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William Elmer Hixson, 72, of Ottumwa, IA passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ...

Plans to construct a pedestrian trail corridor under highway 34 is one step closer to reality following last night’s city council meeting. The council approved a resolution approving a professional services ...

October 21, 2014 – Ottumwa, Iowa – The Jefferson Street Viaduct will be closed to traffic and pedestrians Saturday, October 25th. The City’s Public Works Department will be spraying linseed oil on the ...

The administrative offices of the Ottumwa School District will change locations. Superintendent of schools, Dr. Davis Eidahl says the offices will be moved to the second floor of the Agassiz school building. Eidahl ...

 Jesse Clawson  Kenneth Miskimins A 27 year old Ottumwa man is back in custody following his arrest Monday. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jesse James Clawson Monday afternoon at the ...

(Keosauqua)— a 60 year old Van Buren County woman has been arrested on a charge of Willful Injury following an incident in Bonaparte Sunday night. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department says it received a ...

An Ottumwa man has a lot more gingle in his pocket after winning bid in the Iowa Lottery. Jerry Penniston won 15-thousand dollars in the Iowa Lottery’s Mega Million drawing on October 14th. Penniston matched four ...

On October 8, 2014, the Jefferson County Law Center received a call that a child on a bicycle had been hit by a female driver in a black 4 door car on Fairview Street north of Pence Elementary School and that the ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Oct. 19, 2014 – Two critical measures of tourism show growth in travel expenditures in Wapello County. The US Travel Association recently released its annual report, the Economic Impact of Travel ...

Ottumwa Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an Ottumwa woman wanted in connection with a robbery in Ottumwa earlier this week. The Ottumwa Post reports 32 year old Shawna Patzel of 209 North ...

OTTUMWA — The Indian Hills Community College Culinary Arts Club will be coordinating a “Trick or Treat” food drive for canned goods and nonperishable items on Halloween night. Club members and those from ...

OTTUMWA— It is a week to celebrate in the Ottumwa Community School District. During the past six months, Ottumwa was named the 2014 District of Character by Character Counts of Iowa and became Safe School ...

OTTUMWA — The Indian Hills Community College Film Festival will feature a showing of Billy Crystal’s film “700 Sundays” on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in St. John Auditorium on the Ottumwa campus. The ...

Ottumwa, IA – The Kiwanis Clubs of Ottumwa are pleased to announce a record-breaking donation to the Ottumwa Library. Ticket sales from the Ottumwa Morning and Hy-Noon Kiwanis 2014 Pork BBQ Dinner hit an all-time ...

Oskaloosa, IOWA — Today, October 15, 2014, Jessica Strasser, turned herself in to Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agents at the Mahaska County Jail in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Strasser has been charged ...

October 15, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  With the change in season, Ottumwa residents are being encouraged to recycle leaves and yard waste. Leaves and light debris can be placed in the Ottumwa/Wapello yard ...

The construction of a pedestrian tunnel that would connect Wayside Park with Ottumwa Park got a financial infusion Tuesday. During the Wapello County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board approved a ...

An Ottumwa family is homeless following a house fire shortly after midnight on the City’s south side. The fire was reported at a house at 1120 South Milner. Firemen say when they arrived on the scene two people ...

Candy Sue Carter, 44, of Batavia passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014 at her home. As were her wishes, she will be cremated with a Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the ...

MARY LAKIN, 93, of West Des Moines, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday (today) at St. Mary of the Visitation with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Mary of the ...

DARRELL ADAMS, 68, of 1011 Ingersoll His body has been cremated. Graveside services and inurnment will be 10 a.m. Friday at Ottumwa Cemetery. Military services will be conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post #775 ...

JEANETTE CURTIS, 92, formerly of Ottumwa Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home  

The city of Ottumwa officially has a new engineer following action taken by the City Council Tuesday evening. Under the consent agenda, the council approved the appointment of Dwight Dohlman  as City Engineer. ...

A Keokuk County businesses was destroyed by fire over the past weekend. Officials in Richland say the Outfield Sports Bar and Grill was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning.  When firemen arrived on the ...

Three people were injured following an accident early this morning. The Ottumwa Post reports a pickup truck drove through Domino’s Pizza shortly after midnight. Officers were just a few blocks from the scene of ...