Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – July 20

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “In general, crops are in pretty good shape with 83 percent of corn and 77 percent of beans rated good

Deb Kremer – Lamont

City or Town Heading: Lamont Name of Deceased: Deb Kremer Age of Deceased: 63 Date & Place of Death: Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids Services: 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 24, 2015 Place of Services: St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Manchester, Iowa Special Services: Scripture service at 3 PM Thursday

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Earlville Teen Wins KMCH Country Showdown

An Earlville teen won the KMCH Country Showdown at the Delaware County Fair on Saturday. Jordan Schuman was named the winner, beating out three other contestants for the title. Schuman says been singing for about two years now and enjoys country music the most. Her performances in Saturday’s contest included “Girl in a Country Song”

Robert H. “Tunney” Lincoln – Edgewood

Robert H. “Tunney” Lincoln, 88, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home.  He was born on September 25, 1926, near Oelwein, the son of Harry and Elsie (Kraft) Lincoln.  Tunney graduated from Stanley High School in 1944.  After graduation, he started farming with his dad in rural

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Wilson Crowned Delaware County Fair Queen

New Delaware County Fair royalty was crowned on stage prior to the Trace Adkins concert last night. Five young women were running for Delaware County Fair Queen, with Angie Wilson of Delhi winning the crown. Wilson says she loves the Delaware County Fair. Leah Bishop of Manchester was crowned Delaware County Fair Princess. And Alex Fangmann


One Injured in Fayette County Crash

One person was injured in a crash in Fayette County. The Sheriff’s Office says the vehicle rollover happened at the intersection of Kornhill Road and 128th Street on Thursday afternoon. Authorities say Jeanne Carlisle of Cedar Rapids was eastbound on Kornhill Road when she apparently dozed off and missed a curve. Her vehicle went into

Beatrice J. “Betty” Mullis – Manchester

Beatrice J. “Betty” Mullis, 86, of Manchester, Iowa, died at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, on Thursday, July 16, 2015. She was born on November 24, 1928, at Zwingle, Iowa, the daughter of John H. and Lena (Seiverding) Rave. Betty graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1947. On October 20, 1948, Betty was united

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Busy Wednesday at the Delaware County Fair

Day Four of the Delaware County Fair brings the 4-H and FFA Beef Show. And there were plenty of champions yesterday with several judging events as well. Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach Program Director Amber Reiter has a report on Wednesday’s purple ribbon winners. Here are a few more winners from Wednesday… Wednesday’s fair

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