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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 ...

(Burlington)— A southeast Iowa man was killed early Thursday morning following a two vehicle crash at the intersection of 220th Avenue and Mediapolis road in Des Moines County. The Iowa State Patrol ...

It was a standing room crowd in the council chamber of City Hall last night, as the Ottumwa League of Voters held a candidate forum.  Most of those on hand for the event were there to hear how incumbent state ...

Eldon—Join the American Gothic House Center for a special presentation by Michael Zahs on Sunday, November 9 at 1:00pm inside the American Gothic House.  The program will explain how cloth bags and the ...

Ottumwa police along with the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department continue to search for an Ottumwa man wanted in connection with a high speed chase earlier this week. Police say Dustin McDanel led officers on ...

An Ottumwa man employed the Burlington Northern Sante 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 ...

The Ottumwa City Council, Monday evening, heard recommendations from the “Make Ottumwa Shine Committee” to prohibit parking of motor vehicles on the grassy area of residential front yards in Ottumwa and ...

Larkin Aquatics of Kansas City, MO recently did an evaluation of The Beach Ottumwa Facility and came up with a total of 47 deficiencies at the site, some minor and some serious. The report notes lack of maintenance ...

October 28, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Anglers will have an opportunity to trout fish in Ottumwa this fall.   The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be stocking trout at the Ottumwa Park Campground ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Oct. 28, 2014 – Mark Eckman has tendered his resignation as director of the Ottumwa Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Eckman did so during the Bridge View Center, Inc. Board of Director’s ...

Meeting in special session Monday afternoon, the Ottumwa City Council approved a resolution approving the publication of a public notice soliciting competitive proposals for the sale of real estate located within ...

A 40 year old Ottumwa man is facing numerous charges following his arrest by the Ottumwa Police Department. Lt. Jason Bell says Adam Sean Horn of 433 North Market has been charged with Robbery in the 1st degree, and ...

October 23, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –   Local motorists are advised that Pennsylvania Avenue is now open to traffic from Court out to the city limits.   Work continues at the intersection of Pennsylvania ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Oct. 23, 2014 – The Iowa Tourism Office and Travel Federation of Iowa lauded Ottumwa and Wapello County for the “Outstanding Niche Market Initiative” at the annual Iowa Tourism Awards on Oct. ...

Residents in the area are invited to take part in a Day of Unity set for Friday in Ottumwa. The Crisis Center in Ottumwa is inviting everyone to join them in Central Park tomorrow afternoon near the Ottumwa Public ...

OTTUMWA— The district’s Prime Time Youth Care program will be moving to a new home in November. Due to the district’s board office moving out of the McCarroll Drive location, PTYC will now provide north side ...

Plans for a major makeover of the Jefferson street Parking Lot is a step closer to reality following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council Tuesday evening. The council approved a resolution awarding a contract to ...

Two big names in fast food restaurants are apparently coming to Ottumwa. In today’s edition of the Ottumwa Courier it’s reported Culver’s and Jimmy John’s restaurants are coming to Ottumwa. Culvers will be ...

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 ...