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HS VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday Night 10-17 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school volleyball postseason opened up with Class 1A and 2A first round regional matches last ...

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“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Day 12 Winner – Bruce Cole

It’s the third and final week of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest! Each weekday through October 20th, we’re ...

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Wet Weather Slows Down Harvest for Second Week

Wet weather has slowed down the harvest for a second week in a row across the state. But with a ...

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Date Set for Manchester Window Walk

The holidays are right around the corner, and the Manchester Chamber will once again be hosting the annual Window Walk ...

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HS FOOTBALL: Maquoketa Valley Gearing Up for Huge Week 9 Playoff Clinching Road Game

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The ninth week of the high school football season brings nervous excitement for some teams around the ...

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Postseason Begins Tuesday

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 high school volleyball postseason starts up tonight around the state with Class 1A and 2A ...

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Absentee Voting Available for City Elections

Absentee ballots are now available for the upcoming city elections. Delaware County residents can vote absentee at the Delaware County Auditor’s ...

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Two Vehicle in Minor Manchester Accident

Two vehicles were involved in a minor accident in Manchester Monday morning. It happened at the intersection of North Franklin and Fayette Street shortly before 8 am. Manchester Police say a car driven by 21-year old Chris Allen of Manchester was stopped north of the crosswalk due to backed-up traffic. As he started moving forward,

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday Night 10-17 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school volleyball postseason opened up with Class 1A and 2A first round regional matches last night. The Ed-Co Vikings fell at home to Central Elkader 3-2 in a spirited comeback effort. The Warriors won the first two sets, 25-21 and 25-15 then the Vikings rattled off wins of 25-22 and

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Ed-Co School Board Update

Listen as Ed-Co Superintendent Rob Busch recaps Monday night’s meeting, and Ed-Co student Nic Boeckenstedt talks about a new program he is starting at Ed-Co:


Manchester Chamber Accepting “Business of Year” Nominations

The Manchester Chamber is now accepting nominations for “Business of the Year”. The Chamber would like to recognize area businesses who are strong supporters of their community. Nominees must be an active business located or operating in the Manchester area and be a Manchester Chamber member in good standing. Nominees must also have demonstrated growth,

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“KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” Day 12 Winner – Bruce Cole

It’s the third and final week of the “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest! Each weekday through October 20th, we’re calling a local farmer on their cell phone at 9:30 am and if they answer their phone by saying, “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch”, then that’s exactly what we do! We deliver them lunch for


RoseMary A. Frericks – Dyersville

RoseMary A. Frericks, 91 of Dyersville, Iowa passed away Monday, October 16, 2017, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at

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  • Nestlé cutting jobs at plant in Waverly October 17, 2017
    Job cuts are coming to a Nestlé plant in northeast Iowa. The company reports 56 positions at the plant in Waverly will be eliminated between now and over the course of next year as part of an effort to “streamline operations” across the United States. William Werger, Waverly’s Economic Development Director, says Nestlé is among […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Reynolds to personally lobby Pence and Pruitt on RFS ruling (AUDIO) October 17, 2017
    Governor Kim Reynolds is flying to Washington next week to meet face-to-face with Vice President Pence and the head of the EPA to ask that “commitments” on the Renewable Fuels Standard be fulfilled. President Trump promised to be a bio-fuels booster when he was running for office, but EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed lowering […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Hepatitis C epidemic among Iowans between 20 and 30 years of age October 17, 2017
    The number of diagnosed hepatitis C cases in Iowa has increased more than 200 percent in the past 16 years. “We have about 2200 people per year getting a diagnosis of hepatitus C now. That makes it third on our list of reportable infectious diseases in the state,” said Randy Mayer of the Iowa Department of […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Sign of stronger economy, SBA sees drop in Iowa loan numbers, amounts October 17, 2017
    The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Iowa District Office reports it approved loans to more than 450 small businesses in the past fiscal year, supporting $195-million in total lending. SBA spokesman Dave Lentell says that’s down from the previous fiscal year, which saw more than 480 loans exceeding $261-million. The drop isn’t a big concern, he […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Police chief: nursing home robbery sign of Iowa’s growing opioid problem October 17, 2017
    The armed robbery of a central Iowa nursing home over the weekend highlights the growing problem of opioid abuse in the state. That’s the word from Newton Police Chief Rob Burdess after two men stole medications from the Nelson Manor Nursing Home in Newton early Sunday morning. “Around the state and around the country, as […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor

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  • Donna Karan begs forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein remarks October 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed.
    The Associated Press
  • Lopez, Anthony, Rodriguez raise $35M for Puerto Rico relief October 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez, her ex-husband Marc Anthony and her current boyfriend Alex Rodriguez have raised more than $35 million for Puerto Rico hurricane relief.
    The Associated Press
  • Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez raise $26M for Puerto Rico October 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have raised $26 million for Puerto Rico disaster relief, with another $9 million raised by a benefit show.
    The Associated Press
  • Shock, anger over Weinstein at NY women filmmakers event October 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Anger, shock, unity and solidarity: Those were the prevailing emotions on Tuesday at a Manhattan event for women filmmakers, writers and actors, where the Harvey Weinstein scandal wasn't far from anyone's mind.
    The Associated Press
  • Weinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about others October 17, 2017
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with other bad seeds who remain card-carrying members of the entertainment industry's most prestigious organizations.
    The Associated Press

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