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Dennis Eugene Allsup – Strawberry Point

Dennis Eugene Allsup, 75, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at the Strawberry Lutheran Home from Parkinson’s disease. He was born April 7, 1939, in Aledo, Illinois, the son of Albert R. and Susan A. (Hajostek) Allsup. The family moved between Illinois and Iowa, finally settling in Lisbon for many years,


Two Men Arrested for Stealing from Manchester Walmart

Two men have been arrested for stealing from the Manchester Walmart. Manchester Police say 21-year old Adam Hettinger and 23-year old Kodi Hettinger have been taken into custody. Police Chief Jim Hauschild says the pair are accused of stealing cologne, clothes and flashlights from the store in July and August of last year. Adam faces

Edgewood Area Couples Dancing at School Fundraiser Saturday

Area couples will be taking the dance floor this Saturday night in Edgewood. Ed-Co is once again holding its “Dance the Night Away Challenge”. Edgewood Chamber Director Elise Bergan says the idea is a spin-off of the popular TV show “Dancing with the Stars”. EdCo Dance 1 Ed-Co student Olivia Bailey says twelve couples from


Fairbank Man Pleads Guilty to Indecent Contact with Child

A Fairbank man has pled guilty to a charge of Indecent Contact with a Child. The Buchanan County Attorney’s Office says 58-year old David Bentley is accused of inappropriately touching the clothed breasts and inner thigh of an 11-year old child in 2013. The child had previously received daycare services in Bentley’s home. Bentley was

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner: Deb Schulte

Congratulations to this week’s KMCH At-Work Network winner – Deb Schulte who works at Community Insurance in Edgewood and won a six-pack of delicious cupcakes from Cakes By Kim!  If you haven’t signed up for the KMCH A-Work Network yet, you can do so HERE…and then listen every Wednesday morning at 9:30 when Janelle Tucker

Mary Ann Jaeger – Manchester

Mary Ann Jaeger, 80, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester. She was born on October 23, 1934, in Worthington, the daughter of Nicholas and Veronica (Kelchen) Polfer. Mary Ann was raised and educated in the area, and graduated from St. Paul’s Catholic High School in Worthington. On

Jean Sarah (Sheppard) Becker – Strawberry Point

     Jean Sarah (Sheppard) Becker, 91, of Strawberry Point passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at home.      Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 5, 2015 at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Strawberry Point. Family will greet friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Bohnenkamp Murdoch