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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 ...

HOLLY CARROLL, 29, formerly of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bridge View Center Visitation with the family present will be 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service In lieu of flowers, memorial ...

HELEN SCHMITT, 90, of 118 N. Union Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church ...

LLOYD SHAW, 82, of 1205 E. Second Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and ...

ADAM MITCHELL, 37, of 1007 S. Sheridan Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with cremation following the service Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. ...

October 2, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Ottumwa’s annual Oktoberfest parade is this Saturday morning, October 4th.   The parade route goes down Church Street – from the South Ottumwa Savings Bank ...

A 31 year old Ottumwa man is facing theft charges. Officials from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department say on May 14th, deputies took a report on the theft of an ATM card.  It was reported that the ATM card ...

OTTUMWA — A regional leadership conference called Leadership Now will be held on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa campus on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.  The conference will take place in the ...

OTTUMWA—An award-winning partnership that has resulted in the planting of more than 1 million trees in Iowa is working on its second million. “Branching Out,” a Trees Forever and Alliant Energy program, will ...

The Ottumwa City Council took up a fairly light agenda during a special meeting Monday afternoon at City Hall. The Council approved a resolution approving the creation of a city zoning task force as a temporary ...

The 41st annual Oktoberfest gets under way in Ottumwa today with a new look and a new location. Due to reconstruction of the Market Street Bridge, that’s been on hold the entire year due to high water on the ...

Mary Ann Snyder, 84, formerly of Eldon passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Ridgewood Nursing and Rehab Center in Ottumwa.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the ...

Fred Alan Behner, age 68, passed away September 24, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Monday, September 29, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, Fairfield, IA with Pastor ...