The Oelwein Police Department on Wednesday announced the arrest of two people in the July 27 burglary of the Oelwein Chamber and Area Development building at 25 West Charles Street.


An SUV reported stolen from an Oelwein home Sept. 2 contributed to police later in the day finding “a large amount of stolen property” stashed at the city campground, according to court documents.

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OELWEIN — Royce and Frankie King will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Monday. They were married in Grace United Methodist Church in Oelwein, on Sept. 16, 1944. They are still members of the same church today.

DEAR ABBY: I’m having trouble with a friend, “Julie.” We have been close friends for about five years. Julie is 29, still a virgin and lives at home. I never thought much about her living at home but, as the years go by, her living arrangements have become more front and center.

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DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig on Monday commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Conditions report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November.

AMES — In an on-going effort to build future leadership for both the Iowa cattle industry and the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, ICA is taking applications for the 2020 Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Program. The application deadline is Nov. 1 and can be downloaded from the ICA website, www.iac…

In case you haven’t heard, our lawmakers have returned from their six-week, summer sabbatical, ready to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. Among the agenda items for this legislative session: firearms, keeping the government from shutting down, trade and, at least for some Demo…