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George Thorogood To Headline VIP Night At Delaware Co. Fair

 Delaware County Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer announced Friday on KMCH that George Thorogood and the Destroyers with be the featured entertainment Friday, July 11 at the 2014 Delaware County Fair.  Thorogood is best known for his hit song “Bad to the Bone” as well as for covers of blues standards such as Hank Williams’ “Move It On Over,” Bo Diddley’s


Newlywed Game Day #4

Pat and Marilyn O’Connell didn’t quite score enough points, so Mike and Tammy Yerington still have the lead with one more day to go!

Donald Cottrell, Independence

Independence –  Donald C. Cottrell, 86 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at his home.  He was born on June 4, 1927, in Rowley, Iowa, the son of Clarence Lee and Lydia (Rouse) Cottrell.  He attended school in Rowley and Independence.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War

Jeanne Sand, Independence

Independence –  Jeanne M. Sand, 77 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at the ABCM Nursing and Rehab. Independence – West in Independence.  She was born on July 5, 1936, in Dunkerton, Iowa, the daughter of William Joseph and Clara Catherine (Schons) Staebell.  She graduated from St. John’sCatholicHigh School in


Officials Give Causes Of Death In Arlington House Fire

ARLINGTON, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have determined the causes of death for five people found after an Arlington house fire. Ron Humphrey with the State Fire Marshal says the three adults and two children died of burns and smoke inhalation. They all had carbon monoxide in their systems, which indicate they were alive when the

Anna C. Recker – Manchester

Anna C. Recker, 89, of Manchester passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester following a short illness. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester.  Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church

Margaret Anderson, Delhi

Visitation for 78-year old Margaret Anderson will be held at 9 am Saturday at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Manchester, followed by a 10:30 am burial at Evergreen Cemetary in Delhi.

Ida Hansen, Independence

Independence –  Ida M. Hansen, 86 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, February 10, 2014, at the BuchananCountyHealthCenter in Independence.  She was born on June 4, 1927, in Buchanan County, Iowa, the daughter of George and Nettie Dorothy (Trebon) Sommerfelt.  She attended school in Independence.  On November 16, 1943, she and Blaine Lester

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