Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Lori A. Heinrichs – Waterloo, formerly of Manchester

Lori A. Heinrichs, 50, of Waterloo and formerly of Manchester, died Thursday, December 31, 2015.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, Iowa, with a Funeral Service beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Funeral

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Iowa Free of Bird Flu; Exhibition Ban on Birds Lifted

  It looks like Delaware County 4-H and FFA members will be allowed to show their chickens and turkeys at next summer’s fair. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced Tuesday that the order canceling all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair, livestock auction markets, swap meets and exotic


Strawberry Point Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Winners

Strawberry Point has announced the winners of its Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest. Eleven businesses participated last week, along with the Starmont Elementary staff. First place was awarded to Citizens State Bank, second place to Rod & Cal’s Pub & Grub and honorable mention to Strawberry Foods. The Strawberry Point Chamber awarded the winning business with


Grassley Planning Annual Visits to Iowa’s 99 Counties

As 2015 wraps up, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s looking ahead to the new year with the promise of getting more accomplished in Washington D.C. Grassley, a Republican, says if there were three items on his legislative wish list for the year ahead, they’d revolve around the Senate Judiciary Committee, which he chairs. Last


RMC Babies Given “My First Christmas” Stockings

For several years, the RMC Auxiliary has donated a special memento – a red, fluffy “My First Christmas” stocking – to all infants born at Regional Medical Center (RMC) during the month of December. The Auxiliary partakes in several fundraising efforts throughout the year to fund the purchase of the “My First Christmas” stockings, yarn


Teen Injured in Dubuque County Crash

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities in Dubuque County say a 14-year-old boy was injured after he was pinned under a car following a one-vehicle crash. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says Caleb Sweat was ejected from a vehicle that lost control Monday morning on Highway 61. The car, driven by 45-year-old Jason Sweat, entered a


Former Anamosa Prison Guard Sentenced for Drug Use

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A former tower guard at the Anamosa State Penitentiary has been sentenced to 17 months behind bars for being a drug user in possession of a firearm. Ethan Darrow of Anamosa will surrender later to begin serving the sentence issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Linda Reade, who also ordered

Geraldine “Gerry” Reinburg – Marion

Geraldine “Gerry” Reinburg, 88, of Marion passed away Friday, December 25, 2015 at Crestview Acres. Memorial Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Silver Creek United Methodist Church in Masonville, Iowa by Rev. Sherri Anderson. Burial will follow at Silver Creek Cemetery. She is survived by her children, Bob Reinburg of Amana, Bill (Pam)

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Manchester Police Investigate Report of Explosion

The Manchester Police Department investigated a complaint of an explosion that was heard in the area of South Brewer and Vine Streets on Monday. Police discovered that a LP gas canister had unknowingly been placed in an outdoor open fire. No one was injured and there was no property damage in the incident.