The proposal to appoint Bob Overstreet to the Bloomfield City Council to fill out the term of John Hilbert failed on a 2-2 vote Thursday night, June 20.
A three-vehicle accident resulted in two people being injured and more than $25,000 damage being caused to all three vehicles involved in the crash. The crash was reported at 1:17 p.m. June 12 along Highway 63 approximately eight miles north of Bloomfield.
Bob Overstreet, Jerry Kincart, and Doug Dixon showed up at the Bloomfield Public Library Tuesday evening, June 11, to interview for the at-large Bloomfield City Council seat vacated by John Hilbert the end of May.
Seven southeast Iowa counties have formed a Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Collaborative to improve mental health care for children and families in the region.
Angie Shipley, Dean Hougland and Gary French were re-elected to the Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative Board June 13. The results of the election were announced during the cooperative’s annual meeting of the Members at the Mutchler Community Center.
Sheriff Dave Davis says Davis County Law Enforcement officers constantly struggle to keep Davis County residents updated and safe from scammers who try to bilk them out of thousands of dollars.
Tammy Roberts of Bloomfield Main Street reminds the public that all vendors’ applications for RAGBRAI® on July 25 must be submitted to the Main Street office by July 1 for vendors to be placed on the vendors’ map.
LuAnn Reinders of the Iowa Tourism Office was in Bloomfield last week to present the Davis County Welcome Center with an award for its 30 years of service to tourists.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a fraud alert warning the public about a preventive genetic (DNA) testing scam. Iowans have reported being contacted about this testing scam.
Pottorff Standard Service, a privately owned gas-station museum belonging to Dan Hutchings of Bloomfield, will be open for public viewing June 22 during the Hairy Nation celebration.
• Davis County Welcome Center: The Welcome Center at 301 N. Washington Street will be extending its hours from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for the Hairy Nation Day celebration on June 22.
Approximately 40 experienced bicyclists were in Bloomfield June 6 to look over the community and to check out the route that will be used by RAGBRAI® next month.
The Bloomfield City Council held quite a debate last week, but finally decided on how to handle rate increases for the city’s sewer utility customers. Council members held the discussion during the June 6 meeting and debated many different ideas on how to increase rates in a way that they ca…
Timothy Banard Howell, 56, of Bloomfield was arrested on kidnapping and sexual abuse charges for crimes committed between May 6 and May 21 involving a 22-year-old woman.
Linda Rowe completed her 14th mission trip to Nigeria this spring. This time she had a two-fold purpose: to check up on previous projects that were begun during previous visits and to introduce a new Methodist coordinator to the projects that are being accomplished in Nigeria.
The Iowa Hemp Act, which allows licensed producers in Iowa to grow up to 40 acres of industrial hemp as a cash crop, passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the Iowa Legislature before being signed into law by Governor Kim Reynolds in early May. While official regulations are still be…
The Floris Baptist Church put this float in the Flag Day Parade earlier this month. The church used the float to promote is vacation Bible school, which is taking place this week.
Couples getting married this year know there are a lot of details in planning a wedding. Along with the cake and gift registry, their first tax return as a married couple should be on their checklist. The IRS has tips and tools to help newlyweds consider how marriage may affect their taxes.