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

Live Music

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


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…

Ottumwa High School Ice Cream Social


OTTUMWA—The Ottumwa High School marching band is hosting their Second Annual Ice Cream Social in Central Park on Thursday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m. The event includes free ice cream and will feature a sneak preview of the marching band’s 2014 program, “Honor–Lest We Forget.” The program honors all veterans.

Oskaloosa Sweet Corn Serenade

City of Oskaloosa Iowa

Thursday July 31st, starting at noon, Oskaloosa is having the Sweet Corn Serenade!  Everyone’s invited to the town square for a nice meal, fun activities,  vendors, and live music! The meal includes a hamburger and an ear of corn for $5. Extra corn can be purchased separately for 50¢ each ear. Schedule is as follows: …



Kirksville, MO) – The contractor for the City of Kirksville, Mihalevich Concrete Construction, will continue concrete slab improvements on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Improvements are expected to take approximately 4 weeks, and are dependent upon weather.  The streets receiving concrete improvements are as follows and are expected to be repaired in the order listed: •…