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Tegeler Wins Dyersville Christmas Giveaway Grand Prize

Tegeler Wins Dyersville Christmas Giveaway Grand Prize

A Dyersville man has won the grand prize in the Dyersville Chamber’s Annual Christmas Giveaway. Jesse Tegeler won five hundred dollars in Saturday’s drawing. All of the winners over the past three weeks gathered for a drawing to find out the amount of Dyersville Chamber Dollars they won. Twenty-two other winners took home anywhere between


Manchester’s Tour of Christmas Lights

Area senior citizens will have the chance to get a bus tour of Manchester’s Christmas lights this Wednesday night. Anyone 60 and older is invited to come to the Delaware County Senior Center to have some chili and board the bus for the tour. Manchester City Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley says the doors


RMC Newborns Receiving First Christmas Stockings

Regional Medical Center is providing its newborn babies with their first Christmas stockings. All during the month of December, newborns at the hospital are receiving red, fuzzy My First Christmas stockings courtesy of the RMC Auxiliary. Several fundraising efforts throughout the year fund the purchase of the My First Christmas stockings, as well as yarn

Robert Edward Daily – Colesburg

Robert Edward Daily, 60, of Colesburg, Iowa, died on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on February 23, 1954, in Dubuque, the son of Floyd and Mildred (Hansel) Daily. Robert was raised and educated in the Colesburg area, and was a 1972 Ed-Co graduate. On July 16, 1977, Robert


KMCH Holiday Winner… Hilda Gibbs!

Congratulations to Hilda Gibbs… Monday’s winner of a veggie tray from Manchester Fareway! Hilda brought in this beautiful ornament for our KMCH Christmas tree, along with a holiday recipe. We’ll be drawing more winners from our entries all this week on KMCH!


Arlington Driver Arrested after Early Sunday Incident

An Arlington man has been arrested after an incident early Sunday morning. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of a truck going into the ditch at the intersection of Highway 187 and Highway 3 a little after 1 am. The vehicle reportedly drove back out of the ditch and headed towards

Valeria M. Schwers – Rockford, IL, formerly of New Vienna

Valeria M. Schwers, 100, of Rockford, Il (formerly of New Vienna, IA), passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Amberwood Care Centre in Rockford, Ill. Valeria was born December 17, 1913 in New Vienna, IA, the daughter of Frank H. & Sophia (Vonderhaar) Wilgenbusch. She was married to Al Schwers of New Vienna, IA .

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MREP Center Hosting Project Lead the Way Open House

The Manchester Regional Education Partnership Center is holding an Open House this Wednesday to showcase its newly-completed Project Lead the Way classroom. Project Lead the Way is a curriculum developed to expose students to STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The Project Lead the Way courses offer students a more dynamic learning


Lambert Accepting Preschool Pre-Registrations in January

Lambert Elementary will accept pre-registrations next month for its 4-year old preschool program. Lambert’s preschool program offers two days of instruction each week in two different classes – one class meets on Monday and Thursdays, and the other class meets on Tuesdays and Fridays. Eligible children must be four years old by September 15th of


Rowley Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Teen

A Rowley man has been arrested for sexually abusing a teenager. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office took 24-year old Michael Toms into custody in Independence on Thursday. Toms is accused of committing a sex act with a 14-year old teen. Authorities say they recently wrapped up their investigation, which began in October. Toms is also

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