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“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Day 12 Winner – Paul Schaul

“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Day 12 Winner – Paul Schaul

It’s Day 12 of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest! For three weeks during the harvest season, we 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

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Man Arrested after Car Chase in Central City Area

A man has been arrested after leading authorities on a car chase in the Central City area. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says they tried to serve a warrant for a parole violation on Spencer Horak Monday morning. As deputies approached the home at 5053 Valley Farm Road in Central City, Horak sped away in a vehicle.

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – Oct. 17

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “Iowa’s corn and soybean harvest is moving forward, but remains fairly slow due to the damp weather and


Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries in Fayette County Crash

A motorcyclist who was injured in a crash in Fayette County last week has died. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 38-year old Larry Seurer of Wadena died from his injuries on Friday. Seurer was airlifted to the hospital in LaCrosse with severe head injuries last Tuesday morning after he was thrown from his motorcycle

West Delaware Friends of Music Wreath Sale

The West Delaware Friends of Music will kick off their wreath sales with a door-to-door blitz on Sunday, October 23rd. The wreath sales will run through November 4th. Delivery will happen the week of Thanksgiving. You can purchase from your favorite West Delaware music student or call Sandy Steffen at 932-2942 to place your order.


Richard “Dick” Hood – Manchester

Richard “Dick”  Harvey Hood, 74, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family,  in Manchester on Friday, October 14, 2016.  Dick was born on June 2, 1942, in Indiana, the son of Harvey and Isabell (Reel) Hood.  He was raised and educated at Perry, Iowa, and graduated from St. Patrick’s High

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Donating Used Vehicle to RMC

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is donating a used vehicle to Regional Medical Center. RMC paramedic Spencer Vandevoorde contacted Sheriff John LeClere a few months ago asking if they had a vehicle with a partition that Regional Medical Center could use to transport voluntary committal patients to hospitals. Vandevoorde says mental health is an issue.


Rockwell Collins Plans to Reduce Workforce

Rockwell Collins has plans to reduce its workforce across the company. Spokesman Josh Baynes tells our news partner KCRG-TV9 the reductions started on October 1st and will continue through the rest of the fiscal year, which ends next September. Baynes says the company will reduce its workforce through layoffs and retirements. The actual number of