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Hunt for your next hidden treasure at the Rutledge Flea Market

From farm animals and fresh produce to secondhand clothes and homemade jewelry, the Rutledge Flea Market quite possibly has something for everyone. More than 400 vendors sprawl across 80 acres in northeast Missouri from the second weekend of March through October. Gates open at 7 a.m. every second Friday and Saturday of the month. The market’s last weekend will be Nov. 4 and 5.
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Tunnel to Towers 5K added to Donnellson 4th of July schedule

FORT MADISON – To do good and never forget. That’s the motto of an organization whose sole purpose is to help and honor families who’ve lost loved ones in the line of first responder service – Tunnel to Towers Foundation. The New York-based charitable foundation was...
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Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington obituary – Jeffrey Ernest Munford, 80, Farmington – WAITING FOR PHOTO

Jeffrey Ernest Munford, 80, of Farmington, Iowa passed away at 9:56 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Keosauqua Health Care Center in Keosauqua, Iowa. He was born on August 20, 1941, in Farmington, Iowa, the son of James and “Mickey” Arling (Corns) Munford. On January 20, 1963, he married Marilyn Dovsenspike in Burlington, Iowa.
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PK gives Albia substate win over Hawks

DONNELLSON – Central Lee gave up a penalty kick with 1:50 left in the match to end their season Thursday night. The Hawks battled back from a 3-1 deficit in Class 1A District 5 substate soccer action at Central Lee against Albia. A tough defensive battle out of the...
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For the Record – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

05/16/22 – 11:22 a.m. – Fort Madison police responded to a report of a property damage accident at the intersection of 15th Street and Avenue G. 05/16/22 – 11:33 a.m. – Fort Madison police responded to a report of a property damage accident in the 1400 block of 35th Street.

Warriors fall in home opener to Chiefs 8-1

The Van Buren County Warriors fell in their home opener to the Keokuk Chiefs 8-1 The first inning saw the Chiefs threaten when they would get runners to the corners before a fly-out ended the top of the first inning. The Warriors would be retired in order in the first. The second inning saw the game’s first run when a Cole Gillenwater sac fly would score Zach Meyers. Neither team would score over the next inning and a half as the Chiefs lead 1-0 after three innings. The Chiefs would add runs in the fourth and fifth innings, while the Warriors scored in the fourth on a Taylor Sprouse ground out to make the game sit at 3-1 after 5 innings. The Chiefs would have break out inning in the sixth. The Chiefs had three hits and two walks in the inning as they expanded the score to 7-1 after six innings. The Chiefs would win 8-1, and the Warriors would get runners on in the seventh but would not score.

Large shed full of hay total loss after fire outside Rutledge

NEAR RUTLEDGE, Mo. — Fire destroyed a large metal hay shed in Scotland County on Wednesday. The call reporting the blaze came in at 11:40 a.m. Sheriff Bryan Whitney told KTVO the fire happened at Oberholtzer Dairy on Route A, a mile east of Rutledge. The sheriff said the...


A man from Eldon is in custody in connection with a weekend burglary in Ottumwa. Ottumwa Police say they were called around 3:40 Saturday afternoon (5/14) about a burglary at a residence on Taft Circle. It was reported a man forced his way into the back door of the residence and threatened the victim with a handgun. The suspect, 18-year-old Demetrius Wilson of Eldon, was found a short distance from the residence after his vehicle broke down. Wilson is charged with first degree burglary, assault while participating in a felony, first degree harassment, going armed with intent and being a person ineligible to carry dangerous weapons. Wilson is being held on $25,000 cash only bond in the Wapello County Jail.