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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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  • Aplington-Parkersburg's Knock bronze in long jump

    posted on Thursday, May 23, 2019 After earning seventh place in the long jump at the Drake Relays, Morgan Knock wasn't sure he had even qualified for the event at the Class 2A meet at all after the state-qualifying meet.

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  • Parkersburg to Host Iowa Economic Development Downtown Forum

    posted on Thursday, May 23, 2019 The Iowa Downtown Resource Center will offer several downtown forums in July focusing on the characteristics of a successful downtown. The day will include a self-assessment tool and discussion topics in five major areas – characteristics that contribute to the success of a downtown. There will also be an overview of programs and grant opportunities for downtowns.

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