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Public Meetings Scheduled for Delaware County Jail Project

Here's your chance to become better informed about the proposed Delaware County jail project... Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere is hosting meetings across the county over the next several weeks so the public can view plans and ask questions about ...

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Crews Tearing Out Old Manchester Dam

Crews began tearing out the old Marion Street dam in downtown Manchester on Thursday. Large cranes were jackhammering away all afternoon as Taylor Construction started demolishing the old dam, which sits right by the Manchester Fareway. The dam, which no ...

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Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday night. This is a big fundraiser for the local Pheasants Forever, who use the money to give back in the community. Chris Heiar says their mission is mostly wildlife habitat and youth ...

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week - and this year's Homecoming Court has been announced. This year's candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are ...

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KMCH Staff Receives Flu Shots Live on Air

Most of the KMCH staff received their flu shots this morning - live on the air! Thank you to Delaware County Public Health for making it super easy! Flu shot clinics have been scheduled around Delaware County over the next several ...

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner... Coreen Cook!

Congratulations to this week's KMCH At-Work Network Winner... Coreen Cook from Henderson Products in Manchester! We delivered Coreen a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes by Kim to her workplace as a "thank you" for listening to KMCH while she ...

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week – and this year’s Homecoming Court has been announced. This year’s candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are Ty Cassutt, Harrison Guetzko, Brent Lammers, Austin Monaghan and Ryan Solomon. This year’s West Delaware

Local Sports

HS Volleyball; Results from Tuesday 9-16

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A 2nd-ranked Hawks of West Delaware stayed unbeaten and improved their record to 16-0 last night at home in a WaMaC east division win over Western Dubuque. The Hawks swept the match 3 games to none winning 25-19, 25-16 and 25-14. The Bobcats fell to 3-2 and 1-2 in east side

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Manchester Public Library: Fall Story Times

The Manchester Public Library will hold Fall Story Times starting Wednesday, September 17th. Toddler times for ages one through three will be held every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am and preschool story times for ages three through five will be held every Friday morning at 10:30 am. You can register for these story times at the

Ag News

Iowa Farming Officials Seek Punishment for Thieves

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa farm officials are seeking to enforce a mandatory minimum sentence for the felony theft of livestock and crops. Delegates of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation met last week to discuss proper punishment for people who steal cattle, hogs, corn, soybeans and other farm property, the Des Moines Register reported.

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  • Disaster declaration issued for 4 counties following September 9th storm September 17, 2014
    Governor Branstad today issued a disaster proclamation for four counties in response to severe weather on September 9th. The proclamation allows officials in Adair, Guthrie, Ringgold, and Warren County to use state resources to respond and recover from the effects of heavy rains brought on by the storm. The governor had issued a disaster proclamation […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Iowa lineman looking for offensive consistency September 17, 2014
    If the first two games were a warning sign than last week’s loss to Iowa State should be a wake up call according to senior offensive tackle Andrew Donnal. The Hawkeyes are averaging a paltry 131 yards on the ground so far and need to get it fixed as they prepare for a trip to […]
    Todd Kimm
  • Luther football turns to the option and finds success September 17, 2014
    There is still a place for option football and Aaron Hafner is proving that at Luther College. In his second year at the helm Hafner has led Luther to a 2-0 start, equaling last season’s win total and the Norse are averaging 348 yards of rushing in their “flexbone” attack. He says they use a […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • UNI volleyball celebrates 40 years September 17, 2014
    It will be a big weekend for the UNI volleyball team. Not only will the Panthers open Missouri Valley Conference play but the program will be recognizing its 40th year of competition. UNI coach Bobbi Peterson says several former players will be returning for the events and there will be a lot of familiar faces. […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • World Food Prize president calls trip to Iran ‘unprecedented’ September 17, 2014
    The president of the Iowa-based World Food Prize has returned home from Iran. Kenneth Quinn was invited to Tehran to speak at a ceremony honoring Cresco, Iowa native Norman Borlaug, a Nobel Peace Prize winner who developed higher-yielding, drought-resistant varieties of wheat that are credited with saving billions of people from starvation. Quinn called his
    Pat Curtis

RSS Iowa Agribusiness Radio

  • Iowa corn still immature as first frost blankets much of Iowa September 16, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa – Frost was reported across much of the state last week, though its damaging effects were minimal, according to the latest Iowa...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Colfax Sheep Auction: September 13, 2014 September 15, 2014
    COLFAX, Iowa – The September 13th Sheep and Goat market in Colfax had a good run of 706 head of sheep and 203 head of...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Iowa cash rents $5.00 higher in 2014 September 9, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa (NASS) – Cash rent paid for non-irrigated crop land in Iowa during 2014 averaged $260.00 per acre, an increase of $5.00 from...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • 6 Ag Stories You Need to Read Today, September 9 September 9, 2014
    Pork Producing Countries Want Tariffs Out in TPP WASHINGTON – The National Pork Producers Council stated Monday top pork producing nations want tariffs out of...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Iowa corn maturity lagging behind by 2 weeks September 8, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa – 76 percent of Iowa’s corn crop and 73 percent of Iowa’s soybean crop is in the good-to-excellent category, according to the...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff

RSS Entertainment News

  • Directors Guild finds TV diversity hiring stalled September 17, 2014
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, according to a Hollywood guild study released Wednesday.
    The Associated Press
  • Jason Isbell cleans up at Americana Awards September 17, 2014
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell swept the major awards Wednesday night at the Americana Honors & Awards, creating another special moment with his wife, Amanda Shires.
    The Associated Press
  • Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk September 17, 2014
    CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy.
    The Associated Press
  • Jane Smiley on longlist for National Book Awards September 17, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Novels by Marilynne Robinson, Jane Smiley and Richard Powers were among the 10 nominees announced Wednesday for the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards.
    The Associated Press
  • Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine September 17, 2014
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either.
    The Associated Press

RSS AP Sports

  • Cardinals' Dwyer arrested on assault charges September 17, 2014
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.
    The Associated Press
  • A look at key developments in NFL controversies September 17, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.
    The Associated Press
  • Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster September 17, 2014
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.
    The Associated Press
  • FSU benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson game September 17, 2014
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston will be a spectator in the first half of Florida State's showdown against Clemson Saturday after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women — the latest embarrassment in a growing list of poor decisions off the field.
    The Associated Press
  • To 'get it right,' Vikings put Peterson on leave September 17, 2014
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
    The Associated Press

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