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Terrence “Terry” John McQuillen – Mount Vernon

Terrence “Terry” John McQuillen – Mount Vernon

Terrence “Terry” John McQuillen, 66, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  He was born on August 1, 1950, in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Donald and Geraldine (Schneiders) McQuillen.  Terry was raised in the Manchester area, and graduated from Manchester High School in 1968.  He then attended


Rotary Bake Sale Goodies Available All Week!

Manchester Rotary has baked goods for sale that they were unable to sell because of the cancellation of the river runner regatta.  Stop by the KMCH studios between 8 and 5 to buy some goodies for just a dollar apiece.  There is a great selection of puppy chow, scotcharoos, rice crispy treats and more.  The


Chapman Wins Silver At PABCON Trios

The PABCON Adult Bowling Championships continued Wednesday and Team USA’s Trio team that includes Manchester Native AJ Chapman earned the silver medal in the trio event with a 3,920 effort. Chapman rolled a six-game total of 1,256.  Canada won the gold with a 4,255 six-game total.  Read more HERE. Photo Credit: 

Starmont CC Invite Results

Springville won the Starmont Girls Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday.  Cascade came in 2nd; CPU 3rd; North Linn 4th; Ed-Co 9th; Starmont 13th; Western Dubuque 15th; West Delaware 16th; Independence 18th; Beckman 19th.  Center Point-Urbana Freshman Adrianna Katcher was the overall winner with a time of 19:11.  Hannah Bridgewater of North Linn finished 9th; Ed-Co’s

Leland D. Hansen – Independence,

Independence –  Leland D. Hansen, 66 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, September 12, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence, Iowa.  He was born on October 14, 1949, in Pipestone, Minnesota, the son of Leo Henry and Margaret Leona (Boldt) Hansen.  He graduated from high school in Independence.  On September


Chapman Wins Gold At PABCON Doubles

Team USA’s AJ Chapman and his partner John Szczerbinski claimed the Doubles gold medal at the 2016 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships on Tuesday .  The Manchester native and West Delaware alum rolled a  six-game total of 1,398 which lifted him and Szczerbinski to a 2,786 winning total. The victory marked the first medal of any

Velma Irene Cook – Manchester

Velma Irene Cook, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born on September 10, 1924, in rural Manchester, the daughter of Frank and Florence (Chambers) Elsbury. Velma attended Manchester and Colesburg rural schools. On November 2, 1946, Velma was united in marriage to

Burton K. Van Horn – Independence

Independence –  Burton K. Van Horn, 61 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  He was born on April 22, 1955, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the son of Harry Eldon and Evelyn Joyce (Black) Van Horn.  He graduated from high school in Independence with


Latest HS Volleyball Rankings

Third Iowa Girls High School Volleyball Rankings Compiled By The IGHSAU (Sept 8, 2016) Class 1A   School Record LW 1 Janesville 4-4 1 2 Tripoli 3-2 2 3 Springville 6-3 4 4 Grand View Christian 8-4 5 5 Le Mars Gehlen Catholic 4-2 3 6 Holy Trinity Catholic 3-0 8 7 Hudson 11-1 13


Latest Radio Iowa Football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 9/5/16 SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 BY TODD KIMM Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (2-0), LW #1 @ #2 Valley 2. WDM Valley (2-0), LW #2 vs #1 Dowling 3. Cedar Rapids Washington (2-0), LW #3 @ #9 Bettendorf 4. Ankeny Centennial (2-0), LW #4 vs DSM Roosevelt 5. Lewis Central