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HS Football: Week 9 Preview

HS Football: Week 9 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week 9 of the high school football season will see only 4 of the 12 KMCH area teams hosting games tonight. Seven of those teams are in the playoffs for sure, four are out and one’s fate depends on what happens tonight.  Three teams- West Delaware, Maquoketa Valley and Anamosa have their district titles locked up.

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Manchester Ambassadors Visit Coloff Digital at KMCH

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors recently visited KMCH to hear about a new digital marketing service offered by Coloff Media. It’s called Coloff Digital and it was created two years ago by Coloff Media/KMCH owner and general manager Jim Coloff. That’s Coloff Digital’s general manager Weston Lohry, who says there are benefits to using this local


HS Football: Week 8 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week 8 of the high school football season will see 6 of the 12 KMCH area teams hosting games tonight, one where a district title and undefeated record are on the line and others where major playoff implications can occur. The class 3A 2nd-rated 7-0 West Delaware Hawks will host a huge game on Brown

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HS Volleyball: WD Hawks Go 3-0 In Pool Play

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A top-ranked West Delaware Hawks went 3-0 yesterday in Pool Play of the WaMaC Conference tournament to improve their mark to 41-2. The Hawks beat DeWitt Central, South Tama and Clear Creek-Amana all 2 games to none. Hawks head coach Brett Mather says he was mostly pleased with the


Klaus Honored as Manchester Citizen of the Year

The City of Manchester honored several citizens tonight during its annual Boards and Commissions and Volunteer Recognition Open House. The prestigious Citizen of the Year award was presented to Manchester Chamber Director Jack Klaus. Prior to becoming the Chamber Director in 2005, Klaus served as the Delaware County Assessor for 26 years and was a member


Delaware County Recommends Holding Off on Open Burning

Dry and windy weather conditions are leading to an increased risk of fires, with burning bans in effect for eleven Iowa counties, including Buchanan and Fayette. And while Delaware County is NOT under a burn ban, Manchester Fire Chief Mike Ryan, who also serves as the Delaware County Emergency Management coordinator, recommends putting open burning on