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Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year Applications due May 1

Applications are now being accepted for 2015 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year. Applications are open to residents from any of the following counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. The individual receiving this award must have made a significant…

American Gothic House Center to feature quilt exhibit

​Eldon, Iowa—The American Gothic House Center is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibit “American Gothic” in Stitches:  Quilts inspired by the famous painting. The exhibition will feature nine works by skilled quilters from around the world who have created their own masterpieces influenced by this famous painting. The quilts will be on view at the American…

Ottumwa Receives $10,000 Planning Grant From Iowa College Aid

Grant funds local efforts in Iowa communities to increase college attainment. Des Moines, IA, April 14, 2015 – The Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) today announced that United Way of Wapello County was awarded a $10,000 Planning Grant to support efforts to increase the college attainment rate in Ottumwa as part of…

State Treasury Invests in Iowa’s Economy

DES MOINES, IA (04/15/2015)(readMedia)– State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $61.6 million will be deposited in thirty-two banks across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.2% on these six-month certificates of deposit. “We use an auction format offering state deposits to…

Telephone Service Interruption to Ottumwa Regional Health Center

At approximately 11:15am CST land line telephone service in to and out of Ottumwa Regional Health Center went down. Workers on the Pennsylvania Avenue widening project down the street from the hospital accidentally cut into the main telephone line to the hospital and the immediate area. It is unknown at this time how long the…

Public Health Leaders Honored at Governor’s Conference

IDPH recognizes three for nutrition/physical activity actions   The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recognizing leaders in Iowa nutrition and physical activity at the 2015 Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health, being held today and tomorrow in Cedar Rapids. The IDPH Bureau of Nutrition and Health Promotion will recognize Judy Gale of MATURA…

Iowa State Fair Campgrounds Open April 17

DES MOINES, IA (04/13/2015)(readMedia)– Spring is finally here and now is the perfect time to celebrate the warmer weather by spending a weekend in the great outdoors! The Iowa State Fair Campgrounds have plenty of campsites available beginning Friday, April 17, through mid-July with country comforts alongside city conveniences and excitement. The Campgrounds house more…

SEISO presents “Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony” Sunday April 12th

Southeast Iowans will soon have an opportunity to watch an inspirational movie while supporting one of the area’s most important cultural organizations.  The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will sponsor a showing of the documentary “Following the Ninth : In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony” on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm at Main…