The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

News in brief
  • Part of Grand Avenue closed to traffic OTTUMWA — Drivers and neighborhood residents are being advised of a large pavement undermine in the 100 block of Grand Avenue. City crews will be working in the area through the end of the week to repair the sewer and patch the pavement. The 100 bloc

    July 14, 2014

  • Weltch and Kelly family reunion Aug. 3 OTTUMWA — The Weltch and Kelly family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Wildwood Park Shelter 1. Don't forget to bring a white elephant gift and a covered dish to share. There will also be a salsa contest, and everyone is asked to bring so

    July 14, 2014

  • Moravia Fall Festival history book available MORAVIA — Nearly four years ago, former Moravia Union publisher Vicki Baty started a research project centering on past Fall Festivals. The project became an absorbing and intriguing journey through more than a century of history, not only of Fall Fe

    July 14, 2014

  • Leadership Fairfield accepting applications FAIRFIELD — The Leadership Fairfield program is now accepting applicants for the 2014-15 session. This new program, co-sponsored by the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Indian Hills Community College, is meant to bring together current and futu

    July 14, 2014

  • Historical Society presents ice cream theme July 31 OTTUMWA — Jeremy Frueh of Graham's Milk & Ice Cream Co. will be the speaker at a Wapello County Historical Society presentation at 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Railroad Clubhouse, 210 1/2 W. Main St. The presentation is free and open to the public. Ice c

    July 14, 2014

  • Legion Auxiliary meeting Wednesday FAIRFIELD — Members of the American Legion Auxiliary #0047 will meet in regular session at the VFW Hall in Fairfield at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The agenda will include a report on Poppy Days held in May and the fall schedule. The Auxiliary's Girls State r

    July 12, 2014

  • Polishville's annual bazaar set for Aug. 3 POLISHVILLE — The annual Polishville Bazaar is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. On the menu is grilled chicken breast or grilled pork loin, potatoes and gravy, green beans, Jell-O salad, cake, tea and coffee.

    July 11, 2014

  • Former Ottumwan performing in 'Patience' IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa Summer Opera will continue its performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s "Patience" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. The show will include former Ottumwa

    July 10, 2014

  • Larvicide being applied through July 18 OTTUMWA — The City of Ottumwa Health and Inspections Department will be placing larvicide on public property that contains standing water between July 9 and July 18, as weather permits. The larvicide helps control mosquito populations by destroying

    July 10, 2014

  • Clarification To clarify the "Fresh Food Improves Community" article that ran in the July 9 Courier, the Ottumwa Farmers Market no longer meets in the Quincy Place Mall parking lot on Wednesdays. The market now meets in the Green Street parking lot behind Market o

    July 10, 2014

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