Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

DCED Kicking Off Five-Year Pledge Campaign

Delaware County Economic Development is kicking off their next five-year pledge campaign on Friday. DCED, as the organization is also known, plays a key role in bringing industries and businesses to Delaware County and supporting the ones that are already here. In addition, DCED partners with the county’s three school districts on career and job

Summer Farm Toy Show Announces Tractor Ride Route

The Summer Farm Toy Show has announced the route for their annual tractor ride, coming up Friday, June 2nd. This year’s tractor ride will travel 64 miles to Elkport. The ride always starts at the Beckman parking lot in Dyersville at 7 am. The route will travel through Petersburg, Colesburg, Osterdock and Garber before stopping

Russell R. Cole – LeRoy, IL

Russell R. Cole, 88, of LeRoy, IL, passed away, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Bloomington, Illinois. A Graveside Service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester, Iowa.  Masonic Rites and Military Rites will be accorded.  There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Manchester Masonic Lodge

Soules Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Accident

Former star of “The Bachelor” Chris Soules of Arlington has pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Soules’ written plea filed on Tuesday requests that a trial date be set as soon as possible. Soules is accused of rear-ending a tractor on a Buchanan County road near Aurora in late April.

Worker Killed in Winthrop Grain Facility Accident

WINTHROP, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a worker has been killed in an accident at a grain facility in Winthrop. Winthrop Fire Chief Chris Hare says medics were sent to the Viafield co-op facility shortly before 2 pm Tuesday. The man already had been pulled from a grain cart, so efforts were made to revive

Monday’s Severe Storms Cause Damage in Several Local Towns

Several local communities are cleaning up after Monday night’s severe storms. Trees and power lines were knocked down in Guttenberg and signs were toppled in Clayton. At least two barns were damaged near Garber. Authorities say half dollar-size hail pounded Monona, where wind gusts of 65 mph were reported. The Fort Atkinson area was among