The Ottumwa Courier

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October 22, 2013

GATE to hold fall spaghetti supper

ELDON — Gothic Area Tourism of Eldon (GATE) will be holding its fall spaghetti supper at 5 p.m. Friday at the KD Center in Eldon.

Enjoy a beautiful autumn drive down to Eldon for salad, spaghetti, Martha & Jimmy's homemade breadsticks and pumpkin bars.

Come out and support GATE and the many things the organization does to show its pride.

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  • Tips for Trails and Mediathon May 9-10 OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Trails Council’s annual fundraiser, Tips for Trails and Mediathon, will be held May 9-10. All proceeds will support the construction of an underpass between the intersection of Highway 34 and 149 and Highway 34 and Quincy

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  • Job Corps has active Earth Day OTTUMWA — Ottumwa Job Corps Center joined more than a billion people in 190 countries take action for Earth Day. The trainees at Ottumwa Job Corps Center spent the morning on center planting two trees, learning about how to and what to recycle from J

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  • Health clinic gets grant OTTUMWA -- River Hills Community Health Center in Ottumwa received a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The health center sees patients who have private-pay insurance as well as those who are in the low-income c

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  • Monroe County Farm Bureau Ag Day May 1 ALBIA — Monroe County Farm Bureau will be hosting its annual Ag Day for area third-graders from Albia, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont and Moravia school districts on May 1. The students will learn about farm safety, by-products and animal care among ma

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  • Milestones looking for new board members OTTUMWA — Milestones Area Agency on Aging is recruiting one board member from each of the following regions: • Region A: Clinton, Scott and Muscatine counties • Region B: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello

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  • Primary election early voting begins Thursday DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz is reminding Iowa voters that early voting for the June 3 primary election starts on Thursday. "I hope all eligible Iowans take full advantage of their right to vote by registering to vote and casting

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  • Drug Take Back event in Ottumwa Saturday OTTUMWA — From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the Ottumwa Police Department, the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse a

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  • Fiber optic installation begins Monday OTTUMWA — Motorists are advised that Lisco/LTDS will be installing conduit for fiber optic cable on Mary Street from Bruce Street to South Milner Street starting Monday. This project should be completed within 10 working days, depending on weather.

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  • Monroe County Extensions to host EAB program ALBIA — If you have questions about the Emerald Ash Borer, plan to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. May 6 at the Monroe County Extension Office, 219 B Ave. West. Guest speakers will be Dr. Mark Shour, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach entomologi

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