes aim at a vote Democrat Bruce Braley took in the U.S. House last week. Republicans in the U.S. House voted to block the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing rules that farmers fear would give the agency authority to regulate water in ditches, farm ponds […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Ferentz not surprised by Hawkeyes slow start September 16, 2014
    Three weeks into the season the Iowa Hawkeyes rank 92nd in the country in rushing and are tied for 89th in total offense. While those number may seem alarming for an offense that returned a number of starters from last year they apparently aren’t to head coach Kirk Ferentz, who told the weekly Big Ten […]
    Todd Kimm

RSS Iowa Agribusiness Radio

  • Iowa corn still immature as first frost blankets much of Iowa September 16, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa – Frost was reported across much of the state last week, though its damaging effects were minimal, according to the latest Iowa...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Colfax Sheep Auction: September 13, 2014 September 15, 2014
    COLFAX, Iowa – The September 13th Sheep and Goat market in Colfax had a good run of 706 head of sheep and 203 head of...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Iowa cash rents $5.00 higher in 2014 September 9, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa (NASS) – Cash rent paid for non-irrigated crop land in Iowa during 2014 averaged $260.00 per acre, an increase of $5.00 from...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • 6 Ag Stories You Need to Read Today, September 9 September 9, 2014
    Pork Producing Countries Want Tariffs Out in TPP WASHINGTON – The National Pork Producers Council stated Monday top pork producing nations want tariffs out of...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Iowa corn maturity lagging behind by 2 weeks September 8, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa – 76 percent of Iowa’s corn crop and 73 percent of Iowa’s soybean crop is in the good-to-excellent category, according to the...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff

RSS Entertainment News

  • Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job September 17, 2014
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken.
    The Associated Press
  • Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequel September 17, 2014
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben McKenzie expects viewers to tune into the premiere episode of Fox's Batman prequel series, "Gotham," on Monday.
    The Associated Press
  • Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on September 17, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females.
    The Associated Press
  • 5 spring trends from London Fashion Week September 17, 2014
    LONDON (AP) — They came, they saw, and now they've jetted off to Milan for another round of catwalk shows.
    The Associated Press
  • Wealth of riches fuels rock band New Pornographers September 17, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Soft-spoken A.C. Newman doesn't seem like a braggart. Yet he feels so strongly that his rock band, the New Pornographers, has just made its best work that a simple good review won't do.
    The Associated Press

RSS AP Sports

  • NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing September 17, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month.
    The Associated Press
  • Hardy leaves Panthers' facility, status unclear September 17, 2014
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Hardy did not practice with the Panthers and left the stadium in street clothes with his agent Drew Rosenhaus while awaiting a decision on his playing status regarding his domestic violence case.
    The Associated Press
  • Pegulas' bid to buy Bills OK'd by NFL committee September 17, 2014
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim's Pegula's bid to buy the Buffalo Bills for an NFL-record $1.4 billion was unanimously approved by the league's finance committee.
    The Associated Press
  • After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench RB Peterson September 17, 2014
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back its superstar following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
    The Associated Press
  • FSU benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson game September 17, 2014
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.
    The Associated Press

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