Local News

(Radio Iowa) - July 24, 2014 By O. Kay Henderson A jury has convicted the south central Iowa man who has gone on trial three times for the murder of his pregnant wife. Twenty-three-year-old Lisa Techel was shot ...

(Ottumwa)— The Ottumwa Police Department is asking for the public’s help in regards to an incident that occurred Tuesday afternoon. Police Chief Tom McAndrew says shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday police ...

OTTUMWA – There are still slots available for the Tech Camp being hosted by Indian Hills Community College the week of July 28. Students entering seventh through tenth grades have until noon on Thursday, July 24, ...

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that the City of Eddyville will receive $1,030,636 to improve the capacity of the stormwater system that drains to a levee to protect the city from the ...

Local Sports

One way or another, the season was going to end on Friday for the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont softball team.  The Rockets were bidding for their first-ever state championship, but they came up short, falling 6-4 ...

The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont softball team, in just its second-ever state tournament appearance, will play for the Class 2A championship. The Rockets advanced to the final on Thursday by knocking off #1 Highland ...

It was clear all along that both #5 Fairfield and #7 Centerville deserved berths in the Class 3A state baseball tournament, but only one could advance from the substate championship game in Fairfield Wednesday ...

The Ottumwa High baseball team saw its season come to an end Wednesday, falling 2-0 at home to West Des Moines Valley in the substate championship game.  OHS ends its season at 25-16, one win short of a state ...

Obituaries

William H. Helmick, 94 of Eldon, formerly of Ottumwa and Altoona, Iowa, went to be with his heavenly father on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at his home in Eldon.  Funeral services will be held Friday, July 25, 2014 at ...

Cheryl Joan Griffin, age 67, passed away July 7, 2014 at University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, IA. Memorial services will be held 11:00 am, Friday, July 11, 2014 at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor ...

BRANDY PRYOR, 39, of 150 S. Fellows Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery near Martinsburg Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 ...

DONALD AVERY, 83, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and ...