Hoyt Dzwoniarski and Megan Swan were crowned the 2021 Davis County High School homecoming king and queen Thursday night at the coronation ceremony. Junior attendants were Boyd Brinegar and Chloe Fetcho. Sophomore attendants were Garrett Clymer and Hannah Vermeulen. Freshman attendants were J…
The Davis County Auditor’s office Friday afternoon released the names of the candidates who will be on the ballot for the City and School Election on Nov. 2.
This week’s Bloomfield Democrat has a completely different look to it. The newspaper has been printed on smaller-sized paper compared to what our readers are used to seeing. Compared to previous editions, this week’s pages are narrower in size.
Moulton residents were more than ready to celebrate their annual Jamboree this year after having to cancel last year’s celebration due to COVID.
The Sept. 18, 2019 Bloomfield Democrat announced that world-renowned opera star Simon Estes would be performing in Bloomfield as part of his 99-county “Roots & Wings” tour.
The City of Bloomfield is publishing two ordinances in this week’s newspaper that were approved by the city council at the September 2 meeting.
Students who take college credit courses in high school are more likely to enroll in postsecondary education after graduation and earn a degree or credential, according to a new Iowa Department of Education report.
Dutch Country Living, based in Bloomfield, has announced the hiring of longtime southeast Iowa economic development and tourism professional, Mary Wells to fill the company’s newly created role of Projects, Grants & Programs Administrator starting in late September. Wells will also be a …
The Iowa Nut Growers Association will be hosting our 2021 Fall Meeting and Field Tour at several locations in Southern Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 2nd. The day will begin with a tour of the late Norman Hanson property in rural Unionville.
Three area students are members of the freshman class at the University of Iowa this fall: Samantha Shelton of Bloomfield (majoring in Pre-Physical Therapy), Davin Durflinger of Eldon (majoring in Computer Science), and Josie Rea of Blakesburg (majoring in Pre-Business).
The U.S. House Education & Labor Committee has finished a marathon markup of legislation that would provide universal pre-K education, expand federal Pell Grants for college students and institute two years of free community college.
As fall approaches, harvest season means that small farms will begin producing and selling their home-prepared foods. This part of the U.S. food supply chain is known as the cottage food industry and cottage food producers are subject to certain regulations. Iowa State University Extension a…
Despite a 23% jump in Iowa COVID-19 cases the past two weeks, no one attending the Iowa State Cyclones’ home game Saturday against the Iowa Hawkeyes was required to wear a mask.
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee late last week approved its first piece of Democrats’ sweeping $3.5 trillion spending blueprint on a party-line 24-13 vote.
The Davis County Cattlemen hosted a drive-thru hamburger and chips meal at the Davis County Law Center Friday as a benefit for the Abby and Chase Johnson family.
Whether you’re a fisherman, hiker, camper, boating enthusiast or if you want to enjoy a ballgame, the many parks here will delight you. You can lie in the shade or get a tan, attend a celebration or relax in quiet solitude. There is also great fishing in our lakes and farm ponds.
The Davis County Historical Complex is one of Davis County’s oldest tourist attractions. It is located in the heart of Bloomfield just a block off the east side of the square. The facility is full of Davis County history and can take anyone back to a time when things were much simpler.
The Davis County Courthouse is the focal point of the community and draws the most attention from motorists and tourists who travel through Bloomfield. It is likely the most photographed building in Davis County.
Pick up brochures of the Historic Bloomfield Walking Tour and the Historic Bloomfield Driving Tour at the Davis County Welcome Center at 307 N. Washington or the Bloomfield Main Street Office on the southwest corner of the square at 101 E. Franklin Street.
Bloomfield joined the ranks of cities with public art this past weekend when Los Angeles-based artist Colette Miller painted a mural of three sets of angel wings on a building on the northeast corner of the square.
Two events will combine into one festival on Sept. 25 as Bloomfield Main Street hosts its annual Fall Festival while the Pumpkin Growers Association hosts a Giant Pumpkin Bash — all on the Bloomfield Square.
Mary JoAnn Swaim, 77, of Bloomfield passed away on September 7, 2021 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born on March 26, 1944 in Davis County to Mervin James and Helen Lucinda Thompson McElderry. She graduated from Davis County High School in 1962 and married Thomas…
James Carothers, who calls himself an adopted son-in-law of Pulaski, will highlight the Pulaski Corn Show’s entertainment with a two-hour concert beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11.
The Moulton Jamboree this coming weekend promises a carnival, games, entertainment, food, and a good time for all as the community “Comes Together” following a year off during the pandemic.
Tammy Roberts, Bloomfield’s Development Director, had an optimistic message for the Bloomfield Optimist Club Friday morning as she presented a program on Bloomfield’s development projects.
The Bloomfield Democrat will be publishing a special section next week covering the Music Festival’s scheduled events, stories of the performers, and a listing of the garage sales scheduled during the weeklong festivities.
Troy High School was closed in 1960 when the consolidated Davis County Community School District was formed. But memories of the school and its place in the community were not forgotten.
Iowa’s unemployment rate rose slightly in July, Iowa Workforce Development announced Friday, increasing to 4.1% from the June rate of 4.0%.
A shortage of ammunition is likely to drive up prices for hunters and sport shooters through at least part of next year, industry observers say.