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HS Football: Week 1 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In week one of the high school football season, 7 of the 12 KMCH area teams won their season openers Friday night. The West Delaware Hawks rolled on the road in Independence, taking down their highway 20 rivals ...

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Renovation Begins to Turn Vacant Manchester Building into Appliance Store

  One of the last eyesores left by the floods in Manchester is seeing some major changes. The white building that sits at 111 West Main Street downtown that most recently housed CarQuest is getting a facelift and will soon be home ...

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Turkey River Hits Crest in Elkader and Garber

Elkader and Garber are experiencing major flooding, but the Turkey River is beginning to fall in both communities. The National Weather Service says the river crested in Elkader around 10 am Friday, peaking at 22 and a half feet – that’s ...

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HS Football: Week 1 Games Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2016 High School Football season begins for all KMCH area teams tonight with week one play. KMCH Sports will have coverage of two games as usual on a Football Friday night. It all begins with our ...

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Vaske Crowned Delaware County Pork Queen

Delaware County has a new pork queen. Aleah Vaske of Manchester was crowned queen at the Delaware County Pork Producers and Porkettes 58th Annual Barbeque tonight. Vaske told KMCH it was a moment she’s always hoped for. Vaske has been involved in ...

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Disaster Proclamation Issued for Clayton and Fayette Counties

Governor Terry Branstad has issued a disaster proclamation for Clayton, Fayette and several other counties affected by this week’s flooding. Thursday’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to help Clayton, Fayette, Allamakee, Howard and Winneshiek counties in the wake of ...

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Central City Plans Special Election to Fill Vacant Council Seats

Central City residents will choose two new council members in a special city election next month. Two city council members resigned this summer because they moved out of town. Brian Brown, Adam Griggs and Mike Robinson are running for one of the ...

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HS Football: Area Teams Preview- Class 3A And 4A

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2016 High School Football season kicks-off for all of our KMCH area teams this Friday night in week one play. KMCH Sports takes the final preview look today on our area Class 3A and 4A teams. In Class 3A, district 4- The West Delaware ...

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Renovation Begins to Turn Vacant Manchester Building into Appliance Store

  One of the last eyesores left by the floods in Manchester is seeing some major changes. The white building that sits at 111 West Main Street downtown that most recently housed CarQuest is getting a facelift and will soon be home to a new appliance store. Ryan and Angie Wicks acquired the building three

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HS Football: Week 1 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In week one of the high school football season, 7 of the 12 KMCH area teams won their season openers Friday night. The West Delaware Hawks rolled on the road in Independence, taking down their highway 20 rivals 48-0. In his first varsity start at his position, senior quarterback Tanner Wessels threw

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Manchester Masonic Lodge Hosting Tractor Ride

The Manchester Masonic Lodge will be hosting a tractor ride later this month. The ride will take place Saturday, August 27th starting at 8:30 am at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. It will be a 50-mile ride, taking riders to Greeley, Colesburg and Earlville before heading back to Manchester. Breaks will be taken in each of

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Iowa Dairy Producers to Benefit from USDA Cheese Purchase

  Dairy producers in Iowa and across the country are getting some help from the USDA. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says revenues for dairy producers have dropped 35 percent over the past two years and that’s led to a surplus of cheese which is at its highest level in 30 years. “So, in an effort

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  • Democrats at Progress Iowa event describe stakes of 2016 election August 29, 2016
    The group “Progress Iowa” held its second annual “Corn Feed” fundraiser in Des Moines this afternoon and Iowa Democrats at the top of the 2016 General Election ticket spoke to the crowd of about 200. Dave Loebsack of Iowa City — the only Democrat in the state’s congressional election — said there’s a lot on the […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Game week begins for Iowa and Iowa State August 28, 2016
    Game week is here for Iowa and Iowa State as both teams open at home on Saturday. The Hawkeyes take lofty expectations and a number-17 ranking in the Associated Press Poll into their opener against Miami of Ohio. Junior linebacker Josey Jewell says the Hawks have focused more on the two losses to end last […]
    Todd Kimm
  • ‘We must come together,’ Joni Ernst tells crowd at her ‘Roast and Ride’ August 27, 2016
    A crowd of more than 1,800 gathered in the Iowa State Fair’s livestock pavilion today to hear from many of the Iowa Republicans who are on the 2016 General Election ticket in November, with presidential nominee Donald Trump serving as the event’s closer. “Together, we’re going to win this state in November and we are […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Ernst says her fundraiser will be ‘build up’ for GOP ticket (AUDIO) August 26, 2016
    Republican Senator Joni Ernst will host her second annual “Roast and Ride” fundraiser Saturday and the faetured speaker will be GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Ernst describes the event as a “build-up” to November. “It is about exciting our base and energizing them and this is perfect opportunity,” Ernst said late this afternoon. “We’re right […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Steve King ‘uneasy’ about Donald Trump’s recent statements on immigration August 26, 2016
    Republican Congressman Steve King says he has “an uneasy feeling” about Donald Trump’s “softening” immigration stance. King told ABC News there is “not much” about Trump’s evolving comments about immigration that have “encouraged” him. King has been one of the most vocal opponents in congress of what King calls “amnesty” for people who entered the […]
    O. Kay Henderson

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  • Kerry Washington: 'Two pregnancies have been very different' August 29, 2016
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes didn't know that star Kerry Washington had another baby was on the way when a less-is-more plan was put in place for season six of the political thriller.
    The Associated Press
  • Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs August 29, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.
    The Associated Press

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