The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

News in brief
  • Supreme court rejects Techel appeal DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court has rejected Seth Techel's bid for a lower bond as he awaits his third trial. Techel is accused of first degree murder and non-consensual termination of a human pregnancy. Authorities say he killed his wife, Lisa,

    April 21, 2014

  • Community Day to include wellness screen, family activities OTTUMWA — The YMCA and Healthy Community Group are hosting a Community Day from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the YMCA. A wellness screen will be held, and a comprehensive blood draw will be offered from 7-9 a.m. for $25, which includes 25 different scr

    April 21, 2014

  • Spring Strut Your Pup Challenge begins AMES — Live Healthy Iowa encourages you to enjoy the warmer weather and colorful sights of spring with your K-9 companion by joining the second annual Strut Your Pup Challenge. This physical activity challenge allows you and your pup to gain the bene

    April 21, 2014

  • Volunteers needed for Senior Nutrition Program EDDYVILLE — Milestones Area Agency on Aging is seeking volunteers to help with its Senior Nutrition Program which provides hot meals to seniors ages 60 and over. Seniors depend on these meals for nutrition and to enable their independence. Volunteers

    April 21, 2014

  • Agency Hedrick Road work to run through June OTTUMWA — Highway V37, Agency Hedrick Road, will be closed from Dahlonega Road to 150th Street from now through June. The road will be closed for repair work on the bridge over Cedar Creek. The detour will be from Dahlonega Road to 85th Avenue to 150

    April 21, 2014

  • Pet first aid class at IHCC April 29 OTTUMWA — Pet First Aid and CPR will be the focus of a class at Indian Hills Community College from 6-9 p.m. April 29, in room 125 in the Video Conferencing and Training Center on the Ottumwa Campus. Participants will learn how to respond to health e

    April 21, 2014

  • Drug take back in Appanoose County CENTERVILLE — From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the Appanoose County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused or unwanted pr

    April 21, 2014

  • Youth Field Day reservation deadline approaching OTTUMWA — Sponsored by the Wapello County Conservation Board, the annual Youth Field Day will be held Saturday, May 10. This day is a fun and exciting way to introduce your child to the many outdoor wonders each season brings to southeast Iowa. Many

    April 21, 2014

  • Hospice Auxiliary to hold jewelry sale OTTUMWA — The Hospice Auxiliary of Davis & Wapello Counties will be sponsoring a jewelry sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29 at Hospice House, 927 Pennsylvania Ave. Everything will be priced at $5.

    April 21, 2014

  • Children's wildflower pastel class May 3 ELDON — Celebrate spring with a wildflower pastel class at the American Gothic House Center from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, May 3. Local artist Chris Abigt will host the class and guide students in their creations. They will take a stroll through the center’

    April 21, 2014

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