Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Dyersville Library Hosting “Christmas in July”

Dyersville Library Hosting “Christmas in July”

The “Christmas in July” at the James Kennedy Public Library in Dyersville. Instead of waiting until December to support your local charities, the library is asking the community to get a head start by donating new toys to the Toys for the Needy Project, as well as non-perishable food items to the Dyersville Food Pantry,

Delaware County Fair – Day One

The Delaware County Fair kicked off yesterday in Manchester, with the annual fair parade last night. Plenty of semis, floats and tractors in the parade… Citizens State Bank had most of their team there, all decked out in pink shirts and pink pig balloons in honor of this year’s fair theme. And Manchester firefighters set

Independence Hosting Community Branding Forum

Independence is hosting a Community Branding Forum tonight. Absolutely Indee, in collaboration with BlueSpace Creative, has presented four logos to the Independence City Council as part of its Community Branding Initiative. The Independence City Council wants feedback from Chamber members and Shop Historic Independence retailers before it votes on a final design. Everyone is welcome

Grassley Staff Hosting Local Office Hours

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley’s staff is holding office hours in the area next week. Grassley’s regional director from Cedar Rapids, Fred Schuster, will be in Linn, Jones and Dubuque counties next Wednesday, July 19th. He’ll hold office hours at the Springville City Hall from 10:30 to 11:30 am, the Monticello Public Library from 1:15 to

Storms Bring Heavy Rain and Wind Overnight

Strong storms moved in overnight, bringing some heavy rains in a short amount of time. According to the National Weather Service, the KMCH listening area generally saw anywhere from one to two inches of rain. Reported rainfall amounts varied from about an inch in the Edgewood area to one-point-three inches in the Manchester and Monticello

Delaware County Fair Kicks Off Today

The Delaware County Fair kicks off today in Manchester! 4-H and FFA kids will be busy getting their fair projects judged throughout the day in the Fairgrounds Pavilion. The 4-H/FFA Dog Show will be going on this afternoon starting at 12:30 pm in the show ring, with the 4-H/FFA Horse Show at 3 pm in

Manchester Chamber Sideliners Raffle

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a fun way to support your community this NFL season! Whether you are a football fan or not, the Chamber Sideliners Raffle provides a way to give back to local businesses while also have great chances of winning yourself! Chamber Sideliners Raffle tickets are on sale now

Former MV Coach Hired as IGHSAU Associate Director

A former Maquoketa Valley High School coach has been hired as the Associate Director of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. Gary Ross will begin his duties on August 1st. He will be the sport administrator for basketball, cross country and track and field. Ross has been the activities director at Johnston since 1995,

Central City Man Killed in Motorcycle/Car Collision

A Central City man was killed in a motorcycle/car collision on Friday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year old Dillan Sackett died in the crash. Authorities say it happened on Paris Road and Buffalo Drive near Central City. A car eastbound on Paris Road was turning northbound onto Buffalo Drive when she was

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