Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


Garnavillo Man Sentenced to Prison for Domestic Abuse

Garnavillo Man Sentenced to Prison for Domestic Abuse

A Garnavillo man was recently sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of domestic abuse assault. The Clayton County Attorney’s Office says 33-year old Clayton Schultz was involved in the assault on February 21st. Authorities say the victim told Schultz to leave her home and he refused, pushing her to the ground multiple


Two Arrested on Drug-Related Charges in Manchester

Two people were arrested on drug-related charges in Manchester this past week. Manchester Police say on Friday, October 10th, they received a complaint of a man injecting himself with an unknown substance at the Casey’s General Store on North Franklin Street. When police arrived, they found the man outside the store acting erratically. Police discovered


Linn County Added to Burn Ban List

A burn ban is now in effect for Linn County until further notice. Linn County fire chiefs requested the burn ban, which went into effect late Friday afternoon. Open burning is prohibited in all Linn County towns, as well as all unincorporated areas throughout the county. Buchanan and Fayette counties are also under burn bans


Crops Destroyed In Area Fires

Multiple fires burned Thursday on a windy afternoon in eastern Iowa. Colesburg firefighters responded to a report of a field on fire about one mile south of the city on Delaware County road X47. Fire Captain Mitch Avery said It’s unknown exactly what caused the fire.  About 20 acres were destroyed.  The fire was extinguished


Iowa Crops and Weather Report – Oct. 13

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Tuesday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “The weather was nearly ideal for harvest last week with warm temperatures and dry weather allowing farmers to make significant

Brian E. Trapp – Delhi

Brian E. Trapp, 58, of Delhi, died Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at home.  A Scripture Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 18, 2015, at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, where family will greet friends from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Brian was born July 14, 1957, in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, the


Rash of Burglaries Under Investigation

Authorities are continuing to investigate a rash of burglaries over the weekend at municipal offices and businesses in Dubuque, Delaware and Clayton counties. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports city halls in Cascade and Worthington were broken into. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Department also reported to KMCH that there were also break-ins at Delhi City Hall, Bulicek’s

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Delaware County Fair Board Members Re-elected

The Delaware County Fair Board held its annual elections Wednesday night. Dan Ries was re-elected after defeating Jason Reeves in the only contested race of the night. The other races featured incumbents running unopposed – Kathy Rahe, Laura Lewin, Al Boge and Ed McIntyre were all re-elected. In their election of officers, Al Boge was


Two Injured in Motorcycle-Deer Collision

Two people taken to the hospital after their motorcycle crashed into a deer Wednesday night east of Hazleton around 7:30 p.m. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office said a motorcycle, operated by 51-year-old Cory Sandhagen of Oelwein, was traveling west on 118th Street when he hit a deer in the roadway. The collision threw Sandhagen and his passenger,