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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bloomfield’s annual Hairy Nation Days are expected to bring hundreds of visitors to Davis County June 21 and 22 to experience the “wild side” of life.  

 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.

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Bloomfield Main Street, under the direction of Main Street Iowa, will be conducting a Market Study in the next few months.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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No parking on square during Hairy Nation festivities

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Davis County residents, former graduates, and visitors will find plenty of interesting and entertaining things to do in Bloomfield during Hairy Nation Days June 21 and 22.

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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.

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Construction of a Bale Trail along the Historic Hills Scenic Byway from Donnellson to Moravia will take place from June 15 through July 15.

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• 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.

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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…

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Brenda Houf, 56, of Bloomfield died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in Van Buren County. The crash was reported at 7:15 a.m. on June 9.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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Students graduate from IHCC

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