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- Davis-Kovarik's vision of Strawtown comes to light A chair in a room. A room with walls. Walls that hold hundreds of years of stories and secrets untold. Familiar and comfy. So familiar that the natives take it for granted. Hundreds of people drive by every single day. Only a handful (if any) glance
Fairfield students proving to be future leaders
FAIRFIELD — At Fairfield High School, students interested in making a career in a business-related field have the chance to join the Fairfield chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a nonprofit organization that helps prepare them for
10 tips for surviving a severe allergy season
My colleague Brady Dennis reported recently that the arrival of warmer weather will soon unleash a pollen tsunami in parts of the country where the winter has been especially long and cold. Here are some survival tips from Clifford W. Bassett, an allergy specialist and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine.
- Pella students participate in NASA's Space Settlement Design competition This year four students from Pella HS got the opportunity to participate in NASA's Space Settlement Design Competition (SSDC). PHS students traveled to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas where they joined approximately 200 other students from
Fire risk extremely high Wednesday
OTTUMWA — Experts are warning of "explosive fire growth potential" as dry weather and strong winds arrive in the region.
Stroke screenings coming to Centerville
Residents living in and around Centerville can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture on Thursday, April 24 at Grace Tabernacle Baptist Church, 914 N. Park Ave., Centerville. Life Line Screening looks at four key points
Knoxville clock faces removed
Work has begun on the courthouse clock tower project. Looking up at the tower on Tuesday, one would see that the faces of the clock, on all four sides, are missing.
Burn bans popping up as dry conditions persist
OTTUMWA — When last week’s rains didn’t arrive as expected, it wasn’t good news. Most of Iowa remains in some form of drought. The U.S. Drought Monitor views more than 80 percent of Iowa as abnormally dry. About 56 percent of the state is in at least a moderate drought.
Oskaloosa church plans reenactment of Stations of the Cross
OSKALOOSA -- Central Reformed Church is reenacting the Stations of the Cross this weekend to give people an understanding of the true meaning of Easter. Actors from the congregation will portray six stations of the cross and the scenes will be set up
West students help Davis family
The students, faculty and staff of West Elementary have once again opened their hearts and piggy banks. In the month of March, West Elementary raised $1,838.55 for Penelope Davis, a toddler stricken with cancer.
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