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November 13, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa – With the first measurable snow in the forecast, Ottumwa residents are being reminded about how City snow removal affects traffic and parking in the community.   The ...

A 29 year old Ottumwa woman charged with Willful Injury following an incident last year has entered a plea of guilty. On November 6th of last year Ashley Nicole Weir was arrested after she reportedly stabbed her ...

A 27 year old What Cheer man is facing charges following an altercation at the Van Buren County jail in Keosauqua. The sheriff’s department says Ivan Lee Short Jr. was charged with assault on a peace officer on ...

Wapello County Trails Council Highway 34 Tunnel Project in Ottumwa has been named one of 10 finalists competing for a Working Together Making It Better grant sponsored by Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. ...

A 43 year old Ottumwa man is being held in the Wapello County jail following his arrest last Thursday. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Department says Thursday evening, deputies responded to 6010 Cliffland Road and ...

One person was injured following a two vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of highway 34 and 267th Street. The Iowa State Patrol says a van driven by 24 year old Seth A. Alcorn of Monmouth, Illinois was ...

CENTERVILLE — The new Morgan E. Cline School of Sustainable Agriculture on the Indian Hills Community College Centerville campus is about to be unveiled to the public. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the ...

DES MOINES, IA B On November 6, 2014, Jason John Thomas, age 36 of What Cheer, Iowa, was sentenced by District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 60 days imprisonment for taking and possessing a bald eagle, announced ...

An ordinance amending the city’s code on parking in residential yards and keeping grass mowed at a certain heights passed it’s first hurdle Tuesday night. Meeting in regular session Tuesday evening, the ...

A 51 year old Blakesburg man was killed Wednesday morning shortly after 10:00 a.m.  on 690th Avenue at the Brompton railroad crossing. The Iowa State Patrol says a 4 wheeler operated by Greg L. McCoy was ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Nov. 5, 2014 – The recently installed Wapello County Freedom Rock will be formally dedicated during a ceremony at 5 p.m. on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Bridge View Center. Mayor Tom Lazio ...

Ernest Lee Sadler, 74, of Douds, and formerly of Eldon, passed away Monday, November 3, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. As were his wishes, Ernie has been cremated with a Memorial ...

The Central fire station in Ottumwa will receive some much needed attention following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council last night. The council approved a recommendation to award a contract to Patric Reiley ...

(Oskaloosa)—- A 70 year old Oskaloosa man was injured late Monday afternoon following a pedestrian/vehicle crash on highway 92 just east of Oskaloosa. The Iowa State Patrol says 70 year old Charles M. Boeder ...

Of a total of 23,112 Registered Voters in WapelloCounty, some 11,036 voted in yesterday’s Mid-Term Election, for a voter turnout of 47.75%, according to figures from the Wapello County Auditor’s Office. In the ...

Even though it is election night, the Ottumwa City Council will hold a regular session, Tuesday evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of Ottumwa City Hall.  The meeting is open to the public and will ...

Caleb M. Couts, 42, of Keosauqua, until recently of Oskaloosa, died at 7:52 A.M. Monday November 3, 2014 at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.  Arrangements are pending at Pedrick Funeral Home, Douds.

GARY SHORT, 79, of 2831 Oak Meadow Dr. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post 775 Veterans of Foreign Wars and O.B. Nelson Post ...

STEVE WILLIAMS, 85, of #2 Pennsylvania Place Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Cedar Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Visitation begins after 11 a.m. Wednesday at ...

ROGER HOWELL Sr., 72, of 16906 Rock Bluff Rd. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home Visitation with the family present will be 1 p.m. Thursday until the time of the service Memorials ...

JOE SELIX, 85, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Bethany Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post #775 ...

VEDA HAZELETT SPEER, 89, of Oskaloosa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Monday (today) with the family present one hour ...

An Ottumwa man employed the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad has been awarded 12-thousand dollars by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA officials say the ...

Tomorrow is election day in Ottumwa and Wapello County.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Absentee ballots can be cast, Monday, at the Wapello County Auditor’s office 2nd floor of ...

OTTUMWA— Superintendent Davis Eidahl updated the Board of Education on district facilities at Monday’s Board work session. The sale of the Wildwood Elementary School building “fell through,” he told the ...