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HS Wrestling: Independence, East Buchanan To Compete In Regional Duals

HS Wrestling: Independence, East Buchanan To Compete In Regional Duals

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The Independence wrestling team is looking to make it back to the class 2A state duals for the second consecutive season and improve on their 5th place finish from 2015, as they host a regional dual tonight in Independence. The Mustangs will wrestle in one semifinal against Gilbert with 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

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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

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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,

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Bernie Holds Campaign Rally in Manchester

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a quick stop in Manchester Saturday morning for a volunteer rally. Nearly 200 people came to the Delaware County Community Center at the fairgrounds to hear the U.S. Senator speak. Sanders is in a tight race with fellow Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton heading into the Iowa Caucuses. He told

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W. Delaware Jazz Band Gets “1” Rating At State

West Delaware hosted several schools Monday for the State Jazz Band Festival.   West Delaware along with Monticello and Center Point-Urbana received a “one” rating.  North Linn received a “two” rating.  Dubuque Hempstead and Dubuque Senior were also schedule to compete but were unable to make it to Manchester due to the weather.  West Delaware will

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HS Sports: Tues. 1-26 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Girls Basketball team started out well on the road in Maquoketa last night but could not fend off a scrappy Cardinal team who took the lead in the 2nd quarter and never let it go. The Hawks challenged the Cards but in the end fell 53-50 to drop to

HS Basketball: Recap/Pairings/Tuesday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports: The final week of January started with an area girls and boys basketball non-conference doubleheader from KMCH Sports in Delhi last night. The visiting Panthers of Monticello won all four games, including the two JV contests against host Maquoketa Valley. The Panther girls 65-56 and the boys 76-38. Sports Director Jon Swisher

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Cruz Makes Campaign Stop in Manchester

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a campaign stop in Manchester Monday afternoon, just one week before the Iowa Caucuses. Over 150 people crammed into the main dining room at Fireside Pub and Steakhouse to hear Cruz speak. Cruz, who is in a tight battle with Donald Trump for the Republican lead in Iowa, spoke

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