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Maria Piorkowski – Elkader

     Maria Piorkowski, 100, of Elkader, died Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Elkader Care Center in Elkader.   Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 am on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader. Interment: St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa Visitation:  9:30 until Mass time at the church on Saturday.  

Sharon L. (DeLancey) Cook – formerly of Manchester

Sharon L. (DeLancey) Cook, 75, formerly of Manchester, died of cancer Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Edgewood Convalescent Home.  Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015 at United Methodist Church, Manchester.  Family will greet friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner: Loretta Stone!

Congratulations to this week’s KMCH At-Work Network winner – Loretta Stone.  Loretta listens to KMCH while she works at Spahn and Rose in Edgewood.  Mike Johnson surprised Loretta with some KMCH goodies and cupcakes from Cakes by Kim!  Sign up HERE and you could be our next KMCH At-Work Network winner!

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April Valued Volunteer: Sue Morris

Congratulations to our latest Valued Volunteer: Sue Morris!  Sue was nominated for her efforts with several organizations (listed below).  KMCH and the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce recognize Sue with a Valued Volunteer certificate and 25 dollars in Manchester Chamber Bucks! Here are some of the organizations Sue is involved in: St. Mary Parish/Blessed Trinity

Russell Wenger – Elkader, formerly of Elgin

Russell Wayne Wenger, 90, of Elkader, Iowa formerly of Elgin, Iowa died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Central Community Hospital, Elkader, Iowa. Visitation will be Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 2-5 pm at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elgin, Iowa. There will also be a one hour visitation before services at the church

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Busy Week Ahead For The Hawks

It will be a busy week ahead for the West Delaware spring sports teams.  The season gets underway today for the girls soccer team as the Hawks travel to Benton Community.  They will also travel to Center Point Urbana on Thursday.  The boys soccer team starts play on Thursday when they host Center Point-Urbana.  The

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Construction Workers Save Kids From Evansdale Fire

EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) – Two construction workers are being hailed as heroes after saving two children from a burning duplex unit in Evansdale. The city’s fire chief, Ryan Phillips, says Travis Moen and Ryan Siems were laying concrete in the area when they noticed the blaze on Monday afternoon. They rushed inside the home and

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Former U.S. Rep. Braley Joins Law Firm in Colorado

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley has left Iowa to join a law firm in Denver. Leventhal & Puga announced Thursday that Braley has moved to Colorado to work for the firm. Braley, who served four terms as a Democrat in Congress, lost a bid for Senate to Republican Joni Ernst

Zala Baade – Elkader

Zala Pauline Schultz Baade, passed away at home on April 1, 2015. Leonard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left with www.leonardfuneralhomes.com. Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Monday, April 6, 2015, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Elkader. Interment: East Side Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa Visitation:  2 to 5 PM  –  Saturday, April

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