Local News

Osceola, IOWA — On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Osceola Police Department received a report of two (2) persons who had gone missing during the evening hours on Friday, January ...

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 ...

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

Albert E. Thomas, 90, of Eldon passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Ottumwa, IA. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Eldon Cemetery in ...

MARGARET MILLER, 65, of Moravia, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society

KAREN BLOMME, 61, of Batavia Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Competine Cemetery Visitation will begin at noon Tuesday at the Reece Funeral Home with the Rosary ...

BEATRICE COLLIER, 92, of 102 W. Finley Graveside services and burial will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Shaul Cemetery Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements