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4 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Supervisors review Cedar Creek project

Detra Dettmann, executive director of Pathfinders Resource and Conservation and Development, told Jefferson County Supervisors today that taxpayer dollars wouldn't fund the Cedar Creek Partnership Project.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Skunk River, IA

8 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

County wants out of RUSS

Washington County supervisors discussed getting out of RUSS during their meeting Tuesday morning.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Paving approved in time for Heartland

The Jefferson County Supervisors approved the use of a Revitalize Iowa Sound Economy Grant to pave Nutmeg Avenue during the county's next construction season; this comes before Heartland Co-op's anticipated opening in the fall of 2015.

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Authorities need your help in locating missing Ottumwa man

The Wapello County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing Ottumwa man.

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Investigators still working homicide case of Eldon man

Last Monday, the owner of the Main Street Bait Shop in Eldon, 64-year-old Darrell Teeter, was found dead.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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2. Police chase ends on Edina family's front lawn -- Christina McCauley did not expect to begin her Wednesday by finding police on her front porch.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sex offender ordered back to transition program

A man who fled from a sex offender transition program in Cherokee, IA has been ordered to return to the program.

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Related Topix: Cherokee, IA, Sioux City, IA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Fairfield man found guilty in death of his father

A Wapello County Jury has found a southeast Iowa man guilty in connection with a fatal crash that killed his father in December of 2012.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Suspicious death reported in Eldon

The Wapello County Sheriff's Office issued a press release Monday in which it stated the death is suspicious.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

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Eldon, Iowa death under investigation

UPDATE: The Wapello County Sheriff's Office has told KTVO a man was found dead at the Main Street Bait Shop in Eldon, Iowa.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Building robots at summer day camp

Although school hasn't started quite yet in Ottumwa, many students are still getting in a lot of learning this summer.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Man who fled sex offender transition program in Cherokee captured in Oklahoma

A man who fled from a sex offender transition program at the Mental Health Institute in Cherokee, Iowa has been apprehended in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Marshals arrest Iowa sex offender in Oklahoma

The Iowa Department of Human Services announced Friday that U.S. marshals apprehended Cory West on Thursday night at a Tulsa, Oklahoma, motel.

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Related Topix: Cherokee, IA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Watershed project benefits Wapello County

The success of the Buckeye Creek Water Quality Improvement and Flood Reduction Project in Wapello County underscores just how beneficial environmentally responsible land practices can be in Iowa.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Iowa, Agriculture, Science, Weather

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Free Ol' Time Music Festival set in Eldon

The 18th annual Ol' Time Music Festival will take place Friday and Saturday at the Wapello County Fairgrounds in Eldon.

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