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  • Construction begins on Railroad Street

    posted on Friday, August 9, 2019 An extensive, but meticulously-planned water main project is underway on Railroad Street in Parkersburg.

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  • Council: Urgent need for ambulance crew Pickleball courts in the works

    posted on Friday, August 9, 2019 At the Parkersburg Council meeting on Monday, August 5, the council discussed an urgent need for drivers and EMTs for the Parkersburg ambulance crew and received an update on fundraising for new pickleball courts.

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  • King defends immigration enforcement, detention centers at Parkersburg town hall

    posted on Friday, July 12, 2019 Congressman Steve King played the hits last Tuesday during a town hall meeting at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Parkersburg, echoing familiar refrains on illegal immigration and abortion that have come to define him as one of the most polarizing figures in modern American politics.

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  • Cordes excited to serve his hometown clinic

    posted on Friday, July 12, 2019 Seventeen years ago, Jeremy Cordes graduated from Aplington-Parkersburg High School and set out to become a pharmacist. A change of heart convinced him to shift gears and study family medicine at Des Moines University, and this summer, he's returning to his old stomping grounds as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) at the Unitypoint Clinic in town.

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  • Miracle Field debuts in Parkersburg

    posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Matt Waller saw it firsthand as a 12-year-old. Waller's older brother, Brad, was injured in a car accident that left him confined to a wheelchair. Brad was a kid who was involved in everything and played sports year-round. And then, in an instant, there were very few outlets for him to participate in those kinds of activities. Story courtesy of the Waterloo Courier

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