Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Bible Readers Returning to Delaware County Courthouse Grounds

Bible Readers Returning to Delaware County Courthouse Grounds

A group of Bible readers will be returning to the Delaware County Courthouse grounds this summer. Kingdom Builders spent several days last year in the gazebo reading aloud the Bible. It was part of a statewide effort to read the Bible in front of every courthouse in all of Iowa’s 99 counties. This year, the

Iowa Swine Day Scheduled for June 29th

Ames, Iowa – The deadline to receive the discounted registration fee of $50 to Iowa Swine Day is June 17th; thereafter, the fee rises to $75.  The registration fee includes entry to all sessions, a continental breakfast and pork lunch.  Iowa Swine Day takes place on June 29th in Ames.   Students may register at

Pasture Walk and Cover Crops Field Day Set Near Cascade

Pasture Walk and Cover Crops Field Day “Every acre on the farm was grazed at some time last year,” said Nathan Manternach of Cascade.  Manternach installed a managed grazing system including a central watering site, subdivision fences, and rotational grazing in 2014, and now is intensifying that system to include annual forages, interseeded legumes, and

Manchester Lions Club Elects New Officers

The Manchester Lions Club elected new officers at their meeting on Tuesday night. Mary Ann Poynor has been elected Lions Club President, with Jeff Madlom moving to Past President. 1st Vice President will be Jane Hanson, with Les Carlson serving as 2nd Vice President. Tim Vick will serve as Secretary and Don Piegors as Treasurer.

Edgewood Semi Driver Injured in Highway 13 Accident

A semi driver from Edgewood was injured in an accident on Highway 13 in the Marion area Wednesday. It happened shortly before 6 am just south of Indian Creek Way. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says when emergency personnel arrived at the scene, they found a semi and its trailer overturned in the highway’s southbound

Further Info Released on Manchester Restaurant Crash

Manchester Police have released further information about Monday’s accident, in which a vehicle crashed into the Sunset Family Restaurant on the west end of town. Police say the driver was 64-year old Joseph Axline Jr. of Manchester. The official accident report released Wednesday says around 4 pm, Axline pulled his SUV in front of the

Slight Risk for Severe Storms Wednesday

We have the possibility for some severe storms on Wednesday. Our weather partners at KCRG-TV9 says we’ll likely see two rounds of storms on Wednesday. The first round will pass through in the morning, but it’s the second round in the afternoon that could turn severe. They say sunshine and warmer afternoon temperatures could lead

Update on Delaware County Road Projects

The Delaware County Secondary Roads Department has provided us with an update on their projects around the county… They say Taylor Construction is continuing work on the substructure at the 220th Avenue Bridge Project. A schedule has not been set yet for the channel excavation at the Quaker Mill Dam Project. On C-64 between Greeley

Three Teens Injured in Fiery Clayton County Accident

Three teens were taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after an accident on Garber Road near Guttenberg. The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 16-year old Amber Garlow of Holy Cross went into the ditch and came to rest on its top before becoming engulfed in flames. Garlow and two passengers, 15-year old