Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Two Local Residents in Governor’s Charity Steer Show

Two Local Residents in Governor’s Charity Steer Show

A new record was set at the Iowa Governor’s Charity Steer Show and Sale at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday. The sale generated $271,000 for the Ronald McDonald Houses of Iowa. The winner was Governor Kim Reynolds, showing a steer owned by Cody Von Glan of Vail. A young man from Dyersville, Alec Gotto,

Register for Hero Hustle Triathlon

The Hero Hustle Triathlon is Sunday, August 27th starting at 9 am at Schram Park in Manchester. This is a 400-yard swim, 16-mile bike ride and 5K run. Race consists of individual and team competition. Proceeds from the race will go to the local law enforcement, ambulance and fire departments of Delaware County. Individual fee

Sign Up for Manchester Masonic Lodge Tractor Ride

The Manchester Masonic Lodge 165 is hosting a 50-mile tractor ride on Saturday, August 26th! They’ll start at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester with registration at 7 am. Ride leaves at 8:30 am and heads to Masonville (with snacks available there), Lamont, Backbone State Park (with lunch available to purchase), Dundee and back to

Two Arrested after Manchester Drug Investigation

Two people have been arrested following a drug investigation in Manchester. Manchester Police say the investigation dates back to an incident on April 10th, when they served a search warrant at a home at 817 East Howard Street. During the search, officers discovered several items that led them to believe illegal narcotics were being used

Milk from Iowa State Fair Cows Dumped This Year

All of the milk collected from dairy cows being shown at the 11-day Iowa State Fair will be dumped this year. In years past, the milk was sold to a Des Moines area co-op for production into cheese. This year, however, the longstanding buyer backed out and no one else stepped up. Dairy farmer Doug

Deanne M. Tobin – Worthington

Deanne M. Tobin, 60 of Worthington passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 14, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville.   Visitation will be held 1-8 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where the Worthington Volunteer Fire Department will gather at 6 pm.  Visitation will continue Friday

Federal Search Warrant Executed in Downtown Dyersville

Federal officials executed a search warrant in downtown Dyersville Tuesday morning. U.S. Attorney Spokesman Tony Morfitt from the Northern District of Iowa confirmed to KMCH that the Department of Homeland Security executed the search warrant, with Dyersville Police providing assistance. He says there have been no arrests and no criminal charges. He did not release

Hopkinton Fire Trains for Grain Bin Rescue

The Hopkinton Fire Department spent their Monday night training for a grain bin rescue. Fire officials say with the approaching harvest season, they wanted to make sure all the members of their department could work together and be able to quickly and efficiently perform a successful rescue.     (photos courtesy of Hopkinton Fire and

Change in Hours at Manchester Aquatic Center

As summer winds down, the hours at the Manchester Aquatic Center will be changing. Manchester Parks and Rec Director Doug Foley says new hours go into effect this Wednesday. Foley says the change in pool hours is due to staff shortages. Foley says even with the combination of unseasonably cool and very hot days, the