---- — OTTUMWA — Tom Rubel, Democratic candidate for Senate District 41, has announced his first formal round of campaign stops. Rubel will host “Meet the Candidate” events on the following dates:
• 4 p.m. Tuesday, Revelations Café, Fairfield
• 9 a.m. Thursday, The Little Bake Shop, Ottumwa
• 9 a.m. Friday, Oasis CoffeeHouse, Bloomfield.
• 10 a.m. Saturday, The Village Cup and Cakes, Keosauqua.
Rubel is a resident of Wapello County and currently works as the executive dean of Regional Economic Advancement at Indian Hills Community College. Prior to joining the team at Indian Hills, Tom spent his entire professional career in PreK-12 education, working as a coach, teacher, principal and superintendent.