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Delaware County Celebrates National 4-H Week

Delaware County Celebrates National 4-H Week

Delaware County is celebrating National 4-H Week this week. Last year, the county had over 365 kids involved in 4-H. County Youth Coordinator Jade Hargrafen says all ages can get involved. Hargrafen says there’s lots of benefits to being in 4-H. Delaware County is celebrating National 4-H Week in several ways… You may have heard


KMCH At-Work Network Winner: Angie Burr

Congratulations to Angie Burr from Manchester Family Vision Center who is this week’s KMCH At-Work Network winner!  Mike Johnson delivered Angie a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes By Kim just for listening to KMCH at work!  Sign up HERE to be our next winner!


Former Anamosa Prison Guards Face Charges

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two former Anamosa State Penitentiary correctional officers have been charged with federal offenses, while two others will be charged in state court. The criminal activity surrounding these charges involved accepting money to smuggle cell phones into the prison for prisoner use, being unlawful drug users in possession of firearms, and possessing controlled

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HS Volleyball: Tuesday 10-6 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A No. 1 West Delaware Hawks stayed unbeaten in WaMaC East division play with a 3-0 sweep over Beckman in Dyersville. The Hawks won 25-17, 25-19 and 25-10 to improve to 31-1 overall and 5-0 in the conference. The Blazers fell to 11-14 and 3-3. Hawks head coach Brett

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Santorum Visits Farley Biodiesel Plant

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was in Farley on Monday to tour the Western Dubuque Biodiesel plant. It was Santorum’s first visit to a biodiesel facility. Western Dubuque Biodiesel has a capacity to produce 30 million gallons of biodiesel a year, making it one of the state’s top biodiesel producers. The facility employs 24 people.


One Injured and One Arrested after Rollover Near Delhi

One person was airlifted and another arrested following a rollover accident south of Delhi Monday night. It happened on Omega Road shortly before 8 o’clock. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says an eastbound pickup truck lost control on a curve, slid into the ditch and rolled. The driver, 18-year old Jamie Comstock of Hopkinton, told

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Dyersville City Administrator Will Stay

Mick Michel will stay on as Dyersville’s city administrator after the Dyersville City Council chose not to terminate his contract last night. Over 400 people showed up at last night’s city council meeting, which was moved to Beckman Catholic High School to accomodate the large crowd. Dyersville’s citizens learned last week that the termination of


Oelwein Man Airlifted after Pickup Rollover

An Oelwein man was airlifted to the hospital after his pickup truck rolled Sunday morning. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year old Shane Galligan was southbound on K Avenue just south of the 40th Street intersection when he lost control and went into the ditch. Authorities say Galligan was ejected from his truck, which


HS Football: Week 6 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Week six of the high school football season saw more nice weather conditions on the first Friday night of October as 7 of the 12 KMCH area coverage teams tallied victories with West Delaware, Anamosa and Independence all staying unbeaten. Here is a summary of the contests and a look at week seven games this coming Friday