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Legislative Session Likely to Continue into June

Legislative Session Likely to Continue into June

Governor Terry Branstad is predicting the legislative session will last into June. Branstad told reporters Monday he expects lawmakers won’t adjourn until at least the first week of June. Lawmakers’ daily expense payments ended on May 1st. The Democratic-controlled Senate and the Republican-led House are at odds over how much to spend during the fiscal

KMCH At-Work Network Winner: Deb Blong!

Congrats to Deb Blong at “The Stitchin’ Post”….this week’s KMCH At-Work Network winner!  Mike Johnson surprised Deb with a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes by Kim just for listening to KMCH at work!  Sign up HERE and you could be out next At-Work Network winner!

Darleme M. Smock – Worthington

Darlene M. Smock, 73, of Worthington, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at her residence. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville where a parish vigil will be held at 2:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday,

Independence Finishes Fifth In State Duals

By: Jamie Vaske – KMCH Sports The Independence wrestling team finished their dual season on Wednesday with a 5th place finish in the 2015 state dual tournament. The Mustangs who came into the tournament as the #4 seed faced #5 Creston Orient-Maxburg in the quarterfinal round. In the dual Independence jumped out to a 9-3

Sectional Wrestling Results 2-7

By: Jamie Vaske-KMCH Sports At Manchester: West Delaware finished in 3rd place as they just missed qualifying for the regional dual but qualified four wrestlers to the district meet, as Alex Reetz, Austin Bishop, Coy Roussell, and Brent Lammers advanced for the Hawks. Bekcman qualified two wrestlers to districts in Luke Hageman and Tyler Hirsch.

Wrestling Regional Dual Sites Announced

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has released the regional dual sites for Class 1A and 2A along with the pairings for Class 3A regional duals. In Class 2A WaMaC West division champions Independence will host a regional dual which will take place on Tuesday February 10th starting at 6:00 pm with the teams for

HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-17 Results

By Jamie Vaske-KMCH Sports At Cedar Rapids: West Delaware’s Brent Lammers won the 182 pound title at the Jefferson Invitational as for the second week in a row the Hawk senior picked up a major decision in the finals as he knocked off 8th ranked in Class 3A Kelly May of Cedar Rapids Jefferson. West Delaware finished

Manchester Police Lt. Jim Wessels Honored for 25 Years

On Monday, Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer and the City of Manchester presented Manchester Police Lieutenant Jim Wessels with a service award for his 25 years with the department. Wessels started with the Manchester Police Department on January 3, 1990. Congratulations! (Photo by News Director Janelle Tucker)

HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-10 Results

By Jamie Vaske – KMCH Sports: At Van Horne: The West Delaware, Independence, and North Linn wrestling teams took part in the 2015 Benton Community Invitational. Independence finished in 4th place and had two champions on the day as senior Chase Straw won the 152 pound weight class and junior Jake Juhl won the 160 pound

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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