Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Colleen Ann Campbell – Oelwein, formerly of Independence

Colleen Ann Campbell, 84, of Oelwein, Iowa and formerly of Independence, Iowa died Monday morning, June 29, 2015 at her home in Oelwein, Iowa. Colleen was born on March 25, 1931 in Evansdale, Iowa the daughter of Freeman George and Mary Ann (Ayers) Elliott. She graduated from the East High School in Waterloo, Iowa, and

Mary Ann Bockenstedt – Strawberry Point

Mary Ann B. Bockenstedt, 90, of Strawberry Point, died at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester, on Saturday, June 27, 2015.  She was born on November 18, 1924, in Petersburg, the daughter of Frank and Theresa (Schnieders) Klostermann.  Mary Ann was raised and attended school in Petersburg. On April 29, 1947, Mary Ann was united


Fire Damages Home On Buchanan-Delaware Ave

The Coggon Fire Department responded to a fire Saturday night just before midnight at 3385 Buchanan – Delaware Avenue.  No one was home at the time of the fire, which was discovered when the family arrived after being gone all day.   The home, owned by Kyle Betenbender sustained extensive heat and smoke damage throughout the

Raymond Rosensrans – Independence

Independence –  Raymond LaVern Rosencrans, 91 years old, of Independence, Iowa, formerly of Rowley, Iowa, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at ABCM Rehabilitation Independence – West in Independence.  He was born in Homer Township of Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of Floyd Otto and Flora Emma (Simpson) Rosencrans.  He attended the Rowley School.  Mr.

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HS Scores from Thur. 6/25

The class 3A 4th-ranked West Delaware Baseball team improved their record to 18-4 with a doubleheader sweep of CP-U at home last night. The Hawks won game one, 9-1 and game two 7-2. The Hawks are slated to play Beckman in Dyersville tonight in a WaMaC East division doubleheader at 5pm. Live coverage on KMCH


Post Season Softball Parings Released

The Regional pairings have been released for high school softball with class 1A and 2A teams getting the postseason underway on Monday July 6th. Class 3A teams begin on Wednesday July 8th and 4A and 5A on the 9th. In class 4A- Western Dubuque will host Dubuque Wahlert in Farley with the winner advancing to play


Latest IHSBCA/Radio Iowa Baseball Rankings

Class 4A 1. Johnston, LW #1 2. Waukee, LW #2 3. SE Polk, LW #3 4. Cedar Rapids Jefferson, LW #4 5. Sioux City East, LW #6 6. Dowling Catholic, LW #5 7. Linn-Mar, LW #7 8. Cedar Rapids Prairie, LW #8 9. Cedar Rapids Kennedy, LW #10 10.Davenport Central, LW (X) Class 3A 1.


This Week’s KMCH At-Work Network Winner: Kristy Fleming

Congratulations to this week’s KMCH At-Work Network winner: Kristy Fleming!  Mike Johnson surprised Kristy with a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes By Kim….which was just the right amount since Kristy said there are 6 people on her team at Rockwell Collins! Enter today at

Robert “Bob” Hildebrand – Manchester

Robert “Bob” John Hildebrand, 85, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly Manchester and Earlville, died on Friday, June 12, 2015, at the West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids.  He was born on September 9, 1929, in Dyersville, the son of Louis and Frances (Bergfeld) Hildebrand.  Bob was raised in the Earlville area, and was a

Ilo Glawe – Edgewood

Ilo Sophia Glawe, 90, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. She was born on February 2, 1925, in Cox Creek Township near Littleport, to Joseph and Katherine (Hochhaus) Beck.  Ilo attended Littleport Public School and graduated in May 1942.  She then attended Upper Iowa University for