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WEST UNION — A Fayette County jury has awarded more than $96,000 in damages to the owners of Luigi’s Restaurant in Oelwein, which was destroyed by fire in 2016.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Kaley McIntosh Dugger and Chloe Dugger, daughters of Mike and Debbie McIntosh Dugger, Spokane, and granddaughters of Marian McIntosh and the late Robert McIntosh, Oelwein, graduated from universities this spring and summer.


Oelwein businesswoman LouAnn Milks, owner of LouAnn’s Quilt Garden and Retreat, is feeling very blessed these days. With retirement on the horizon, Milks was hoping to find someone interested in taking over her business located at 21 E. Charles St. After 29 years in operation, and now 4 gran…

After Governor Reynolds vetoed a bi-partisan bill to fix Iowa’s medical cannabis law to help more Iowans, Republican leaders in the House and Senate rejected a proposal from Democratic lawmakers last week to find a solution before the Legislature convenes again in January.

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.