Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


No Injuries in Two-Vehicle Collision in Manchester

No Injuries in Two-Vehicle Collision in Manchester

Two vehicles were involved in a collision on the north end of Manchester Wednesday morning. It happened at the intersection of North Franklin Street and Winslow Drive just before noon. Manchester Police say a southbound pickup truck turning west onto Winslow Drive took the corner too wide and collided with a car stopped at the

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Fall Book Sale at Manchester Public Library

Along with checking out books at the Manchester Public Library, you can also BUY some books this week. The Friends of the Library will hold their Fall Book Sale tomorrow through Saturday. A variety of books will be available, along with DVDs and puzzles. Hours are Thursday from 9:30 to 8, Friday from 9:30 to

Controversy Over Oelwein Police Officer’s Facebook Photo

There is some controversy over a photo posted on a local police officer’s Facebook account. Jay Perkins, a reserve officer with the Oelwein Police Department, posted a picture of himself, which makes it appear that he is relieving himself on a Clinton/Kaine political yard sign. Perkins had his pants pulled down, and also appeared to


Cedar Rapids Teacher Wants Trial Moved Out of Linn County

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A substitute teacher accused of having sexual contact with a Cedar Rapids student wants her trial moved out of Linn County. Online court records show that Mary Haglin is seeking a change of venue because of pretrial publicity. It’s unclear when the court will rule on her request. Haglin has

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Elkader Plans to Repair Walkway after Flooding

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) – Officials in Elkader say they intend to complete repairs to the popular paved walking path along the Turkey River, erasing one of the last reminders of flooding that threatened the community in August and September. KWWL reports that fixes to the Riverwalk have been delayed as officials wait to see if

Old Time Radio Shows and Dinner at Lenox College

A group of local residents known as the Lenox College Radio Theatre Players will be hosting a special event at the Lenox College Museum in Hopkinton this Saturday night. It’s an opportunity for you to see – or maybe we should say “hear” – old time radio shows. That’s Sig Bonebrake of Earlville. He’s one


Koopmann Wins $25,000 in Beckman’s Cash Raffle

Beckman Catholic High School in Dyersville held their 25th Annual Gala last Saturday night. Jerry Koopmann of Epworth was the $25,000 grand prize winner of the Cash Raffle. Ralph Nilles of Florence, Kentucky, was the $5,000 winner. Katie Olberding of Dyersville and Leroy Westhoff of Cedar Falls each won $2,500. And the $1,000 dollar winners were Wayne


Iowa Corn Farmers Hosting Mexican Grain Importers

JOHNSTON, Iowa, October 18, 2016 – Representatives from five Mexican grain importers will visit Iowa this week prior to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Export Exchange scheduled October 24-26 in Detroit, Michigan. “We’re thrilled to host this team in an effort to further develop and strengthen the relationships between Mexican corn and distillers grains buyers

Manchester Eagles Club Toy Drive

The Manchester Eagles Club is holding a kids’ toy drive! Help Santa and parents deliver happiness on Christmas to their children by making a small donation of a new toy, books, clothes, etc. They will also accept a cash donation to help purchase gifts. Donations may be dropped off now through November 19th at the Eagles Club