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 …
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…
Phillip Dean Hughes, age 58, of Lovilia, passed away on October 6, 2021 at University Hospital in Columbia, MO. He was born on July 21, 1963 in Albia, IA to William and Phyllis (Foster) Hughes.
It’s been 14 years since I last did a wilderness backpacking trip into the Rocky Mountains. Way too long, actually.
Just when I think I’ve seen it all in youth sports, I witness something new that boggles my mind. Earlier this summer in a Minor League baseball game, three eight and nine-year-olds all ended up on third base with one out. Technically, had there been no outs, it would have been an unassisted…
Inside today’s newspaper you’ll find our annual Spring Home Improvement section. My wife and I are in the final stages of the biggest home improvement project of our 46 years of married life, that of building a retirement cabin.