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Vernon Melchert – Hopkinton

Vernon Melchert age 87 of Hopkinton, died Thursday evening, February 12, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family following an illness of several months. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30, Monday morning, February 16, 2015 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Hopkinton with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery with Military Honors. Rev. Paul

Bullets Brought To Dubuque School By Very Young Student

Dubuque school officials confirmed Thursday that the bullets found Wednesday is a toilet at Bryant Elementary were brought to school by a very young student who did not understand the danger or magnitude of possessing them and bringing them to school.  Principal Vicki Sullivan confirmed in a press release that there was never any ill

Fayette Co. Sheriffs Search For Items Stolen From Waverly

Fayette County authorities are investigating the theft of items from a Waverly business.  The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and Waverly Police Department executed a search warrant at 21268 250th street in Hawkeye after authorities received a tip that items stolen from Terex Cranes in Waverly were on the property. Items were seized and the investigation

Patty Diven – Jesup

Jesup –  Patty S. Diven, 72 years old, of Jesup, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at Manor Care in Waterloo, Iowa.  She was born on July 28, 1942, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Lester James and Vonda Irene (Nibeck) Smirl.  She graduated from high school in Quasqueton, Iowa, with the Class of

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This Week’s KMCH At-Work Network Winner – Karen Hartman

Congratulations to this week’s KMCH At-Work Network Winner – Karen Hartman!  Karen works at Blakesley Drug in Manchester, and won a six-pack of Cupcakes from Cakes By Kim –Just for listening to KMCH at work!  If you want to be rewarded for listening while you work, fill out the form HERE.

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Newlywed Game Day #3

Congratulations to Sara and Travis Chapman – They are our new leaders with 50 points!  Sara and Travis were the first couple to answer the 25 point bonus question.  Two more couple remain….listen at 8:15 Thursday and Friday, and again at 3:30 in the afternoon for a replay of that day’s game.  Sara and Travis

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Compromise Could End Controversy Over School Start Date

The chairman of the education committee in the Iowa House believes he’s got a compromise that could end the controversy over when Iowa schools should start classes in August. Representative Ron Jorgensen, a Republican from Sioux City, has drafted a proposal that would require Iowa’s K-through-12 schools to start the fall semester on or after

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Newlywed Game Day #2

Today’s KMCH Newlywed Game contestants were Cindy and Doug Engelken. Cindy and Doug scored 30 points, which isn’t quite enough to take over the lead from Kevin and Sheena Maloney, who still sit on top with 35 points.  Cindy and Doug received gift certificates from Lila’s Frame Studio and Keleher Jewelry.  Listen all this week

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