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  1. Accident near Eldon claims lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Wapello County Sheriff's Department along with Eldon Fire and Rescue, Floris Fire and Rescue and Ottumwa Regional Health Center assisted Iowa State Patrol officers on scene.

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  2. Food transport service sees widespread successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Home

    The district expected to serve about 50 meals a day, but they were serving 70 to 85 meals a day during the end of June at the Eldon City Park location. They say that could be due to the meal service vehicle, which is brightly marked with information about the food service program.

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  3. Locally showing performance combines 'The Three Little Pigs' with MozartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Home

    Pig noses, Mozart, and summer camp aren't things you would normally put together, but that was the case Thursday in Eldon. Students in the Cardinal Community School District's Comet Adventures Learning Camp had a front row performance on Thursday for the Iowa touring musical, The Three Little Pigs.

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  4. Davises celebrating 60th wedding anniversaryRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Dexter Company in Fairfield, and Mrs. Davis is a retired school bus driver from Cardinal Community School District in Eldon. The couple has two children: daughter Cindy Schmidt and husband Bryon of Mansfield, Texas; and son Dennis Davis and wife ...

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  5. American Gothic' house open for free tours during American Gothic DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Eldon community will celebrate its annual American Gothic Days June 12-14 with several activities, including free tours of the little house made famous in Grant Wood's "American Gothic" painting. The celebration will begin with supper in the park at 5 p.m. June 12, followed by a street dance with music by Jennifer Handling and the Revolution from 7-10 p.m. The American Gothic Performing Arts Festival's performance of "Always ... Patsy Cline" will be at 7:30 p.m. in the McHaffey Opera House.

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  6. Eleanor Meyer 1928-2015Read the original story

    May 19, 2015 | The Democrat

    ... passed away Tuesday May 12, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society, Algona, at the age of 86. She is survived by her son, Eldon (Marilyn) Meyer of Algona; son-in-law, Steve Eckard of Cedar Rapids; daughter, Ellen (Rod) Meyer of Whittemore; grandchildren, ...

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  7. Once-discarded UNI baseball coach flourishing at IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... that everybody can control. It's something that's overlooked. You say you play hard. But do you?" Heller grew up in Eldon, Iowa and took over as the head coach of his alma mater, Division III Upper Iowa, just a year after graduating. He was with the ...

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  8. Shirley Anne SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Howard Smith, 2700 Hwy 1, Birmingham, IA 52535. Shirley was born Feb. 4, 1932 to James and Matilda (Essary) Wilson in Eldon, Iowa. She married Howard Smith October 2, 1954 in Ottumwa. This last year they celebrated 60 years of marriage. Shirley ...

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  9. Ron KlickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Free Press

    Ron Klicker, 62, of rural Seneca, IL and formerly of Eldon, IA, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Born Jan. 10, 1953 in Ottumwa, IA, Ronald Lee was a son of Marianne and Harry Edward Klicker.

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  10. Ron KlickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Free Press

    Ron Klicker, 62, of rural Seneca, IL and formerly of Eldon, IA, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Born Jan. 10, 1953 in Ottumwa, IA, Ronald Lee was a son of Marianne and Harry Edward Klicker.

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  11. Sarah Louise RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    As were her wishes, the body has been cremated. A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eldon Christian Church.

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  12. Charlene Lou ElkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... rd of Libertyville, and Barb Topping of Stockport; one daughter in-law, Bonnie Bernick; and companion, Rollin Davis of Eldon.

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  13. Margaret Belle PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Birmingham; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many great- great-grandchildren; and one brother, Rex Moore of Eldon. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: her parents; one sister, Louise Essary; five brothers, Theodore, ...

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  14. James D. LaughlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... to American Lung Association or Douds Field Day can be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at PO Box 302, Eldon 52554. Mr. Laughlin grew up in the Douds community and graduated from Douds High School with the Class of 1957. He attended ...

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  15. Mark Allen YochumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Mark Allen Yochum, 53, of Batavia and formerly of Eldon, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. As were Mr. Yochum's wishes, the body will be cremated following visitation.

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  16. Marilyn Joan CarbaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Marilyn Joan Carbaugh, 83, of Eldon, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Good Samaritan in Ottumwa. The funeral is planned for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Eldon Christian Church in Eldon.

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  17. Mark Steven HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The funeral is set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon, with the Reverends Mark Young, Dave Albert and Bobby Carnahan officiating. Burial will be in Iowaville Cemetery west of Selma.

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  18. Midwest Traveler: Iowa opens up world of artist Grant WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The house in Eldon, Iowa, that appears in Grant Wood's “American Gothic” painting will be open for tours starting in April. At left, a cameo brooch worn in the painting by Wood's sister, Nan, and by his mother in another work.

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  19. Culver-Stockton, Central, Kirkwood Community ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... from the area earning the distinction are: Jessica Saunders of Bonaparte; Tyler Golden of Douds; Alissa Sloan of Eldon; Maryanne Eagleson of Fairfield; Christian Smith of Farmington; Mitchell Countryman of Hillsboro; and Ryan Hamberg of Keosauqua. ...

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  20. James Cervantes, Lt. Col. USAFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    Born in Eldon, IA, as the son of Mexican immigrants, Jim enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II, earning his pilot wings in the final months of the war. He subsequently served in the Occupation of Japan, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War.

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