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Ottumwa

(ŏtŭm`wə, ō–), city (1990 pop. 24,488), seat of Wapello co., SE Iowa, on both banks of the Des Moines River, in a farm and coal area; inc. 1851. A commercial and industrial center, Ottumwa's economy is based on its meatpacking plant and a farm machinery industry. In the center of the city is a park developed from a reclaimed river bottom.
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Bob Brisendine, Head Custodian at Douma Elementary School in Ottumwa, has been teaching the children there to separate the waste themselves.
Salisbury now facilitates Moms Off Meth groups in the Iowa communities of Ottumwa and Fairfield, and trains other women as group facilitators.
In Ottumwa, "on any given day I can pick up the phone or walk to an office and be fairly confident of getting who I need to speak with in short order.
Jon's long-time pilot recalled a number of occasions when he and Jon would fly to see a customer, receive a down payment on a piece of equipment and then fly back to Ottumwa before the bank closed in order to make a deposit to make payroll.
The Ottumwa Transit Authority, which provides bus service in Ottumwa, IA, and the surrounding 10-county area, installed a four-tower, 150-megahertz radio system to provide communications for its automatic vehicle-location system and mobile-data terminals.
returnable bottles at selected on-premise locations in Ames, Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Davenport, Decorah, Des Moines, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, Iowa City, Mason City, Ottumwa and Waterloo.
BWCC) - a subsidiary within its power generation segment - was awarded a contract worth more than $290 million to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) environmental control systems for Interstate Power and Light Company's (IPL) Ottumwa Generating Station power plant in Ottumwa, Iowa.
The master agreement covers manufacturing employees at John Deere facilities in Davenport, Ankeny, Dubuque, Ottumwa and Waterloo, Iowa; East Moline, Moline and Milan, Illinois; and Coffeyville, Kansas.
Alliant Energy s Iowa utility recently completed projects at the Ottumwa Generating Station (OGS) that are reducing emissions and making Iowa s air cleaner.
The $505 million Community 1st Credit Union in Ottumwa, Iowa, immediately assumed the majority of Louden Depot Community's members, assets and loans.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Community colleges based in Ottumwa and Sioux City were awarded $4.
Ottumwa, Iowa, told Recycling Today for a feature last year, "Portable units are versatile; they can go and get loose scrap and process it into logs or bales to be transported to a high-volume shredder.