Summer Cox killed by thief near Ottumwa

On Mon., Feb. 26, Seymour native and Allerton resident Summer Leanne Cox, 34, a mother of three children, was killed in a head-on vehicle...

Housing group attempting to solve countrywide rural crisis

Rural Iowa has a housing crisis. A group of civic leaders across Wayne County have come together to take the first steps in solving...

Trevor Wolf moving on after six years as Wayne County Engineer

For the past six years, Wayne County Engineer Trevor Wolf has made the job of the Board of Supervisors easier. If there are complaints...

Governor Reynolds

On Oct. 27, Governor Kim Reynolds was present in Corydon to visit with Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa. Among the hot topics were...

Mark A. Nessen Memorial Pharmacy scholarship awarded to first student

Mark Nessen loved Christmas. He grew up in the golden age of Wayne County, before the farm crisis, when every storefront contained a shop....

Jackie Gunzenhauser earns her next degree

In the humid June heat of Little Rock, Jackie Gunzenhauser tested for her fourth-degree black belt with the sun at its height. Arkansas weather...

Tyler Anderson uses demolition derbies to help children eat lunch

Tyler Anderson holds a strong opinion about the school lunch program in the State of Iowa. He does not believe, regardless of the condition...

Cobi Norris takes on the hurricane

There is no doubt for the people in its wake, 2017 will be known as the Year of the Hurricane. In early September, Hurricane Irma,...
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