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(Ottumwa) – Motorists are advised that beginning the week of May 19th, Main and Second Streets (from Jefferson to Kitterman) will be converted to two-way traffic. The conversion is expected to begin on Monday ...

Ruby L. Beatty, 90, of Keosauqua died at 1:38 A.M. Thursday May 15, 2014 at Great River Medical Center, West Burlington.  She was born June 10, 1923 in Fort Madison to Earl George and Catherine Freeman Owens and ...

(Fairfield) – On 05/14/2014, Fairfield Police Department officers executed a search warrant at 409 E. Hempstead Avenue. A large grow operation was located inside the residence and over 100 plants, suspected to ...

An Ottumwa couple says the cheeseburger they received from a fast food restaurant in Ottumwa had marijuana on it. Lt. Jason Bell from the Ottumwa Police Department says he has seen a lot of stuff, but never ...

Fairfield Police have now identified the individual that was taken against their will following an incident on Monday in Fairfield. The victim is identified as 18 year old Zachary Rainbolt.  Police reported ...

Some changes could be coming to the guidelines to activate the City’s outdoor warning system. During a work session of the Ottumwa City Council late Monday afternoon, Josh Stevens Wapello County Emergency ...

A decision on whether to paint a larger area of the Market Street Bridge will not be made until a special council meeting is held late Wednesday afternoon. During a special meeting, Monday afternoon the ...

Three residents from Bloomfield are facing charges following their arrest in Fairfield Monday. Cpt. David Thomas from the Fairfield Police Department says officers received several reports that a subject had ...

(Ottumwa) – May 12, 2014 – The third annual Pages for Pennies Book Sale will offer thousands of books and other items for sale May 16-18 at Bridge View Center. The new wrinkle this year is a brand-new ...

Mother’s Day activities were interrupted Sunday afternoon after a line of thunderstorms moved through the area. The severe storms began moving through shortly after 1:00 p.m.  At the time of the storms much of ...