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…

Agatha Christie Murder Mystery Spoof presented by Main Street Ottumwa

Weekend of March 13-14, 2015, at Hotel Ottumwa.   Main Street Ottumwa will be presenting its’ annual Murder Mystery Dinner from 6-9pm on both Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, at the Hotel Ottumwa.  This mystery dinner show spoofs old-fashioned whodunits, the medical profession, and “female problems”.  As the format includes audience voting on…

OUTSTANDING VIOLINIST TO SERVE AS SEISO ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

With support from South Ottumwa Savings Bank, Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra is proud to present violinist Jessica Fellows as artist in residence for 2015. Ms. Fellows will perform for more than 20 school, community and service groups throughout Southeast Iowa from March 9 to 22, 2015. SEISO has sponsored residencies by outstanding performing artists since…

Governor Proclaims March 5th Take Five Day

Iowans Urged to Invest Time in Children DES MOINES – Studies show a sharp decrease in face-to-face time between parents and children, an important link to establishing healthy guidelines for children.  Governor Branstad has proclaimed Thursday, March 5th, Take Five Day to prevent youth substance use in Iowa.   “The popular concept of taking five…