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Growing Wapello Together

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You Are Invited! Event:       Riverfront Renaissance Public Input Meeting Date:         Tuesday, July 22 Time:         Doors open 5:00, program begins 5:30 p.m. Location:   Bridge View Center Please join us for an interactive Community Design Workshop for the Riverfront Renaissance process. This community-based process for envisioning the future of Ottumwa’s riverfront seeks to produce a consensus vision, recommendations for…

Heat Advisory

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A heat advisory is now in effect from noon today until 7pm Tuesday.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid to upper 90s Tuesday, which will lead to maximum heat indices values ranging between 103 to 107 degrees. The highest values will oc…cur between 3 pm and 7pm Tuesday afternoon and evening. Impacts: the effects…

OTTUMWA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : 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…

Friends of Lake Darling State Park

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 The Lake Darling State Park Early Reopening Ribbon Cutting and a BYO Basket Picnic will follow on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:30 pm, at the Park. Lake Darling will open to the public on this date. Please be mindful of construction crews completing finishing touches, drive slowly, they have the right-of-way. In a jam…

Grants Awarded to Help Fight Drugs and Crime

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 DES MOINES – The Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) today announced $1.75 million in competitive federal grants awards to 24 drug-related crime prevention, treatment and enforcement projects in several Iowa communities during the state fiscal year that began July 1. “These grants leverage local and state investments in multi-jurisdictional partnerships that make Iowa…

Amazing New Food and Amusing Fun at the 2014 Iowa State Fair

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DES MOINES, IA (07/15/2014)(readMedia)– The Iowa State Fair will offer a wide variety of new offerings to taste, watch and experience this year. New Fair foods, attractions and entertainment are available in addition to the many traditional Fair favorites. “Nothing Compares” to this array of new excitement that awaits Fairgoers August 7-17. Foods This year’s…

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…