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SEISO to Present Free Chamber Concerts

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will promote their 2014-15 season with a set of free chamber concerts July 16-17, 2014 in Burlington and Fairfield and a mini noon concert in Washington. The Fairfield concert is 7:30 pm Wednesday evening, July 16 at the Sondheim Center. The mini concert in Washington will begin at 12:15 pm…

Iowa State Fair Offers Entertainment and Activities Just for Kids

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DES MOINES, IA (07/10/2014)(readMedia)– The Iowa State Fair has a wide variety of free, family-friendly fun coming to the 2014 Fair. Kids’ activities and entertainment, all free with admission, can be found everywhere from the Kids’ Zone to the Fun Forest Stage. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, set August 7-17. The Kids’ Zone…

Missouri State Reps Candidate’s Forum July 29th

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KIRKSVILLE – The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer to the voting citizens of the community an opportunity to meet candidates running for the office of State Representative of the 3rd District. This race will be determined in the August 5th election.   These two Republican candidates,…

Symphonic Blast Has Been Rescheduled

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The annual “Symphonic Blast!” in Burlington’s Crapo Park has been rescheduled for August 16, 2014. Starting at dusk (7:45 PM), the concert will be a rich and wonderful blend of popular and light classical music. As always, it will conclude with Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever and the best fireworks in the region. Bring your…

Six Iowa Farm Families to Be Recognized at the Iowa State Fair

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DES MOINES, IA (07/07/2014)(readMedia)– Six Iowa farm families will be honored as recipients of The Way We Live Award at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Each family will be recognized for their love of the land and the product they produce in award ceremonies during the Fair. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, August…

Iowa State Fair Ticket Office Opens July 7

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Print at Home Tickets Offer Convenience DES MOINES, IA (06/30/2014)(readMedia)– “Nothing Compares” to affordable family entertainment at the Iowa State Fair, August 7-17. For Fairgoers planning ahead, the State Fair Ticket Office will open Monday, July 7, to offer discounted tickets on admission, rides and more. The State Fair Ticket Office, located in the Administration…

Ottumwa Symphony Board to host “Sips in the Summer”

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OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors is inviting the public to attend “Sips in the Summer” on Friday, July 11. The evening of music, silent and live auctions and a delightful selection of heavy appetizers and summer cocktails will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ottumwa Country Club. An exciting…

151st Davis County Fair: July 15th – 20th in Bloomfield

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151st Davis County Fair: July 15th – 20th in Bloomfield   Free Gate Free Parking   Grandstand Entertainment: Harness Races Tractor Pull, Enduro Cross Offroad Event FREE Concert by James Carothers & Morgan Frazier Car Races Demo Derby   Free daily shows by Chris Clark Bicycle Stuntman and Mario Manzini the Magician   4H and…

Canada Goose Roundup This Week

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  June 24, 2014 – Ottumwa, Iowa – The City of Ottumwa has requested the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to reduce the Canada goose population in the vicinity of the Ottumwa City Park. The IDNR’s involvement is due to legal requirements with both federal and state migratory waterfowl law. A goose roundup will occur…