Wapello County Newswire (Page 2)

Wapello County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wapello County, IA. (Page 2)

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  1. Chelgren not seeking re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Iowa Sen. Mark Chelgren announced Saturday that he will not seek re-election for Iowa Senate District 41. Chelgren made the announcement at the Wapello County Republican Party's county convention in Ottumwa. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, formerly the state's public health director and current ophthalmologist, announced she would run for the party's nomination to fill Chelgren's seat.

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  2. Ottumwa's naval air history marks 75 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Air Station's 75th anniversary. She was researching the NAS in order to give an oral history of it at the Wapello County Historical Museum. The only book Cofer could find about any of the Naval Air Stations in the U.S. during World War II was a ...

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  3. Ottumwa's Bridge View Center hosting Family Fest SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... benefits of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to youth. The sixth component is Health. New for 2018, Wapello County Public Health is helping to grow and develop the Health Walk component of Family Fest. Health Walk will be an interactive ...

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  4. AGRICULTURERead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... ram includes lunch, so registrations are required for an accurate lunch count. To reserve a seat, contact the Wapello County Soil and Water Conservation District at 641-682-0752.

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  5. Brink Announces Run for District 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Osky News

    Holly Brink of rural Mahaska County announced that she will be seeking election to the Iowa House of Representatives in District 80, which includes the eastern half of Mahaska County, the northwest corner of Wapello County and all of Monroe and Appanoose counties. Brink grew up on a farm in Keokuk County and is a graduate of Oskaloosa High School.

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  6. Beginning Farmer meeting focuseson alternative cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach invites area young farmers to a gathering at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Wapello County ISU Extension office to the local Start to Farm peer group meeting to discuss ways to diverse income from the farm by growing products like fruits and vegetables. Joe Hannan, horticulture specialist, will talk about what crops have the propensity to make money and how.

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  7. Mary Stewart of Ottumwa runs for Iowa Senate District 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Stewart, an Ottumwa resident herself, is running for the Democratic Party's nomination, which will be decided at the June 5 primary. District 41 includes all of Van Buren and Davis counties, the eastern half of Wapello County and the western half of Jefferson County.

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  8. OUTDOORSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A public ceremony to dedicate Soap Creek and Eldon Wildlife Areas, Stephens State Forest Unionville Unit, Lake Wapello State Park and a portion of the Soap Creek watershed as Iowa's newest Bird Conservation Area will take place at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Pioneer Ridge Nature Center; located about 6 miles south of Ottumwa on the east side of Highway 63 at the Wapello County Conservation Board headquarters. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting the dedication that will include presentations and the unveiling of a special Bird Conservation Area sign.

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  9. Ed Malloy won his ninth term as mayor of Fairfield in November, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield Mayor Ed Malloy has announced his bid for the District 41 State Senate seat currently held by Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa. Ed Malloy won his ninth term as mayor of Fairfield in November, but now he's setting his sights on a higher office.

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  10. Loose Meat Sandwich Eating Contest Coming to Iowa this SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    New York City has the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest ... now Ottumwa has an eating contest of its own. "Major League Eating", the same organization that hosts the hot dog eating championship ever year, will bring a new eating contest to Wapello County this summer.

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  11. Hawthorne contributes to organizations that help familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    From left, Cindy Roush from Sieda Community Action accepts a donation from Sheila Peck and Jordan Appel, representing Hawthorne's Community Causes. Hawthorne's Community Causes recently donated to two community organizations that help families in need: Sieda Community Action and The Lord's Cupboard.

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  12. Wapello County Sheriff arrests 3 in EldonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    At about 2:45 p.m. Dec. 15, Wapello County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 610 Wood St. in Eldon, and as a result of the search warrant three people were arrested. Ernest Weeks, age 71, of Eldon, was charged with possession, receipt, transportation, or dominion and control of firearms by a felon, a Class D felony.

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  13. State lawmakers' outside jobs present possible conflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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  14. Ottumwa Man Allegedly Impersonated Officer to Break Into HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... d with first degree burglary, impersonating a public official, and criminal mischief. He is being held in the Wapello County Jail on a $29,000 bond.

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  15. Correction: Conflicted Interests-ABRIDGED storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Calhoun Times

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Post Register

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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  17. State lawmakers' outside jobs present possible conflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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  18. Votes by citizen legislators sometimes have personal benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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  19. Public & Personal Interests Blurred By State LawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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  20. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | KTMF

    ... a year in revenue. "We have to keep the public's trust," said Jerry Parker, the Democratic chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors in Chelgren's district. "If they see us benefiting financially from votes that we make, the perception is ...

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