Wapello (United States)

Type: City
Name: Wapello (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.1814
Longitude: -91.185402
population: 2,165
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Louisa County's story is a nation's story

WAPELLO, Iowa — At least 618,000, and as many as 700,000, Americans died in the Civil War. Up through the time of the Vietnam War, the Civil War casualties exceeded the America's loss in all its other conflicts combined.In Louisa County, an effort is ... [Published Muscatine Journal - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Six brothers gave their lives in war

WAPELLO, Iowa — Local residents are hoping that a celebration Thursday, Sept. 25, will be the start of a successful campaign to honor a family of Civil War soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.The Louisa County Historical Society  is sponsoring a ... [Published Muscatine Journal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bacon Fest coming to Louisa County

WAPELLO, Iowa — No matter how you slice it, hogs are an important part of Louisa County's economy. Farmers there produce well over 100,000 of them each year — and that's a lot of bacon.Come Saturday, Oct. 4, there'll be even more. That's when the county ... [Published Muscatine Journal - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

WWII POW, 95, rejected for tax break

WAPELLO, Iowa — An application for property tax relief for a 95-year-old World War II prisoner-of-war was rejected by the Louisa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, but not until the supervisors seriously considered ignoring a recommendation from ... [Published QC Times - Sep 02 2014]

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"That's all he read, but that was enough to get him going" Bayne said, adding that military records and Internet sources were some of the best source to find more information about the Littleton family
...in Louisa County will attend — and if they miss this year, that they will put it on their calendar for next year!" Vance said in an email, adding, "By the time they leave, the folks that come to our festival should have had their fill of bacon for the day and have learned at least two things about pigs and the pork industry in Louisa County!"

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Louisa County's story is a nation's story [Published Muscatine Journal - Sep 27 2014]
Louisa hopes to honor 6 brothers who died in Ci... [Published QC Times - Sep 26 2014]
Six brothers gave their lives in war [Published Muscatine Journal - Sep 15 2014]
Bacon Fest coming to Louisa County [Published Muscatine Journal - Sep 09 2014]
WWII POW, 95, rejected for tax break [Published QC Times - Sep 02 2014]
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