Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

LaVern J. “Mac” Kuehl – Elkport

LaVern Joseph “Mac” Kuehl, 95, Elkport, Iowa died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center, Manchester, Iowa.   Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 4-7 pm at the Leonard – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader, Iowa. Visitation will also be held one hour before services at

Lynette L. West – Lamont

Lynette Lelia (Cowles) West, 60, of Lamont, Iowa, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Lynette was born on August 2, 1956, in Waterloo, the daughter of Robert and Velma (Hill) Cowles. She was raised and educated in the Lamont area, attending Starmont schools.   In 1974, Lynette

New Weight Limit for Rural Delhi Bridge

One of Delaware County’s bridges has a new posting. The 245th Avenue bridge northeast of Delhi in Section 9 of Delhi Township now has a limit of ten tons on all vehicles. Previously, the bridge did not have a posting. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett has completed the Structure Inventory and Appraisal of certain bridges

Absentee Voting Available for Delhi’s Special City Election

Absentee voting is still available for Delhi’s special city election.   The election will be held this Tuesday, with Rosanne Downs and Shawn Lee Wilson vying for an empty city council seat. The seat was left vacant by Paul Lechtenberg, who resigned from the council. The winner will fill Lechtenberg’s remaining term until the end

Manchester Hosting Fur Takers of America Convention

The Fur Takers of America are holding their annual convention in Manchester this week. The Fur Takers of America are a national organization of trappers and hunters from across the United States. Owen Hall of Central City says this is the second time they’re hosting their convention at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. The group educates

Waiting on Autopsy of Body Found in Wapsi River

Authorities are still waiting to find out the name of the person whose body was found in the Wapsi River last week. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says last Thursday, they received a 911 call about a deceased female body found in the river near the Cutshall River Access north of Jesup. Some people fishing

Share the Harvest Temporarily Suspending Operations

Share the Harvest will temporarily suspend its operation until next summer. The Manchester-based program distributes fresh produce to local residents who have limited access to fresh and healthy food. The program’s director, Robin Stone, announced Wednesday that the suspension would go into effect immediately. A reason for the hiatus wasn’t given. Share the Harvest has