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With the camping season under way, State park officials are asking all campers to help prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Boroer. The insect has been found in several counties including Wapello, Jefferson, Des ...

A southeast Iowa man is facing Second degree murder charges following an incident that occurred in Muscatine Sunday evening. Muscatine Police say they discovered 45 year old Timothy Dean Lane had been ...

Mabel Elna Moyers Haines, age 86, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014 at Pleasant Manor Care Center, Mt. Pleasant, IA. Funeral services will be Friday, May 30, 2014 10:00 am at Behner Funeral Home, Fairfield, IA with ...

Velda Nadine Zollars, 88, of Ottumwa formerly of Keosauqua passed away at 4:20 A.M. Monday May 26, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society of Ottumwa.  She was born February 8, 1926 to George W. and Julia Nixion Gares at ...

Hazel J. “Jeannie” Roush, 83, of Keosauqua died at 2:00 A.M. Monday May 26, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren, Keosauqua. She was born April 5, 1931 in rural Douds to Ray S. and Elsie Clair Barker Roush. ...

Letha Jeannette Brown, age 72, of Lockridge, Iowa passed away May 23, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, in Iowa City. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday May 29, 2014 at Behner Funeral ...

John Markland Talbot, age 69 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at his home. Graveside service will be held Wednesday 11AM, May 28, 2014 at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville with Pastor Dennis ...

VADONNA DIAL, 81, of 9451 83rd St. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Round Point Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Monday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

BOB BATTERSON, 68, of 11620 Rabbit Run Rd. Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and Walter B. Schafer Post #775 ...

DONALD FEAR, 93, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Pennington Cemetery near Sigourney Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with the family ...

JERRY HASLEY, 89, of 1577 N. Van Buren Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Church of the Open Bible. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 ...

FRED HELM, 71, of rural Eddyville Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Eddyville United Methodist Church with private inurnment in Cedar Township Memorial Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made ...

A 44 year old Van Buren County man is facing charges of attempted murder following an incident in Bonaparte earlier this month. Facing charges is Dimetrious Royal of Bonaparte.  Court records show that Royal ...

A major milestone will be observed in Ottumwa this weekend.  This year the Congregation of the Humility of Mary will celebrate 150 years of presence and service in the United States. The theme “Celebrate the ...

Add another title to city employee Jody Gates.  During last night’s meeting, the City Council approved a recommendation to appoint Gates to the position of Director of Planning and Development effective June 3rd. ...

Wilbur Rush, age 84 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Monday, May 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center, Long Term Care.. A celebration of Life Service will be held at 11am Friday, May 23, 2014 at First Methodist ...

PATRICIA FISHER, 67, of 5863 Cliffland Rd. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the family present from 6 ...

A 17 year old Ottumwa teen charged with molesting a toddler has entered a plea of not guilty. Kraigen Grooms was arrested on the charge in March after he allegedly filmed himself molesting a toddler.  Authorities ...

(Eldon)— The Cardinal school district is ending the school year with a bang. The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation has presented the school district with a grant totaling 470-thousand dollars. That funding ...

The Area 15 Regional Planning Commission in Ottumwa has been awarded federal funds. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin has announced that three Iowa Councils of Government have been awarded a total of 183-thousand dollars to ...

City crews have begun the process of converting one streets to two way streets in the central businesses district. A check at noon today shows two way traffic on Second Street from Jefferson Street to ...

VIVIAN MANNING, 84, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 ...

(Ottumwa)— When the Ottumwa City Council meets in regular session Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the council chamber of City Hall, The council will hold a public hearing on plans, specification, form of ...

WYMAN WEBB, 72, of rural Agency Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with inurnment in Batavia Cemetery The family will be present one hour prior to the service In lieu of flowers, memorials ...

BILL SCHWEIGERT, 50, of 116 W. Rochester Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home The family will be present one hour prior to the service In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ...