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The Band Perry Performs at Cascade High School

The students at Cascade High School were treated to a private concert Monday afternoon by one of the top acts in country music. The Band Perry performed in the school auditorium as a reward for the school winning State Farm's ...

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Hawk Bowlers Finish Regular Season With Wins

The West Delaware boys and girls regular bowling season is in the books.  The girls have finished with an undefeated 11 – 0 record.  The boys had 10 wins and 1 loss.  It was Senior night at Lightning Lanes Friday ...

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HS Boys Basketball: Class 1A/2A Districts Start Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The boys basketball postseason gets underway tonight with first round district contests around the state. KMCH Sports will have coverage of three area games. In class 1A district #6, starting with 3-18 East Buchanan taking on 2-19 ...

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Grassley Visiting Edgewood on Wednesday

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley will make a visit to Edgewood this week. Grassley will attend a special media day event at Kendrick Forest Products on Wednesday, along with Congressman Rod Blum. Grassley will take a private partial tour of the ...

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Authorities Searching for Missing Oelwein Teen

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl. Olivia May Rupright was last seen at 7 a.m. Tuesday at her home near Oelwein. Rupright is 5 feet 10 inches tall and ...

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Iowa Senate and House Differ on School Start Date

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa lawmakers are differing greatly over bills that would decide when fall classes can start for Iowa school districts. A Senate education committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would give control to school districts. ...

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The Band Perry at Cascade 2015

The Band Perry Performs at Cascade High School

The students at Cascade High School were treated to a private concert Monday afternoon by one of the top acts in country music. The Band Perry performed in the school auditorium as a reward for the school winning State Farm’s “Celebrate My Drive” contest last fall. Cascade High School beat out three thousand small schools

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Hawk Bowlers Finish Regular Season With Wins

The West Delaware boys and girls regular bowling season is in the books.  The girls have finished with an undefeated 11 – 0 record.  The boys had 10 wins and 1 loss.  It was Senior night at Lightning Lanes Friday night with recognition given to Kaitlyn Salow, Hayley Hildebrand, Bailie Meissner on the girls team,

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Donations for Schmitt and Damon Families

Community Congregational Church has set up the “Schmitt/Damon Fire Fund” at F&M Bank to help the Dick Schmitt and Derek Damon families. Both families lost their home and possessions in a Manchester house fire on February 10th. If you’d like to help with the fundraising efforts, contact the church at 927.4772.

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Net Income for U.S. Farmers Expected to Fall

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Net income for U.S. farmers is expected to fall by nearly 32 percent this year because of low crop prices and increasing expenses, placing many farmers in an unprofitable situation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released estimates on Tuesday that show 2015 is expected to be the second year in

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    Planting is underway near Solon in eastern Iowa on a the state’s largest farm for the key ingredient in beer. Five friends and relatives with a background in traditional crops have invested nearly a half-million dollars into “Buck Creek Hops” in Johnson County. Dan Paca owns the land with Mark Pattison and 25 acres is prepped […]
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  • Iowans urged to research charities following cancer donation scam May 23, 2015
    The president of the Greater Iowa Better Business Bureau is urging Iowans to do their research before contributing to a charitable organization. Chris Coleman’s advice is in response to a federal lawsuit announced this week involving all 50 states against four phony cancer charities. The complaint states the organizations collected $187 million in donations over […]
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  • ‘People & pets’ urged to avoid diesel spill on Storm Lake May 22, 2015
    Swimmers, boaters and fishermen are being warned to stay away from a diesel fuel spill in a northwest Iowa lake. Staff for the City of Storm Lake are trying to contain the diesel fuel spill on Storm Lake, but winds have carried some of the diesel to the lake’s east shoreline. The Iowa Department of […]
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  • Up to $13 million in state incentives approved for Sioux City pork plant May 22, 2015
    The Iowa Economic Development Authority has approved state incentives for projects in six cities that officials say will lead to the creation of more than 1,300 new jobs. The biggest project is in Sioux City. That’s where a new pork processing plant will be built. Officials say more than 1,100 will be employed there once […]
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  • John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success May 24, 2015
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a […]
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  • Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale May 24, 2015
    CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or.
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  • Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies May 24, 2015
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.
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    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
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