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Trace Adkins Returning to Delaware County Fair

Trace Adkins Returning to Delaware County Fair

One of country music’s most beloved artists is returning to the Delaware County Fair this year. Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer made the big concert announcement on KMCH Wednesday morning. Trace Adkins 1 Country star Trace Adkins will perform at the Delaware County Fair in Manchester on Thursday night, July 16th. Adkins first performed at the

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Winter Weather Finally Hits Eastern Iowa

Winter is finally arriving in Iowa… Several inches of snow fell Monday night in the first snowstorm of the 2015. Independence received 6 inches of snow, with Anamosa receiving 5 inches, Oelwein 4.5 and Edgewood 3.5 inches of snow. KCRG-TV 9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says now that the snow has moved out of the area, the


2014 Year in Review

Listen to some of the top local news headlines of 2014, along with some of the top songs of the year… Here is KMCH News Director Janelle Tucker’s “2014 Year in Review”! Part One – 2014 Year in Review Part Two – 2014 Year in Review        

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West Delaware School Board Team Honored by IASB

The West Delaware School Board was recently honored on the state level. Board members Linda Bessey, Angie Corcoran, John Tyrrell, Steve Dudak and Tom King were recognized with the Iowa Association of School Board’s Better Boardsmanship Award of Achievement certificates. The West Delaware School Board also took home a District Awards of Acheivement plaque and


Dyersville Ambassadors Visit Goodwill and Country Junction

The Dyersville Chamber Ambassadors have been busy with visits these past couple months… The Ambassadors recently stopped by Goodwill to welcome them to Dyersville. The new Goodwill store is located in the former Conquest/Jebba’s Bar and Grill building on Fourth Street Southeast (just a block from downtown). Goodwill spent several hundred thousand dollars remodeling the

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December Valued Volunteer: Gloria Rattenborg

Congratulations to Gloria Rattenborg of Manchester, our latest “Valued Volunteer”! Gloria volunteers at the Delaware County Food Bank, The Delaware County Chapter of the American cancer Society, and serves as the Parish Nurse at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Manchester.  The Valued Volunteer Award on KMCH is brought to you by Smitty’s in Manchester.

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Manchester Window Walk Spreads Holiday Cheer

A huge crowd turned out for the Manchester Window Walk Thursday night, with people walking up and down the streets of downtown Manchester checking out all sorts of festive activities. It was the debut of the Static Christmas Parade, which drew several floats ranging from GNB’s tiny car wrapped in white lights to Sherman’s Pumpkin

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Independence Man Facing Felony Charges in Fatal Crash

An Independence man is facing felony charges for a deadly crash. After a month long investigation, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office filed charges against 18-year old Anthony Fogle on Wednesday. Authorities say Fogle was the driver of a pickup that crashed west of Oelwein on November 1st. Fogle was westbound on 35th Street when he

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