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Observer photo by Kate Howes No Rest Pet Ranch Resort owner Missy Gittings of Calamus, pictured with her French bulldog, Meatball, boards and grooms dogs. The scenic country setting and large indoor and outdoor areas offer pets a comfortable and spacious home-away-from-home while their owners are away. “I post pictures on Facebook daily so owners can see their pets while they’re away,” Gittings said. “People want to know their dogs are truly being cared for.”

Graduation memories
As area high school seniors look forward to receiving their diplomas this month, two old friends recently took some time to reflect on their own graduation.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
First-grade teacher preparing to let go
Sydney Slinkman's first-graders are not going to be first-graders much longer.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
County no longer pays for indigent burial
Under a change in policy, Clinton County will no longer pay basic burial expenses for people whose survivors cannot afford to do that.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
City seeks cheap ways to lure vets
The DeWitt City Council will look for a way to participate in Home Base Iowa that will cost little to nothing.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
DeWitt parent disapproves of lending policy
A DeWitt mother is wondering why the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library does not restrict lending of adult-themed movies to children.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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