Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Update: Name Released of Bicyclist Found Dead in Dubuque County

Update: Name Released of Bicyclist Found Dead in Dubuque County

Authorities have released the name of the bicyclist who was found dead in Dubuque County Sunday morning. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says 64-year old Paul Gorrell of Dubuque apparently died of natural causes. Gorrell had been riding his bike in the 12000 block of North Cascade Road near Stonybrook Hill Children’s Zoo. Authorities say

Anamosa High School Evacuated for Possible Bomb Threat

Anamosa High School was evacuated Monday afternoon for a possible bomb threat. Jones County Sheriff Greg Graver tells KMCH that authorities were called to the school around 12:45 pm after school officials received information about a possible explosive device in the building. High school students and staff were immediately evacuated from the school grounds. Anamosa

Ernest H. Wulfekuhle – Dyersville, formerly of Petersburg

Ernest H. Wulfekuhle, 80, of Dyersville formerly of Petersburg died Friday, April 14, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville, 750 12th Ave. SW.  A continued visitation will be held at the funeral

Dairy Groups Urge President Trump to Tackle Canada Trade Dispute

U.S. dairy groups are calling on President Trump to take immediate action against Canada’s trade policies. The groups want quick action against Canada for what they call “repeated and escalating disregard for its trade obligations under NAFTA.” Former Iowa Governor and U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is now president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council.

Betty M. Kulper – Garber

Betty Mae (Kraus) Kulper, 87, of Garber, Iowa, passed peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, April 14, 2017, while residing at the Edgewood Convalescent Home.  Betty fought a courageous battle with kidney failure, never giving up on her dialysis sessions until the very end.  She “fought the good fight”!   Betty

Easter Egg Hunts Planned for Saturday

GNB will host its 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt in Manchester this Saturday morning. The Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10 am at Tirrill Park. And GNB’s Lea Ann Smith suggests getting there early. Eggs filled with candy and toys will be spread from the tennis courts to the Tirrill Park band shell. And there

Road Work on Highway 20

You may have noticed some road work on Highway 20 on the west end of Delaware County this week. Crews have been working on a crack-filling project on the highway’s westbound lanes from Delaware to Highway 187 near Masonville. The Iowa DOT says they started on the Delaware end earlier this week so that they can be

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests in Monticello

Two people have been arrested following a traffic stop in Monticello. Monticello Police were dispatched last Wednesday night, April 5th, to South Main Street for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers arrived in the area and saw a car parked in the driveway of Kromminga Motors after normal business hours. Police pulled over the

Deadline to Register Manchester Garage Sales is Monday

Dupaco’s Manchester Community-Wide Garage Sales are coming up in a couple weeks. Garage sales will be open Saturday, April 29th across town, with many kicking off a day or two early. And the deadline to get your garage sale registered is 5 pm on Monday. Just go to to enter your sale location, hours