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HS BASKETBALL: Tuesday Night Lineup

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: High School basketball returns with a regular full slate for a Tuesday night. From KMCH Sports an ...

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Arrest Made Following Investigation Of Lake Delhi Death

An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal accident on Lake Delhi that killed Alex Salow of Delhi.  ...

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HS BOYS BASKETBALL: Class 1A and 2A District Assignment Groups Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa High School Athletic Association has released the district groupings for postseason play coming up in ...

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HS BASKETBALL: West Delaware's Krogmann 5th player to score 1,000 Points in Program History

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: West Delaware junior Derek Krogmann etched his name into the history books of the West Delaware boys ...

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HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-20 Recap

This past Saturday marked the final weekend of wrestling tournaments before conference meets next Saturday for our area teams. In Letts: ...

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Maquoketa Valley Community Enjoying New Renovations and Additions

The Manchester Chamber Ambassadors got a chance to tour the recent changes at Maquoketa Valley High School in Delhi on ...

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St. Mary's School Principal Resigning

The principal of St. Mary’s School in Manchester is resigning. Maureen Albritton’s resignation was recently accepted by the school board. Her ...

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Arrest Made Following Investigation Of Lake Delhi Death

An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal accident on Lake Delhi that killed Alex Salow of Delhi.  The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 year old Joshua C. Juengel of Manchester on Friday. Juengel informed investigators that he was in the vehicle with Salow but exited long before it went through the

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HS BASKETBALL: Tuesday Night Lineup

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: High School basketball returns with a regular full slate for a Tuesday night. From KMCH Sports an area girls and boys split doubleheader. First a battle for the Tri-Rivers Conference, as the two teams ranked No. 1 in their respective classes get together at North Linn High School. The 2A top-rated

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Manchester Good to Great Conducting “Engage Manchester” Survey

The Manchester Good to Great Committee wants to hear your ideas of what would make Manchester a better place to live, work and play! Take a short four-question survey to share your ideas. Surveys are available online on the Facebook pages of the Manchester Chamber, City of Manchester, Delaware County Economic Development and West Delaware

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Center for Rural Affairs Rolls Out Platform for Next Farm Bill

The Center for Rural Affairs is rolling out its platform for the next farm bill. Anna Johnson, a policy associate for the center, says they want the massive new package of agricultural legislation to include a higher premium subsidy for those farmers who use conservation methods. “One proposal that’s in our platform is to reward

Obituaries

Janet J. Grimm – Farley,

     Janet J. Grimm, 73, of Farley, Iowa, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family at home Saturday, January 20, 2018.  Visitation: 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Asbury, Iowa. Funeral Services: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018, with visitation one hour

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  • Winter hits western edge hard, rest of state hanging onto warmth January 22, 2018
    Getting around on the western side of the state today is a challenge as the winter storm moved in brought large amounts of snow with it. The Winter Operations Administrator for the Iowa Department of Transportation, Craig Bargfrede says drivers are facing winter conditions in that area. “Basically from the Sioux City area heading up towards […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Reynolds praises the way legislator’s OWI has been handled January 22, 2018
    Governor Kim Reynolds has talked openly about her decision to quit drinking after two drunk driving arrests 18 years ago. Today, the governor is publicly offering her support to a legislator charged with operating while intoxicated last Friday morning. “My thoughts and prayers are with Representative Baltimore,” Reynolds said during her weekly news conference. “It […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Pork producers gathering in Des Moines for annual meeting January 22, 2018
    Thousands of pork producers and hundreds of vendors will be headed for central Iowa this week for the 46th annual Iowa Pork Congress. Ron Birkenholz, communications director for the Iowa Pork Producers Association, says they’ve reached a new peak. “We do actually have 300 exhibitors this year from Denmark, from Canada, from Brazil,” Birkenholz says. […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Governor says ‘flaws’ in Iowa Communications Network have been addressed January 22, 2018
    Governor Kim Reynolds today said “proper action” has been taken over allegations the former head of the Iowa Communications Network was misspending the agency’s money. Whistleblowers came forward this summer. The network’s executive director was fired January 4. “In July, we had the staff from the ICN contact our office and briefed us on some concerns. Immediately […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Johnston accounting clerk fired for allegedly taking city money January 22, 2018
    An accounting clerk for the City of Johnston in central Iowa has been fired after a state audit found she took thousands of dollars in city money. State Auditor Mary Mosiman says her office investigated the actions of Teresa Osburne at the request of the city. “Our investigation identified $13,569 dollars of undeposited collections and […]
    Dar Danielson

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  • Diamond says he has Parkinson's, retires from touring January 22, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
    The Associated Press
  • Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian January 22, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.
    The Associated Press
  • A Grammy curse? Milli Vanilli's Fab Morvan, others reflect January 22, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Winning the best new artist Grammy is a goal for most breakthrough performers, but for some of its recipients, it can create pressure to match previous success or surpass it.
    The Associated Press
  • NBC's Kelly says Fonda has 'no business' lecturing her January 22, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly lashed out at actress Jane Fonda Monday in a simmering dispute over an interview gone awry, even invoking the old "Hanoi Jane" nickname.
    The Associated Press
  • He said, she said: AP writers predict Grammy winners January 22, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Here at The Associated Press, we've written stories for years about how the Grammys have dissed rap, R&B and other evolving genres before others wrote about the hot topic after Beyonce lost to Adele last year. Check our records.
    The Associated Press

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  • Slumping Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd January 22, 2018
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
    The Associated Press
  • Top gymnastics board members resign in wake of abuse case January 22, 2018
    Three top board members of USA Gymnastics resigned and the man who coached the 2012 Olympic team was suspended Monday, after calls from angry gymnasts who say the organization did nothing to protect them after they were abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar.
    The Associated Press
  • Brady, Gronk begin Super Bowl bye week on mend from injuries January 22, 2018
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In the two-week run-up to the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots will face plenty of questions about two things critical to the team's success: Tom Brady's right hand and Rob Gronkowski's head.
    The Associated Press
  • Backups help resilient Eagles overcome major injuries January 22, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Using a cane to walk on his surgically repaired left knee, Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn't secure without him.
    The Associated Press
  • Fans Behaving Badly: Pats, Eagles bring out worst in fans January 22, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Binge drinking for hours in stadium parking lots, a few Philly fans flexed their beer muscles with throws that were as on point as Nick Foles connecting with his Eagles receivers.
    The Associated Press

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