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Derwood W. Bealmer - Derwood W. Bealmer, 77, of Moberly, MO, died Thursday, April 17, 2014. Derwood was born October 23, 1936, in Central City, IA, to William Floyd and Nellie (Stark) Bealmer. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

HCHS wins pair of tennis duals - HARLAN -- The Harlan Community boys tennis team improved its dual record to 2-1 earlier this week, winning 5-4 at St. Albert Monday before sweeping Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 9-0 in Tuesday’s home opener. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Rock Valley College Job Fair - In past years, the Rock Valley College Aviation Maintenance Technology Dept. has asked regional companies to conduct “mock interviews” for our graduating students receiving their Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic’s License as it gives them a chance to meet with prospective employers to review their resume, discuss job opportunities, etc. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Nine gold medals carry Cyclone girls to Koos Invite title - HARLAN -- The Harlan Community girls track team carried on a tradition of excellence in the Koos Invitational Thursday night, winning nine events and scoring 175 points to easily distance itself from the rest of a nine-team field. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Strong finish lifts HCHS boys to Cyclone Invite title - HARLAN -- A strong showing in the distance events and a late push in the point column allowed Harlan Community to claim the team championship of Tuesday’s Cyclone Boys Invitational track meet at Merrill Field. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Public meetings - MONDAY Fairfield Community School District Board of Directors — Fairfield Community School District ~ Center; 6:30 p.m.: budget hearing. Fairfield Community School District Board of Directors — Fairfield Community School District ~ Center; approximately 7 p.m. following budget hearing: approve agenda; approve consent agenda (approve minutes, approve bills, open enrollments, support staff ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Wort & Johnson Ink 2014 Contracts - SIOUX CITY, IA - Today the X's announced the addition of two more pitchers as RHP Rob Wort and RHP Patrick Johnson have inked 2014 contracts. Wort, 25, has pitched the last 5 seasons in the Washington National organization. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

NBA playoffs: Open season on the home teams - For the first time in NBA history, the home team lost five of the eight first-round openers. The Nets won in Toronto, the Warriors won at the Clippers, the Hawks won in Indiana, the Wizards won in Chicago and the Blazers won in Houston. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Stanley Liggins Trial Set For Murder Of 9-Year-Old Girl - DAVENPORT, IA - It's a case in the Quad Cities that has been overturned over and over again. Stanley Liggins was convicted and sentenced to life in prison twice for the murder of Jennifer Lewis. Another - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Everyone's descended from someone; QUEEN LEAH BLANKESPOOR and HER ... - Oskaloosa news - Darwin Lourens is a local contractor; Lauri is a general music teacher at Madison and Jefferson Schools; Steve is director of The Homestead, in Altoona, IA, that provides a variety of innovative solutions for autism. George Smits and Sarah Markus had ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Iowa courthouses are short on protection - DesMoinesRegister.com - FAIRFIELD, Ia. – District judges in Jefferson County hear cases behind a bench fortified with bulletproof fiber designed to protect them in case of a shooting. It's an improvement over benches in some Iowa courthouses, where thick law books are ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Alden's fourth coaching search begins - STLtoday.com - On Monday night, Central Missouri spokesman Mike Knipper issued this statement on behalf of Anderson: “The team just returned from having a great meal in Jefferson City with Governor and Mrs. Nixon. I am the ... Tom Davis, former Iowa coach (retired). - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Jefferson County man arrested after long investigation - Ottumwacourier - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office joined the investigation after the second call, and finally on Monday a sheriff deputy served a warrant and arrested Brian Robert Hawthorne, 29, at 1689 Pleasant Plain Road, just outside of Fairfield. Hawthorne was ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Iowa prosecutor to pursue cases against felons charged with illegal voting ... - The Republic - Her attorney says she will argue that the charge against Rupe is unconstitutional after an Iowa Supreme Court ruling Tuesday made it unclear which felonies cause offenders to become disenfranchised. (AP Photo/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office). - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Delbert Ross Fleig - Fairfield Ledger - The son of Lorenzo Wilfred and Zelda Meryl Bridges Fleig, Delbert Ross was born July 15, 1930, at the Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield, Iowa. He attended a small country school and graduated from Richland High School in 1947. Through a close ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Critics say Iowa courthouses have variety of security features; many need ... - The Tribune - DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa courthouses have a variety of security features, with about half banning guns and fewer providing secure areas for judges and staff to work outside courtrooms, according to critics pushing for upgrades. A gun incident in March ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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