Local News

(Fairfield)—There were tense moments in Fairfield Tuesday following two separate incidents at elementary schools. Fairfield Police say they received two phone calls from concerned citizens stating there ...

(CLIVE, Iowa) — The Iowa Pork Producers Association is seeking nominations for its 12th annual Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest. Pork tenderloin enthusiasts can submit nominations for their favorite beginning ...

Bike riders planning on taking part in this summer Des Moines Register’s Great Bike Ride across Iowa will be able to get in shape prior to the event by taking part in the first ever bike the byway in southeast ...

Seth Techel charged with murder in connection with the death of his wife Lisa in 2012 will remain behind bars. The Iowa Supreme court has upheld the ruling of a district court judge that Techel’s bond remain at ...

Local Sports

With an eye on the weather forecast for this weekend, the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference has changed the days when the Region 11 postseason softball tournament will be played in Council Bluffs. The ...

Indian Hills Community College sophomore Majok Deng is the latest IHCC basketball player to find a place to continue his education and basketball career. Deng signed a letter of intent on Tuesday with the University ...

Because rain from earlier in the day has left the playing surface too wet to use, the Ottumwa High girls and boys varsity soccer matches at Centerville on Monday have been postponed.  A make-up date has yet to be ...

The following are high school track and field athletes are scheduled to compete in the Drake Relays this weekend: OTTUMWA girls 4×100 relay (Sarah Schulz, Ellie Hammack, Sarah Thordarson, Erin Sheehy) ALBIA ...

Obituaries

RUSSELL BENSON, 99, of #1 Pennsylvania Place Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Ottumwa Cemetery Visitation begins 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday Memorials ...

DARRELL ADAMS, 89, of Ottumwa Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday A private service for the family will be held following the visitation ...

GENEVIEVE SANDEGREN, 85, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Ottumwa Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

MICKEY LONG, 45, of 202 N. Hancock Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Kingdom Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. ...