Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Mercedes C. Maiers – Dyersville

Mercedes C. Maiers, 92, of Dyersville, Iowa died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday October 17, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:00 p.m. A Mass of


Feargrounds Haunted Barn Back for Second Year

The Feargrounds Haunted Barn is back this year at the Delaware County Fairgrounds… and it promises to be even scarier than last year. Feargrounds 2 The Manchester Chamber and Delaware County Fair Society teamed up last year to bring the Feargrounds Haunted Barn to life. Chamber President Chris Rees says it was a hit, bringing

Rock Branch Farm - 1880

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 14th

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented 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. “It was good to make some progress with harvest last week but we are still well behind the five


Manchester Man Charged in Iowa City Stabbing

A Manchester man faces charges after allegedly stabbing another man in Iowa City this past weekend. Iowa City Police were sent to a home in the 600 block of Iowa Avenue Saturday night on the report of a man being stabbed with a knife. When officers arrived, they found the suspect, 20-year old Austin T.


Linn County Fairgrounds Dedicate New Building

CENTRAL CITY, Iowa (AP) – Linn County Fair leaders celebrated the opening of a new building at the fairgrounds in Central City on Sunday. The Lynn Dunn Memorial Building is dedicated to Lynn Dunn, a Marion man who worked at the fairgrounds before passing away from a heart attack in 2008. Lynn’s son, Ryan, says


MacTaggart and Otdoerfer Score in Upper Iowa Game

A couple former area high school football standouts had some key plays for Upper Iowa on Saturday as the Peacocks took on Southwest Minnesota State University in a road game. Early in the game, former West Delaware athlete and Upper Iowa redshirt sophomore Trey MacTaggart returned a punt 91 yards for a touchdown, answering the

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