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Second Round of Storms Brings Wind Damage to Eastern Iowa

Second Round of Storms Brings Wind Damage to Eastern Iowa

Wednesday night’s storms brought wind damage across eastern Iowa. The Ryan Fire Department reported a wind speed of 89 miles per hour one mile west of Ryan around 6:30 pm. Dubuque County Emergency Management reported 78 mile per hour wind gusts in Holy Cross. And other wind reports included 75 miles per hour in Oneida,

Quaker Mill Dam Demolition Continues

The Quaker Mill Dam north of Manchester has slowly been coming down this past week. Demolition started last Monday on the long-standing structure, which has been on private property since it was first built in the 1850’s. Doug Hawker’s parents have owned the property since 1999. Hawker says since that time, there’s been more and

Manchester Lions Club Tends to Shelly Park Flower Beds

The Manchester Lions Club spent some time cleaning up Shelly Park on Tuesday night. The volunteer-based group has looked after the flower beds in the park by the Manchester Whitewater Park for years. Every spring, they gather for a night of mulching and weeding the flower beds. Manchester Lions Club members also take turns each

Weather Radio Programming Event in Independence

KMCH was in Independence on Saturday morning, along with our weather partners from KCRG-TV9, for our annual weather radio programming event. The entire TV9 First Alert Storm Team was on hand selling weather radios and programming them so local residents can get weather watches and warnings specifically for their area. Cy and Charley’s hosted the

Statewide Honors for Maquoketa Valley FFA

The Maquoketa FFA Chapter was recently honored with two statewide awards. The Iowa Council on Agricultural Education awarded the chapter with the 2017 Excellence in Agriculture Education award during the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Ames a few weeks ago. Maquoketa Valley ag instructor and FFA advisor Dawn Mausser was also honored with the Council’s Adult

GNB Celebrates Community Banking Month

Four local businesses won prizes during GNB’s celebration of Community Banking Month. Customers were invited to sign up for weekly drawings at the bank in Manchester throughout the month of April. The four winners won coffee break goodies for their workplace. The winners included PIECO, Baumgartner Gate Factory, Milestones Group and Delaware County Community Services. “Community