Stuart M. Harris, the great grandson of Captain Charles S. Stuart, one of Audubon’s founding fathers, has written his first novel entitled, “The Northeast Quarter.”

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URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — A sometimes hostile crowd peppered Iowa Congressman David Young with questions about the Affordable Care Act, environment and other issues at a public forum in Urbandale.

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SUMNER, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in the small northeast Iowa city of Sumner are investigating a fatal shooting for the second time this year.

When it’s difficult to fit your job title on a business card, that immediately suggests you have an unusual job. I was the Manager of University-Owned Small Residences at Cornell University and that was the most challenging job of my entire career. The small residences I managed were university-owned fraternities, sororities and cooperatives.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A subcommittee in the Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature has approved a comprehensive gun bill that includes a stand-your-ground provision.

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KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — A July trial has been scheduled for a Keokuk man accused of killing his mother in the home their shared.

A plea deal has been reached in the case against Andrew Malloy, the Audubon man charged with robbing the local Subway last April.

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The Audubon Police Department has arrested 25 year old Austin Greve of Audubon, on a litany of charges, including attempted murder, after an incident on South Division Street Thursday evening.

DES MOINES — Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton graduate Evan Hansen had three head-to-head wrestling wins last weekend and has qualified for nationals.

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AUDUBON — Audubon Wheelers of days gone by will have a chance to compete for the Wheelers again in an upcoming Wheeler Alumni Basketball and Volleyball Tournament set for March 25.

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ELK HORN — Bonds between grandparents and their grandchildren are unique, special, and often strong. For Trudy Juelsgaard and her granddaughter, Kealey Nelson, theirs extends onto the hardwood.

ELK HORN — Facing a feisty Coon Rapids-Bayard club they'd faced twice already and split with, Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton's Spartan boys basketball squad dug deep and advanced along the tourname…

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MAPLETON — Dictating the action on the defensive side was Class 1A No. 3 Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton's plan going into Monday's girls basketball regional final at Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto High Sc…

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Olympic leader Thomas Bach's grand plan was to streamline the Olympics, cut costs and encourage more cities to try to host the games.

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns pulled off a pair of trades just before the NBA deadline on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say former New York Jets defensive lineman Scott Mersereau has been charged with punching a 15-year-old boy after accusing the teen of egging his South Flor…

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WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Celtics went into Thursday's trade deadline armed with the assets needed to make a major deal and put pressure on the Eastern Conference favorite Cleveland Cavaliers.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will travel to Norway in June for a match in the coastal city of Sandefjord.

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It was just over a year ago that the Children’s Nest, Audubon County’s first childcare center opened in an unused wing of the Friendship Home, a long-term care facility in Audubon.

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A major hurdle in the planning stages of Waspy’s Truck Stop south of Audubon has been cleared, as the FAA has made a determination regarding the property. Progress on the proposed business, which would feature a full service truck stop, convenience store, 24 hour cafe, coffee bar, 40-room ho…

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A ribbon cutting was held on Oct. 18 at the new AMVC Warehouse, located on the AMVC Veterinary Services campus at the north end of Audubon. The building, which will be a biosecure site, will serve as a distribution point for the many products and supplies needed by customers of AMVC Veterina…

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The Exira Community Club hosted a series of ribbon cuttings on Thursday, Oct. 6 to celebrate three new businesses in the community. They started at Holistic Healing Massage, located inside Salon 207. Kim Wood is the Licensed Massage Therapist who operates the business. After that, the Commun…

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On Sunday, Sept. 18, the Williams Welding crew was called in to help in taking down the old Rose Theater marquee.  The Audubon Community Cinema group has had a goal of removing the marquee to assess the damage to the structure.  Years of neglect and the harsh Iowa winters had definitely take…

When it’s difficult to fit your job title on a business card, that immediately suggests you have an unusual job. I was the Manager of University-Owned Small Residences at Cornell University and that was the most challenging job of my entire career. The small residences I managed were university-owned fraternities, sororities and cooperatives.

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Dr. Tracy Vitale was nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award for her community contributions and role as mentor

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The American Cancer Society event's participants raised more than $319K

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union's executive commission says he does not want a "hard border" between Northern Ireland and member state Ireland once Britain has broken away from the bloc.