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  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 14 1901-1911: The five train systems that came through Appanoose in those years, offered to the people of Centerville and the county a golden era in travel opportunities. The Burlington offered connection

    July 14, 2014

  • Woman drowns in Rathbun Lake

    A 43-year-old Ottumwa woman lost her life Sunday after falling into Rathbun Lake from the boat docks at Rathbun Marina just after midnight.

    July 13, 2014

  • Plano issues animal permit PLANO — The Plano City Council during their Monday, July 7 meeting at City Hall voted to issue a permit to allow a local family to raise four chickens.Frank Wireman made the request to the council to raise four chickens and have a chicken house.The n

    July 11, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 11 1940: The headline in the Iowegian read: “Killer Burke, Wed in Centerville, Dies in Prison.” Fred Burke, the notorious murderer, the hit man for Al Capone, the assassin of the Bugs Moran Gang at the St

    July 11, 2014

  • Loebsack rep. office hours WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Dave Loebsack will have Dien Judge at the following locations to work with individuals who are having difficulty with a government agency, have suggestions or would like to share their concerns. Members of the public ar

    July 11, 2014

  • Moulton City Council appropriates budget MOULTON — The Moulton City Council held their year-end meeting Tuesday, June 24 at 6 p.m. in the City Hall meeting room and voted to appropriate the 2014/2015 budget.The council voted to approve a resolution to borrow up to $20,000 to purchase anothe

    July 11, 2014

  • Water base rate increases Members of the Centerville Municipal Waterworks Board of Trustees Thursday, June 19 approved an increase in the base water rate, approved a payment agreement for outstanding account balances and approved a change order for the water system improvemen

    July 11, 2014

  • Exline Council discusses mandatory garbage pickup EXLINE — During Exline’s City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 1 the Exline Ramblers 4-H club donated six benches and one table to the City Park. The council approved the benches and table and they will be mounted on concrete pads.The council heard c

    July 11, 2014

  • June wettest month in 141 years DES MOINES — June rainfalls brought precipitation during the first half of 2014 to above normal levels for the state. The June statewide average rainfall was almost ten inches, and for the most recent two weeks the rainfall of 4.3 inches was nearly d

    July 11, 2014

  • Mystic City Council votes on equipment policy MYSTIC — The Mystic City Council Thursday, June 12 during a regular meeting voted to make it a city policy to only allow elected city officials or city employees to operate city-owned equipment.Mystic resident Rose Hill talked to the council about he

    July 11, 2014

  • Council to hold solicitation workshop

    The Centerville City Council Monday set Thursday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall to hold a workshop to allow public input on the ordinance preventing solicitation in city streets.

    July 10, 2014

  • Moore Citizen of the Month Council passes rental permits, fees

    The Centerville City Council Monday night at City Hall listened to and approved the second reading of an ordinance amending the way the city deals with rental permits, fees and licenses.
     

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  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved. July 10, 1940: As America was arming itself the summer and fall of 1940, Britain was in mortal peril. Prior to invading across 26 miles of the English Channel, the Nazi Luftwaffe was bombing the British, attempting to eliminate the Royal Air Force, p

    July 10, 2014

  • Cincinnati has a new mayor CINCINNATI — A special meeting of the Cincinnati City Council was held at City Hall on Monday, June 30 to interview applicants for the vacant mayor position.The council reviewed a letter of intent/interest received from Mayor Pro Tem and council memb

    July 10, 2014

  • Online medical clinic launches in Iowa SAINT PAUL, Minn. — virtuwell.com, a web- and mobile-based online clinic designed to safely treat more than 50 common illnesses while saving time and money, is now available to anyone who lives, works, or travels within Iowa.“virtuwell reinvents the

    July 10, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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