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HS Bowling: WD Teams Roll Wins Against Independence

By Ashley Brehme=In-Studio Producer and Jon Swisher-Sports Director The West Delaware Varsity bowling teams hosted Independence at home at Lightning Lanes in Manchester on Friday late afternoon. The West Delaware boys set a new school record of 3328, beating the old school record of 3326. Independence finished with a team score of 2096. Leading for West

Wilma Mae Puffett – Strawberry Point

Wilma Mae Puffett, 88, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born on July 31, 1926, west of Arlington, the daughter of William Edward and Bessie Elizabeth (Smale) Ash. Wilma attended rural country school and when she was a junior moved into the Fayette

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Two Injured In Three Vehicle Accident Near Delhi

Two people were taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident at about 6:18 Wednesday evening on Highway 38 North of Delhi.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 14 year old Cole Willenbring of Earlville was driving a car north on 38 when he lost control, crossed the center line and side-swiped a pickup driven

Everett J. Schuman – Earlville

Everett J. Schuman, 79, of Earlville, Iowa died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. and a parish vigil

Arvel W. Childress – Independence

Arvel W. Childress, 74 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was born on February 11, 1940, in Alcoa, Tennessee, the son of Theodore and Edna Movine (Campbell) Childress. He graduated from high school in Maryville, Tennessee. On September 10, 1966, he


At-Work Network Winner!

Congratulations to Lynn Theisen from Manchester Cabinetry in Manchester – this week’s winner of a half-dozen cupcakes from Cakes By Kim with the KMCH At-Work Network!  Have you signed up yet? Do so HERE!


Fire Destroys Epworth Home

A residence owned by the Divine Word Seminary in Epworth has been destroyed by fire.  Epowrth firefighters were called out at about 1:00 Tuesday morning to 112 1st Street SW. When they arrived the home was fully engulfed and is considered to be a total loss.  The department first responded to the residence at 11:30

Sarah Graham – Dyersville

Sarah M. (Fitzgerald) Graham, 55, of Dyersville, Iowa died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City after enduring her illness with hope. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish


Fire Damages Springville Home

A fire Sunday caused significant damage to a Springville home.  Firefighters were called out around 12:17 p.m. Sunday for a report of a structure fire at 504 6th Avenue in Springville. Three children, two 15-year-olds and a five-year-old, along with a dog, were able to get out. The dog suffered minor injuries. The Red Cross

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