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Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force

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WHAT/WHEN: Today, the Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force is rescuing 126 animals from the Lebanon Humane Society in Laclede County which currently is reorganizing.  The animals include 49 medium-to-large size dogs of various breeds, 12 small breed dogs, and 65 cats. The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force is acting…

Cardinal High School earns Safe School Certification

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 Cardinal High School, located in Dike, IA, has earned Safe School Certification based on its work over the past several years to proactively address bullying. The certification helps schools create a safer environment in which students can better focus on learning, thus increasing their academic achievement. While certification does not guarantee that bullying will never…

Successful Iowa State Fair for Treasure Hunters

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State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that thousands of Iowa State Fairgoers discovered lost treasures. “The Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth had another successful year at the Iowa State Fair,” Fitzgerald said. “With over 7200 claims of unclaimed property being discovered, this was certainly an exceptional year. Claims totaled over $1.6 million, with the…

KYOU Fox 15 announces Heartland Idol 2014

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  KYOU FOX 15, KTWA, KRKN, and TOM-FM wants to award one talented local singer a Silver Ticket to the American Idol Auditions in Minneapolis! The winner will perform for Idol producers and meet the three American Idol judges. Local Auditions will take place at Indian Hills Community College on Saturday, September 6th.  Registration will…

OTTUMWA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS REGISTRATION

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OTTUMWA—Parents with students who have not registered for the 2014-15 school year in Ottumwa need to attend the following registrations:   ELEMENTARY Elementary students who did not pre-register may register on Wednesday, August 6 at their elementary school between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. If you are unsure which elementary you attend, call the board office at…

Kirksville -Ray Drive Water Main Work

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The City of Kirksville will be laying water mains on Ray Drive beginning Thursday, August 7, 2014. The repairs are expected to last approximately three weeks; all dates are dependent upon weather.  Traffic control will be in effect, no parking will be allowed in the construction zone, and only one lane of traffic will be…

BIKE VAN BUREN XXVIII

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The Villages of Van Buren will be hosting the 28th annual Bike Van Buren on August 16-17. Bicycling enthusiasts will pedal their way through 11 historical villages during the weekend event.  Different route options were implemented last year and because of their popularity organizers will continue to offer alternative routes to better accommodate all riders,…

Ol’ Time Music Festival to be held in Eldon

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Eldon— The 18th annual Ol’ Time Music Festival will take place August 8-9 at the Wapello County Fairgrounds in Eldon.  The festival will feature country, gospel and bluegrass performances.  Programs on the stage will begin Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. though participants are welcome to “jam” on the grounds anytime. The…

Ottumwa Walk-In Clinic Announces New Location and New Hours

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Ottumwa Walk-In Clinic Announces New Location and New Hours OTTUMWA, IA – The Ottumwa Walk-In Clinic will soon have a new place to call home. The clinic, currently located in the Kmart plaza, will be relocating to 1255 Theater Drive next to the new Aspen Dental clinic. Along with the re-location, the clinic will boast…