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Santorum Visits Farley Biodiesel Plant

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was in Farley on Monday to tour the Western Dubuque Biodiesel plant. It was Santorum’s first visit to a biodiesel facility. Western Dubuque Biodiesel has a capacity to produce 30 million gallons of biodiesel a year, making it one of the state’s top biodiesel producers. The facility employs 24 people.

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“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Winner!

Congratulations to Tuesday’s “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” winner… Joann Kruse of Petersburg! Joann correctly answered her phone “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch!” when we called her at 9:30 am, so we delivered lunch from Pin Oak Pub and Links right to her farm! Farmers can enter the contest up until the final day, October


One Injured and One Arrested after Rollover Near Delhi

One person was airlifted and another arrested following a rollover accident south of Delhi Monday night. It happened on Omega Road shortly before 8 o’clock. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says an eastbound pickup truck lost control on a curve, slid into the ditch and rolled. The driver, 18-year old Jamie Comstock of Hopkinton, told

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Dyersville City Administrator Will Stay

Mick Michel will stay on as Dyersville’s city administrator after the Dyersville City Council chose not to terminate his contract last night. Over 400 people showed up at last night’s city council meeting, which was moved to Beckman Catholic High School to accomodate the large crowd. Dyersville’s citizens learned last week that the termination of


Oelwein Man Airlifted after Pickup Rollover

An Oelwein man was airlifted to the hospital after his pickup truck rolled Sunday morning. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year old Shane Galligan was southbound on K Avenue just south of the 40th Street intersection when he lost control and went into the ditch. Authorities say Galligan was ejected from his truck, which


HS Football: Week 6 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week six of the high school football season saw more nice weather conditions on the first Friday night of October as 7 of the 12 KMCH area coverage teams tallied victories with West Delaware, Anamosa and Independence all staying unbeaten. Here is a summary of the contests and a look at week seven games this coming Friday

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HS Volleyball: Regional Pairings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The postseason playing assignments for high school volleyball were released late last week. Here are where the 12 KMCH area coverage teams will be competing in regional play. In class 4A- Region 6: The top-ranked West Delaware Hawks received a first-round bye and will start at home on Thursday October 29th