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(Radio Iowa) – November 21, 2014 By Pat Curtis The Vision Iowa Board on Thursday awarded grants to a couple of big projects in Ottumwa and Washington. The board is providing a $125,000 Community Attraction ...

The Pickwick School Building in Ottumwa is set for demolition in the future, perhaps next Spring, while the fate of the Old Walsh Building on McCarroll Drive is less certain. Superintendent of the Ottumwa Community ...

Herbert Wayne “PoDunk” McClure, 83, of Ottumwa, and formerly of Eldon, IA passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.  Funeral services will be held Monday, November 24, ...

A change for Commercial Contractors who remove trees and other Green Materials  for Ottumwa Residents. Ottumwa City Council Member Matt Dalbey said that in the future, there will be a tipping fee at the ...

A Fairfield woman who was involved in a hit and run accident in Fairfield in October has been charged with Leaving the Scene of an accident resulting in an injury. On October ...

November 19, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The City of Ottumwa will be opening the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Jefferson Street to regular traffic on Thursday, November 20.     There will a ...

The Director of the Ottumwa Public Library is reminding the Public that you can exchange canned goods or dry packaged food for overdue book fines at the Ottumwa Public Library, now through November 29th. Sonja ...

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office may soon join the electronic age of the 21st Century, when Sheriff’s vehicles become equipped with computers. Wapello County Sheriff Mark Miller said today that, through the ...

The Ottumwa Police Department had a record attendance at the Nightmare on Third Street Haunted House this year.  A total of 3,155 people went through the haunted house raising $19,160.    Proceeds from the ...

Plans to construct a senior housing complex in Ottumwa is one step closer to reality following action taken by the Ottumwa City CouncilTuesday night. Under the consent agenda, the council approved a resolution of ...

On Sunday, November 16th, 2014, officers responded to a medical call for service at the Bp service station located at 533 N. Jefferson in Ottumwa.  Upon arrival, officers identified a male victim, Kelwin Dawley, ...

By order of the Secretary of Defense, the 294th Area Support Medical Company, Iowa Army National Guard based in Washington, Iowa has been notified of a pending mobilization in support of Operation United ...

November 14, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Ottumwa Water and Hydro is coordinating a drawdown in the Des Moines River with the Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock.  The river drawdown is necessary to ...

The deaths of two Fairfield residents is under investigation by the Fairfield Police Department. Sunday morning authorities were summoned to the Super 8 Motel after two people were found unconscious and later ...

The death of a southeast Iowa infant is being called suspicious. Des Moines county officials say 22 day old Carter J. Payne died over the past weekend at a rural home. The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department ...

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 ...