Principal Jacqueline Lahey broke down crying as she introduced him. She finally gave up trying to get through the script, saying simply, “I love you, Wyatt.”
This year's Anamosa homecoming queen is the daughter of the 1990 king and queen and the granddaughter of a 1965 queen candidate.
Strawberry Hill Elementary students Karson Streets and Bree Brophy were selected as Pumpkinfest prince and princess.
The council made no decision, but two council members balked at the suggestion of raising two wastewater workers’ salaries by a dollar an hour for taking on the added testing duties.
Pat Callahan was appointed to the Jones County Board of Supervisors to finish the term of the late Keith Dirks.
Pat Callahan was one of four applicants to fill the vacant county supervisor seat.
The Jones County food bank’s stockpile hasn’t dwindled this low in at least a decade, according to administrator Sheri Hatfield.
The bell from the old Anamosa High School has long sat in the “new” school’s entryway. But now, after the remodel, it needs a new permanent location.
The Daly Creek Winery & Bistro has been a staple of fine dining in Anamosa for the last 11 years.
Booze now has a little more than an acre of Frontenac and Marquette grapes on his farm east of Anamosa, and he added two new rows this year. He’s also slowly building what will eventually be the Grant Wood Hills Winery’s tasting room.
A week of homecoming activities at Anamosa High School culminated with a 45-22 victory over Comanche and the homecoming dance on Saturday night. Wyatt Gracey and Hailey Harms were crowned king and queen Thursday evening following the annual homecoming parade down Main Street.
The second annual Stone City Festival celebrated local student art. It featured crafters, artists, entertainment and a flea market.
Anamosa City Council member Mike Dearborn is running against incumbent Mayor Dale Barnes in an attempt to bring in a different, more proactive leadership style.
It was Jan. 5 when Tom Szalat flipped his car, wedging it upside down in the creek during a blizzard. He was trapped and alone, chest-deep in freezing water, and he knew he was going to die.
Ernie Buresh, Paul Lewison, Jon Hatcher and Glenn Hein made the trip.
The move seemed unlikely at the Sept. 15 meeting, but restauranteur Rick Ellison came to the county board’s Sept. 22 meeting to plead his case.