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OTTUMWA— An Ottumwa High School alumni will return to Ottumwa as the district’s new Chief Financial Officer for Business Operations. Alex Barr will begin his duties on July 14, overseeing the district’s $70 ...

Ottumwa, IA, June 25, 2014: Ottumwa Leadership Academy is excited to announce Sue Meadows as Dean for the 2014-2015 academy year. This volunteer position, appointed annually by the Advisory Board, directs the ...

June 24, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The City of Ottumwa has requested the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to reduce the Canada goose population in the vicinity of the Ottumwa City Park.  The IDNR’s ...

A southeast Iowa man has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse and one count of lascivious acts with a child. 69 year old Roger Mendez of Fort Madison entered the pleas last Friday.  Mendez was arrested ...

On Monday June 20th, 2014 @ approximately 7:40 p.m. the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that an adult male had gone into the Des Moines River near the Cliffland Park River Access and had not ...

A Marine from Cedar Rapids, with family ties in Ottumwa, has been killed in combat in Afghanistan. Television station KCRG in Cedar Rapids reports, according to the Department of Defense, 25 year old Lance Cpl. ...

On the evening of June 19th, 2014 Sheriff’s Deputies received information, stolen property was possibly located at an address in Ottumwa & 1 address in Chillicothe. Sheriff’s Deputies obtained a Search ...

(Update) – Authorities in Fairfield have now identified the pilot killed in a light plane crash Sunday morning at the Fairfield airport. Jefferson County Attorney Timothy Dille says the experimental ...

(Bloomfield)— No on was injured following a fire in Bloomfield Thursday afternoon. The fire was reported shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Davis Street in Bloomfield.  The property is owned by Deb ...

The Wapello County Fair has new queen.  During ceremonies held last night at the fairgrounds McKenzie Jenson was crowned this year’s fair queen.She was among six contestants vying for the title. McKenzie is the ...