Local News

The day after the Monday Memorial Day Holiday, it’s back to business for the Ottumwa City Council. The Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday, May 26th at 5 PM in the Council Chambers for a “work ...

Fireworks could remail illegal in Ottumwa, even if the Iowa Legislature ends the statewide prohibition. Ottumwa’s Fire Chief Tony Miller said Friday on the KBIZ Dialogue Program that the city of ottumwa has a ...

Eidahl resigns

Superintendent Davis Eidahl has announced his resignation from theOttumwa Community School District. Eidahl said today in a written correspondence that he has been offered and has accepted a position as ...

Local man injured in crash

A local man was injured in a crash Thursday afternoon. At around 3:15PM Thursday, first responders were called to the scene of a two vehicle crash at the top of the westbound on-ramp to Highway 34 at Church Street. ...

Local Sports

Racing returned in a big way to the Iowa Speedway this weekend with the return of the Nascar Xfinity Series to the 7/8 mile track. Chris Buescher edged defending series champion Chase Elliot for the win, his first ...

PHOTOS: OHS Softball, Baseball Prep for Season

Practice began on Monday for the 2015 Ottumwa High softball team, while the OHS baseball team embarked on its second week of practice.  Both squads open the season May 27th, and both squads practiced in cool, windy ...

State Qualifying Track & Field Sites

All high school state qualifying track and field meets will be held on Thursday, May 14th, beginning at 4:00.  The sites for each school covered by the Ottumwa Radio Sports Network are listed below. Class 4A ...

UPDATED: OHS Names Mayson Head Football Coach

A month-long search for the new Ottumwa High head football coach ended on Wednesday, when OHS introduced former Iowa Western running backs coach Rich Mayson as the new head Bulldog.  Mayson replaces Zach Pfantz, ...

Obituaries

MADELINE DAVIDSON OTTUMWA-Madeline E. Davidson, 88, of Ottumwa, passed away at 2 a.m. May 19, 2015 at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, CO. She was born August 28, 1926 in Wapello County, IA to Paul and ...

  RONNIE RYALS OTTUMWA-Ronnie Marion Ryals, 77,  formerly of Ottumwa, died at 10:30 p.m. May 20, 2015 at Davis Center  in Bloomfield.  He was born September 29, 1937 in Ottumwa to Otis Andrew Thomas and ...

CARL CARR Douds Carl L. Carr, 73, of Douds died at 5:21 P.M. Tuesday May 19, 2015 at University Hospital, Iowa City.  He was born April 6, 1942 in rural Douds to Stephen P. and Melva Pearson Carr and married Carol ...

  JOYCE WATERS BLAKESBURG-Joyce A. Waters, 76, of 6931 230th Ave., went to meet her Lord at 2:13 p.m. May 17, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. She was born August 13 1938 in ...