Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Ted L. James – Winthrop

Fawcett’s Funeral and Cremation Service Winthrop & Lamont, IA (319) 935-3327 City or Town Heading: Winthrop Name of Deceased: Ted L. James Age of Deceased: 93 Date & Place of Death: Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at ABCM Rehab Center/ West in Independence, IA Services: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 Place of Services: St./ Patrick’s

Paving Underway on Worthington Road

Paving operations are in full spring on Worthington Road. Crews started paving on the X-47 end of D-35 last week and should finish paving the mainline pavement today. Delaware County Engineer Anthony Bardgett says it’s taking about 3 to 4 days to achieve opening strength for each stretch of road paved. All the work on


Ernst and Braley Making Campaign Stops in Area

With just over a week to go until the general election, U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley are busy on the campaign trail. Ernst, the Republican nominee, made a stop in Manchester on Saturday morning to visit with area residents and supporters. State Senator Dan Zumbach and State Representative Lee Hein introduced Ernst

Gordon A. Powers – Independence, formerly of Cedar Rapids

Independence –  Gordon A. Powers, 68, of Independence, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  He was born on September 15, 1946, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Fred Merlin and Kathryn Virginia (Bowermaster) Powers.  After graduating in 1964 from Marion High School, he

Marilyn J. Covert – Independence

Independence – Marilyn J. Covert, 87 years old, of Independence, Iowa, ABCM Nursing and Rehab Center Independence – West in Independence. She was born on October 1, 1927, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Robert S. and Fern A. (Stover) Covert. When she was 6 weeks old, Ms. Covert was injured in an automobile accident

Esther J. Kolz – formerly of Garber

Esther J. Kolz, 101, formerly of Garber, Iowa died Saturday, Oct. 25th at Galena Stauss Nursing Home in Galena, IL. Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, Oct. 28th at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader. Friends may call from 10 AM until service time. Burial will follow in Mt. Harmony Cemetery, rural Elkport. She is

New Clean Water Rule Now in Effect

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A new Iowa clean water rule designed to increase inspections of livestock farms and provide stricter enforcement over manure spills is now in effect after a year of hearings and deliberations by government agencies. The rule, which took effect Wednesday, establishes new inspection and permit procedures. It does not impose

West Delaware Wreath Sales

West Delaware Friends of Music’s annual wreath sales run through November 9th. Please purchase from your favorite West Delaware Music Student or call Sandy Steffen at 563-932-2942 to place an order. Delivery occurs the week of Thanksgiving. All proceeds benefit the West Delaware music students and programs including Band, Vocal, Show Choir and Jazz Band. Past proceeds

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