Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Dyersville Area Relay for Life Raises Over $130,000

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.

Jean S. Grimm – Marion

Jean S.(Fettkether) Grimm, 74, of Marion, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017, surrounded by her family at the Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha.   Funeral services will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church of Marion at 11:00am Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Aurora, Iowa. Visitation will be

Protective Vest Donated to Linn County K9

Linn County’s K9 is getting a bullet- and stab-protective vest. It’s all thanks to a donation from a non-profit organization based in Massachusetts called Vested Interest in K9s, who is committed to providing this potentially lifesaving body armor for our furry four-legged officers across the country.   Each vest is valued around two thousand dollars.

School Board Candidates Announced

The candidates for this year’s school board elections have been announced. In the West Delaware School District, three board members are leaving, with several new names hoping to take their spots. Ryan Peyton and Ed Poynor are running for the four-year term in the South District, which is currently Dr. John Tyrrell’s seat. Dan Hogan

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision Near Farley

Three people were injured in an accident near Farley Monday night. It happened near the Farley Speedway around 6 pm. Farley Police say 58-year old Heladio Marban-Sanchez was driving a pickup truck pulling a trailer north on 7th Street Southwest when a car driven by 25-year old Cody Brimeyer of Dubuque pulled into the intersection

Delaware County Sets Date for LOSST Election

Delaware County has set November 7th as the date for the Local Option Sales and Services Tax election. Voters will be asked to renew this one-cent sales tax, which is currently set to expire at the end of 2019. The Local Option Sales and Services Tax can only be implemented on January 1st or July

Lake Delhi Residents Enjoying First Full Summer Back

Lake Delhi residents are enjoying their first full summer of having the lake back. The community celebrated with its “Dam Right, We’re Back” Bash on Saturday, with live music, food vendors and activities at several different sites around the lake. Longtime Lake Delhi resident Randy Pilkington was there, soaking it all in and not taking