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KMCH Staff Receives Flu Shots “Live on Air”

KMCH Staff Receives Flu Shots “Live on Air”

Most of the KMCH staff received their flu shots this morning – live on the air! Thank you to Delaware County Public Health for making it super easy! Flu shot clinics have been scheduled around Delaware County over the next several weeks. Delaware County Public Health Manager Delma Hardin recommends getting a flu shot each


Connolly Charged in Fatal Accident Involving Four Boys

Authorities have now charged the pickup driver involved in the fatal collision that killed four boys in Dubuque County last month. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says Joseph Connolly of Holy Cross surrendered himself at the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center on Friday afternoon. He has been arrested on a warrant charging him with four counts

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Crews Tearing Out Old Manchester Dam

Crews began tearing out the old Marion Street dam in downtown Manchester on Thursday. Large cranes were jackhammering away all afternoon as Taylor Construction started demolishing the old dam, which sits right by the Manchester Fareway. The dam, which no longer served a purpose, was once used to provide electricity to Manchester. It’s been a

Jackson County Courthouse Gunman Committed Suicide

Authorities say the gunman who fired at the county assessor at the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday committed suicide. The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner said in a news release that 71-year old Francis “Gus” Glaser died from a gunshot wound to his neck and head and that he’d killed himself. Jackson County Sheriff

Thomas Elliot Reicher – Manchester

Thomas Elliot Reicher, 28 days, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, on September 10, 2014. He was born on August 13, 2014, in Dubuque Mercy Hospital the son of Matt and Nichole (Mormann) Reicher. Thomas was baptized on August 13th at Dubuque Mercy Hospital and then transferred to the


Manchester Man Sentenced for Making Meth

A Manchester man was recently sentenced for manufacturing methamphetamine. The Clayton County Attorney’s Office says 28-year old Larry Hicks Jr. received a 15-year prison sentence with a 5-year minimum. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office had received information on December 28th, 2013 that meth was being manufactured at a home in Edgewood. Authorities discovered a meth


Shooting at Jackson County Courthouse

A shooting at the Jackson County Courthouse in eastern Iowa Tuesday morning has left a County Supervisor injured and the shooter dead. According to the Associated Press, a man armed with gun fired during a county meeting. He was killed after being tackled by a supervisor. The Telegraph Herald reports Jackson County Supervisor Larry “Buck”

Meth Lab Remnants Discovered at Bi-County Disposal

Authorities were called to Bi-County Disposal in Dyersville Monday morning after an employee discovered a suspicious item. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the employee found a backpack while sorting material to be recycled. He opened the backpack and found meth lab components, including chemicals that were outgassing. The Dyersville Fire Department and Iowa State

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