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Win tickets to COUNTRY NIGHT at the 2017 Delaware County Fair !! All you’ll need to do is listen all day on Thursday, July 6th. When you hear the special cue to call, just be caller number 7 on the studio line 563-927-8808! Caller number 7 will win a pair of tickets to the show,

HS Softball: Regional Play Resumes Wednesday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school softball postseason got underway Monday night with Class 1A games. Starmont advanced to 2nd round play tonight with a 5-2 win over East Buchanan, ending the Buccaneers season at 7-25. The 12-21 Stars will face Upper Iowa Conference opponent West Central in Colesburg this evening at 7pm. West

Mary Jane Wolf – Manchester

Mary Jane Wolf, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born on April 16, 1930, in Hopkinton, the daughter of Cyril and Anna (Heims) Recker. She grew up in the Hopkinton, Prairieburg, and Worthington areas, attending St. Paul School in Worthington.  

Evelyn M. VanLaningham Ohrt – Independence

Evelyn M. VanLaningham Ohrt, 89 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at ABCM Rehab. Center of Independence – West Campus.  She was born on November 20, 1927, in Stanley, Iowa, the daughter of George Herman and Ethel Mae (Eschen) Kuper.  She graduated from high school in Independence with the Class

HS Baseball/Softball: Scores From Thursday 6-29

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Monticello Baseball team made history last night with a doubleheader sweep at home against Bellevue, beating the Comets 10-0 in 6 innings and 6-0. With a 15-2 River Valley Conference record, the Panthers won the North division giving the baseball program its first conference title in 51 years since 1966. In

HS Softball/Baseball- Results From Tuesday 6-27

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In area high softball last night, our featured doubleheader from KMCH Sports took place in Cascade as the Monticello Panthers swept their River Valley Conference highway 151 rivals 11-6 in game one and 9-3 in the nightcap. The Panthers offense controlled the night by tallying 29 hits with great efforts by senior

Lee Brice at the Buchanan County Fair!

Lee Brice will be at the 2017 Buchanan County Fair on Saturday, July 8th, and we want you to be part of the VIP experience! All you need to do is listen all day on Monday, July 3rd. When you hear the Lee Brice sounder, just be caller number 7 on the studio line at