mlambrecht

Three southeast Iowa residents are being in the Henry County Jail in Mt. Pleasant following a drug bust. Officials from the Henry County Sheriff’s Department say the three were arrested Tuesdayafternoon as ...

MYRNA RULLMAN, 86, formerly of Agency Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home Memorials may be made to Hospice serving Wapello & Davis Counties or O.B. Nelson Post 3 American Legion Baseball

  MICHAEL McKENNA, 67, of Blakesburg Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. A Christian Wake will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the ...

JUANITA BRADY, 93, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Green Hills Memorial Park in San Pedro, California Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the ...

EVERT HART, 73, of 1051 S. James Graveside and memorial services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Eldon Cemetery with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans of Foreign Wars and O.B. ...

Wildwood Elementary school on the city’s south side will soon have a new owner. During a meeting Monday night the Ottumwa Board of Education approved a recommendation to sell the school to Frantz Community ...

A southeast Iowa man is facing charges following an incident that occurred early Sunday morning in Keosauqua. The Van Buren County sheriff’s department says shortly before 3:00 a.m. it received a report of ...

There could be a new addition to central Park in Ottumwa.  When the Ottumwa City council meets in regular session tomorrow evening at 6:30 in the council chamber of City Hall, it will consider a departmental ...

A southeast Iowa cheese factory is closing it’s doors.  Officials at Twin County Dairy has announced it will close immediately.  Known as the Kalona Cheese Factory, the company employed 50 people. Owners of the ...

The salvation Army in Ottumwa is apparently closing.  Officials with the Salvation Army in Chicago have announced the closing of the facility in Ottumwa. The Salvation Army says the chapter in Ottumwa has been in ...

Thanks to the United Way’s Day of Caring’s volunteers from Gatton Realty and MidwestOne Bank, and to Paint Iowa Beautiful, MCRF got some painting and cleaning of equipment done at the Lacey Recreation ...

Officials in Fairfield have completed their investigation into the death of an out of state man. Mark Kneeskern was found laying on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad tracks in Fairfield several weeks ...

The selection of a jury in the 2nd Robert Eugene Pilcher murder trial is expected to continue today in Wapello County District Court in Ottumwa. Pilcher is charged in connection with the death of Mary Jayne Jones ...

September 9 , 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The Ottumwa City Council approved new protocols, effective immediately,  for activation of the Ottumwa’s Outdoor Warning Sirens at their September 8th ...

The Ottumwa Police Department has announced that Trick or Treat Night is set for 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014. Parents are encouraged to dress their children in reflective clothing and consider ...

An Ottumwa man is listed in critical condition at University of Iowa Hospitals followwing an assault in Ottumwa early Sunday morning. Ottumwa Police say shortly before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning  officers ...

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire at 122 S. Fellows in Ottumwa.  The fire was suspicious in nature and an investigation was initiated.  As a result of the ...

SANDRA CHAMPOUX, 76 of Bettendorf and formerly of Ottumwa Graveside services  and burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Visitation begins after 11 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with the ...

ROBERT “BOB” WARREN, 85 of rural Eldon Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hickory Grove Community Church.  Burial will be private. Visitation begins after 11 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with ...

The board of trustees of Hillcrest Family Services voted Aug. 28 to cease operation of Highland Place, its adult mental health residential care facility near Ottumwa, Iowa, effective Oct. 31. The decision came after ...

Ottumwa, IA, September 2, 2014 – Leila Disburg, Pastor of Willard Street United Methodist Church, has been named the first recipient of the Andy Hansen Legacy Scholarship for Ottumwa Leadership Academy. “I ...

(Ottumwa)— A 42 year old Ottumwa is facing charges following his arrested  by Ottumwa Police. Billy Ray Snow has been charged with Trespassing after he was discoveredTuesday in the basement of a home ...

(Update) - An investigation into an early morning house fire in Ottumwa is under way. Shortly before 5:30 Wednesday morning firemen were called to a house fire at 1921 East Main Street.  When firemen arrived ...

FPD officials are updating information about the suspicious death investigation on 08/31/2014 at 1200 S. Main. The deceased has been identified as Christopher Freeman, date of birth of 08/21/1958, who shows an ...

Another pit bull incident was reported in Ottumwa over the past weekend. The Ottumwa Post is reporting the incident occurred Sunday afternoon at905 North Court after police received a report of a  disturbance ...