One of Chelsey Bildstein’s last wishes before she died of ovarian cancer last August was to help people adopt children because knew she would never be able to have a baby due to her cancer. Now, a foundation formed in her memory is doing just that.
In a letter to the city, Anamosa school Superintendent Lisa Beames reasserted her claim that the city – and not the school – owns Sadie Street. She said she hopes both parties can work out their differences without getting more lawyers involved.
Anamosa senior Shannon Williams took second place in the watercolor category of the annual WaMaC Art Show earlier this month, which added to several other awards she has received for her art, including a $1,500 scholarship to the University of Northern Iowa.
The Anamosa Chamber of Commerce, Jones County Tourism and Jones County Economic Development are planning to move into a new office building in downtown Anamosa next month.
Arts Court volunteers hauled the remainder of the organization’s possessions out of the old Starlighters building Saturday, April 25.
Anamosa city officials have been meeting with the police and fire chiefs to explore the idea of upgrading their facilities.
Gas and electric customers in Anamosa will see a 2 percent increase on both bills starting July 1.
When Anamosa resident Judy Rose came for a second time to berate the City Council April 27 for failing to force her neighbor to remove a pile of garbage, it spurred a wider discussion about how the city handles nuisance properties.
The newest addition to the Anamosa Police Department will start in June.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources revised its determination of that materials the Anamosa wastewater treatment facility has to monitor and reduce.
Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds toured the aftermarket motorcycle product retailer’s showroom and warehouse April 15.
As Rainbow Day Care closed, the nearby Kidz R Us Day Care expanded its operation.
Rainbow Day Care went out with a party April 17, when about 50 adults and a swarm of children gathered at the National Motorcycle Museum to celebrate the defunct school-run program.
A man allegedly led police officers on a chase east out of Anamosa and lost his pursuers by traveling on several gravel roads before being arrested at a rural Center Junction home.
Republican delegates may soon be required to support the candidates who prevail at precinct caucuses at the national convention.
Anamosa High School student Corey Jones was one of about 20 people, besides reporters, who were allowed into Clinton’s premier campaign event, an education roundtable held at the Jones Regional Education Center in Monticello April 14.