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When Jim Evilsizer wandered into The Pitts Stop Bar & Grill in Charlotte one January day, all he was looking for was a pulled pork sandwich. 

A couple of years ago, Calamus-Wheatland Activities Director Michael Bruns attended a Central DeWitt High School football game and became inspired. 

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The closure of a crumbling bridge along Old U.S. Highway 30 near Wheatland could cut off travel for multiple people who use it to access their properties.

Sycamore Media last week hired an area economic development leader to be The Observer’s new general manager.

For the better part of three days, DeWitt Public Works Director Matt Proctor and Gary Felsing with the city’s streets division cruised up and down the roads in DeWitt.

Maquoketa Livestock Sales held its final auction Saturday. The family of owner Bob Larkey, who died in December from COVID-19 complications, is hoping to sell the operation to someone who will keep it a going concern. Here, Kathy Ihrig, an employee of Maquoketa Livestock Sales, hugs Robin Kr…

April 8 and 9, nine Central DeWitt High School students participated in the 56th annual Iowa High School Model United Nations conference. Students were (from left) Laura Sutton, Josie Rempt, Alexa Finley, Eli Eggers, Wyatt Sailer, Colton Bierman, Caden Bernauer and Sal Mercado. Not pictured …

As it does each year, the Central DeWitt Community Educational Foundation (CDCEF) last week handed out its 2021 teacher grant and endowment allocations. 

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Before the games and the sets and the matches, before even the first point is scored, tennis begins with love.

Robert “Bud” Johnson may live in Monticello, but his relationship with the city of DeWitt dates back more than 30 years.