Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – June 26

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “Crops continue to make good progress and in general remain in good condition, with 79 percent of corn

Delaware County’s Offer on Manchester CSB Building Approved

It’s official… Delaware County’s offer on the Community Savings Bank building in Manchester has been accepted. Last month, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors made an offer of 599-thousand dollars for the current bank building that sits at 201 East Main Street. The building is currently valued at just under 615-thousand dollars. Community Savings Bank

Manchester Man Arrested for Stealing Wife’s Vehicle

A Manchester man faces a felony charge for stealing his wife’s vehicle. Manchester Police says they had received a report last month that a vehicle was stolen from 105 Line Street. The victim told police that she was the sole owner of the vehicle and her husband had taken the vehicle without her permission. Her

Tuber Rescued from River in Fayette County

A tuber had to be rescued from the river in Fayette County. It happened Friday afternoon near Gouldsburg Park. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call that a woman who had been tubing was stuck in the river. When they arrived, the woman was sitting on a log that was wedged against

LaVern J. “Mac” Kuehl – Elkport

LaVern Joseph “Mac” Kuehl, 95, Elkport, Iowa died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center, Manchester, Iowa.   Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 4-7 pm at the Leonard – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader, Iowa. Visitation will also be held one hour before services at

Lynette L. West – Lamont

Lynette Lelia (Cowles) West, 60, of Lamont, Iowa, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Lynette was born on August 2, 1956, in Waterloo, the daughter of Robert and Velma (Hill) Cowles. She was raised and educated in the Lamont area, attending Starmont schools.   In 1974, Lynette