Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


November’s General Election Candidates Announced

November’s General Election Candidates Announced

The candidates for November’s general election have been announced. Here’s a look at the races… In the U.S. Senator race, Republican Chuck Grassley and Democrat Patty Judge are in a battle for the seat, with Libertarian Charles Aldrich, Jim Hennager from the New Independent Party of Iowa and Michael Luick-Thrams also running. In the U.S.


“President Abe Lincoln” Visits Local Schools

President Abe Lincoln made a visit to several local schools on Thursday. Fritz Klein, a nationally renowned Lincoln portrayer, stopped at Lambert Elementary, West Delaware Middle School and West Delaware High School to talk with students. Klein is in the area to keynote the annual Delaware County Republicans’ Fall Dinner Thursday night. Tickets for the

Two Iowa Ag Technology Firms Win USDA Grants

Two agricultural technology firms in Iowa are winning small business innovation and research grants from the U-S Department of Agriculture. U.S. Ag Secretary and former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack says a total of seven-point-four million dollars is being awarded to 76 businesses in 35 states. “This program basically focuses on ag innovation, the innovation that


Woman Responsible for Fayette County Burglaries Arrested

Authorities have arrested a woman responsible for several Fayette County burglaries. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 59-year old Wanda Teidt of West Union has been charged with two counts of third degree burglary, two counts of fourth degree theft and two counts of criminal trespassing. Deputies searched Teidt’s home on Wednesday and recovered items


Mentoring Connection Hosting Golf Fundraiser

Helping Services is hosting its first annual golf fundraiser later this month to raise money for its youth mentoring program. Mentoring Connection for Delaware County matches up mentoring adults with children who could benefit from a positive role model. Lucia Hutchcroft and her mentee, Karly, say the “Mentoring is Your Best Shot” Golf Fundraiser on


Dyersville’s Southwest Trail Project Nearly Finished

The City of Dyersville’s new trail project on the southwest side of town is nearly complete. City Administrator Mick Michel says the project was intended to extend a 6-foot wide trail from Westside Park to Dyersville Elementary. The trail, which is a sidewalk, runs north from the school along 7th Street and then cuts east

Dean A. Beauregard – Marion

Dean Alan Beauregard, 56, of Marion, Iowa entered into his eternal rest on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Hospice of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. Dean Alan Beauregard was born October 22, 1959 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa the son of Darrell and Bessie Johnson Beauregard. He attended Starmont schools and graduated with the High School

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – September 6

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. “Crops are moving quickly towards maturity and we are likely a couple of weeks away from the start of widespread