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  1. James Norton GiltnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Hills basketball. He was attentive in caring for his animals and working the gate at the Wapello County Fairs in Eldon for many years. Surviving is his wife, Addie Kay; two sons, Jay Norton Giltner of Batavia and Matt James (Kelly) Giltner of Mt. ...

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  2. John W. SickelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The funeral is 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Cranston Family Funeral Home in Eldon. Burial, with military honors, will be at Mt.

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  3. Toby Lee WeberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... divided between three Batavia organizations. Memorials can be sent in care of Cranston Family Funeral Home, PO Box 10, Eldon 52554. An online guestbook can be signed at www.cranstonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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  4. Lucille Illene HootmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cranston Family Funeral Home in Eldon, with the Rev. Jerry Caughron officiating.

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  5. Donald S. PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Donald S. Pool, 89, of Eldon, died at 4:23 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Hospice House in Ottumwa. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon, with the Rev.

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  6. Donald PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Donald S. Pool, 89, of Eldon died at 4:23 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Hospice House in Ottumwa. Born Nov. 14, 1927, at Douds, he was the son of Fred C. and Opal Akerman Pool.

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  7. Susan's Travels, Tours + TripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    THE MOST FAMOUS WHITE HOUSE IN AMERICA: GRANT WOOD'S AMERICAN GOTHIC DRAWS VISITORS TO ELDON, IOWA. A dour farmer, wearing overalls and a jacket and clutching a pitchfork, poses rigidly next to a pinch-faced, apron-clad woman who gazes into the distance.

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  8. George Edward Rebol Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A time of remembrance, with the family present, will be 1-2 p.m. Monday at Cranston Family Funeral Home in Eldon. A procession will form at 2 p.m. at the funeral home to proceed to Leando Cemetery near Douds for the graveside service, with military honors.

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  9. Ruth CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... Birmingham, she was the daughter of Earl M. and Hazel B. Carl Filson. She married Fred W. Carter on Aug.11, 1951, in Eldon. Ruth Carter, 88, of rural Douds died at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Sunnybrook Living Care Center, Fairfield. ...

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  10. Carol EhretRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Carol Ehret, 74, of Eldon died at 8:52 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Hospice House in Ottumwa. The funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon, with the Rev.David Albert officiating.

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  11. Eldon haunted house opens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The haunted house will welcome visitors from 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again those same hours on Oct. 28 and Oct. 29. According to Linda Manley, chief of the Eldon Fire Department, the haunted house is geared toward adults, but it is up to parents to decide if their children can handle it. The event flyer states, "Not recommended for young children."

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  12. In Iowa, piecing together the puzzle that is 'American Gothic' artist Grant WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    The house in Eldon, Iowa, that inspired Grant Wood's "American Gothic." Wood's sister Nan and Cedar Rapids dentist Byron McKeeby posed for the iconic painting.

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  13. Comets earn first victory over Warriors; Pekin falls to S-KRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... to New London on Friday night for the team's other non-district matchup while Cardinal will host Southeast Warren in Eldon. PACKWOOD - After a scoreless first quarter from both teams, the Cobras picked up where they left off last year, scoring the ...

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  14. Eldon man injured in auto accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    An Eldon man was life-flighted to the hospital Sunday morning after he was ejected from his car and trapped underneath it. At about 7 a.m., Robert A. McCarty, 37, was driving a 1992 Chevrolet Camaro south on V64 south of Libertyville.

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  15. James Robert BartlettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    As were his wishes, the body has been cremated. A memorial service will at 11 a.m. Saturday at Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon, with the Rev.

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  16. Project AWARE volunteers muscle 40 tons of trash from lower Des Moines RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    July 11-15, 329 volunteers took part in the 14th annual Project AWARE, traversing 52 miles of the Des Moines River through Wapello, Davis, Van Buren and Lee counties from Eldon to Croton. Project AWARE stands for A Watershed Awareness River Expedition.

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  17. Cardinal wins 5-3, advances to next roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Cardinal's offense roared to a 5-3 playoff victory over Twin Cedars on Tuesday night, scoring runs in the first, second and seventh innings while putting a two-spot up in the fourth. "These guys had a great approach to the game and competed their tails off," said Cardinal head coach Tom Hallgren.

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  18. Troy Lee - Tiger' HuffmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Survivors include, his partner of 23 years, Margaret Stribling of Douds. Daughters Abbie Shaw of Selma, Margie Stone of Eldon, and seven grandchildren.

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  19. Volunteers to clean the Des Moines River in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    Iowa and Illinois volunteers will be clearing the lower Des Moines River of trash this week, and they're heading right through the heart of Van Buren County. Sponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the 14th annual Project AWARE will cover 53 miles of the river between Monday and Friday, starting in Eldon and ending at Farmington.

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  20. Virginia May SluttsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Virginia May Slutts, 94, of Muscatine and formerly of Eldon and Douds, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at Pearl Valley Care Center in Muscatine. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Eldon Assembly of God Church, with the Rev.

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