Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


“KMCH Bring Me My Lunch” Winner Day 10: Tom Krogmann

“KMCH Bring Me My Lunch” Winner Day 10: Tom Krogmann

It’s Day 10 of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest! For three weeks, we’ll call a local farmer on their cell phone at 9:30 am and if they answer their phone by saying, “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch”, then that’s exactly what we’ll do! We deliver them lunch for four from one of the local


Petersburg’s New Home is “The Big House”

  There’s a new hangout in Petersburg. The Big House opened this summer in the former Detour building. The Detour was a popular family-friendly restaurant and bar where the Petersburg community gathered for decades. But when it changed owners several years ago, it lost that family-friendly feel – and it eventually closed, sitting vacant for the


Local Farmers Get Good Start on Harvest

Most local farmers have gotten a good start on the corn harvest over the past couple weeks. This week’s USDA Iowa Crop and Weather Report shows that 19-percent of corn and 43-percent of soybeans have been harvested – statewide, that’s about three days behind last year. Alan Atwater farms southwest of Manchester. Michael Sperfslage, who farms

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West Delaware Middle School Selling Magazines for Fundraiser

West Delaware Middle School students are holding their annual magazine sale fundraiser right now. The sale kicked off last Friday and will run through next week. Eighth graders Natalie Kehrli and Jacob Wenger says along with magazines, there are also other items you can purchase. The money raised from the magazine sales directly benefits the


Source of Dubuque County Fish Kill Still Unknown

The DNR says they still don’t know who is responsible for a large fish kill in Dubuque County last month. Nearly eight thousand fish died in Whitewater Creek. The kill was reported September 18th – that’s when DNR staff found manure runoff and dead fish starting about one mile south of Highway 20 between Epworth


Several Awards for Price Electric/HITECH Communications

Congratulations to the Price Electric/HITECH Communications team! They attended the Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet Wednesday night and received the highest honor of the night – Project of the Year. The Price Electric/HITECH Communications team was also awarded the Diamond Award for the ABC Safety Training Evaluation Process. This is the


Delaware County Fair Board Holds Annual Elections

  The Delaware County Fair Board held elections Wednesday night. Rick Palmer and Al Kelchen were re-elected to the board for the two At-Large positions. Al Boge was re-elected the Fair Board President, Kurt Palmer was elected as a new vice president and Kathy Rahe was re-elected as treasurer. The Fair Board is also seeking