Wapello County Newswire (Page 3)

Wapello County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wapello County, IA. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 52 of 52 in Wapello County, IA

  1. Heartless In The HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Switched

    ... years, will be reduced to the poverty-level federal minimum of $7.25 from $10.10 and $8.25 respectively. The Wapello County minimum wage, now $8.20, will also be cut back to $7.25. Another 36,000 low-wage workers in Polk County, the state's most ...


  2. Two killed in Wapello County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado truck driven by Casey Eugene Conard Jarmes, 18, of Sigourney, was traveling east on Bladensburg Road at 8:17 a.m. According to the Iowa State Patrol's crash report, the vehicle failed to stop and yield at the stop sign at the intersection with the Agency/Hedrick Road. A 2010 KW semi-tractor driven by Joseph Dale Snakenberg, 61, of Webster, was traveling north on the Agency/Hedrick Road.


  3. Report compares the healthiest Iowa countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KCRG

    ... in the state. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked Winneshiek County the best in the state for health. Wapello County finished last in 99th. Among major metro areas, Johnson County ranked the highest in seventh place. Dubuque County was in the ...


  4. Red state legislatures are taking away workers' raises and paid leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    ... County residents got a raise to at least $8.25 an hour. More Iowans were soon going to join them. Come 2019, Wapello County planned to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, while Linn was set to go to $10.25 and Polk County to $10.75. Lee County ...


  5. Let counties decide on minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Some counties in Iowa have raised the minimum wage. Wapello County is now at $8.20.


  6. Authorities arrest man in connection with overnight shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... lass D felony and intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a Class C felony. Pickerell remains in custody in the Wapello County Jail. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.


  7. One Arrest Made After Saturday Morning Ottumwa ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | WHO-TV

    ... nd faces felon in possession of a firearm and intimidation with a dangerous weapon charges. He remains in the Wapello County Jail.


  8. Auditions set for children's chorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... [email protected] The chorus will perform a variety of repertoire during the 15-day festival throughout Wapello County and will be featured in a special Father's Day performance June 18. "As in the past, we plan that this chorus will be ...


  9. Jennie - Ruth' GoehringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... January 10, 1919 to Orin L. and Anna Nelson Copeland at her grandparent's farm northwest of Batavia, Iowa in Wapello County. When Ruth was six months old her father was killed in World War I, at the age of 10 years old her mother married Carltie ...


  10. Lawmakers Consider Consolidating CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... do we do with the facilities, for instance?" she said. "Probably 10-15 years ago, we just built a new jail in Wapello County, so will we have the jail there and the courthouse there, or will we have it someplace else, and you know, you lose your ...


  11. Iowa woman faces multiple animal cruelty chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... of rabies vaccination. Stocker's court appearance is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Wapello County Court house.


  12. Lee County study committee discusses raising the minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... floor for everybody." While cities can "opt-out" of a county-wide minimum wage increase - like Ottumwa did in Wapello County - Marion was confident his city council in Keokuk would back Lee County if a wage increase was proposed. "I don't ever see ...