WAPELLO COUNTY AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM

OTTUMWA, IOWA. – Wapello County Emergency Food and Shelter Program(EFSP)  Local Board Jurisdiction 303800 has been awarded federal funds through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program   Wapello County has been chosen to receive $14,543 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in…

Ottumwa – Iowa Avenue Reconstruction Starting Monday March 9th

March 5, 2015  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Work on the $2.5 million Iowa Avenue Reconstruction Project is set to begin on Monday, March 9th.  The overall project includes full width, full depth street reconstruction, new sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main on Iowa Avenue from Main Street to Highway 34.   Starting Monday, Iowa Avenue…

City of Ottumwa Board and Commission Openings

March 5, 2015 – Ottumwa, Iowa – The City of Ottumwa has a number of advisory boards and commissions that perform advisory and regulatory functions. Citizens that are interested in serving on a board or commission are encouraged to apply. The following is a list of committees with present openings: Historic Preservation Commission – one…

LifeLong Links to help older adults, individuals with disabilities and veterans in Eastern Iowa maintain their independence

Milestones, the Area Agency on Aging for southeastern Iowa, is pleased to announce the launch of LifeLong Links™, a statewide service for aging Iowans, Iowans with disabilities, veterans and their caregivers as they begin to plan for long-term independent living. Administered by the Iowa Department on Aging, LifeLong Links is available to all Iowans who…

Lori King & Junction 63 to Headline 13th Annual Bluegrass Show

BLOOMFIELD, IOWA – Local award winning bluegrass band Lori King & Junction 63 from Drakesville will headline the 13th Annual Bluegrass Show, scheduled for Saturday, March 28th at the Iowa Theater in Bloomfield. Also appearing will be another award winning band Highway Home Bluegrass and fan favorite’s family band The Bluegrass Blondies.  Five youth from…