Author: Mark Newman

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In some ways, low unemployment creates problems. When your company wants to grow, for example, there's no one left to hire. That, of course, is... [Read More]
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Parts of the Old County Home may have served as an outdated insane asylum, but the theme of a haunted hospital just wasn't sick enough... [Read More]
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To convince yourself the world might be willing to read something you've put down on paper is a challenge; to write regularly until the book... [Read More]
Tags: Write - OTTUMWA - book
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There's a battle for a top law enforcement position in Wapello County. Unlike many county and city elections, both County Attorney candidates are experienced: They've... [Read More]
Prairie Hills staff are proud of their residents, and what these senior citizens have accomplished over their long lives. Those who served in America's armed... [Read More]
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CEO Rick Johnson of River Hills Community Health Center has been recognized by the Primary Care Association of Iowa. He's been presented with the Carl... [Read More]
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The little cafe she passed every morning was the location of Brenda Eklofe's dreams. It worked out for the best that she passed the Agency... [Read More]
Indian Hills Community College is inviting small business owners in the college's 10-county district to apply for inclusion in a program by a well-known company.... [Read More]
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The International Video Game Hall of Fame ceremonies were quite nice this weekend, said "the father of esports," but he's most excited about the future... [Read More]
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Canceling the Oktoberfest parade took a committee of volunteers agonizing over the decision. But those same volunteers kept a waterlogged Oktoberfest afloat Saturday. [Read More]
The Indian Hills Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. on October 8 in the board room of Main Campus. [Read More]
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Tim Gannon met with residents as he campaigned for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Though he's able to talk tariffs and markets with farmers, he's also... [Read More]
OTTUMWA— Residents who wish to attend the board of supervisors meeting this week have been told the board, due to a scheduling conflict, will hold... [Read More]
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Soldier or civilian, memories of the Vietnam War helped define a generation of Ottumwa High School kids. At their reunion Saturday, the Class of 1968... [Read More]
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OTTUMWA —Candidate for governor Fred Hubbell is ready to answer questions about a health care system both sides have said isn't working correctly. But he... [Read More]
OTTUMWA— How much work does it really take to keep seniors safe in their home? The local chapter of a much larger organization is trying... [Read More]
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Sometimes, when Congress sends a six-figure check to the fire department, they don't just want to know what you're doing with it. They want to... [Read More]
Ottumwa attorney Michael Moreland has been named president of the Iowa Defense Counsel Association. His term begins immediately. [Read More]
A Wapello County official who helps bring jobs and industry to this area will expand her knowledge without breaking the bank. Sharon Stroh, executive director,... [Read More]
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Jobs aren't the only way taxes make their way into the county treasure chest. Wapello County veterans receiving pensions, backpay and other income spend some... [Read More]
Tags: County - OTTUMWA - Jobs
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