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Crowd petitions council to save Cedars Edge
by Rick DeClue · News · September 22, 2016
More than 30 people showed up at the West Branch City Council meeting Monday to talk about the Cedars Edge Golf Course – an item not even on the agenda.

Centennial sanctuary: Friends Church celebrating 100-year-old building
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · September 22, 2016
West Branch Friends Church on Sunday plans a daylong celebration to mark 100 years in the same building at 116 North Downey Street.

New plans get addition under $20.1M
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · September 22, 2016
At a Sept. 7 work session, members of the West Branch Board of Education grew frustrated trying to find ways to pare back to $20 million plans to build additions at two schools.

69 new citizens swear allegiance to United States
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · September 22, 2016
Mohamed Hamed said he came to America years ago to escape war-torn Sudan; he completed the naturalization process in 2004 to gain American citizenship.

Butterfly bus here Saturday
News · September 22, 2016
Saturday, Sept. 24, is National Public Lands Day, and the National Park Service is hosting Ms. MariPosa, an interactive Monarch Butterfly bus.

Democrats stopping by, calling
News · September 22, 2016
Cedar County Democrats will by calling and knocking on doors for Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Highway 6 movie gets Emmy nomination
News · September 22, 2016
The award-winning documentary “River to River: Iowa’s Forgotten Highway 6,” produced by Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, has received a Mid-America Emmy nomination.

P&Z meets Sept. 27
News · September 22, 2016
The Planning and Zoning Commission meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Offices.

Piano concert Sept. 24
News · September 22, 2016
Springdale United Methodist Church will host lifeline Methodist and pianist John Nilsen 1 p.m. Saturday.

News · September 22, 2016

News · September 22, 2016

Casey’s honors employee who saved choking man
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · September 15, 2016
In early August, Matthew Johnson was sweeping when a Casey’s General Store co-worker called for help.

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