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OTTUMWA - The driver of a rolled over Chevy S-10 pickup was trapped in the cab at the intersection of Marion and Second Street following a traffic accident involving a Cherokee Sport vehicle with three occupants, which included two children at 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

ELDON — Jessie Greiner’s second-grade class is doing more than working on fractions and mastering spelling words. The group of kids recently built and coded an orange Kano computer.

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DOUDS [mdash] Kathy S. Hartsell, 67, of Douds, Iowa passed away on February 21, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. She was born on December 19, 1952 in Ypsilanti, Michigan to Raymond C. and Florence M. Salter Hartsell. Kathy graduated from Wayne Memorial High School in Way…

OTTUMWA [mdash]Kermit B. Smith, 81, of Ottumwa, died at 4:14 p.m. February 18, 2020 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, MO. Memorial services at a later date are pending at Reece Funeral Home.