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The Albia Police Department has announced that 36-year-old Aaron Koester has been arrested following an investigation by the Albia Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation. Koester of Indianapolis, Indiana, was arrested by Indiana authorities on Sept. 3 and extradited to …

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The Blue Demon wrestling team made their annual pilgrimage to Lincoln, Nebraska for the 2021 Nebraska Team Camp June 21-25. The camp featured 18 teams from the Midwest, including teams from Missouri, Oklahoma, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa. Albia wrestled in 12 duals…


James “Jim” Edward McGee, age 69, passed away on September 22, 2021 at his home in Delta, IA.

Richard Eugene Barger, age 74, of Albia, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Charles “Jake” Eugene Jacobs, age 89, of Albia, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Monroe County Hospital in Albia.