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Tickets Available Now for “A Xavier Affair”

Tickets Available Now for “A Xavier Affair”

St. Francis Xavier School in Dyersville is hosting its Sixth Annual Xavier Affair on Friday night, Jan. 23rd at Dyersville Commercial Club Park. Social hour and silent auction starts at 5:30 pm, dinner will be served at 7 pm and a live auction will take place right after dinner. Live music by Beau Timmerman will


Bret Michaels’ VIP Night Tickets Now Available

Tickets for Bret Michaels’ VIP Night concert at the Delaware County Fair went on sale Saturday morning, Dec. 20th. Michaels, who is best known as the front man for the ’80’s and ’90’s rock band Poison, will be performing in Manchester on Friday night, July 17th. VIP Night tickets will include all-you-care-to-eat-and-drink during the show,

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Tree of Lights Shines on RMC Campus

For the 38th year, the Tree of Lights shines in memory of loved ones on the Regional Medical Center campus in Manchester. Area residents have made donations in honor of special individuals or occasions or in memory of loved ones. A list of the people honored or memorialized are displayed in the RMC Auxiliary Gift


Former Clarke University Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A former Clarke University employee has pleaded guilty to charges connected to the theft of more than $300,000 from the school. Clemens Erdahl, an attorney for James Spaulding, says his client entered the plea Thursday on one count of mail fraud and two counts of filing a false tax return. Erdahl

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Dyersville Assisted Living Facility Deficiency-Free Since 2002

The assisted living program at the Ellen Kennedy Living Center in Dyersville is meeting high standards. The center recently passed with flying colors after receiving on-site visits from several agencies, including the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, the Iowa Department of Human Services/Iowa Medicaid Enterprise and Department of Public Safety/State Fire Marshal. The Ellen


Arlington Man Arrested on Vandalism Charges

An Arlington man has been arrested for vandalizing a port-a-potty. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year old Matt Cook faces a charge of Third Degree Criminal Mischief. Cook was taken into custody Wednesday night and transported to the county jail.

Manchester Community Promotion Board Accepting Grant Applications

The Manchester Community Promotion Board is now accepting grant applications. Between five-thousand and 75-hundred dollars in grants are handed out each quarter, and they are available to anyone — for-profit or non-profit — who want to create and market promotional projects that will benefit the Manchester area and bring more people into town. The grant

James V. “Vic” Clark – Independence

James V. “Vic” Clark, 84 of Independence, Iowa died Thursday morning, December 18, 2014 at the Arlington Place in Oelwein, Iowa. Vic was born on March 22, 1930 near Lester, Iowa the son of Clarence W. and Adeline E. (Oxenford) Clark. He was raised in Glidden, Iowa and worked with his parents in their café.

Jerry D. Haas – Lamont

Jerry D. Haas, 56 of Lamont, Iowa died at his home in Lamont on Monday evening December 15, 2014 Jerry was born on September 6, 1958 in Manchester, Iowa the son of Leo H. Haas and Norma J. Minkler. He was a 1976 graduate of the West Delaware High School in Manchester, Iowa and became

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December Valued Volunteer: Gloria Rattenborg

Congratulations to Gloria Rattenborg of Manchester, our latest “Valued Volunteer”! Gloria volunteers at the Delaware County Food Bank, The Delaware County Chapter of the American cancer Society, and serves as the Parish Nurse at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Manchester.  The Valued Volunteer Award on KMCH is brought to you by Smitty’s in Manchester.

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