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OHS fundraiser will donate school supplies to students in Africa
Each year, the Interact Club completes a local and global project. Their local project was donating 15,000 food items to the Lord's Cupboard in Ottumwa.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Man receives 50 year sentence in boy's brutal beating
An Iowa man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for brutally beating a toddler last year.
Iowa man gets 50 years in prison for child abuse
An Ottumwa man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the brutal beating of a toddler under his care.
KCJJ-AM Iowa City
One Dead in I-80 Crash Near Coral Ridge Exit
One Dead in I-80 Crash Near Coral Ridge Mall Exit Hughes 4-14-14 Authorities say one person died in a two vehicle crash Sunday on Interstate 80 in Coralville.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Several new hog feeding operations planned in Iowa
County officials are considering five different proposals to build animal feeding operations that could hold up to 2,500 hogs, the Burlington Hawk Eye reported .
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Ottumwa's community garden project continues to grow
The United Way of Wapello County's community garden project has been such a success, they've committed to expanding it even more.
The Fairfield Ledger
Jefferson County Board of Supervisors - Jefferson County Courthouse, first floor board room, 9 a.m.: meet with county engineer; discuss vacation of Cross Street in Abingdon; consider Leonard's Lanes subdivision; consider resolution approving enterprise zone application; consider housing enterprise zone application for Emily Kelly; consider housing ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Ottumwa woman buys bamboo, wins $21,000 lottery prize
Paula Thomas said she purchased the bamboo the day before her husband, Tom, bought her a "Deluxe 7-11-21" instant-scratch ticket at Penn and Jefferson BP, 1147 N. Jefferson St. in Ottumwa.
WOI-TV West Des Moines
Wapello County officials OK courthouse repairs
The Ottumwa Courier reports the Wapello County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday night approved spending $139,000 on repairs and maintenance for the courthouse, built in 1894.
The Fairfield Ledger
Patrick Michael Ives, 18, of Ottumwa, pleaded guilty and received a deferred judgment for operating while intoxicated, first offense, a serious misdemeanor.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Indianola shoots second at Ottumwa
Indianola finished second in field of 14 schools in a trap shooting meet April 5 at the Ottumwa Izaak Walton League.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Ottumwa City Council approves contract for new playground equipment at park
The Ottumwa City Council approved a contract with Kaboom for new playground equipment at Wildwood Park during Monday night's council meeting.
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: City trash-to-biofuel project takes ...
No Martians are landing, but loads of steel began arriving on Monday for the takeoff of project to expand and revitalize the shuttered ethanol plant here to ready it for something remarkable.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Have you ever wanted to be on 'Big Brother'?
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Fri Apr 04, 2014
April 4 is National Cordon Bleu Day
Another use of the phrase "Cordon Bleu" comes from a distinguished order of sixteenth-century French knights, who apparently wore blue sashes and were therefore popularly referred to as the "Cordon-bleus."
WHO-AM Des Moines
The U.S. Labor Secretary Visits on Saturday
U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez will hold events in Des Moines and Ottumwa this weekend.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Ottumwa High School displaying potential new textbooks
The teachers then try to find a resource that best supports the curriculum and look at three or four different publishing companies before narrowing it down.
County wants your old drugs
On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. T he Ottumwa Police Department, the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Mother uses tragedy to fight against child abuse
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