Local News

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 ...

(Ottumwa) – The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation is proud to announce the names of their newest Bright Ideas Community Enrichment Fund partners as fourteen grants were recently awarded to local non-profit ...

The Jefferson Street Parking lot could see some much ed needed improvements following a special meeting of the Ottumwa City Council this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. in the council chamber of  City Hall. Among other ...

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 “Russ” Harward, 76, of Hot Springs Village, AK passed away January 15, 2014. Memorial service will be 10:30 am, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Coughlin ...

   Beverly Ann Harris, age 78, passed away April 20, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield, IA. Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Behner ...

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 ...