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James L. “Jim” Broghammer – Manchester

James L. “Jim” Broghammer, 85, of Manchester, Iowa, died Monday, April 10, 2017. Visitation: 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service, and one hour prior to Mass at the church on Monday. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Monday, April

HS Sports: Thursday’s West Delaware Schedule

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A busy athletics slate is on the horizon Thursday afternoon and evening around the area. The West Delaware Girls Track team will head up to Starmont to participate in their annual invite beginning at 5pm. Hawks head coach Doug Engel talks about the mindset of his squad with only a week

HS Sports: Area Coverage Results from Tuesday 4-11

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A majority of our KMCH area coverage high school track teams were involved in meets last night. Including the West Delaware Hawk Girls who tied for third place with Central Elkader scoring 84 points at the 9-team Oelwein Invite. First place was Independence as they won 7 events totaling 131 points in all. The

HS Boys Golf: West Delaware Boys Win First Meet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Boys golf team won their first meet of the young season Monday afternoon on their home course at Pin Oak outside of Manchester. The Hawks out shot the Central Sabers of DeWitt by 13 strokes, winning 155-168.  Trent Shaw was the medalist for his first time on the

HS Track: West Delaware Boys Second At Decorah

The West Delaware boys track team placed second at the Decorah relays last night finishing with 110 points which was 45 points behind the host Vikings. The Hawks were led by juniors Jared Helle who won the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.71, and Harrison Goebel who won the discus with a throw of

HS Track And Field: Three West Delaware Athletes Commit To Simpson

Simpson College in Indianola will have three West Delaware track and field athletes joining their program next year as Katelyn Mangold and Jamie Glanz will join the girls squad while Ryan Trainer will run on the boys side. The three athletes have thrived throughout their high school careers, and each have made appearances at the state

Neil F. “Schnitz” Hirtz – New Hampshire

Neil F. “Schnitz” Hirtz, 67, of Litchfield, New Hampshire passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at 7:20 am, in Manchester, New Hampshire after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.   A Celebration of Life Service was held at 10 am, Friday, April 14, 2017, at the St. Francis Cemetery Chapel in Dyersville.  Rev. Dennis