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Ottumwa Courier (Newspaper) - August 22, 2015, Ottumwa, Iowa hymn wet courier saturday. August 29, 9015 la v i i. A Summit takes volunteering to new Heights for the record by Megan Berberich Courter staff writer Ottumwa a next month Volun leers staff and Board members alike will have an Opportunity to attend the it annual Southeast Iowa nonprofit Summit on sept. 17 at Bridge View Center. I his one Day Summit from 8 .-3 . Is sponsored by area nonprofits including the Ottumwa regional legacy foundation United Way of Wapello c county to amp tapas and advisors Iowa state University Extension and the Wapello county foundation. The entire Day is designed to teach inspire and connect the nonprofit Community in Southeastern Iowa. Participants can look Forward to creative presenters who Are nationally recognized in their Fields of expertise and show dedication to assisting the nonprofit Community. According to Kelly Genners director of Community leadership amp Grant making at Ottumwa regional legacy foundation there Are approximately 120 people signed up for the Summit. Interested individuals can sign up until sept. 12. A we were hoping to get a variety of participants from Board members to volunteers Quot said Genners. A a that a exactly what we be got from the people who have signed up. We be also seen multiple people from the same organization so if there Are multiple speakers at the same time each person can listen to a different topic and get the most out of the sessions Range from a Grant writing 101&Quot to a social Media strategy for your nonprofit organization. The keynote speaker will be Jeffrey Yost president and ceo of the Nebraska Community foundation. Yost has years or annual Southeast Iowa of experience using philanthropy to to help development Rural America through nip. Simar Hernandez Community development specialist at the Isu Wapello county Extension office is looking Forward to the diversity of topics. A we wanted to bring in speakers that would be interesting and engaging a said Hernandez. A your Challenge for the the future is to keep people wanting to come Back by providing something new for them to come Back Continental breakfast and luncheon Buffet will also be provided. The event is offered free to participants thanks to the sponsorship of various elements from five organizers. To Register online go to www.2015seiowanpsum . Com by sept. 12 or Call 641-455-5260 for additional information. Megan Berberich can be reached at and followed courier Megan. Toxic algae prompts record number of Iowa Beach advisories Des Moines apr the number of Iowa Public beaches affected by toxic algae blooms reached a record this summer and Public health officials confirmed Friday that they Are investigating nine cases of possible human exposure. Toxic Blue Green algae increasingly a problem in lakes and Ponds in Many states can cause skin irritation nausea liver damage and respiratory problems for people. Pets and livestock ingesting the toxin can die. The Iowa department of natural resources has posted 27 Beach advisory warnings this summer due to Blue Green algae blooms a record that tops the 24 warnings posted in 2013. A a we re seeing More severe blooms and we think More toxic blooms As Well Quot said Mary Skopec who directs the Beach monitoring program for the Der. She said Many other states also Are dealing with the problem. Blue Green algae blooms Are believed to be caused by a combination of warmer temperatures and too much fertilizer and manure running off of farms and other pollution. Algae blooms sometimes Emit a toxin called Micro cystic which has been known to cause skin irritation and sicken people w to Swallow the water during swimming or breathe in water droplets containing the toxin. Since the Iowa department of Public health began tracking exposure to Micro cystic in 2009, cases have been reported each year said spokeswoman Polly Carver Kimm. The Agency is investigating nine cases this year a to determine if they can be classified As suspected cases of exposure for 2015.�?� mph records show three suspected cases in 2009, five human and three animal cases in 2010, 14 cases in 2011 and two cases in 2012. Statistics for 2013 and last year Haven to yet been compiled Carver Kimm said. Since 2006, the Der has issued 139 Beach warnings for High Levels of Micro cystic. Nearly two thirds were posted just in the past four years and five Iowa beaches were posted for the first time this year. Skopec says she a heard unofficial reports of at least two dog deaths attributed to Contact with Blue Green algae this year and Kansas officials have reported several dog deaths. The Der tests 40 state owned beaches in Iowa but there Are More than 130 lakes widely used for recreation by the Public owned by cities counties and others that Are not tested Skopec said. In addition thousands of private lakes and farm Ponds could Harbor toxic algae. A we recommend that if you Are in an area where its visibly showing masses of algae or a Blue Green paint color you should avoid Contact w Ith the water and keep pets away from it Quot she said. Environmental groups said its a Clear sign More should be done to protect the water. A to reduce the occurrence of these harmful algae blooms we must reduce the phosphorus pollution coming from farms City Laws and Urban and Industrial w Wastewater that is feeding the algae Quot said Susan Heathcote water program director for the Iowa environmental Council. Fifteen state operated beaches have signs pouted that swimming is not advised according to a Der report released thursday. Thirteen Are due to excessive e. Coli bacteria Levels an indicator the water is contaminated with human or animal fees. Tvo Are due to toxic algae blooms. Ottumwa police 1 20 . Tuesday. Fourth degree theft was reported in the 200 Block of Richmond Avenue 9 45 wednesday. Fifth degree theft was reported in the 800 Block of South Ward Street. 6 41 am. Thursday. Violation of a no Contact order was reported in the 1300 Block of West second Street. 8 47 a. In. Thursday. Penny sue Dodds 52,1806 Albia Road 7, was arrested there on warrants for fourth degree theft third degree theft and failure to appear fifth degree theft. 10 38 am thursday. Contempt of court violation of order of Protection was reported in the 500 Block of North Jefferson Street. 1030 a. In. Thursday. Tracy Pesiri and Yob 29,216 n. Marion St., was arrested in the 500 Block of North Jefferson Street for contempt of court violation of order of Protection and a warrant for failure to appear forfeiture of bail hearing. 6 25 . Thursday. Driving w Hile barred was reported at Church and Weller streets. 6 33 . Thursday. Damon Wayne lord 37,182 West Side drive Iowa City was arrested at Church and Weller streets for driving while barred. 6 48 Pun. Thursday. Carrying weapons was reported in Pickwick Park. 7 Pun. Thursday. Sara Ann Hatfield 41,511 n. Ash St., was arrested in the 300 Block of West second Street on a warrant for disorderly conduct. 7 16 Pun. Thursday. Kyle Joseph hair 20,722glen-Wood ave., was arrested for carrying weapons. 8 13 pan. Thursday. Burglary was reported in the 400 Block of North Green Street. 8 19 Pun. Thursday. Robert Glenn Boley 44,905 s. Seventh. Oskaloosa was arrested in the 300 Block of West second Street on two warrants for failure to appear. 935 pan. Thursday. Laura Leann Moulton 29, 809 Queen Anne ave., was arrested there for probation violation. 1130 pan. Thursday. Patrick bar Buehler 51,124 w. Fifth St. Apt. 3, was arrested there for eluding serious and driving while suspended. 11 38 . Thursday. Rusty diaries Shields 28, 809 Center ave., was arrested at the intersection of Center Avenue and Ash Street for driving while revoked. 1139 pan. Thursday. Driving while revoked was reported at Center Avenue and Ash Street. 2 Aam Friday. Public intoxication was reported in the 2500 Block of North court Street. 233 . Friday. Gun oar Fri Gene Fulton 24,2279 business Highway 34, Fairfield was arrested in the 2500 Burck of North court Street for Public intoxication. 2 11 Aam Friday. Operating while intoxicated was reported at the intersection of North court Street and North View Avenue. 233 Aam Friday. Tony Eugene Wright jr., 21,344 n. Moore St., was arrested at North court Street and North View Avenue for operating while intoxicated. Wapello county sheriff 1 46 pan. Thursday. Amanda Lynn Brown 27, 601 e. Main Apt. 12, Eddyville was arrested there for Possession of drug paraphernalia. July egg production Down 44 percent Des Moines apr Iowa egg production in july Rose slightly from the previous month but remained 44 percent below year ago Levels the lasting Impact of the Bird flu which decimated the states Hen flocks. Iowa lost nearly 25 million egg layers in the Bird flu outbreak that lasted from mid april to mid june. The . Department of agriculture in a weekly report Friday says Iowa produced 775 million eggs in july up 2 percent from june. That a the lowest monthly production since february 2002. The average number layers on hand in july was 33.6 million Down 43 percent from a year a. Ifs the lowest inventory since october of 2001. United states egg production totalled 7.67 billion during jul Down to percent from last year. That included 6.53 billion table eggs. Turning 65? Call us about your medicare supplement options from the blues. It treet insurance Ottumwa a 641 683-5879 cell 641 777-8577 Roger Archer authorized Independent agents for Wei i Mark. 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