Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Red Cross Wraps Up Local Disaster Response Efforts

The Red Cross has wrapped up their local disaster response efforts in Clayton County and several other northeast Iowa counties. Over the past three weeks, outreach teams have spent time in McGregor, Guttenberg and Volga. Nearly four hundred people were helped across five counties following the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that devastated the area

Dyersville Added as Loan Site for Event Recycling Receptacles

Local residents now have easier access to renting recycling receptacles for events. The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency has added the City of Dyersville as one of its partners to loan recycling receptacles to event planners. These recycling units are available free of charge for community events in Delaware and Dubuque counties. They can

Masonville Special City Election Results

Masonville voters headed to the polls in a special election Tuesday. Two vacant city council seats needed to be filled. There were no candidates on the ballot, but several write-in candidates received votes. Joe Moreno, Pat Loughren and Mason Gallop each received two votes. Bess Brown, Jason Gallop, Kristin Gallop and Tom Maston Sr. each

Dyersville Area Relay for Life Raises Over $130,000

The Dyersville Area Relay for Life didn’t just reach their goal Friday night… they blew it out of the water. The annual event has raised over $130,000 – about $20,000 above their goal. Relay Committee Co-Chair Cindy Willenborg says they are absolutely thrilled. And while the total is high, it’s not quite a record –

Highway 20 Road Work

You may have noticed some road work along Highway 20 in Delaware County this week. The DOT says crews are patching concrete pavement. This is in isolated areas from Delaware to Dubuque. On Monday and Tuesday, the highway was down to one-lane of traffic from Earlville to Dyersville. The DOT says this operation has been moving pretty

West Delaware Hosting Back to School Fair

West Delaware’s Back to School Fair is tonight. Volunteer Janella Neverman says they work hard throughout the year gathering supplies and donations so West Delaware families have an easier time sending their kids back to school. Fellow volunteer Jenny Petlon says they’ll have a number of items available at no cost for West Delaware students.