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Ottumwa Courier (Newspaper) - August 8, 2015, Ottumwa, Iowa Ottumwa courier $1.50 Southeast Iowa a Best newspaper saturday August 8, 201/ in local a2dance convention a boost for Ottumwa in sports a Bridges recovers from Accident in local a3free car classes offered at i acc Community mourns Brothers killed in crash storms Are Mahaska county residents work to assist family by Mark Newman sea a to the Herald new Sharon a a Community is reeling after three Young Brothers died in a car Accident thursday. The Iowa state patrol said the crash happened in Mahaska county just before i . At the intersection of Queens Avenue and 130th Street near new Sharon. The patrol said a truck driven by Shawn scuppers 41, collided with a Pontiac gunfire driven by Jamie Singletary 16. Jamie was killed in the crash along with two of his Brothers Carson Singletary 13, and Christian Singletary to. All three lived in new Sharon As does scuppers. The children smother Sara Hicklin used face Book to share photos of the boys commenting a i done to know How to be without live after five the preliminary police report does not indicate who May have been at fault in the crash. Quot this family is going through an awful lot a this class too is going through so much. When you lose one began the 7-12 principal at North Mahaska schools. Doug Ray. A a ibis is three students in three different a typical graduating class he said is 50. A when you re a Small class like this they know each other. These students go from kindergarten to graduation together a said Ray. A Jamie and Carson played football please see crash Page a6 phone App riverfront on City Council Agenda by Matt Milner be Iowa digital Content editor Ottumwa a the first and last items on the City councils Agenda for next week could w ind up having the longest impacts on Ottumwa. The Council is starting w Ith a special meeting and discussion of a proposed Mobile App. City administrator Joe Helfenberger said the App is used As a one Stop shop for showing off the City for marketing. Helfenberger gave the example of the upcoming Iowa tourism conference in Ottumwa. Participants would be Able to use the App to identify Points of interest in the Community and immediate Vicinity. History buffs might be interested in items like the Central addition memorial while those interested in educational opportunities could pinpoint Indian Hills. The City would contract with bar a a Texas based company for the App. Helfenberger said bar a has a Strong reputation and its App is a a very popular item among cities that includes some Iowa clients. A its been successfully implemented in Osceola Ames Dubuque and Iowa City a he said. The contract is not particularly expensive at least compared to other items the City spends Money please see Agenda Page a6 expected today by Matt Milner Ottumwa As summer starts to wind Down its tempting to think that severe weather is less of a risk. And in some ways it is. The Peak for tornadoes in this part of Iowa hits from april through june. But this weekend could be a reminder that there Are other forms of severe weather and they can hit just about any time. This weekends threat is not expected to be tornadoes. Kelsey Angle a meteorologist with the National weather service office in Des Moines said the biggest issues Are Likely to be Strong w kinds and Hail. The storms on saturday will form Over the Southern Plains and move East into now a. A the probable hazards include the potential for damaging winds and also the potential for Large Hail around the size of a Quarter Quot Angle said. Add rainfall totals of a Quarter Inch to an Inch and its looking like a Sloppy weekend. Angies assessment of rainfall totals might be Low. A forecast map from the National weather sen ice show s a hand of expected rainfall from 1-1.25 inches covering much of Mahaska Wapello and Jefferson counties. Two rounds of storms Are possible. The first is expected Between 7 . And i . Saturday. Those Are not expected to be severe. The ones that hit overnight saturday when forecasters give the Ottumwa area a much higher Chance of storms could be. The storm prediction Center places most of Southern Iowa in the slight risk category for severe weather but that Hasni to been a reason for Relief this year. The worst severe weather to hit the Region including please see storms Page a6 pathway underway Ben Roberts the courier work continues on connecting two pedestrian paths under Highway 34 in Ottumwa just West of the Des Moines River on thursday. Construction work is expected to be done before the end of the year. The City has hired the same contractors who also Are working on the Bridge. Cardinal receives Monsanto Grant by Megan Berberich courier staff writer Eldon a the Cardinal Community school District has been selected to receive a $10,000 Grant for a getting physical in the flipped classroom Quot through America s Farmers grow Rural education sponsored by the Monsanto fund. Joel Pedersen superintendent of the Cardi Nal Community school District is grateful for this Money. A i am excited about How this Grant will continue to provide More innovative Way to eng age our students in Stem education Quot said Pedersen. Farmers in the Ottumwa area nominated the District. After the nomination was submitted it was reviewed by math and science teachers from ineligible school districts then by the americans Farmers grow Rural education advisory Board a group of 29 prominent Farmers from across the country. The advisory Council was impressed with the dedication of Cardinal students and innovative ideas that improved their educational please see Grant Page a6 two Day forecast today a a a 30 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 3 . Mostly Cloudy with a High of 82. Rainfall less than a tenth of an Inch. To tit. 60 percent of showers and thunderstorms mainly after to . Cloudy with a Low of 71. Rainfall Between i and 2 inches. Sunday. A 30 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy with a High near 85. Rainfall Between a Quarter and half of an Inch. Sunday night. Mostly Cloudy with a Low around 68. Weather Page a6 Index a2.a3. Local b4.b6. Business a4. Obituaries b4.b5,. A5. Opinion c1,c2. A6. Classifieds b1-b3. Sports c6. Religion saturday courier �?�971 13 12151 Ber Robert the Carer Bridge City country performs on stage As onlookers seek the shaded areas during South Ottumwa savings Bank a live after five at Central Park in Ottumwa Friday evening. Live after five wrapped up its season with the kiwanis clubs of Ottumwa hosting their Annua pork dinner profits from sates went to the Ottumwa Public l Library a a children a Library and to the Ottumwa Community children a playhouse. 2 i

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