Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Two Candidates Running for Vacant Delhi City Council Seat

Two Candidates Running for Vacant Delhi City Council Seat

Two candidates have filed to run for a vacant seat on the Delhi City Council. Shawn Lee Wilson and Rosanne Downs will face each other in a special election on June 27th.  The winner will fill the remaining term of Paul Lechtenberg, who resigned from the council. His term runs until the end of the

Federal Agents Serve Search Warrant in Fayette County

Federal agents were in Fayette County on Tuesday morning serving a search warrant. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says it took place in Westgate. It was the result of a lengthy multi-agency investigation involving local, state and federal agencies. Sheriff Marty Fisher says this is an ongoing federal case and the situation is being managed

World Pork Expo in Central Iowa

The World Pork Expo will draw thousands of agricultural producers to central Iowa this week. The annual event is being held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Wednesday through Friday. Doug Fricke, spokesman for the National Pork Producers Council, says visitors will see hundreds of booths at the world’s largest pork industry-specific trade

DNR Reviewing Recent Falls at Local State Parks

The Iowa DNR’s public information officer says they are reviewing the circumstances from this past weekend where a man from Dubuque fell 40 to 50 feet from the area known as the Horseshoe Bluff at the Mines of Spain Recreation Area. Spokesman Alex Murphy says they’ll determine if any charges are filed against the three

Daniel J. Kaiser – Masonville

Daniel J. Kaiser, 61, of Masonville, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.  Dan was born on September 14, 1955, in Manchester, the son of Robert and Adorine (Heims) Kaiser.  He attended tech school while attending West Delaware High School and then graduated

Hero Hustle Triathlon Returns in August

The Hero Hustle Triathlon will return later this summer. Mark your calendars for Sunday morning, August 27th at Schram Park in Manchester. Manchester City Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley says after a great turnout last year, they’re looking forward to this year’s race. Fellow organizer Kristi Kudrna says this is your chance to give

Delaware County Supervisors Meeting

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors heard an update on the Lake Delhi dam operations at their meeting Monday. Local engineer Pat Colgan, who helped worked on the project, updated the board on how the lake levels are controlled, how the flood gates work and what awards they’ve won since the project was completed last

Farmers Savings Bank Recognized Nationally

A local bank has been recognized nationally. Farmers Savings Bank has been honored with the 2017 America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence. The honor was for Farmers Savings Bank’s efforts during America Saves Week/Military Saves Week to encourage customers to save money. The award is presented each year to financial institutions that succeed in getting