Local News

A two vehicle crash in Washington County has resulted in the death of a Washington, Iowa woman. Officers say the crash occurred Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of highway 1 and highway 92. The Iowa ...

Free Landfill Day is Saturday, May 17th.  The Landfill and Recycling Center will be open 7:00 am – 3:00pm on Saturday, May 17th.   Customers bringing items to the Landfill and Recycling Center should tarp ...

(Ottumwa)— Officials from the Ottumwa Teen Advisory Committee have announced plans to host a town hall meeting to discuss under age drinking. The Teen Advisory Committee along with the substance abuse mental ...

Ottumwa – Today the Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) announced the selection of Sharon Stroh as the new Executive Director. “Sharon Stroh will be a great asset to the Ottumwa community and we ...

Local Sports

Two more Indian Hills basketball players have moved on to Division I programs this week.  IHCC sophomore Quevyn Winters has signed his letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Washington, and ...

The Ottumwa High girls and boys track teams hosted their only home meet of 2014 Tuesday night, the Don Newell Classic Stadium.  The Bulldogs boys finished 5th in the team standings and the OHS girls had a 4th-place ...

Ottumwa High cross country runner Cody McConnell on Tuesday signed a letter of intent to join the Indian Hills cross country team.  McConnell will compete under the guidance of first-year IHCC head coach Scott ...

Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg on Monday announced the addition of Bryce Dejean-Jones, a highly-touted transfer from UNLV. Dejean-Jones (DEE-john) is expected to graduate from UNLV and be eligible immediately at ...

Obituaries

Ernest E. Wissler, Jr. age 77, of Fremont passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oskaloosa. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 22, at 10:30 A.M. ...

   Vernon Edward Craft, age 92, passed away, Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield, Iowa. Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, April 17, 2014, 4:00 pm – 6:00 ...

  Lois A. Garrett, 81, of rural Douds died at 11:50 P.M. Saturday April 12, 2014 at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.  She was born December 2, 1932 near Eldon to Iver and Gertrude Carlson Reisch and ...

HELEN MADELINE EDMONDSON, 100, of 1335 N. Elm Graveside services and burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 7 ...