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Friday, 20/05/22
Additional charges in sex abuse case   On May 19, 2022, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office filed additional charges in their ongoing investigation into the Sex Abuse case involving Matthew Nordrum. The following charges were filed involving three additional victims; Sex Abuse in... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/05/22
  Reduced fees for vendors during RAGBRAI in WU   by Jack Swanson   Vendors for West Union’s RAGBRAI overnight stay may be putting a few more dollars in their pockets than originally thought. It has been announced that vendor... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 04/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
South Winneshiek alum Felicity Taylor captured the Senior women’s freestyle national title Friday at the U.S. Open in Las Vegas, Nev. Taylor took first place at 53 kilograms by defeating Alyssa Lampe in the finals via a 14-3 technical fall. (submitted photo)   Taylor earns gold at U... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
Committee Chairperson Ron Saboe will be showing young riders like Josie Michael, a third grader at West Union Elementary, how to ride a bike safely and use the proper safety equipment, like a helmet, during the Bicycle Rodeo, Tuesday, May 17, at the West Union Elementary School. (Jack Swanson photo... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
There was standing room only at the West Union City Council meeting, Monday, May 2, when the future of the golf course and of a planned biking and walking trail was up for discussion. (Jack Swanson photo)         No conclusions following public meeting on golf... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/04/22 - 0 comment(s)
  Seed Savers Exchange workers petition for union election   Employees of Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) are filing a petition with the NLRB to form a union. The union intends to represent full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees, bridging all departments. The majority of... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/04/22 - 0 comment(s)
Members of the Clermont Fire Department, including (l-r) Kevin Wescott, Randy Wiedenhoff (chief), Brant Schrader (assistant chief), and Kenny Monteith (secretary), stand in front of the brand-new pumper truck. The truck was ordered two years ago and was finally brought to its new home in Clermont... + continue reading


Wednesday, 18/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
South Winn junior Billie Wagner qualified for the State Track Meet this week in three separate events, including the 1500-meter run, 3000-meter run, and as a leg of the 4x800 meter relay. (Zakary... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 31/03/21 - 0 comment(s)
All I wanted was a teabag   by Jerry Wadian   All I wanted was a teabag.   Mornings I need my coffee; like I really need to wake up. Evenings I prefer tea. And, as a brand,... + continue reading


Wednesday, 18/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
Sara and Duane Strong   Duane and Sara Strong will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a reception at the Illyria Community Church Sunday, May 29, following church services. The... + continue reading

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