All corners of southeast Iowa are bustling with activity this weekend. Enjoy global cuisine, pancakes and a parade, the back roads of Jefferson County by bike and more. Here’s a look at what’s going on:
OTTUMWA — The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 hit the highest level of the year Tuesday, as more than 3,000 children have become sick in the last week.
OTTUMWA — There were more than 1,100 new cases added per day in Iowa over the last week. Of the newly positive Iowans, 42% were under the age of 29, state data show.
DES MOINES – After a breakthrough season that culminated with the program's first state tournament appearance in 15 years, three members of the Ottumwa High School baseball team were honored with all-state, all-district and all-conference honors.
CARROLL — The sting of losing the 2A state title to the Van Meter Bulldogs was still fresh in the mind of Big Reds' head coach Ryan Hodges, but he made it clear that the 2020-21 senior class for the Centerville Big Reds left an unprecedented legacy for future generations to strive toward.
CARROLL — Centerville senior Brady Kauzlarich knew it was a mistake to intentionally walk him to bring Merrick Mathews to the plate.
OTTUMWA — Iowa’s Governor and other lawmakers are speaking out against new mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as COVID-19 cases continue to grow.
CENTERVILLE – If Jason Slaughter has any say in it, it won't take another eight years for an Iowa State Little League Tournament will be held in southeastern Iowa.
There’s a variety of events throughout the area this weekend, with many of them being held in the outdoors to enjoy the sunny summer forecast. Here’s a look at what’s going on:
INDIANOLA — Centerville baseball head coach Ryan Hodges had seen a different look in his team's eyes even before Tuesday's 2A Substate 7 final vs Pleasantville came around. His observation was confirmed after the Big Reds dominated the Trojans 12-1 and punched their ticket to the state baseb…
WASHINGTON – The South Central Conference went through an entire decade at one point with at least one team qualifying for the state baseball tournament every year.
AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences dean's list honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the spring semester of 2021.
OTTUMWA – On the same day they shared the field together at the Iowa High School Girls State Softball Tournament, Sigourney batterymates Carly Goodwin and Kaylee Weber were each named to the Class 1A South Central All District team as announced Monday by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.
CENTERVILLE — The Pella Christian Eagles made a spirited push with two-outs in their final trip to the plate. It wasn't enough to counter the Centerville Big Reds.
Southeast Iowa is in full swing this weekend with a range of activities. There’s garden events, outdoor movies, concerts, dogs and Expo activities. Take a look at what’s going on.
CENTERVILLE — Both Centerville and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont took care of business on Friday night as the two remaining South Central Conference championship contenders both scored wins.
DES MOINES — Centerville was one of 26 applicants to receive a Community Catalyst grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority, the organization said in a press release Wednesday.
This Week's Circulars
Frank Wickenkamp, 93, died September 21, 2021 at his home in Washington. Private family service has been scheduled. He is survived by wife Beverly of Washington, 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Arrangements Holm Funeral Home Sigourney.
Visit from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Funeral 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing will be observed.
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