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IBNA Awards 2016

KMCH, Tucker Honored for News and Weather Coverage

KMCH was honored to be recognized by the Iowa Broadcast News Association with several awards for news and weather coverage at the association’s annual convention in Waterloo Saturday night. Our station competes against other small market radio stations in the state in this annual contest. KMCH was honored with first place for Overall Excellence in


Alburnett Woman and Child Injured in Collision

An Alburnett woman and her child were injured in a collision Thursday night. The Linn County Sheriffs Office says it happened in Midway on North Center Point Road. A southbound van making a turn was rear-ended by a pickup truck. The van’s driver, 33-year old Jennifer West of Alburnett, and her eight-year old daughter were


City of Manchester Restructuring Administrative Position

The City of Manchester has restructured one of its administrative positions. The Planning and Project Coordinator will now be known as the Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator. Taylor Matteson, who served as the Planning and Project Coordinator for the past several years, has mutually parted ways with the City of Manchester, so City Manager Tim Vick says

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North Linn Hires New Superintendent

The North Linn School District has hired a new superintendent and elementary principal. Chris Fenster is currently the lead elementary principal at Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Community School District. He will replace Karl Kurt, who has accepted a position with AEA 267. Fenster will begin his new duties at North Linn on July 1st.