The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

News in brief
  • Eddyville Community Foundation meeting Thursday EDDYVILLE — The Eddyville Community Foundation will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. If you are a member of an organization that is interested in using a 501(c)(3), it is important you attend this meeting. This organization would like to invite

    July 18, 2014

  • Iowa's unemployment rate holds steady at 4.4 percent DES MOINES – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in June. The state’s jobless rate stood at 4.8 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in June from 6.3 percent in May. “Iowa’s economi

    July 18, 2014

  • No Headline Provided BLOOMFIELD — Good Shepard Lutheran Church will be hosting a community blood drive from 3-7 p.m. Aug. 4 inside the fellowship hall at 19419 Lilac Ave. Donors who last gave blood on or before June 9 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, c

    July 18, 2014

  • What Cheer Opera House Band concert Saturday WHAT CHEER — The What Cheer Opera House Band will perform its third show of the 2014 season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Regulars for this show will be Margie and Harvey Calvin of Oskaloosa, Doris Hicks of Rose Hill, Ross Knipfer of North English, Julie Mo

    July 17, 2014

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    July 17, 2014

  • Municipal Band to perform at Bridge View OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Municipal Band will present a special concert this week as part of the Wapello County 4-H Expo. The concert will be held in the Bridge View Center auditorium and will begin at its normal time of 7 p.m. Thursday. In keeping with

    July 16, 2014

  • Seton Catholic to hold blood drive OTTUMWA — Seton Catholic Elementary School will be hosting a community blood drive from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 123 W. Third St. Donors who last gave blood on or before June 9 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appo

    July 16, 2014

  • Farson School Reunion Aug. 2 HEDRICK — The Farson School Reunion will be Aug. 2 at the Hedrick Community Building on Main Street. All former students, teachers, friends and family are welcome. Coffee will be ready at 10 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner at noon. Bring a dish t

    July 16, 2014

  • AHFA celebrates Shelter Awareness Day AGENCY — In support of Shelter Awareness Day, American Home Finding Association's Emergency Youth Shelter will host an open house from 5-6 p.m. July 24. There will be snacks and a s'mores cookout around the fire pit, which was built by shelter staff

    July 16, 2014

  • Community 1st blood drive Aug. 1 OTTUMWA — Community 1st Credit Union will be hosting a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 1 inside the MVRBC Donor Bus at 235 Richmond Ave. Donors who last gave blood on or before June 6 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appoin

    July 16, 2014

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