Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday night. This is a big fundraiser for the local Pheasants Forever, who use the money to give back in the community. Chris Heiar says their mission is mostly wildlife habitat and youth in the outdoors. PF Banq 1 Some of the money raised also goes towards scholarships.


Fairbank Man Arrested for Leading Deputy on Motorcycle Chase

A Fairbank man has been arrested for leading authorities on a motorcycle chase through Hazleton this summer. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Derek Macke was taken into custody on a warrant last Friday for an incident that happened in June. A deputy tried pulling Macke over while he was driving his motorcycle

Jerry Owensby – Manchester

Jerry Gardner Owensby, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, died at Marietta’s Place in Manchester on September 17, 2014. He was born on November 27, 1925, in Van Houten, New Mexico, the son of Jay and Anna (Gardner) Owensby. He was raised in the area, and graduated from Albuquerque High School. Jerry served honorably in the Army-Air

Dolores N. Deutmeyer – Dyersville

Dolores N. Deutmeyer, 100, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at Oakcrest Manor in Dyersville. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 19, 2014, at St. Francis


Stolen Vehicle Pursuit in Manchester Ends in Teen’s Arrest

A Cedar Rapids teen was arrested after leading Manchester Police on a vehicle pursuit Saturday. Manchester Police Chief Jim Hauschild says the police department received a complaint of a reckless driver near Central Park on East Howard Street. When officers tried stopping the vehicle, the driver drove off, with officers following him. The chase ended


Public Meetings Scheduled for Delaware County Jail Project

Here’s your chance to become better informed about the proposed Delaware County jail project… Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere is hosting meetings across the county over the next several weeks so the public can view plans and ask questions about the possible renovation and expansion of the county jail and Sheriff’s Office. The first public


Manchester Teen Injured in West Main Rollover

One person was taken to the hospital Monday night after a car rolled over in Manchester. Manchester Police say 17-year old Sadie Bolsinger of Manchester was heading eastbound on West Main Street when an animal ran in front of her car, leading her to swerve. Her car hit a barrier, slid onto its side and


Radio Iowa football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 9/15/14 September 15, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (3-0), LW #1 @ #7 WDM Valley 2. Bettendorf (3-0), LW #3 vs Davenport Central 3. Cedar Rapids Washington (3-0), LW #4 @ #10 Linn-Mar 4. Waukee (2-1), LW #2 vs #8 Johnston 5. Ankeny Centennial (3-0), LW #5

Sheryl A. Robinson – Independence

Independence – Sheryl A. Robinson, 67 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. She was born on April 30, 1947, in Independence, the daughter of Kyle Walter and Blanche Rose (Fowlkes) Hare. She graduated from high school in Independence with

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