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

    9 hrs ago | 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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  2. Volunteers remove 40 tons of trash from Des Moines RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says volunteers in canoes have removed more than 40 tons of trash from the Des Moines River in the southeast corner of Iowa. The 14th annual Project AWARE event organized by DNR had 329 volunteers traveling 52 miles of the river through Wapello, Davis, Van Buren and Lee counties.

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  3. Wapello, Mediapolis and Columbus school districts get ready for influx of studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hawk Eye

    Tammi Edwards of Wapello grabs boxes to begin restocking the library Monday at Wapello High School in Wapello. The library received new carpet, paint, ceilings and lights during the summer.

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  4. Wapello accepts boat ramp bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Hawk Eye

    A $20,141 apparent low bid from River Construction Co., Wapello, to complete renovation of the Fred T. Schwob Boat Access in Wapello was accepted by the Wapello City Council Thursday.

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  5. Export recognition for Iowa manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... his 32 years of assisting Iowa businesses in Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello and Wayne counties, Ziegler has worked with a diverse rural and suburban population, delivering professional, consistent ...

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  6. Program scheduled to show conservation's economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Hawk Eye

    ... e Iowa Association of County Conservation Boards CEO Tom Hazelton at noon at the Louisa County Complex, northeast of Wapello.

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  7. Car show proves to be the heart of Chief Wapello DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Hawk Eye

    Harley Alcox, of Nevada, Iowa, wipes down his 1923 Ford T-Bucket during the 16th annual car show Saturday at the annual Chief Wapello Days celebration. The car show and accompanying tractor show consisted of more than 140 classic vehicles.

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  8. Rodeo coming back to WapelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Hawk Eye

    The annual FFA PRCA Rodeo, which starts tonight and continues through Saturday, has attracted more than 3,000 spectators in past years. FFA adviser and Wapello High School agricultural teacher Irv Meier is expecting just as many people this year.

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  9. Ray MalcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Hawk Eye

    Ray Oliver Malcom, 81, of Wapello died Saturday, July 9, 2016, at the emergency department of Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. Born Nov. 14, 1934, in Oakville, he was the son of Lewis and Cora Munson Malcom.

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  10. Wapello will honor their "Music Man"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Hawk Eye

    Hal Cross and his wife, Clarice Cross, are shown. Wapello is set to honor its Music Man before and after Saturday's Chief Wapello Parade.

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  11. Van Buren shuts out IMS in final regular season contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... play on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Mediapolis, as the Warriors will come off their first round bye to face Central Lee. WAPELLO - The Panthers' postseason ended in the first round, as Pekin fell to Central Lee 7-4 in Wapello on Saturday afternoon. Ryan ...

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  12. Southeast Iowa Skeet Club names championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Southeast Iowa Skeet Club in Fairfield hosted the SE Iowa Zone Trap shoot over the weekend. Zone team champions, who will advance to the state tournament in July in Cedar Falls are: Bryan Stephens, Wapello; Parker Baugh, Mt.

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  13. FCA function sees beneficial momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Hawk Eye

    Former Iowa men's basketball coach Tom Davis signs a golf cart owned by Wapello resident Terry Belzer during a Fellowship of Christian Athletes fund raiser at Heritage Oaks Golf Course. Former Iowa men's basketball coach Tom Davis signs a golf cart owned by Wapello resident Terry Belzer during a Fellowship of Christian Athletes fund raiser at Heritage Oaks Golf Course.

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  14. Velora ColemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Hawk Eye

    Born Jan. 10, 1930, in Oakville, she was the daughter of Oscar and Jessie Reddick Swanson. On March 28, 1950, she married Jack Coleman in Wapello.

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  15. Former employee resurrects the Wapello Dairy BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Thursday, June 16, 2016 photo, new owner of the Wapello Dairy Bar Jeff Ashby stops for a photo in the kitchen of the eatery, in Wapello, Iowa. MANDATORY CREDIT In this Thursday, June 16, 2016 photo, new owner of the Wapello Dairy Bar Jeff Ashby stops for a photo in the kitchen of the eatery, in Wapello, Iowa.

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  16. Ashby resurrects the Wapello Dairy BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    Owner Jeff Ashby, left, takes orders at one table, while at the next table, Karen Grimm, right, has dinner with her son, Brenton, green shirt, and her two grandchildren, Stefan, 3, bottom right, and two-year-old Aldan, middle, Thursday at Wapello Dairy Bar in Wapello. The Wapello Dairy Bar, located at 308 U.S. 61 North in Wapello, reopened June 9 under the new ownership of Wapello native Jeff Ashby.

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  17. Eroding riverbank endangers city streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    The riverbank north of the Highway 99 bridge Friday in Wapello. Although efforts have been made to ensure the stability of the town's north bank, the community's south bank has been eroding steadily for years.

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  18. Steamboat Days 2016: Jake Owen and Brothers Osborne best show in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... Burlington in Burlington, Iowa. Remnants of a concrete structure along the Iowa River Friday, June 17, 2016 south of Wapello, IA. Although efforts have been made to ensure the stability of the town's north bank, the community's south river bank has ...

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  19. Burlington man killed in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    BURLINGTON, Iowa - The Lousia County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of an accident, after it was reported a car was on it's top in a ditch. On Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10:50 AM officers found a Chevy Impala on it's top in a ditch on J Avenue near the intersection of Highway 61; nearly two miles south of Wapello, Iowa.

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  20. Been There? Done That? - Fairview Zoological FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    This roadside attraction southeast of Wapello opened in 2011 as a place for DeWayne and Melinda Connolly and their children to display exotic animals collected over 30 years of providing transportation services to zoos, moving animals like polar bears and giraffes from one city to another. Occasionally, animals come home, and the rural Louisa County property now is home to dozens of species, and hundreds of individual animals.

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