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(Update) – Authorities in Fairfield have now identified the pilot killed in a light plane crash Sunday morning at the Fairfield airport. Jefferson County Attorney Timothy Dille says the experimental ...

(Bloomfield)— No on was injured following a fire in Bloomfield Thursday afternoon. The fire was reported shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Davis Street in Bloomfield.  The property is owned by Deb ...

The Wapello County Fair has new queen.  During ceremonies held last night at the fairgrounds McKenzie Jenson was crowned this year’s fair queen.She was among six contestants vying for the title. McKenzie is the ...

An 18 year old Mahaska County teen is back in custody following an incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Oskaloosa. Sheriff deputies say Martell Lamar Tillman Hollinshed attempted to assault jailer J.R. ...

DORA KNIERIM, 105, formerly of Ottumwa Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Shaul Cemetery Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church of Muscatine History and Industry Center/Pearl Button Museum Reece ...

CHARLENE CHRISTY, 83, formerly of rural Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation will be open at 11 a.m. Thursday Memorials may be made to the ...

JERRY STOCKER, 72, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Eddyville Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Thursday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday Cremation will follow the visitation In ...

Volunteer projects will address food security in Wapello County Ottumwa, IA, June 18, 2014– The Day of Action is held on the longest day of the year, providing the most hours of daylight in which volunteers can ...

Need to get somewhere in Oskaloosa but don’t have a car?  Starting Monday, you’ll have a new option.  Oskaloosa Rides begins service on a one-hour fixed bus route, taking passengers to places like Mahaska ...

Scientists have apparently found more mammoth bones at a site in Mahaska County.  The scientists returned to the site this past weekend to continue their search for more bones of the large creatures that roamed ...

The executive Director of Bridge View Center says Ottumwa is still in the running to host a Mumford and Sons concert sometime in 2015. During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Larry Gawronski told the council, ...

A 26 year old Fairfield man is facing several charges following his arrest Sunday. Fairfield police say early Sunday morning officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation.  Following an investigation, ...

BETTY FULLER, 83, OF 10163 Lupine Trail, Bloomfield Visitation with the family present will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home Memorials may be made to Ottumwa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Robert J. Orr, 34, of Keosauqua died at 9:15 P.M. Sunday June 15, 2014 at University Hospital, Iowa City. He was born July 15, 1979 in Ottumwa. Robert graduated from Van Buren High School and worked as a nurse aide ...

Southeast Iowa missed out on the severe weather that hit other parts of the state over night.  Severe storms moved from Nebraska into northwest Iowa Monday afternoon and continued marching across the northern ...

There were some tense moments on the City’s east side following an accident early this morning . The accident occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. at the city’s one and only roundabout.  Officials say a semi ...

GUY MARTZ, 77, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion ...

JEAN SMITH, 79, of Ottumwa Graveside services and burial will 10 a.m. Thursday at Shaul Cemetery. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday In ...

The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa has invited the Wapello County Auditor meet with the public and League members to discuss the integrity of the voting process in our County. This informal learning experience ...

An investigation by several law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of three Ottumwa residents. Lt. Jason Bell from the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force says on Monday officers from the ...

Another case of animal hoarding came to light in Ottumwa Wednesday afternoon. In today’s edition of the Ottumwa Courier its reported officials responded to a house at 210 North Sheridan after a routine follow ...

A 40 year old southeast Iowa woman was killed over the weekend following an accident Sunday night in Appanoose County. Officers say 40 year old Heather Wiebe (Y-be) of Numa was southbound ...

HELEN GRANNEMAN, 83, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. ...

BOB BEMIS, 71, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday In ...

Steve A. Sayre 57, of rural Keosauqua died at 10:45 P.M. Sunday June 8, 2014 at his home.  He was born October 15, 1956 in Keosauqua to David and Marjorie Crowe Sayre and married Nancy Ridgeway, they divorced. ...