Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Former Peosta Businessman Pleads Guilty to Fraud

A Dubuque area man, who sold over $400,000 worth of goods from his employer using the Internet, pled guilty today to mail and financial fraud charges in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Chad Michael Saeugling, 39, currently from Asbury, Iowa, was convicted of one count of mail fraud and two counts of making a false

Linn County Park Beach One Step Closer to Alcohol Ban

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The state has taken another step toward banning alcohol from two Iowa park beaches. The Iowa Natural Resources Commission voted 6-0 Thursday to approve a “notice of intended action” to ban alcohol from beaches at Lake Macbride State Park in Johnson County and Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area in Linn


Second Little Free Library Added in Dyersville

DYERSVILLE, IA – Little Free Library is making an impact on Dyersville in a small, yet meaningful way. Last month, a second Little Free Library was added to Dyersville outside EXIT Realty Dyersville. Little Free Library is a non-profit organization that connects neighborhoods around the love of reading through free book exchanges. In 2015, Little


Bicyclist Killed in Fayette County Collision

A bicyclist was killed in Fayette County on Wednesday. The Iowa State Patrol says a pickup truck heading southbound on T-64 collided with a southbound bicycle. The accident happened just south of 300th Street in the northern half of the county. The bicyclist who died has been identified as 69-year old Robert Philips of Nashua.

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Downtown Friday Night in Dyersville

The Dyersville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event for the community Friday night. Downtown Friday Night returns with activities for all ages. Chamber Director Karla Thompson says local residents are invited to bring their car and truck to be displayed for the car and truck show. The band Avery Riot will perform live


New Kaleidoscope at Manchester Whitewater Park

You may have noticed a new addition to Shelly Memorial Park in Manchester. The park, which sits next to the whitewater park, is now home to a kaleidoscope. The kaleidoscope is a present to the City of Manchester from the Delaware County Master Gardeners in honor of Manchester’s 150th birthday. The kaleidoscope was made by

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Survey Shows Majority of Manchester Drivers are Buckling Up

You may have noticed more law enforcement vehicles over the Memorial Day holiday. It was part of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau’s STEP Program – a statewide effort to enforce seatbelt safety and save lives on the road. Manchester Police were among those to participate this year. They were stationed at locations throughout Manchester watching