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  • July 3, 2015

Journal-Eureka: Anamosa

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Court ruling on marriage extends rights nationwide

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that the constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage, gay couples in Jones County will be able to travel anywhere in the county to tie the knot.

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Thursday 07/02/2015
Children spend their days learning lines for ‘Frog and Toad’ production
Posted: July 02, 2015

Based on the popular children’s book series “Frog and Toad,” the play will feature a cast made up almost entirely of children from Anamosa.

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Joe Legg honored for 65 years in Rotary Club
Posted: July 02, 2015

The Anamosa Rotary Club last week celebrated Joe Legg’s 65th anniversary as a club member.

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Variance granted for home addition
Posted: July 02, 2015

Lori Reynolds reached an agreement with the Anamosa Zoning Board of Adjustment on June 24 to keep the new addition to her home with some modifications.

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Valve turner eases workers’ tasks
Posted: July 02, 2015

The Anamosa Water Treatment Department recently acquired a new valve turner, which will properly clean and monitor water mains.

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Fourth of July celebrations planned
Posted: July 02, 2015

Independence Day celebrations are planned to take place across Jones County

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Thursday 06/25/2015
THURSDAY: Teacher trial ends in mistrial
Updated: June 25, 2015 - 12:35 pm

The judge declared the trial of Eric Schulz a mistrial after the jury inadvertently learned the severity of the charge.

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Vintage Rally show goes on despite rain
Posted: June 25, 2015

The weather conditions weren’t ideal for the National Motorcycle Museum’s annual Vintage Rally June 20, but the show carried on.

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Remaining Rainbow Day Care items sold
Posted: June 25, 2015

The Anamosa school board approved the sale of a list of day care items to the highest bidders at its June 15 meeting. The items were from the now-defunct school-run Rainbow Daycare, which closed in April.

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Community garden grows in Anamosa park
Posted: June 25, 2015

The Anamosa Community Garden is beginning to sprout in Chamber Park.

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Former prison chaplain writes book on struggles
Posted: June 25, 2015

Former Anamosa State Penitentiary chaplain Lonnie Branch recalled being challenged by correctional officers when he ministered there in the 1970s.

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Sheriff said Plower case has been hard on his employees
Posted: June 25, 2015

“For the newer ones, who hadn’t had to experience something like this, it was difficult,” Sheriff Greg Graver said. “It felt like a betrayal, and it was.”

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Plower arson case remains open, says investigator
Posted: June 25, 2015

A state investigator said the arson case is ongoing for which former sheriff’s Deputy Jim Plower was sentenced to prison.

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Plower’s family remains supportive in ordeal
Posted: June 25, 2015

The daughter of former Jones County Deputy Jim Plower, who was recently sentenced to federal prison for arson, said his family will support her father through his ordeal.

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Lawyer seeks farmers for corn lawsuit
Posted: June 25, 2015

A plainspoken lawyer at McOtto’s in Anamosa June 17 implored a group of nearly 20 farmers to sign on with him and join the growing horde suing Swiss biotech firm Syngenta.

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WEDNESDAY: Teen testifies teacher touched her in classroom
Updated: June 25, 2015 - 1:18 pm

Day two of the trial of Eric Schulz, who was accused of inappropriately touching one of his students in 2013, included testimony from numerous witnesses for the prosecution, including the teenager making the allegations.

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