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Hopkinton Woman Convicted of Conspiring to Manufacture Meth

Hopkinton Woman Convicted of Conspiring to Manufacture Meth

A Hopkinton woman who was conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine with her husband for approximately five years was convicted by a jury after a two-and-a-half day trial in federal court in Cedar Rapids.  Lisa Ann Davis, 48, from Hopkinton, Iowa, was convicted of all three counts charged against her in an Indictment filed October 27, 2015. 

Esther L. Scott – Strawberry Point

Esther Luella (Kramer) Scott, 92, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 12:05 p.m. at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. She was born at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 1923, in a farm home northwest of Edgewood, known then as the Henery Bassett farm in Clayton County. The

West Delaware Post-Prom Fundraisers

West Delaware is holding a couple of post-prom fundraisers! Holiday Cut-Out Cookie Dough is available for purchase. 36 pre-formed sugar cookies are ready to bake and frost in the shapes of bells, stars and trees. Cost is $16 per box. Orders are due by Friday, Nov. 27th. West Delaware Hawks apparel is also being sold as a post-prom


Arrest Warrant Issued for West Union Man

A West Union man is wanted by authorities for stealing two vehicles, among other charges. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year old Mark MacInnis stole a vehicle from Oelwein on November 8th and drove it to a home in rural Sumner, where he stolen another vehicle. That vehicle was recovered in West Union on


Area Legislators Visit Manchester and Independence

Area legislators spent Wednesday at two separate events in Manchester and Independence. It was Delaware County’s 3rd Annual Legislative Tour and Roundtable event in Manchester. Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham was in attendance, along with State Representatives Lee Hein of Monticello and Nancy Dunkel of Dyersville. They met with community and business leaders


Red Cross Urges Caution When Heating Homes

The temperatures will plummet this weekend and those furnaces will be put to work… and that’s leading the American Red Cross to urge people to be cautious when heating their homes. Kara Kelly from the Red Cross says there have been 15 home fires around the state since last Friday, including in Strawberry Point, Dubuque and Cedar Rapids. Red Cross


Early Morning Power Outage in Manchester

Over a thousand Manchester residents were without power early this morning. Alliant Energy spokesman Justin Foss tells KMCH they found a large tree on their power lines around 4 am. It caused a power outage, affecting about 1,400 customers. Foss didn’t have exact details on which area of Manchester was affected, but says it covered a large

Jochum Brings Manchester Residents’ Medicaid Concerns to Washington

Iowa Senate President Pam Jochum and two other legislators are in Washington, D.C. this week to raise “issues and concerns” about Governor Branstad’s plan to shift 560-thousand Iowa Medicaid patients into managed care plans. Jochum held a meeting in Manchester last week to gather feedback from area residents on the changes. She brought those concerns

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner!

Congrats to our latest KMCH At-Work Network winner… Julie Diesch, working at Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach! We surprised her with a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes by Kim! If you listen to KMCH while you work, you could win too – just sign up at!  


Honors Given at Delaware County Pork Board Meeting

The Delaware County Pork Producers and Porkettes Association held their annual meeting at the Earlville Community Center on Tuesday night. Several awards were presented, with Dan Wheeler of Dan’s Earlville Locker receiving the Associate of the Year Award, Jim Koopman receiving the Hog Wild Award and John and Becky Ries honored with the Pork Achievement