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Annual Student Art Exhibition at IHCC

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Annual Student Art Exhibition at Indian Hills Community College OTTUMWA — It’s been a busy year in the art department at Indian Hills Community College and the students are ready to show off their work. The Annual Indian Hills Student Art Exhibition will open on Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. with a public reception…

IHCC to host “Dancers in Company”

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OTTUMWA — The University of Iowa’s premiere touring repertory company, Dancers in Company, will perform on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Campus on Tuesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. The free performance will be held in St. John Auditorium. Now in its 30th year, the company of graduate and undergraduate dancers are touring throughout…

IDPH Recognizes STD Awareness Month

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Effective prevention strategies and regular testing are key in lowering STD rates   April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month.  The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in bringing attention to this important public health issue.   Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections…

Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year Applications due May 1

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Applications are now being accepted for 2014 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…

Children’s Wildflower Pastel Class to be held May 3

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Eldon— Celebrate spring with a wildflower pastel class at the American Gothic House Center on Saturday, May 3 from 1-2 p.m.  Students will take a stroll through the Center’s gardens and learn about the prairie flowers.  Attendees will have an opportunity to make their own wildflower creations using pastel chalk.  Local artist Chris Abigt will host…

OEDC Announces New Executive Director

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Ottumwa, Iowa – Today the Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) announced the selection of Sharon Stroh as the new Executive Director. “Sharon Stroh will be a great asset to the Ottumwa community and we are confident she will hit the ground running,” said Greg Gardner, President of the Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation. “We are excited to…

Ottumwa Schools – Raiders Compete in Red Dragon

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OTTUMWA— The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Battalion JROTC Raider Team traveled to Wentworth Military Academy recently for the Red Dragon Raider Challenge.  The Raiders competed in the Army Physical Fitness Test, the 10K Road March, One-rope Bridge, Poncho Raft Obstacle Course, Cross Country Litter Carry, the Raider Onslaught, and the Dirty Name Challenge.   The…

17th Annual OHS Spaghetti Dinner April 9th

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OTTUMWA— The Ottumwa “A” Club and Hy-Vee will host the 17th Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Wednesday, April 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and a beverage for $5. Dine in or carry out is available. Tickets are available at the door or by calling Paula at…

Iowa State Fair Grandstand Tickets on Sale April 12

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Tickets for the much-anticipated Iowa State Fair Grandstand shows will go on sale Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m. through all Ticketmaster outlets. The 2014 line-up is presented by U.S. Cellular. This year’s line-up includes an array of performers including multi-platinum rock veterans Foreigner and Styx, alternative hard rock artists Chevelle and Halestorm and seven-time…

Wapello County event submissions sought for summer brochure

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Event submissions are being sought for inclusion in a brochure featuring activities occurring from June 1 through August 31, 2014 within Wapello County. The listings are free and will be included in the brochure titled the Explore Ottumwa Event Calendar Summer 2014. Three thousand five hundred brochures will be printed and distributed both locally and…