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Brown and O’Leary Win Council Seats in Central City

Brown and O’Leary Win Council Seats in Central City

Central City voters chose two new council members in a special election Tuesday. Brian Brown won one of the vacant spots with nearly 52-percent of the vote. He beat out Adam Griggs, who had 31-percent, and Mike Robinson, who received 13-percent. James O’Leary, who was running unopposed, won the other vacant city council seat with


Manchester Church Celebrates 160 Years

One Manchester church celebrated its 160th anniversary this past weekend. Community Congregational United Church of Christ on East Howard Street has been around since the town’s very beginning. Pastor Kurt Pasko says even though the church has changed names over the years, it’s always been the same congregation. The church celebrated its 160th anniversary last


LaVerne J. Eike – Manchester

LaVerne J. Eike, 92, of Manchester, Iowa, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. Visitation will be Friday, September 16, 2016, from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church,

Jeff A. Woods – Marion, formerly of Ryan

Jeff A. Woods, 43, of Marion, Iowa, formerly of Ryan, died Sunday, September 11, 2016. Visitation will be Sunday, September 18, 2016, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Ryan, Iowa, with a 3:00 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 19, 2016, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church,

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City of Edgewood Passes ATV/UTV Ordinance

ATVs and UTVs will soon be allowed on Edgewood’s city streets. The Edgewood City Council passed an ATV/UTV ordinance Monday night. It’s pretty similar to the one Delaware County passed earlier this year. The one exception to Edgewood’s ordinance is that ATVs and UTVs will not be allowed on Highway 3 or Washington Street. The

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West Delaware Homecoming Court and Honor Court

West Delaware will celebrate Homecoming next week! The school announced its Homecoming Court on Monday. This year’s West Delaware Homecoming Court includes Annie Cassutt, Emma Kehrli, Anna Thole, Rachel Sunne and Kellie Monaghan, as well as Sam Johnson, Jacob Routier, Troy Monaghan, Nic Juergens and Nolan Lyness. The students were selected by their classmates. And

Linn County Minimum Wage to Increase in January

It’s official… Linn County’s minimum wage will be going up next year. On Monday, the Linn County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in favor of raising the minimum wage. The minimum wage will increase from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour on January 1st, with two more dollar an hour increases in the two years that


Three Teens Involved in Crash Trying to Avoid Deer

Three teens were involved in a crash near Delhi Friday afternoon. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says 15-year old Isaac Kramer of Earlville was southbound on Pioneer Road when he swerved to avoid a deer. The car went sideways and entered the ditch, rolling once and landing upright. Authorities say Kramer suffered possible injuries. His


Fallen Tree Branch Causes Power Outage in Downtown Manchester

Hundreds of Manchester residents were without power Friday night, including about half of downtown. The power went out a little after 6:30 pm. Nearly eight hundred customers were affected, including a number of downtown businesses. Some moviegoers waited outside as Castle Theatre went dark, and here at KMCH, we lost power just as the high