Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


Two Fayette County Men Charged after Trying to Entice Children

Two Fayette County Men Charged after Trying to Entice Children

Two Fayette County men have been charged after trying to entice children playing in a park. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year old Glen Little and 59-year old Doney Howard Jr., both of Elgin, were taken into custody Monday on arrest warrants. On May 29th, the two men reportedly approached young school-aged children who


Dyersville Breaking Ground on New Industrial Lots

The Dyersville industrial park along Highway 20 west of town is expanding. Dyersville Economic Development Corporation, otherwise known as D-E-D-C, will break ground on Friday on Phase Two of the 20 West Industrial Park. Seven lots will be developed and marketed to new and expanding business prospects. D-E-D-C first purchased the land for the industrial


Moser Dance Named One of Top Tumbling Teams in Iowa

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics earned the 2015 Iowa “2nd Place Overall” top tumbling team title recently at the Iowa State USTA Championships. “Congratulations to all the athletes who worked hard, stayed focused, set goals, and did the work needed to meet those goals.” Coaches are Debbie Moser of Dyersville, Carmen Moser Payne of Edgewood,  and Bernita


Two Taken to Hospital after Swerving to Avoid Deer

Two people were taken to the hospital after their car swerved to avoid hitting several deer last week. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened last Wednesday night on 195th Street east of Honey Creek Road. They say 20-year old Brittany Haskins of Manchester swerved to avoid hitting three deer in the road.

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Goedken Honored as “Bright Star” by RMC Auxiliary

Vera Goedken was recently recognized at the Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Spring Luncheon as the organization’s 2nd “Bright Star.” The award is a unique opportunity to recognize and publicly acknowledge the invaluable work done by outstanding Auxiliary members and volunteers.   Goedken has been an active volunteer with the Auxiliary for many years in a variety

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – June 8

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. “Unfortunately, southwest and south central Iowa continue to battle wet conditions that have slowed planting progress and left them significantly


Several Burglaries Reported in Dubuque County

Authorities are seeking information following several recent burglaries throughout Dubuque County. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says over past the couple weeks, burglaries have been reported across the county, as well as in northern Jackson County and the southern part of the city of Dubuque. Businesses have been broken into, with the burglars stealing cash


Manchester Woman Sentenced for Embezzling from Local Bank

A Manchester woman who embezzled more than 120-thousand dollars from a local bank was sentenced in U.S. District Court Thursday. Federal prosecutors said in a news release that 55-year old Ann Sperfslage was sentenced to twenty-one months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement by a bank employee. At the plea hearing, Sperfslage admitted that

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