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Honors Given at Delaware County 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet

Honors Given at Delaware County 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet

The 66th annual Delaware County 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet was held on Monday, November 23rd at the Earlville Community Center. Amber Reiter, Delaware County Extension Director and Jade Hargrafen, Delaware County Youth Coordinator, presented the 4-H Awards of the Clover certificates and pins to 4-H club, project leaders and Youth Committee members who have served


Fayette County Deputy Injured During Arrest

A Fayette County deputy was injured while taking a man into custody. It happened last Wednesday night when deputies were responding to a 911 hang-up call in the 9000 block of Golden Road just east of West Union. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were confronted by 53-year old Terry Mork of West Union,


It’s Not Too Late for Flu Shot

With influenza or the ‘flu’ increasing in the state, now is a good reminder that it’s not too late to get your annual flu shot. Everyone is at risk for the flu but especially children, adults 65+, pregnant women, and individuals with chronic health conditions – heart, lung, kidney, or weakened immune systems – can

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Hinson Running for Iowa House District 67

MARION, IA— Ashley Hinson, a former journalist, wife, mother, and avid community volunteer, is announcing her candidacy for Iowa House District 67. The seat is currently held by House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha), who is not seeking reelection. For more than a decade, Hinson served as a news anchor, reporter, and producer at KCRG-TV9 in


Bush Campaigning in Eastern Iowa

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will be making a campaign visit to eastern Iowa this week. Governor Bush will hold a coffee and donuts event in Dubuque at 8:30 am Tuesday morning at the University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center. Bush will also attend a town hall in Waterloo at Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum on

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Buckle Up for Thanksgiving Travel

The Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year… and authorities are reminding you to buckle up when you’re on the road. Patrick Hoye, chief of the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau, says your risk of dying in a crash drops by up to 60-percent if you’re wearing a seatbelt. “We


Three People Treated after Linn County House Fire

CENTRAL CITY, Iowa (AP) – Three people, including two firefighters, have been treated for injuries after a blaze that damaged a camper and house in Linn County. Firetrucks were dispatched just after 8 p.m. Tuesday to a home about two miles west of Central City at 2200 Central City Road. Authorities say a fire that


Foreigner Announced as Delaware Co. Fair VIP Night Act

The Delaware County Fair has announced its VIP Night concert act for 2016! Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer made the announcement live on KMCH Wednesday morning… Domeyer says Foreigner’s list of hits is pretty impressive. Foreigner will perform on Friday night, July 15th. Tickets will once again cost 60 dollars, which includes your track seat, all-you-care-to-eat-and-drink and VIP


Several Linn County Retailers Caught Selling to Minors

Several Linn County retailers have been caught violating the state’s tobacco laws by selling cigarettes or tobacco products to a minor. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says earlier this month, their office along with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division’s Iowa Pledge program conducted tobacco compliance checks at local stores using underage undercover purchasers. Of the