Local News

August 22, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The next Ottumwa City Council meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 25th at 5 PM at City Hall.   This meeting will mark the start of live streaming of ...

Ottumwa area motorists are being reminded The Iowa Department of Transportation’s driver’s license station located at 2830 North Court will close at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon.  The closure will allow staff to ...

The trail system in Ottumwa will received more improvements following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council this week. The council approved a resolution awarding a contract for the 2014 South Loop Trail ...

The public is being invited to provide their imput and thoughts in regards to the future of the movie theaters in downtown Ottumwa. Officials from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation have announced an ...

Local Sports

A group of Ottumwa High Softball supporters is circulating a petition this week, asking the board of education to save Huston Field.  The longtime home field of OHS Softball, named after head coach Frank Huston, is ...

The University of Iowa football team will stage its annual “Kids Day at Kinnick” Saturday, Aug. 16. Kids Day is presented by Kohl’s Keeping Kids Safe at University of Iowa Children’s ...

The Iowa State volleyball team was picked to finish third in the 2014 Big 12 Preseason Volleyball Poll, released Friday. This marks the sixth consecutive season that the Cyclones have been picked to finish among the ...

The Iowa State volleyball team saw junior right-side hitter Mackenzie Bigbee and senior outside hitter Victoria Hurtt named to the 2014 Big 12 Preseason Volleyball team, the conference announced Thursday. This marks ...

Obituaries

Funeral arrangements for 64 year old Darrell Teeter of Eldon, are currently pending at Kremer Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Eldon.

JACKIE CARLBERG, 74, formerly of Blakesburg Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with cremation following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family

BUDDY JONES, 80, of 933 W. Mary St. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ottumwa Baptist Temple with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with the family ...

Royce W. Hem, 76, formerly of Ottumwa Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Lawn ...