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05/28/2020 - 10:01am
Gunshots were fired, but no one was injured during an incident in Parkersburg on May 26. Timothy Ovel, 53, Waterloo, was arrested by the Parkersburg Police Department and charged with Reckless Use of a Firearm, Carrying Weapons, Domestic Assault...

Opinion


The St. Louis Red Cross Motor Corps is on duty during the influenza epidemic of 1918. (Photo from Library of Congress)
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05/27/2020 - 1:13pm
Publisher's note: Jill (Jungling) Burcum is a former resident of Parkersburg, now writing for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. This article is reprinted with permission from the Star Tribune at startribune.com. Memories of my great-grandfather are...

Sports


Aplington-Parkersburg’s Sarah Gaul was one of the top returning seniors in a talented 2020 class for the Falcon girls soccer team. (Jake Ryder photo)
05/21/2020 - 2:21pm
Falcons were ready for the grind The path to the state soccer tournament for Aplington-Parkersburg girls soccer is never an easy one. But the Falcons were ready to take on that challenge, and head coach Cory Goetsch felt big things were possible...

Obituaries

05/26/2020 - 9:26am
Hilda Oltman, 95, of Grundy Center, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, at the Grundy Center Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required...

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