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HS Football: Monticello Fighting Through Injury And Depth Issues

HS Football: Monticello Fighting Through Injury And Depth Issues

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Monticello Panthers are fighting their way through a Class 2A district 4 rugged schedule. The Panthers are in the toughest district in the state that features the first, second and fourth ranked teams. Besides the high quality of competition, a younger inexperienced squad, depth and injuries have all played roles in the 0-3

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HS Volleyball: West Delaware Ready For Anamosa Match

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 4th-ranked 28-2 West Delaware Volleyball team is coming off of their 5th Saturday tournament title in a row after winning the Monticello invitational. Tonight it’s back into WaMaC East division play traveling to Anamosa to take on the 6-13 Lady Raiders.  All the coverage live from Anamosa on KMCH and KMCH.com

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“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Contest Returns October 3rd

The “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest kicks off next Monday, October 3rd! Local farmers in the KMCH listening area (Delaware, Dubuque, Buchanan, Jones, Linn, Clayton and Fayette counties) are welcome to sign up by calling us at 927-6249 or emailing us at mix947@kmch.com with their names and cell phone numbers. If they answer their


HS Football: Week 5 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week five of the high school football saw 6 of the 11 KMCH area teams earn victories this past Friday night. Here’s a look at how those games played out and where our area coverage schools will be this Friday night for week 6 play: In Manchester- The Class 3A 6th-ranked West Delaware Hawks won their


Johnson and Sunne Crowned West Delaware Homecoming King and Queen

Congratulations to West Delaware’s newly-crowned Homecoming King Sam Johnson and Queen Rachel Sunne! They were crowned at Thursday night’s coronation at Seedorff Gymnasium. This year’s West Delaware Homecoming Court included Annie Cassutt, Emma Kehrli, Anna Thole, Rachel Sunne and Kellie Monaghan, as well as Sam Johnson, Jacob Routier, Troy Monaghan, Nic Juergens and Nolan Lyness.


Krapfl and Nefzger Crowned MV Homecoming Royalty

Congratulations to the newly-crowned Maquoketa Valley Homecoming King Clint Krapfl and Queen Kari Nefzger! Krapfl was crowned during Friday’s pep rally, and Nefzger was crowned at Friday night’s football game. This year’s Maquoketa Valley Homecoming Court included Danica Fjelstul, Brianna Mensen, Kari Nefzger and Caitlain Schuman, and Jacob Bonert, Zak Harbach, Clint Krapfl, Alec McDowell


State Disaster Proclamation Issued for Flooded Counties

Governor Terry Branstad is deploying the National Guard to respond to flooding in 13 Iowa counties and prepare for future flooding downriver. “We just have to deal with whatever situation comes our way,” Branstad told reporters. “We need to be as well-prepared and in a situation like this in major cities like Waterloo and Cedar


Major Flooding Hits Manchester

Heavy rain Thursday night into Friday morning has led to major flooding in Manchester. The City reported 5.7 inches of rain, while one resident on East Union reported 7.25 inches since Thursday night. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Maquoketa River in Manchester through Saturday morning. The projected river crest


West Delaware Postpones Homecoming Parade; Students Help with Flood Efforts

West Delaware is celebrating Homecoming this week, but the school’s plans were changed when floodwaters hit Manchester on Friday. Instead of holding their annual West Delaware Homecoming parade on Friday afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says they made the decision to cancel it in light of the devastation that was hitting their community. The West