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Little by little, Davis County farmers are getting their corn and beans combined between intermittent snow and rainfall. Robert Newton of Troy Elevator says most beans in Davis County are harvested, but 30-40% of the corn remains in the field. Brett Barnhart of Hoskin Elevator estimates 95% …

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Absentee ballots for the Dec. 3 runoff election between Earl Howard and Jerry Hawkins for Bloomfield’s Ward 3 council seat are now available at the Davis County Auditor’s office.

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The 2019 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections began earlier this month. Deadline to return the ballots to local FSA offices, or to be postmarked, is Dec. 2, 2019.

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Friday, Nov. 1 members of Davis County’s High School Color Guard competed at the state solo contest in Newton. Participants included Destiny Davidson, Aubrey Bachman, Zander Small, Odessa Miranda, Alyssa Small and Kassidy Stremler. Kassidy Stremler (middle), Zander Small (right), and Aubrey …

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Davis County Hospital & Clinics provides $2,326,953 in community benefits to Davis County, according to a recently completed assessment of those programs and services. That amount, based on 2018 figures, includes $663,593 in uncompensated care and $1,663,360 in free or discounted communi…

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Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation that will temporarily allow vehicles that transport propane and anhydrous ammonia to be oversize and overweight.

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Allen Pace was named Moulton-Udell’s Student of the Week beginning Nov. 18. He is a student in Lynne Taylor’s sixth-grade classroom. Taylor, left, commended Pace for being conscientious, showing self-control, being a problem solver with a positive outlook, and being thoughtful and considerat…

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Steven and Donna Olinger of rural Bloomfield will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with an open house in their honor on November 23 from 2-4 p.m. at Southfork Grill in Bloomfield. Friends and family are invited.

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The Davis County Schools went into lockdown mode Wednesday morning, Nov. 6, when Principal Brad McCloskey learned a Davis County Middle School student reportedly threatened to harm other students.

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Harrison Van Mersbergen has been wanting to play the role of Shrek for two years, and that dream will come true Thursday night, Nov. 14, as the curtain opens on “Shrek the Musical” on the Iowa Theatre stage at 7 p.m.

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Brenda Johnson informed the Bloomfield Democrat of her resignation from the position of Finance Manager for the City of Bloomfield following the Nov. 7 council meeting.

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Davis County’s veterans were honored Monday with a Veterans’ Breakfast at the Bloomfield Christian Church and a Veterans’ Day Assembly at Davis County High School.

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Wally Fowler and Brett Warning work Saturday morning to remove the deteriorated cross from the front of the Davis County Historical Society’s Christian Church. By Saturday evening, the siding was removed and a news cross installed, which will be dedicated in a ceremony scheduled for Dec. 1.

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is warning of a phone scam involving callers who target citizens by misrepresenting themselves as DCI staff.

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Davis County Middle School is implementing a new “honor roll” system—replacing it with “DCMS Award for Educational Achievement.” This new system recognizes students who demonstrate mastery of a subject, meet standards consistently, or use opportunities and support for improvement to show imp…

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Brian Burnam was presented an Energy Award by the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) at the Bloomfield City Council meeting Nov. 1.

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Art on display in businesses

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The State Library of Iowa is launching a statewide delivery service to every public library in Iowa (543 public libraries) in mid November 2019.

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The Troy Park Board has scheduled a meeting for 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Troy Park Board Building to discuss the dissolution of the Park Board.

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Landon Newcomer, son of Nicole Newcomer, is Moulton-Udell’s Student of the week. He is a first grade student and was nominated by teacher Katie Harris (left). Newcomer was nominated for being an eager student who always strives to do his best in the classroom, being responsible and always fo…

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