Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Juveniles Charged with Damaging Oelwein Gravestones

OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) – Police have charged seven juveniles with damaging more than 70 gravestones at a cemetary in Oelwein. Oelwein Police say the children range from 12 to 16 years of age. Each of the minors is charged with criminal mischief in juvenile court. Nearly 40 gravestones were cracked or broken at the Oakdale

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West Delaware Announces Homecoming and Honor Courts

West Delaware celebrates Homecoming next week – and this year’s Homecoming Court has been announced. This year’s candidates for Homecoming Queen are Marly Boies, Caitlin Briggs, Hannah Gaffney, Emily Thole and Katie Scherbring. And the candidates for Homecoming King are Ty Cassutt, Harrison Guetzko, Brent Lammers, Austin Monaghan and Ryan Solomon. This year’s West Delaware

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KMCH At-Work Network Winner… Coreen Cook!

Congratulations to this week’s KMCH At-Work Network Winner… Coreen Cook from Henderson Products in Manchester! We delivered Coreen a six-pack of cupcakes from Cakes by Kim to her workplace as a “thank you” for listening to KMCH while she works! The KMCH At-Work Network is brought to you each Wednesday morning at 9:30 am by


Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet

The Delaware County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday night. This is a big fundraiser for the local Pheasants Forever, who use the money to give back in the community. Chris Heiar says their mission is mostly wildlife habitat and youth in the outdoors. PF Banq 1 Some of the money raised also goes towards scholarships.


Fairbank Man Arrested for Leading Deputy on Motorcycle Chase

A Fairbank man has been arrested for leading authorities on a motorcycle chase through Hazleton this summer. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Derek Macke was taken into custody on a warrant last Friday for an incident that happened in June. A deputy tried pulling Macke over while he was driving his motorcycle

Jerry Owensby – Manchester

Jerry Gardner Owensby, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, died at Marietta’s Place in Manchester on September 17, 2014. He was born on November 27, 1925, in Van Houten, New Mexico, the son of Jay and Anna (Gardner) Owensby. He was raised in the area, and graduated from Albuquerque High School. Jerry served honorably in the Army-Air

Dolores N. Deutmeyer – Dyersville

Dolores N. Deutmeyer, 100, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at Oakcrest Manor in Dyersville. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 19, 2014, at St. Francis


Stolen Vehicle Pursuit in Manchester Ends in Teen’s Arrest

A Cedar Rapids teen was arrested after leading Manchester Police on a vehicle pursuit Saturday. Manchester Police Chief Jim Hauschild says the police department received a complaint of a reckless driver near Central Park on East Howard Street. When officers tried stopping the vehicle, the driver drove off, with officers following him. The chase ended


Public Meetings Scheduled for Delaware County Jail Project

Here’s your chance to become better informed about the proposed Delaware County jail project… Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere is hosting meetings across the county over the next several weeks so the public can view plans and ask questions about the possible renovation and expansion of the county jail and Sheriff’s Office. The first public

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