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“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Day 12 Winner – Paul Schaul

“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Day 12 Winner – Paul Schaul

It’s Day 12 of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest! For three weeks during the harvest season, we call a local farmer on their cell phone at 9:30 am and if they answer their phone by saying, “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch”, then that’s exactly what we’ll do! We deliver them lunch for four from


10-17-16 Maquoketa Valley School Board Meeting

Creating futures and leaving legacies … that was the message that kicked off the Maquoketa Valley School Board Meeting held on Monday, October 17. “Dollar for Scholars” President, Keith Kramer began the evening by mentioning how this wonderful program, created in 1999, has achieved great success over the years, and continues to grow by leaps


Petersburg’s New Home is “The Big House”

  There’s a new hangout in Petersburg. The Big House opened this summer in the former Detour building. The Detour was a popular family-friendly restaurant and bar where the Petersburg community gathered for decades. But when it changed owners several years ago, it lost that family-friendly feel – and it eventually closed, sitting vacant for the


HS Football: West Delaware Ready For Final Home Game

The 10th ranked West Delaware football team will host Marion in their last regular season home game tonight at Brown Field in Manchester. The Hawks who are 6-1 and 4-1 in class 3A district 4 bounced back last week as they downed Dubuque Wahlert 42-7 in Dubuque and West Delaware head coach Doug Winkowitsch was


Local Farmers Get Good Start on Harvest

Most local farmers have gotten a good start on the corn harvest over the past couple weeks. This week’s USDA Iowa Crop and Weather Report shows that 19-percent of corn and 43-percent of soybeans have been harvested – statewide, that’s about three days behind last year. Alan Atwater farms southwest of Manchester. Michael Sperfslage, who farms