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Congressman Blum Tours Two Delaware County Industries

Congressman Blum Tours Two Delaware County Industries

Iowa Congressman Rod Blum of Dubuque was in Delaware County recently to tour a couple of area industries. In Manchester, Blum made a visit to XL Specialized Trailers. Blum also took a tour of FarmTek in Dyersville, where he got to check out their hydroponic growing systems. On Wednesday’s KMCH Local News, we’ll tell you

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Manchester Officially Turns 150 Years Old

Manchester officially turned 150 years old on Friday. The city was incorporated on February 5th, 1866. Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer says businessmen James Dyer and William Chesterman acquired and developed the land in 1854, with the goal to extend the Dubuque and Pacific Railroad. And in those early days, Manchester wasn’t known as Manchester… it

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McGee Barr Grants Awarded to Area Charities

The Greater Delaware County Community Foundation is providing around 50-thousand dollars to nearly a dozen local organizations and charities. The funds for these programs come from money left to the foundation by Garrett McGee and they are targeted to help the poor and needy of Delaware County. The money is being split up among the

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Remembering Former State Senator Tom Hancock

One of the area’s greatest public servants was laid to rest today. Epworth resident and Dubuque County Supervisor Tom Hancock passed away after an apparent heart attack over the weekend, just a few days shy of 68th birthday. Hancock will be remembered for his decades of service with the Epworth Fire Department, serving as chief


February Valued Volunteer – Ellen Krogmann

Congratulations to Ellen Krogmann – this month’s KMCH Valued Volunteer!  As the coordinator for the Mentoring Connection for Delaware County, Ellen’s responsibilities include bringing other volunteers together to be mentors:   Fill out the form HERE  to nominate someone who deserves special recognition. Forms are also available at the KMCH studio at 212 East Main


Delaware County Rec. Center Holds Open House

Manchester’s sesquicentennial celebration continued Sunday with a wrap up of “Health and Wellness Month” at the Delaware County Rec. Center.  Committee member Jana Ungs from Regional Medical Center says showing off the Rec. Center was a great way to wrap up the month: Trent Mauer and his Tae Kwon Do students put on a demonstration:

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High Turnout at Delaware County Caucuses

Delaware County residents turned out in high numbers for caucus night last night. Delaware County Republicans set a record, nearly doubling their usual turnout. Ted Cruz won Delaware County with 317 votes. Donald Trump came in second with 198, followed by Marco Rubio in a close third with 172. Nearly 1,000 ballots were handed out,