Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


Dundee Approves ATV/UTV Ordinance

The City of Dundee has joined Delaware County in passing an ATV/UTV ordinance. The Dundee City Council approved the ordinance Wednesday night. Mayor Barb Robinson tells KMCH the city will follow the county’s ordinance, so that it’s simple for everyone to remember the rules and regulations. Delaware County’s ordinance, which went into effect Wednesday, allows


Clayton County Auditor Retires

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) – A county auditor accused of shirking his duties while caring for his ailing wife has retired. Dennis Freitag left a note on his desk Thursday morning that said he had decided to retire and that “the Clayton County auditor position is hereby vacated by me as of May 31, 2016.” He’d


Dyersville Hosting 31st Annual Summer Farm Toy Show

It’s toy show time in Dyersville. The 31st Annual Summer Farm Toy Show is going on this weekend in the Farm Toy Capital of the World. This Friday and Saturday show attracts dealers from across the country and even from other countries to buy, sell and trade farm toys and agricultural collectables. Along with the

Share the Harvest Moved to Tuesdays

Share the Harvest is open for the seasons every Tuesday night. Share the Harvest is a seasonal food pantry that distributes fruit and vegetables free of charge to those who have difficulty getting fresh, healthy food because of disability, age or income. Donations of fresh produce will be accepted from 4 to 5:30 pm at

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Central City Woman Charged with Financially Abusing Grandfather

A Central City woman is accused of financially abusing her grandfather. 40-year old Jessica Roloson has been charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. A press release from the U.S. Department of Justice says an indictment unsealed earlier this week alleges that Roloson stole her grandfather’s identity and applied for various credit cards in

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New Details Released on Attempted Abduction in Earlville

Authorities have released new details on Tuesday’s attempted abduction in Earlville. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says a man in a silver or light-colored four door car offered $100 to an eleven-year old girl who had just left the Earlville pool on her bike. The man wanted the girl to get into his car and

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – May 30

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Wet weather continues to present challenges for farmers try to wrap up planting and conduct other field work. Fortunately, corn


Moser Dancers Performing at Indy 500

Several area dancers will be performing at the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500 this weekend. The athletes are from Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics and they will be spotlighted in the IPL 500 Festival Parade this Saturday, performing professionally-choreographed routines alongside the Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders and the Indiana Pacers cheerleaders. On Sunday –