We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

OTTUMWA — In honor of the Wapello County 4-H Expo, the Ottumwa Municipal Band will feature a concert full of music associated with children, fairs and animals this week.

OTTUMWA — The Dudley Bridge, located on 225th Avenue between 138th Street and Power Plant Road, is closed for replacement.

KEOSAUQUA — Hotel Manning, a hotel on the banks of the Des Moines River that is on the National Register of Historic Places, received a historic preservation tax credit from the Iowa Economic Development Authority Wednesday.

EDDYVILLE — Harlie Boyer, and Eddyville native, has been selected as a recipient of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Foundation Sports and Field Day Community Engagement Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.

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.

DES MOINES — State and local law enforcement agencies will be focusing safety this Fourth of July holiday weekend as thousands are expected to travel across the state and recreate on Iowa’s natural resources.

Community 1st Credit Union was one of four credit unions in Iowa to receive over $1.8 million apiece in federal grant funding to support economic recovery.

DES MOINES — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald recently awarded a $529 College Savings Iowa contribution to one family in all of the state's 99 counties as part of the 2021 College Savings Iowa 529 Day Giveaway.

Several area college students earned accolades for the spring semester, as several fulfilled graduated requirements, made their school's highest academic lists and other notable achievements.

Several area high school graduates recently received the Kennedy-King Scholarship, which was created in response to the 1968 assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.

STORM LAKE — Buena Vista University announced the names of recent local graduates of the school, and also announced local students who were named to the school's dean's list for the spring term.

DES MOINES — A new cycle is beginning with the state's health assessment and improvement plan, and Iowa Department of Public Health officials are asking citizens to weigh on their health.

ALBIA — Fifteen Albia High School graduates were awarded 2020-21 college scholarships by the Rino and Ruth Della Vedova Scholarship Trust, which was created in 1990.

This Week's Circulars