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CENTERVILLE — The coronavirus pandemic will keep the Centerville City Hall closed another month, and keep the city from sponsoring Halloween activities.

MORAVIA — In a perfect world, the Moravia football team would have busted through their Homecoming banner on a bright, sunny Saturday afternoon before busting through Lone Tree to secure the first win of the 2020 season, sending seven seniors off in style.

OTTUMWA — Constituents can join a public hearing next month as the district proposed borrowing up to $10 million to complete several projects around the Centerville School District.

BURLINGTON — Leah Chelgren swam a personal-best time to get second place in the 500 freestyle on Saturday as the Ottumwa High school girls swimming team finished fourth with 224 points in the 45th annual Burlington Grayhound Invitational.

OTTUMWA — Incumbent and perspective state legislators were asked for their economic policies, specifically those that will target rural Iowa areas like Ottumwa and Wapello County Saturday.

OTTUMWA — Brendan Bates threw four touchdown passes, including a pair to tight end Carson Williams, as the Marshalltown Bobcats overcame a disastrous start to spoil the first home football game in over 11 months for the Ottumwa Bulldogs.

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OSKALOOSA — State Sen. Ken Rozenboom, a Republican, emphatically denied allegations he belittled and name-called young constituents in emails, a charge levied by Democratic challenger Lance Roorda Thursday at a forum.

Several local students earned dean's list accolades for the summer semester at Buena Vista University. To make the list, full-time students had to achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the semester.

For the fifth consecutive year, Community 1st Credit Union garnered one of the Des Moines Register's prestigious "Top Workplace" honors.

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MORAVIA — Investigators said an Appanoose County sheriff's deputy fired his gun at a vehicle being chased by police before the suspect was ultimately apprehended.

SIGOURNEY — Van Buren County needed everything to go perfectly on Friday night to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the high school football season.

CEDAR FALLS — Forty years after being named Pancake Queen at Centerville’s Pancake Day, Glynis (Houser) Worthington returns to the pageant circuit in Sunday’s Mrs. Iowa contest.

BLOOMFIELD — Macy Hill came away from a simple piece of advice for anyone coming to run the new disc golf course at Lake Fisher.

MOULTON — With their backs to the wall on Thursday night, the Moravia volleyball team relied on a basic fundamental that any team needs to master in hopes of having success.

CENTERVILLE — Decision time is approaching for the Centerville Community School Board as they look to move forward on some major projects as part of a new master facilities plan.

OTTUMWA — Leaders of Indian Hills Community College said student enrollment is done, though not as much as they budgeted for.

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CENTERVILLE • The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors tabled a proposed 28E agreement with the city of Centerville over future leasing of a proposed jail and law center.

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CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Community School District will switch to a hybrid model in some grades, citing positive cases within the student body leading to more than two dozen students in quarantine.

OTTUMWA — Later this month, Indian Hills Community College will be celebrating “Feeding Your Future: IHCC Gear Up Week.”

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the 185 students who were named to the school's honor roll for the 2020 summer term. To be included, a student must have been enrolled full-time and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Big Reds are ushering in a new quarterback era this year, while the Albia Blue Demons are looking toward experience to lift them into a win-filled season.