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21 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Mayor accused of sexual abuse bonded out of jail

Oelwein mayor Jason Manus, accused of sexually abusing children, has bonded out of jail.

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Related Topix: Oelwein, IA

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.

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Related Topix: Elgin, IA, Clermont, IA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

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.

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Related Topix: West Union, IA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Minnesota Lawyer

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.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Oelwein, IA, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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.

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Related Topix: Oelwein, IA

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.

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Related Topix: Oelwein, IA

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.

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Related Topix: Oelwein, IA

KCRG

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.

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Related Topix: Oelwein, IA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KCRG

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.

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Related Topix: Oelwein, IA, Strawberry Point, IA, Arlington, IA

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