Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Share the Harvest

Share the Harvest is held every Thursday night in Manchester! Share the Harvest welcomes area residents to drop off any donations of extra garden produce, and then anyone in need of fresh garden produce can pick it up. The produce can be dropped off at The Watershed from 4 to 5:30 pm on Thursday nights,

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One Airlifted after Buchanan County Crash

One person was airlifted following a crash south of Quasqueton early Sunday morning. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened in the 2500 block of 290th Street. 19-year old Colton Stoddard of Rowley was eastbound and failed to stop at an intersection. His vehicle crossed the intersection, went into the ditch and continued

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Wet Week for Iowa Crops

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Rainfall totals are in for last week and they confirm it was indeed a very wet week in Iowa. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says the statewide average rainfall was nearly 3.7 inches, three times the normal 1.2 inches. It was the greatest weekly average for the same week in six

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Stolen Truck Found on Delaware County Road

A stolen pickup truck was found ditched along a Delaware County road Saturday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says they discovered a 1999 Chevy Silverado truck in the ditch along D-47 around 6 am. An investigation shows the driver likely lost control while heading east and went into the ditch after hitting a road sign. The

Fast-Growing Weed Threatens Iowa Farmers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A fast-growing weed that has tormented southern farmers has been found in Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports that agronomists are trying to determine whether the Palmer amaranth weed found in five counties is herbicide resistant. The weed can carry 1 million seeds and grow up to 7 feet tall.

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Old Clock Chimes in Edgewood Once Again

A century old clock chimed in Edgewood Sunday for the first time in decades… Edgewood Clock 1 For the past century, the clock has hung from the old bank building at 119 North Washington Street in Edgewood, but the Westminster chimes hadn’t played for decades. Cafe Rose is now housed in that building, and Randy

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Several Rescued from Fayette County Floodwaters

Fayette County authorities were involved in a couple flood rescues on Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of a person trapped in a vehicle that had been overcome by water at the 18000 block of Highway 93. Deputies were the first to arrive and found 24-year old Deangelo Bivins of Westgate in

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Tornado Likely Caused Thursday’s Delaware County Storm Damage

Officials believe a tornado briefly touched down in northeastern Delaware County Thursday afternoon. Delaware County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Ryan says they have talked to witnesses and reviewed photos and video of what appears to be a funnel cloud or possible tornado. Storm damage was reported in two locations miles apart… with a storage shed

Roy O. Harmon, Jr. – Dyersville

Roy O. Harmon Jr., 66 of Dyersville, Iowa died Monday, June 16, 2014 at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. Roy was born September 6, 1947 in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, the son of Roy and Lois (Nolf) Harmon. Survivors include his children: David Harmon of Chicago, IL, and Benjamin Harmon of Baltimore,

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