Alzheimer’s community education
The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Iowa Chapter, is offering a comprehensive free educational program for the south central Iowa region on Thursday, Feb 28, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Ottumwa Public Library.
Results from South Central Conference speech contest
The results from the SCC Conference speech contest in Chariton.
‘Eat Fresh Southern Iowa Local Foods Conference’ in Albia
The Iowa Network for Community Agriculture would like to announce the “Eat Fresh Southern Iowa Local Foods Conference” to be held March 22-23 in Albia..
Fundraiser to be held at Majestic
As I write this column for the week, the weather forecast is calling for another snowstorm by Thursday. When the newspaper comes out with this column in it on Friday, we will know if the forecast was correct.
Indian Hills JAZZFEST 2013 to feature a concert and competition
The 21st Annual Indian Hills Community College JAZZFEST will feature an opening concert on Friday, Feb. 22 at St. John Auditorium on the college's Ottumwa Campus.
Afghanistan bound troops will be a little warmer thanks to Centerville woman
Fern Broshar wanted to do something to support the troops. The 93-year-old mother of retired Col. Robert D. Broshar said that many members of her family and her husband’s family
‘Welcome to Medicare’ free seminar to be held March 7
Seneca Area Agency on Aging with partnership with state of Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program will be holding a “Welcome to Medicare” seminar.
Heikes painting to be exhibited
“Snow on the Union Pacific” watercolor painting by artist Marybeth Heikes has recently been selected to be exhibited in the Arts in Harmony 2013 International Juried Art Show in Elk River, Minn.
The exhibition is located in the Sherburne County Government Center on U.S. Highway 10. The show opens Feb. 4 through March 28.
Christmas at Kid’s World
The children in all classes at Kid's World recently enjoyed a visit from Santa.
Centerville man wins $25,000 lottery prize
A Centerville man won a top prize of $25,000 playing the lottery’s “North Pole Bingo” instant-scratch game.
Life Saver celebrates 100 years in existence
I hope everyone had a nice time ringing in the New Year! Now, everyone will have to get used to writing 2013 on everything. It always seems like it takes a while to get use to doing that.
January activities at 18-80 Club
Happy New Year’s! As we start yet another year we pause to give thanks for the wonderful year we have had.
Calling all aspiring poets
Aspiring Iowa poets of all ages are given the opportunity for publication and nearly $500 in cash prizes during January and February of the new year.
- Thomas, Huisman plan June wedding
A bell tower brick for Christmas?
From the snowstorm that was supposed to hit this week, perhaps we will still have snow on the ground for Christmas. Everyone seems to always enjoy a White Christmas.
I remember my grandmother used to make a delicious fudge during the Christmas season when I was a kid.
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