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Margo Mae (Laurent) Schuster – Marion

Margo Mae (Laurent) Schuster, 64, of Marion, lost her battle with cancer, Sunday, October 19, 2014.  A visitation will be held Friday, October 24, 2014, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Manchester.  A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche. Margo was

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Join The At-Work Network!

If you haven’t joined the KMCH At-Work Network yet, you’re missing out!  You could be a winner of a half-dozen cupcakes from Cakes By Kim just like last week’s winner, Laura Lewin from The River Valley Coop!  CLICK HERE to enter today!  The At-Work Network is sponsored by Community savings Bank!

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Celebrate My Drive

You have the power to win 100-thousand dollars for West Delaware High School… West Delaware is participating in State Farm’s “Celebrate My Drive” Safe Driving Program, a campaign that unites teens, parents, school officials and community members around teen driver safety. And since West Delaware is participating, they are eligible for one of several large

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10/20 Radio Iowa HS Football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 10/20/14 October 20, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Bettendorf (8-0), LW #1 @ Davenport West 2. Cedar Rapids Washington (8-0), LW #2 @ Burlington 3. Dowling Catholic (7-1), LW #3 @ DSM North 4. WDM Valley (7-1), LW #4 vs DSM Lincoln 5. Waukee (7-1), LW #5

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Appeals Court Revives Syngenta, Bunge GMO Lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A federal appeals court has given agricultural chemical maker Syngenta Seeds hope that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta’s genetically modified corn varieties. Syngenta sued Bunge in 2011 claiming Bunge illegally

Donald John Sellner – Delaware

Donald John Sellner, 79, of Delaware, Iowa died October 18, 2014, at St. Luke’s inpatient hospice unit after fighting a long battle with amyloidosis. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 24, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a Scripture service

Leona R. Fortmann – Dyersville

Leona R. Fortmann, 91, of Dyersville, Iowa died peacefully on Saturday, October 18, 2014.  During the past couple years, she was assisted with great love and affection by her children and grandchildren and the care and professionalism of the staff at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa.  On her final day, Hospice of Dubuque gave comfort

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Wisconsin Couple Sentenced For Making Meth In Clayton County

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) – A Wisconsin couple has been sentenced to five years in prison after Clayton County authorities discovered a methamphetamine manufacturing operation at their Iowa home. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports 34-year-old Jesse Lutz and 32-year-old Shara Lutz previously faced harsher sentences because their 7-year-old son lived in the home. The couple from

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Tama Plant Set To Re-Open

TAMA, Iowa (AP) – A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen in Tama later this month. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Iowa Premium Beef officials recently took reporters on a tour of the plant that had been closed since 2004. The plant has undergone a $48.6 million renovation to prepare to process

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Dubuque Doctor Killed in Plane Crash

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A Dubuque doctor who was running as a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate has died in a plane crash. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says Dr. Douglas Butzier was the pilot of the plane that crashed around 11 p.m. Monday near Dubuque Regional Airport. He was the sole occupant of the

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