The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

News in brief
  • 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

    April 23, 2014

  • Weight Watchers has new Ottumwa location OTTUMWA — Weight Watchers announced it has a new location for its meetings in Ottumwa. Meetings are held at the Bridge View Center, 102 Church St. Ottumwa area staff will welcome members and visitors to learn all about Simple Start and the Weight Wa

    April 23, 2014

  • Cambridge honors Lesniak FAIRFIELD — Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. hosted a retirement event honoring Krystyna Lesniak’s 10 years with the company. Imaging and document service coordinator, Lesniak, was recognized for her dedicated career with Cambridge spanning a deca

    April 23, 2014

  • MidWestOne Financial Group declares dividend IOWA CITY -- MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc., parent company of MidWestOne Bank, announced that the company's Board of Directors has declared a second quarter cash dividend of $0.145 per common share, which is the same as the dividend paid last quar

    April 23, 2014

  • Master Gardeners plant sale May 10 OSKALOOSA — The Mahaska County Master Gardeners will hold their ninth annual plant sale from 8-11 a.m. May 10 at the Mahaska County Extension and Outreach Office. They will be selling a nice selection of annuals, perennial divisions, garden markers a

    April 22, 2014

  • Correction An incorrect date was published in Tuesday's Courier for the Hospice Auxiliary of Davis & Wapello Counties' jewelry sale. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Hospice House, 927 Pennsylvania Ave. Everything will be priced at $5.

    April 22, 2014

  • OHS culinary students competing at Iron Chef OTTUMWA — A culinary team from the Ottumwa High School Culinary Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) class will be competing at the 2014 Southeast Iowa Iron Chef Competition on Friday at Indian Hills Community College. Team members include Denise Rame

    April 22, 2014

  • Nominations sought for Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest CLIVE — The Iowa Pork Producers Association is seeking nominations for its 12th annual Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest. Pork tenderloin enthusiasts can submit nominations for their favorite beginning on May 1. The deadline for nominations is Jun

    April 22, 2014

  • 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

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