Local News

(Radio Iowa) - November 21, 2014 By Pat Curtis The Vision Iowa Board on Thursday awarded grants to a couple of big projects in Ottumwa and Washington. The board is providing a $125,000 Community Attraction and ...

The Pickwick School Building in Ottumwa is set for demolition in the future, perhaps next Spring, while the fate of the Old Walsh Building on McCarroll Drive is less certain. Superintendent of the Ottumwa Community ...

A change for Commercial Contractors who remove trees and other Green Materials  for Ottumwa Residents. Ottumwa City Council Member Matt Dalbey said that in the future, there will be a tipping fee at the ...

A Fairfield woman who was involved in a hit and run accident in Fairfield in October has been charged with Leaving the Scene of an accident resulting in an injury. On October ...

Local Sports

The Albia football team played Saturday in the state football semifinals for the second season in a row, but as was the case in 2013, the 9th-ranked Blue Demons came up short of the Class 2A championship game. ...

The University of Iowa football team tallied its seventh win of the season by racking up a season-high 587 yards in a 30-14 victory at Illinois on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The Hawkeyes (7-3 overall, ...

Georges Niang led five Cyclones in double figure scoring behind a career-high 30 points to pace No. 14 Iowa State (1-0) to a 93-82 win over Oakland (0-1) Friday night in Hilton Coliseum. Bryce Dejean-Jones (20), ...

 Senior Aaron White set the tone early for the No. 25 University of Iowa men’s basketball team in its season-opening 90-56 victory over Hampton on Friday night in a 2K Classic contest on Mediacom Court inside ...

Obituaries

Herbert Wayne “PoDunk” McClure, 83, of Ottumwa, and formerly of Eldon, IA passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.  Funeral services will be held Monday, November 24, ...

Ernest Lee Sadler, 74, of Douds, and formerly of Eldon, passed away Monday, November 3, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. As were his wishes, Ernie has been cremated with a Memorial ...

Caleb M. Couts, 42, of Keosauqua, until recently of Oskaloosa, died at 7:52 A.M. Monday November 3, 2014 at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.  Arrangements are pending at Pedrick Funeral Home, Douds.

GARY SHORT, 79, of 2831 Oak Meadow Dr. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post 775 Veterans of Foreign Wars and O.B. Nelson Post ...