21 hrs ago
Mayor accused of sexual abuse bonded out of jail
Oelwein mayor Jason Manus, accused of sexually abusing children, has bonded out of jail.
23 hrs ago
Fayette County Union
Bennett history brings family together
It was the largest gathering of Bennett descendants who ever attended a reunion recently at Mike and Diane Baker's in Elgin.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Iowa judge reverses ban over courtroom photos
Community Media Group, which owns the Fayette County Union in West Union, said Wednesday that District Judge Richard Stochl lifted the ban placed on Jerry Blue.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Across the Region: August 18
A western Iowa bar once featured on a reality television show can keep its liquor license despite bad behavior shown on the program, a judge ruled.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Oelwein man in jail after hitting man in face with baseball bat
One man was sent to the hospital on Tuesday after being hit in the face with a baseball bat, according to officials.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Fairfield Ledger
Judge threatens to sanction Iowa photographer
An Iowa newspaper photographer says that because a judge threatened sanctions, he won't publish a picture of a mayor charged with sexual abuse.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
WHO-TV Des Moines
Northeast Iowa Mayor Arrested, Accused of Sexual Abusing Two Girls
The mayor of the northeast Iowa community of Oelwein has been arrested, accused of sexually abusing two girls in 2010.
Oelwein Mayor Faces Sex Abuse Charges
According to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, Jason J. Manus, 36, who has been mayor of the city since January, was arrested at his home Monday morning.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Two Arrested for Three Fayette County Burglaries
Thursday sheriff's deputies arrested 25-year-old Samuel Oberbreckling, of Oelwein, and 23-year-old Patrick Farrell, of Strawberry Point.