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Voting for Iowa Travel Guide Cover Ends Tuesday

Voting for the Iowa Travel Guide cover comes to an end on Tuesday. Manchester is in the running to be featured ...

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UTV and Ditch Catch on Fire Near Arlington

A UTV and ditch caught on fire near Arlington Friday afternoon. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 67-year old David Alysworth ...

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Monticello Man Killed in Linn County Collision

A Monticello man was killed in a collision in Linn County over the weekend. The accident happened Saturday afternoon shortly before ...

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KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch Contest

The “KMCH, Bring Me My Lunch” contest has wrapped up for 2017! For the past three weeks (October 2nd through the ...

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Regional Play Resumes Monday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school volleyball postseason resumes tonight for Class 1A and 2A schools with 7pm start times. ...

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HS FOOTBALL: Playoff Picture Set

The 2017 State Football playoff brackets are set. It will be a rematch of last year's 3A playoffs in the first ...

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Manchester Chamber Ambassadors' October Visits

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited a couple of businesses on Thursday to welcome new leadership to the ...

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Voting for Iowa Travel Guide Cover Ends Tuesday

Voting for the Iowa Travel Guide cover comes to an end on Tuesday. Manchester is in the running to be featured on the cover of the new 2018 Iowa Travel Guide, with a photo of the Manchester Whitewater Park. The three other options are Gray’s Lake in Des Moines, the Loess Hills in western Iowa

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Regional Play Resumes Monday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school volleyball postseason resumes tonight for Class 1A and 2A schools with 7pm start times. Our featured match from KMCH Sports will come from Delhi as the 13-15 Maquoketa Valley Wildcats host 20-10 East Buchanan in a second round Class 2A region 7 quarterfinal. The two Tri-Rivers Conference teams

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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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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 23

DES MOINES – The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “Much of the state finally received some nice harvest weather and farmers took advantage and harvested 10 percent of the corn and 29 percent of


Irene Cummings – Rockland, WI; formerly of Earlville

Irene Lamey Mary (Hogan) Cummings, 92, suffered a fall and later died at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin on October 21, 2017. Visitation: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchester, Iowa, with Funeral Mass beginning at 11:00 a.m., conducted by Rev. Joseph Schneider. Burial:  St.

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  • Grassley applauds likely release of JFK assassination files October 23, 2017
    Republican Senator Chuck Grassley says President Trump is making the right call in releasing the final classified papers from the investigation of JFK’s assassination. “Government over-classifies and after 50 years, it’s about time,” Grassley told Radio Iowa. Thousands of documents about the November, 1963 assassination of President Kennedy have been kept in the National Archives. […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Survey finds UI, ISU, UNI faculty work 50-60 hour weeks October 23, 2017
    A new report indicates faculty at Iowa’s three public universities work, on average, about 55 hours per week. Officials from the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa presented the results of a “faculty activities” survey to the board that governs the universities. Rachel Boon, the chief academic officer for […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Janet Petersen of Des Moines new minority leader for Senate Democrats October 23, 2017
    The 20 Democrats in the Iowa Senate met privately Sunday and elected a new leader. Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids had been the Democratic minority leader in the state senate for almost a year. Hogg got the job shortly after Democrats suffered election losses in November of 2016. But now Hogg is out and 47-year-old Janet […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Missouri’s governor sparks presidential speculation with Saturday speech October 23, 2017
    Missouri’s first-term governor, a former Navy SEAL, has spurred speculation about his presidential prospects with an appearance in Des Moines over the weekend. “He’s in Iowa on a Saturday night. 2024 may not be as far away as we think,” said Karen Fesler of Coralville, a key organizer for Rick Santorum’s 2012 and 2016 Iowa […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Iowa State earns first national ranking since 2005 October 22, 2017
    The Associated Press Top-25 football poll was released today and Iowa State is among the top-25. Iowa State is ranked No. 25 in the week 9 poll, marking the first time the Cyclones have appeared in the top-25 rankings since 2005. Iowa State, 5-2 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 play for the first time […]
    Todd Kimm

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  • Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize October 23, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night's ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark Twain award for American humor.
    The Associated Press
  • Corey Feldman charged with pot possession in Louisiana October 23, 2017
    MANGHAM, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say actor and musician Corey Feldman has been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license after his tour bus was pulled over for speeding over the weekend.
    The Associated Press
  • 38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment October 23, 2017
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.
    The Associated Press
  • Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson October 22, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.
    The Associated Press
  • Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show October 22, 2017
    Justin Timberlake has finally been invited back to the Super Bowl halftime show, 14 years after the "wardrobe malfunction" with Janet Jackson caused a national controversy.
    The Associated Press

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