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  1. Trojans split with Fort MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Kenady Waugh prepares to get a jump from second base during Game 2 against Fort Madison Monday night in Fairfield. Fairfield defeated Fort Madison 5-1 in the opening, and staked out a 7-2 lead in Game 2. Unfortunately for the home team, the visitors scored in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings to steal the win, 9-7.

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  2. John Norris to kick off Iowa gubernatorial ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | The Fairfield Ledger

    John Norris is hosting a "barn-raising" July 9 to kick off his campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor. The kickoff potluck takes place from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Walnut Hill Picnic Shelter at Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd., Urbandale.

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  3. Noah's Ark receives $15,000 from PetSmart CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Noah's Ark has received a grant of $15,000 from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. The funds will be used to spay and neuter outdoor, free-roaming, and feral cats through the ongoing "Beat the Heat" and the "Fairfield Fall Cat Fix" programs offered by CCSNAP, the Caring Community Spay Neuter Assistance Program.

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  4. Prichard to declare run for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Iowa Rep. Todd Prichard, an Iraq War veteran and rural lawyer, will announce his candidacy for governor today in Charles City, saying he intends to fight for economic prosperity for all and appeal to places in the state that have not always been hospitable to Democrats. Prichard, who was elected to the legislature in 2013, will join a growing field of Democrats seeking their party's nomination.

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  5. Driving tour celebrating birthday of Iowa Highway Patrol SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A commemorative tour honoring Eunice Viola "Ola" Babcock Miller, the founder of the Iowa State Patrol and the first female Iowa Secretary of State, will be held Sunday and will travel from Des Moines to Miller's final resting place in Washington. The Mother Road Tour, or "Miller's Patrol," is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. at the Ola Babcock Miller building, there Gov. Terry Branstad, Iowa Commissioner of Public Safety Roxann Ryan, and Iowa State Patrol colonel Jeff Ritzman making comments honoring Miller.

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  6. Arthur OvromRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Arthur Paul Ovrom, 90, of Keosauqua, died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Keosauqua Health Care Center from complications of progressive supranuclear palsy. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. today at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, with family present from 5-7: p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Van Buren Community Foundation, Keosauqua Congregational Church, or the charity of the donor's choice c/o Liza Ovrom, 500 Glenview Drive, Des Moines 50312.

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  7. Firm has eye on Noah's Ark dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Dallas, a black Labrador Retriever who had been at Noah's Ark Animal Foundation since February with zero prospects, might have recently found more than just a home - he might have pounced into his life's purpose. The 75-pound, 1-year-old lab left Wednesday for evaluation at Midwest K-9 Detection and Consulting LLC in Des Moines.

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  8. Des Moines, Iowa (Ap) - The Legislature has sent the governor a bill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Legislature has sent the governor a bill that would let police officers stop and ticket drivers who were texting while driving. The legislation approved Monday by the House would take effect July 1 if Gov. Terry Branstad were to sign it as expected.

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  9. Players flock to disc golf tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield resident Jeremy Jones takes a shot at a disc golf basket during the Fairfield Open Sunday at Chautauqua Park. Chautauqua Park was filled with cars Saturday morning for the Fairfield Park and Recreation Department's annual Easter egg hunt.

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  10. Chance to make voice heard at climate marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Climate change is real and we need your voice to be heard now. April 29, 2017, is your chance make your voice heard.

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  11. Peregrine falcons program set at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Dallas County Conservation will host a peregrine falcon program 9-11 a.m Saturday on the east side of the State Capitol in Des Moines.

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  12. Fritz, Lunsford, Cooper, Peebler, Courtright garner biggest honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Last week, the Fairfield Trojan wrestling program handed out its 2016-17 team awards. Among those recognized, from left, were Jonah Cooper, Brendon Lunsford, Michael Fritz, Dallas Peebler and Gannon Courtright.

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  13. Regent universities pitch tuition proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Last Thursday, my wife and I attended the Vienna Boys Choir Concert in Fairfield. I was surprised to see how many of the members were from countries other than Austria.

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  14. Residents can get new birth certificatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Recorder's office is participating in a program that allows residents to exchange their small birth certificates for larger ones. A press release from the Iowa Department of Public Health said the "wallet sized" birth certificates issued from 1993-2009 did not contain enough vital information to be used for identification purposes, "essentially making them useless documents for the purpose they are intended to be used for."

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  15. Bill would extend medical cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Iowa's medical cannabis program would not only be extended, but dramatically expanded under legislation that received its first hearing Wednesday at the Iowa Capitol. A three-person panel of state legislators advanced a bill that would extend the current program, which permits the use of a medicinal byproduct of the marijuana plant for treatment of intractable epilepsy.

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  16. Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Iowa Art Council call for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Arts Council announced Tuesday an open call for female artists to submit art for the Iowa Women's Art Exhibition, which showcases works from female Iowa artists and celebrates their contributions to the vitality of the arts and quality of life in Iowa. "All across Iowa, business leaders tell me our state's quality of life is one of the top considerations when they're looking to expand or recruit new employees," Reynolds said.

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  17. Build with Bags accepting grant applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Iowa's grocers would like to help local parks, school playgrounds, recreation trails or community gathering spaces in the local area that needs a little sprucing up with the Build with Bags grant from the Iowa Grocery Industry Association. The Build with Bags program awards grants of up to $2,000 for purchases of picnic tables, park benches, planters and playground equipment made of recycled plastic bags.

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  18. Tip nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Logan Carroll, left, waves to the camera as Fairfield Police Chief Dave Thomas and Jefferson County Sheriff Gregg Morton bus tables last week during a tip night at Fairfield Pizza Ranch. The officers were there to raise money for families of two police officers, Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Police Sgt.

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  19. Murder charge dropped in fatal Des Moines stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Authorities say a murder charge filed against a Des Moines man has been dropped because new evidence shows he wasn't involved. Sixty-nine-year-old Milton Leak had been charged in the Jan. 2 stabbing death of 55-year-old Andrea Brown.

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  20. Fairfield solar company helps customers win statewide awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Developer Todd Schneider, with Ideal Energy co-founder Amy Van Beek, accepts a 1,000 Friends of Iowa Renovated Residential award Jan. 20 at the State Capitol in Des Moines. Steffensmeier Welding & Manufacturing won a Best Development Award in the Renewable Energy category for its solar field near Pilot Grove.

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