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Kelsey Moran grew up on a farm outside of Corydon and is the daughter of Mark and Joyce Brown. She is a 2005 graduate of Wayne Community School and attended college at Northwest Missouri State. Moran will be teaching jr. high and high school Family and Consumer Sciences and will also be the …

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At the Aug. 6 City of Corydon council meeting, new resident Mike Moran brought his passion for Corydon during the 10-minute open forum. “The reason I’m here is twofold: one to say that Corydon is a beautiful place, obviously. We’ve got a lot going for a small town,” he said, mentioning the W…

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Cody Keller, Wayne County 4-H alum, will be honored as a 4-H Alum of the Day by the Iowa 4-H Foundation. He will be recognized at noon Aug. 15 in the 4-H Exhibits Building.

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Russ and Barb Danielsen have been named as Old Settlers of the Year for the annual celebration and reunion. The Danielsens have two kids, Curt and Katie Rose. They also have two grandkids, Jeff, 12, and Carrie, 10. The two met in Oskaloosa while attending William Penn University and were mar…

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Prairie Trails Family Dental Clinics in Corydon and Chariton are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Michael Loew, D.D.S. Loew graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Science from The University of Iowa in 2014.

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After the July 25 City of Corydon meeting was called to order and roll call was given, the council turned to Bill and Nancy Buss of Hall Engineering. Bill Buss began speaking about a proposed storm sewer for the East Penn manufacturing company and provided drawings.

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Come see the magic with T.J. Regul, the Quad City Magican, at Old Settlers in Corydon Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. on the bandstand. Regul’s shows feature magic tricks, balloon twisting and a fun, energetic show for everyone. 

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At the July 23 Wayne Community School Board meeting, two school board members, Mandi Goretska and Bill Byrns were not present. Elementary Principal, Boyd Sinclair, was also not at the meeting.

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The Old Settlers entertainment will continue Aug. 10 with country band The Boys performing at the Hospitality Tent at 9 p.m. The Boys were previously in Corydon during Summer on the Square. 

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Wayne County Fair royalty were crowned tonight. Crowned queen was Katie Gassman, shown with her escort Conner Runyon; princess was Madalyn McCaslen; prince was Preston Allen.

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At the July 16 Wayne County Supervisor’s meeting, David Rhodes was present to give the supervisors the second and third reading of the Wastewater Ordinance. The ordinance outlines the Wayne County on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system.

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Come see the Dueling Fiddles, a Des Moines-based violin duo comprised of Geneviève Salamone and Hanna Wolle, both are Des Moines Symphony violinists. They will be performing at Old Settlers on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7-8 p.m. in Corydon on the bandstand.

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Connie Cox was born and raised in Corydon and attended Wayne Community School, where she played basketball, track and graduated at the top of her class with her high school sweetheart, Bob Cox.

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Jared Middlebrook, son of Mike and Mendy Middlebrook, recently returned from the FBLA Nationals trip in Baltimore, MD along with fellow members Brady Hackney, son of Chris Hackney and Patty Hackney, and Davin Veach, son of Cody and Lisa Veach. FBLA Sponsor, Holly Berndt, and Patty Hackney al…

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A ribbon cutting sponsored by the Corydon & Allerton Chamber of Commerce was held for the murial painting sponsored by Corydon Development Corp., along with donations from various organizations.

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At the July 9 City of Corydon Council meeting, the audience was given to Lance Lange. He spoke about needed repairs to the building at the Wayne County Fairgrounds entrance, to see if the city could do anything for it.

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The American Legion building in Corydon will be able to install an air conditioner unit, something it has never had before, thanks to a grant from Cook Insurance and their partner, MutualAid exchange (“MAX”) Insurance.

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The Wayne County Fair is coming up July 24-30, with several main events to draw in the crowds. To see events and times not listed here, pick up a Wayne County Fair 2018 pamphlet.

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The July 10 Allerton City Council meeting was called to order. The agenda, minutes and treasure’s report were approved. The unpaid bills were allowed.

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On July 4, the Prairie Trails Museum held their 23rd annual Freedom Ring to commemorate Independence Day and United States veterans. Joella Perry, Director of Veterans Affairs in Wayne County, spoke to the crowd inside of the museum about her childhood and her time serving in the U.S. Army.

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At the July 2 Wayne County Supervisor’s meeting, the agenda was adopted and the minutes and claims were approved.

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WAYCO Arts seeks actors who have finished kindergarten through 12th grades for this year’s children’s theatre production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Avoid the summer doldrums by attending the free one week “theatre camp” with auditions on Monday, July 16 and performances on Friday, …

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Seymour’s 123rd annual Old Settlers and all school reunion will start Friday, July 13 with Jack Couchman’s Classic Cribbage Tournament at the Community Center and an inflatable carnival at 6 p.m.

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Corydon State Bank has a new president to work with the community. Bob O’Donnell was born and raised on a farm in Colo and has worked in banks since high school, where he started as a bookkeeper. O’Donnell spent the years working his way up to advanced management, then cashier to president.

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The Wayne Community School Board meeting on June 25 welcomed Shey Bates of Winger Companies from Ottumwa to present ideas for new security measures in the school buildings. Bates talked about school security systems, one consisting of two video intercoms that would also need a card access to…

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The Round Barn Site has been a source of pride for Wayne County since 1991, when the site was saved by citizens who were concerned about the last round barn being sold to new owners who may have knocked it down. The citizens formed a non-profit corporation (called the International Center fo…

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The Corydon City Council meeting was called to order. Rod Parham opened with checking on a public hearing to advise the public of the City of Corydon’s intent to take sealed bids for the property at 205 E. Moore Street.

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At June 18 Wayne County Supervisor’s meeting, the agenda was adopted, the minutes were approved and the claims were approved. Bill Byrns of Emergency Management spoke about the training in Knoxville, where photo IDs were made for safety reasons when traveling to other county courthouses. The…

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Be sure to join us on Wednesday July 4th @ 3:00pm for the 23rd Annual Freedom Ring at Prairie Trails Museum in Corydon, IA. We will be celebrating the freedom that we all enjoy in the United States. Our guest speaker for this event is Joella Perry, Director of Veterans Affairs of Wayne County.

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Bordertown Day in Lineville will be June 30 with a full morning, day and night schedule of activities. At 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., the morning will start with a biscuits and gravy breakfast. From 8 a.m. to noontime, car show registration, sponsored by Snyder Brother’s Farms, will be on the North…

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Summer on the Square will always begin with the Corydon Farmer’s Market starting at 5 p.m., food and desserts will be served by different local clubs and businesses activities at 5:30 p.m., kid’s activities starting at 6 p.m. and free live music performances starting at 7:30 p.m.

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July is quickly approaching, meaning it’s almost time for the Wayne County Fair. With the fair comes the Wayne County Fair Queen competition, where girls aged 16-21 compete for the title of fair queen to represent Wayne County at the Iowa State Fair.

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Wayne County Child and Family Abuse Council was formed by a group of concerned citizens to improve the outcomes for all children including those at risk in Wayne County. We have sponsored two Back to School Bashes for families to get school supplies, screenings, and information about communi…

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Lindsay Kayser with some of her artwork displayed at Corydon State Bank in cooperation with WAYCO Arts.

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Lindsay Kaye Kayser has had a passion for art, since the age of four. She is the daughter of Carol and Thomas Kayser, and grew up in Corydon. Lindsay graduated from Iowa State University in 2015, where she got a B.A. in Advertisement and minored in English and Critical Studies of Design. She…

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Sadie & Kickin' Up Kountry will be performing Thursday, June 14 at Summer on the Square in Corydon on the bandstand at 7:30 p.m. The Chamber of Commerce will be serving barbecue pork sandwiches, cole slaw, chips, desserts & drink.

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The June 4 City of Corydon council meeting was called to order. No one was present for the open 10-minute forum, so the council moved on to consider Resolution 2018-22, an application for tax abatement under the City of Corydon urban revitalization plan for Burton and Linda Prunty for the pr…