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Lukan Appointed Director of Iowa Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Lukan Appointed Director of Iowa Dept. of Veterans Affairs

A New Vienna native who most recently served as the state’s drug czar has been appointed to a new position by Governor Kim Reynolds. Steve Lukan has been appointed as the executive director for the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs. Lukan is a veteran himself. Right after graduating from Beckman High School, he served four

Area Legislators Answer Questions at Delaware Co. Legislative Roundtable

Delaware County Economic Development hosted their fifth annual Legislative Roundtable and Tours on Friday. This year’s event was held in Edgewood, with a group of community leaders, business professionals and students touring Kendrick Forest Products, Forever Cabinets by Kendrick and The Markket. Afterwards, the group took part in a Legislative Roundtable luncheon at the Edgewood

Local Law Enforcement Stepping Up Presence Over Thanksgiving

Local law enforcement will be stepping up its presence over the Thanksgiving holiday. Now through next Sunday, you’ll see more Manchester police officers and other authorities on the roads and highways. They’ll be focused on impaired driving and seatbelt use. During the Thanksgiving weekend two years ago, over three hundred people were killed in traffic

Vehicle Discovered at Bottom of River in Clayton County

A vehicle has been discovered at the bottom of the Mississippi River near Marquette. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says a local fisherman discovered the vehicle on the west channel of the river while using new side imaging sonar in late August. Earlier this month, the Sheriff’s Office enlisted the assistance of the La Crosse

Manchester’s Leaf Pick-up Ending Soon

The City of Manchester will end their leaf pick-up the week of Thanksgiving. Residents can still put out their leaves on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning (November 20th, 21st and 22nd). The City asks that the leaves be raked into windrows by your curb by 7 am so crews can pick them up. At this

Name of Dubuque County Crash Victim Released

Authorities have released the name of the person killed in an accident in Dubuque County Wednesday night. The Sheriff’s Office says 75-year old Kenneth Ehlinger died after his car rear-ended a truck on the westbound Farley exit. Deputies says Ehlinger died at the hospital. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of his

Dubuque County Supervisors Rejected Proposed Trail Project

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – The Dubuque County Board of Supervisors has rejected a proposed trail through a forest preserve after neighboring residents raised concerns about noise and increased traffic. The Telegraph Herald reports that the Dubuque County Conservation Board tied in a 2-2 vote over whether the 6- to 8-mile trail could continue development. A

Big Year for Tourism in Delaware County

It’s been a big year for tourism in Delaware County. As you heard a few weeks ago on KMCH, several attractions have received statewide honors – the Iowa Tourism Conference named “Rhubarb on the River” in Manchester as this year’s Outstanding New Event and The Markket in Edgewood as this year’s Outstanding Retail Experience. And