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…

Practice Cancer Prevention Each and Every Day

By Barbara Grassley What do *you* do to prevent cancer?  February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and as winter moves toward spring, it’s a great time to make or renew your commitment to put your health first.  Take time to visit your health care professional and discuss your family and personal health history and which…

State Treasury Invests in Iowa’s Economy

DES MOINES, IA (02/26/2015)(readMedia)– State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $26.8 million will be deposited in nineteen financial institutions across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.38% on these one-year certificates of deposit. “We use online auctions to offer deposits of…