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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 ...

(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 ...