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HS Football: Week 6 Area Online and Playback Game Preview- MV @ NL

HS Football: Week 6 Area Online and Playback Game Preview- MV @ NL

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Maquoketa Valley will compete in their second class A district 5 undefeated contest in a row Friday night when they travel to take on North Linn. The Wildcats blew past Lisbon in Delhi last Friday night 52-26, to improve their overall record to 3-2. The Lynx are also 3-2, both teams

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HS Volleyball: WD Hawks Return Home For WaMaC Match

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A top-ranked West Delaware Hawks return to WaMaC conference East division play tonight hosting DeWitt Central. The Hawks lost their first match of the season on Saturday at the Monticello invitational, falling to 5A #7 Linn-Mar 2-1. On the day the Hawks went 4-1 finishing 2nd to the Lions, as


River Runner Regatta A Huge Success

The first ever “River Runner Regatta” was held Saturday on the Maquoketa River in Manchester Saturday. One of the organizers, Chad Sands from the Franklin Street Brewery was amazed with the turn out: Teams and individuals built boats made mostly out of cardboard, with their objective being to navigate Manchester’s White Water Park without sinking.


Planning Underway For Museum In Edgewood

A special meeting will be held in Edgewood tonight to discuss the formation of a new museum.  Gerald and Marge Perrinjaquet have donated the old Edgewood Feed Mill building to house the museum.  One of the organizers, Art Johnson says input is needed from the community: A fund drive will start after tonight’s meeting: There


HS Football: Week 5 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week five of the high school football season saw near perfect weather conditions on the first Football Friday night of Fall as 7 of the 12 KMCH area coverage teams earned victories with West Delaware, Anamosa and Independence all staying unbeaten. Here is a summary of the contests and a look at week six

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Super Lunar Eclipse to Happen for First Time Since 1982

On Sunday night, for the first time in 33 years, a total lunar eclipse will coincide with a “Supermoon.” University of Iowa physics and astronomy professor Robert Mutel told our news partner KCRG it’ll be a “spectacular show.” Beginning around 8 p.m., the moon will enter the shadow of the Earth, transforming from a bright

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Delaware County Cattlemen Hosting 5th Annual Barn Dance

The Delaware County Cattlemen are holding their annual Barn Dance at the Delaware County Fairgrounds’ Beef Barn this Saturday night. It’s the fifth year for the event and Cattlemen board member Sarah Maurer says everyone’s welcome. The dance is free to attend, with free will donations accepted. Those donations will go towards the entertainment, as


Candidates for City Elections

City elections are coming up in November, and here’s a look at the candidates… In Manchester, there are no contested races. Dean Sherman, Dan Stelken and Connie Behnken are all running for re-election for the City Council. In Dyersville, there’s a contested race for the mayor’s seat. Incumbent Al Haas is being challenged by former