Local News

A single car crash in Davis County early Saturday morning killed one area teen and injured 4. The Iowa State Patrol says that Rocky Lee, 19 of Floris was driving his 2003 Ford F150 at a high rate of speed when he ...

McDanel captured

Update: 3:45 PM We’ve spoken with Ottumwa Police LT Jason Bell who gave us a few more details in today’s arrest of Dustin McDanel. Bell tells us that at this point, no other arrests have been made in ...

Burlington authorities are investigating the case of a body that was found Thursday morning in a sewer. Burlington Police say the body was reduced to sketetal remains indicating it had been in the sewer for a ...

A single vehicle crash involving a grain semi last night left one injured. The crash happened at the corner of Terminal Ave and Airport RD near the Ottumwa Regional Airport at round 7pm last night. The cause for the ...

Local Sports

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has assigned the district and substate groupings for the 2015 boys basketball season.  The specific pairings will be announced in a couple of weeks.  Listed below are the ...

Monday’s Associated Press Men’s Basketball Top 25 poll contained a piece of local history.  For the first time ever, three Division I teams from the state of Iowa are ranked at the same time. Leading ...

Twin Cedars all-state pitcher Otis Roby will continue his baseball career at Southeastern Community College.  The senior signed his letter of intent Thursday morning at the high school. As a junior, Roby led the ...

Davis County senior guard Cami Guiter signed a letter of intent Wednesday to continue her basketball career at Central College in Pella.  The 3rd-year varsity player has established herself as the Mustangs’ ...

Obituaries

Earl E. Higdon, 87, of rural Douds died at 3:55 P.M. Wednesday January 21, 2015 at his home.  He was born June 19, 1927 in Burlington to Louis and Rosalee Jenkins Higdon and married Mildred Chadwick on June 20, ...

Karyl K. Chambers, 77, of Keosauqua died at 3:12 P.M. Wednesday January 21, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society- Van Buren, Keosauqua.  She was born January 21, 1938 to Clare T. and Edna M. Wollam Muir. Karyl grew up in ...

Ramona “Mona” Lynn Bedford, 46, of Eldon, IA passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the Ottumwa Region Health Center.  Visitation, with the family present, will be Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 4:00 to 6:00 ...

RoAnne Jean Larson, 57, of Fairfield, died Monday, January 19, 2015, at Jefferson County Health Center. The funeral is planned 10:30 am, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, with ...