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(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 ...

(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 ...

(Ottumwa) – Officials at Ottumwa Regional Health Center announced today that Penn Place Retirement Center, including Sylvan Woods and The Haven, has been sold to Prairie Hills effective May 31, 2014. Going ...

On April 24, 2014 members of the Ottumwa Police Department arrested and charged Marquise LaMar Benson, age 27 and Tonya Donlynn Bosley age 38, both of 526 South Ward Street, Ottumwa, with two counts of False ...

On Thursday, May 8, 2014, officers from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department, Ottumwa Police Department Emergency Response Team, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Iowa Department of Public Safety ...

Motorists are advised that Main Street and Second Street in downtown Ottumwa will be changing over to two-way traffic later this month.   The conversion will happen in several steps. The week of May 19th,  Main ...

Southern Iowa business, community, health, and education leaders are invited to discuss their ideas for making their communities healthier and safer at a free lunch and forum on May 13 at Honey Creek Resort. ...

NANCY YARDLEY, 75, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Floris Cemetery Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the family present 1 hour prior to the service ...

DONNA ELLIS, 67, of Ottumwa Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Burial in Calvary Cemetery Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday In ...

MIGUEL ISAAC GORDON, 4, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Coal Creek Cemetery in Mahaska County Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday with family present from 5 ...