Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


State-of-the-Art Renovations at West Delaware Welding Lab

State-of-the-Art Renovations at West Delaware Welding Lab

The West Delaware High School welding lab has undergone a major renovation. $160,000 worth of improvements were recently made at the lab, giving area high school students a better environment to learn new skills and train for a possible career. Adult learners have also been taking advantage of the welding lab through night classes offered by

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Buckle Up for Thanksgiving Travel

The Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year… and authorities are reminding you to buckle up when you’re on the road. Patrick Hoye, chief of the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau, says your risk of dying in a crash drops by up to 60-percent if you’re wearing a seatbelt. “We


Three People Treated after Linn County House Fire

CENTRAL CITY, Iowa (AP) – Three people, including two firefighters, have been treated for injuries after a blaze that damaged a camper and house in Linn County. Firetrucks were dispatched just after 8 p.m. Tuesday to a home about two miles west of Central City at 2200 Central City Road. Authorities say a fire that


Foreigner Announced as Delaware Co. Fair VIP Night Act

The Delaware County Fair has announced its VIP Night concert act for 2016! Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer made the announcement live on KMCH Wednesday morning… Domeyer says Foreigner’s list of hits is pretty impressive. Foreigner will perform on Friday night, July 15th. Tickets will once again cost 60 dollars, which includes your track seat, all-you-care-to-eat-and-drink and VIP


Several Linn County Retailers Caught Selling to Minors

Several Linn County retailers have been caught violating the state’s tobacco laws by selling cigarettes or tobacco products to a minor. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says earlier this month, their office along with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division’s Iowa Pledge program conducted tobacco compliance checks at local stores using underage undercover purchasers. Of the


Second Round of Winners Announced in Dyersville Giveaway

The Dyersville Chamber has announced the second round of winners in their $2,000 Christmas Giveaway Promotion. They are Cheri Konzen of Dyersville, Suzzette Gioimo of Dyersville, Merlin Wiskus of Epworth, Jill Mensen of Dyersville, Paul Overman of Dyersville, Diane Thier of Dyersville, Karla Gassmann of Dyersville and Reesen Kammiller. The winners will attend a drawing


Class 2A District 4 All-District Football Honors Announced

The Class 2A District 4 All-District Football honors have been announced…   Anamosa Coach Ryan Streets was named District Coach of the Year. Anamosa’s Tyler Zumbach was named Defensive MVP and Anamosa’s Kyle Schepanski was named Return Player of the Year.   Those named to the All-District teams…     Name Grade Position   Name Grade

Iowa Egg Production Improves But Remains Below Last Year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa egg farms are gradually recovering from the bird flu that destroyed 25 million of the state’s egg-laying hens this spring. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in a report Monday that Iowa egg production during October was 753 million eggs. That’s up 2 percent from September but down 47


SUV Started on Fire after Rollover on D-42

An SUV started on fire after an accident on D-42 Friday morning. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the driver fell asleep while heading eastbound just east of 197th Avenue. The SUV crossed the centerline and went into the ditch, where it rolled once onto its side. The driver, 18-year old Jesse Day of Cedar