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Bridge in Williamsburg renamed in honor of fallen Vietnam veteran

Major League Baseball returns to Iowa this week, bringing with it a lot of expected visitors to the town of Dyersville. Show You Care: Antelope Lending Library helps kids keep reading by bringing books to them. Updated: 5 hours ago. A non-profit is making sure kids are reading by bringing...
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Ahead of week of baseball festivities, Dyersville prepares

On Sunday, the City of Williamsburg officially renamed the State Street Bridge after a fallen Vietnam soldier. Show You Care: Antelope Lending Library helps kids keep reading by bringing books to them. Updated: 7 hours ago. A non-profit is making sure kids are reading by bringing the books to them....
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Williamsburg renames bridge after Vietnam War veteran John F. Werner

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The City of Williamsburg officially renamed the State Street Bridge the SP5 John F. Werner Memorial Bridge at a ceremony on Sunday. Werner was born July 23, 1950 and was a 1968 graduate of Williamsburg High School. He enlisted in the United States Army and entered the service via the Regular Army. SP5 Werner served in Vietnam with the 1st Air Cavalry Division as an Aircraft Engine Repairman. His tour began on January 19, 1970.
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Jim Beckman of Grinnell

James (Jim) Barton Beckman, beloved father, son, brother and uncle, passed away Aug. 6, 2022, at the age of 75 after a battle with cancer. A funeral service will be held at the Grinnell Christian Church Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. A reception and snacks with the family will follow the service at the Elks Lodge in Grinnell. Interment will be held at Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry, Iowa, at 4 p.m.
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Keswick company executive charged with fraud, failing to pay over $440,000 in employment taxes

KEOKUK COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - A man from Keswick made his first appearance in federal court in Des Moines on tax and bank fraud charges. 59-year-old Thomas Sieren, who was Vice President of TCS Fabricating, Inc., allegedly failed to pay over $440,000 to the IRS between 2016 and 2020. Sieren also allegedly submitted two Paycheck Protection Program loan applications in which he falsely represented that the company had employees for which it paid payroll taxes.
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Keystone city council to meet about county dangerous animal ordinance

Iowa City City Council votes to table decision to remove chair of Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Iowa City City Council voted on Thursday to table a decision about whether to remove the chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. UnityPoint Des Moines closes 50 beds amid declining COVID-19 hospitalizations.
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Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass Digital Exhibit

Check out a new feature in the Magic Box on Burling first floor! On display now are three special editions of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Learn more about the infamously evolving collection of poetry and more Whitman in the Salisbury House Library Collection through the digital exhibit. Stop by the Reading Room (M-F 1:30–5 p.m.) to see an 1855 first edition of the title.
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'The Wall That Heals' honors Native American Vietnam Veterans in Iowa

TAMA, Iowa — “The Wall That Heals”, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is coming to Tama. The Meskwaki Settlement School is hosting the display and will be open to the public for free 24-hours a day. “The Wall That Heals” honors the more...
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