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Mary Lou “Tootie” Melka – Independence

Funeral Services for 86 year old Mary Lou “Tootie” Melka of Independence will be at 1:30 pm Monday, December 1st, at First United Methodist Church in Independence. Friends may call from 4-8 pm Sunday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory in Independence, and from 10:30 till services Monday at the church. Internment will be

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner!

Congrats to this week’s KMCH At-Work Network winner… Nancy Chapman at J’s Auto in Manchester! Nancy won a 6-pack of cupcakes from Cakes by Kim. If you listen to KMCH while you work, you can sign up to win too – just go to kmch.com and fill out the form!


Delaware County Hosts Legislative Roundtable in Delhi

Delaware County Economic Development hosted a Legislative Roundtable in Delhi on Friday. Area professionals, community leaders and a group of Maquoketa Valley government students gathered at Bulichek’s to discuss issues with several state legislators. After starting the day with a tour of Paladin, area manufacturers questioned the legislators on how to fill open positions at


Celebrate My Drive

You have the power to win 100-thousand dollars for West Delaware High School… West Delaware is participating in State Farm’s “Celebrate My Drive” Safe Driving Program, a campaign that unites teens, parents, school officials and community members around teen driver safety. And since West Delaware is participating, they are eligible for one of several large

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Results of Delaware County Fair Board Elections

The Delaware County Fair Board held elections at its annual meeting Wednesday night. Current board member David Willie was won another term in his race against Jim Jared. Incumbents Steve Vorwald and Bob Ries were elected over Melissa Lindsay. And current board members Karelene Sellner and Shawn Waterhouse were re-elected after running unopposed. And the


Northeast Iowa Football Week 5 Scores

WD Black Labudde  14  Dyersville Green (1)  14 Monticello Red   32   Dyersville White  (2)  8 Ed-Co  24   Clayton Ridge  0 Anamosa White   18  Midland  14 WD Orange Nolz  30  Monticello Black  8 WD Black Krogmann  34   North Linn  14 Cascade 18  WD Orange Georgen  6 Anamosa Blue  6   Starmont  0


Chilly Weather Moving In…

The weather is taking a sharp turn for the weekend… National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Zogg says the sunshine and 70-degree temps we’ve been enjoying this past week have gave way to 40-degree highs and cold, blustery winds. Zogg says it’s not winter yet by any means, but summer’s certainly behind us. A few flurries


KMCH Staff Receives Flu Shots “Live on Air”

Most of the KMCH staff received their flu shots this morning – live on the air! Thank you to Delaware County Public Health for making it super easy! Flu shot clinics have been scheduled around Delaware County over the next several weeks. Delaware County Public Health Manager Delma Hardin recommends getting a flu shot each

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Sherman’s Corn Maze Open for Season

Sherman’s Corn Maze is officially open for the season. The popular Manchester corn maze and pumpkin farm just opened this past weekend in time for the long Labor Day holiday. Jackie Sherman and her husband Dean operate the corn maze. Maze Open 1 She says anyone’s welcome to stop by to go through the Corn