IDPH Recognizes STD Awareness Month

Effective prevention strategies and regular testing are key in lowering STD rates   April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness…

Learn about Great Depression

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Eldon— The American Gothic House Center’s newest exhibit “Grant Wood and the American Associated Artists” will open on Friday, April 4 with a reception the same evening from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit discusses artwork Grant Wood created through the American Associated Artists program.  The organization began in 1933 as a means to create art the…

Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year Applications due May 1st

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Applications are now being accepted for 2014 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year. Applications are open to residents from any of the following counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. The individual receiving this award must have made a significant…

Spring Forward Gardening Workshop April 5 In Moberly

University of Missouri extension

The Spring Forward Gardening workshop will be held this year at Moberly High School on April 5 from 9:30-3:30. Registration check-in will be from 9-9:30 a.m. with an opportunity to visit display tables with information on rain gardens/rain barrels, lasagna gardening, herbs, beekeeping, square foot gardening and hummingbirds and butterflies. The first session will begin…

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

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  This March, the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa join the United States Brain Injury Alliance in promoting Brain Injury Awareness Month.  This nationwide network will spread the word and raise awareness on brain injury prevention, recognition, and response. “As the state’s lead agency on brain injury, the…

SEI Orchestra Presents Sensational Spring Concerts

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Robert McConnell, will conclude its 63rd season with powerful and exciting concerts with artist in residence Sarah Roberts and twin sister Rachel Roberts.  Sarah will perform David Canfield’s Concerto after Gliére for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra.  Following intermission, the Roberts sisters will join forces for Saint-Saëns’…

Donated items now being accepted for book sale

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Ottumwa, Iowa – March 17, 2014 – Donated items are being solicited for the third annual Pages for Pennies Book Sale. Donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, board games, puzzles, and sheet music are being accepted now through May 9th. These items can be dropped off in the lobby of Bridge View Center…