Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch!”

Congratulations to Friday’s winner of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest… Steve Mensen, who farms near Earlville! It took six tries today, but we finally got a winner when Steve answered his phone, “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch!” Janelle delivered Steve lunch for four from Widner’s Ice Cream Parlor in Manchester, along with some goodies

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RMC Asking Farmers for Gifts of Grain

Farmers play a vital role in moving lives forward, growing food and feed that nourish our communities and the world. Beginning this fall, bushels of grain harvested or in storage can be donated to Regional Medical Center’s (RMC) capital campaign, ‘Together We Can’. Gifting grain to RMC is a creative way to provide farmers with


Animal Neglect Investigation Near Arlington

Authorities searched a property near Arlington on Thursday morning to investigate a report of possible animal neglect. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says deputies obtained a search warrant after receiving the tip and searched the property at 5965 I Avenue. Deputies found five horses that were very thin and malnourished. Four of the horses belonged


Tour Available Store Fronts in Dyersville

The town of Dyersville currently has nine empty store fronts, and the Dyersville Chamber is holding a special public event with hopes of getting them filled. The public is invited to tour those nine available store fronts during a Store Front Tour on Thursday night. Chamber Director Karla Thompson says maybe seeing the store buildings


Special Election for Oelwein Mayor Position

It’s an early election day today in the town of Oelwein as residents are choosing from three candidates to fill the open mayor’s position. The post came up for grabs when the 36-year-old former mayor Jason Manus resigned in August after being arrested over accusations of sexual abuse involving two young girls. Manus has pleaded


More Public Meetings about Delaware County Jail Project

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office will hold several more public meetings over the next week so county residents can learn more about the proposed jail project. The upcoming meetings are scheduled for this Tuesday night at Colesburg Community Center, this Thursday night at the Masonville Fire Department, and next Tuesday, October 14th at the Delaware


“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Winner… Russ Reth!

Congratulations to Tuesday’s winner of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest – Russ Reth, who farms southwest of Manchester! Janelle delivered Russ lunch for four from the Manchester Dairy Queen, and he was kind enough to invite her to join him, his wife Dianne and his neighbor Tom Vaske for lunch! Tune in at

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Blum Campaign Announces Agriculture Council

CEDAR FALLS, IA – Rod Blum, the Republican nominee for United States Congress in Iowa’s 1st District, has announced the campaign’s initial members of its “Agriculture Council”. The council includes farmers and agriculture workers from across the 1st District. “I am concerned about the unreasonable burdens being placed on farmers here in Iowa by bureaucrats

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Scarecrows Bring Fall Spirit to Manchester

You may have noticed the scarecrows around Manchester again this fall. The Manchester Chamber encourages businesses to create the scarecrows to bring some fall spirit to the community and draw in visitors. Several winners have been selected… Sue’s Flower and Garden in Manchester won first place with her scarecrow gardeners. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home took second

Manchester Trivia Night

Meet new people and have fun with your friends at the Manchester Chamber’s Trivia Night! Trivia Night is held at 7 pm on the second Thursday of each month. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission charge, but you do pay for your own food and drink. Location is determined each month by the

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