Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Blakesley Drug Changing Ownership in 2017

Blakesley Drug Changing Ownership in 2017

A popular Manchester pharmacy will be changing hands soon. Blakesley Drug owner Bill Blakesley has announced that he is selling his business to pharmacist and West Delaware grad Ashley Brehme. Brehme has worked for Blakesley Drug since graduating from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 2012. The name of the business will change

Norma Jean “Jeannie” Sabin – Cedar Rapids

Norma Jean “Jeannie” Sabin, 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died on Monday, December 5, 2016, at the Willow Gardens Care Center in Marion. She was born in Greeley, Iowa, on May 22, 1933, the daughter of Lincoln and “Lou” (Bolsinger) Odell. Norma was raised and educated in the Greeley area, and was a 1950 Greeley

Developing Mountain Bike Trails in Dubuque County

ASBURY, Iowa (AP) – A mountain bike group is leading the effort to build more than two miles of dirt trails through wooded land in a Dubuque County town. The Telegraph Herald says Tri-State Mountain Bike Riders have raised about $50,000 through grants and local contributions for the 2.3-mile trail that will weave through 20

Delaware County Board of Supervisors Meeting

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors was presented with this winter’s proposed snowmobile routes at their meeting on Monday. The Snow Pioneers snowmobile club, who prepares the routes each year, says there are some minor changes. The Board will review the routes and consider their approval at next week’s meeting. The Board of Supervisors also

Iowa State Trooper Injured in Buchanan County Accident

BRANDON, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say an Iowa state trooper was injured when a woman’s car slid into the trooper’s sport utility cruiser. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident occurred around 9:20 a.m. Sunday along Interstate 380 near Brandon. The patrol says the trooper had stopped to help another driver and was in his

Gladys J. Gaul – Dyersville

Gladys J. Gaul, 67 of Dyersville, Iowa died Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Kramer

Yvonne Nelson – Elkader

Yvonne Nelson, 91, of Elkader, died Sunday, December 4, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader Visitation: 4 to 7 PM on Friday, December 9, 2016, at the funeral home and after 10:00 AM on Saturday at the church. Interment:

Manchester’s Tour of Holiday Lights

Manchester’s “Tour of Holiday Lights” will be held Tuesday, December 13th! Enjoy of bus tour around Manchester to see the Christmas lights! Open to any senior age 60 and over. Meet at the Delaware County Senior Center. Doors open at 4:30 pm, with bus tours beginning at 5 pm. Chili and soup will be available.

First Snow of Season for Iowa

It’s the first snow of the season for eastern Iowa. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the entire KMCH listening area, including Delaware, Dubuque, Buchanan, Jones, Linn, Clayton and Fayette counties. The advisory is in effect Sunday from 2 am to 3 pm. The NWS says snow will begin around