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Scientists have apparently found more mammoth bones at a site in Mahaska County.  The scientists returned to the site this past weekend to continue their search for more bones of the large creatures that roamed ...

The executive Director of Bridge View Center says Ottumwa is still in the running to host a Mumford and Sons concert sometime in 2015. During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Larry Gawronski told the council, ...

A 26 year old Fairfield man is facing several charges following his arrest Sunday. Fairfield police say early Sunday morning officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation.  Following an investigation, ...

BETTY FULLER, 83, OF 10163 Lupine Trail, Bloomfield Visitation with the family present will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home Memorials may be made to Ottumwa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Robert J. Orr, 34, of Keosauqua died at 9:15 P.M. Sunday June 15, 2014 at University Hospital, Iowa City. He was born July 15, 1979 in Ottumwa. Robert graduated from Van Buren High School and worked as a nurse aide ...

Southeast Iowa missed out on the severe weather that hit other parts of the state over night.  Severe storms moved from Nebraska into northwest Iowa Monday afternoon and continued marching across the northern ...

There were some tense moments on the City’s east side following an accident early this morning . The accident occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. at the city’s one and only roundabout.  Officials say a semi ...

GUY MARTZ, 77, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion ...

JEAN SMITH, 79, of Ottumwa Graveside services and burial will 10 a.m. Thursday at Shaul Cemetery. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday In ...

The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa has invited the Wapello County Auditor meet with the public and League members to discuss the integrity of the voting process in our County. This informal learning experience ...

An investigation by several law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of three Ottumwa residents. Lt. Jason Bell from the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force says on Monday officers from the ...

Another case of animal hoarding came to light in Ottumwa Wednesday afternoon. In today’s edition of the Ottumwa Courier its reported officials responded to a house at 210 North Sheridan after a routine follow ...

A 40 year old southeast Iowa woman was killed over the weekend following an accident Sunday night in Appanoose County. Officers say 40 year old Heather Wiebe (Y-be) of Numa was southbound ...

HELEN GRANNEMAN, 83, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. ...

BOB BEMIS, 71, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday In ...

Steve A. Sayre 57, of rural Keosauqua died at 10:45 P.M. Sunday June 8, 2014 at his home.  He was born October 15, 1956 in Keosauqua to David and Marjorie Crowe Sayre and married Nancy Ridgeway, they divorced. ...

A 28 year old Ottumwa man Grant Harrison Troxel  is facing sexual assault charges following his arrest by the Ottumwa Police Department. Lt. Jason Bell from the police department says Saturday police received ...

DOROTHY GIBBS, 97, of Dubuque, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation with the family present will be 1 hour prior to the ...

  Glenn W. Sprouse, 90, of rural Selma died at 6:58 A.M. Wednesday June 4, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield.  He was born March 22, 1924 in Milton to Alva and Iona Reisch Sprouse and married ...

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in reference to an early Wednesday morning explosion in a garage in Agency Iowa.  At 8:00 a.m. Wednesday June 4th  Wapello County Sheriff’s ...

Three subjects identified as subjects who fled the scene of a traffic stop on May 27, 2014 have been arrested by law enforcement officials. On June 3, 2014 at 10:01 pm Olen James Brown, age 42, was taken into ...

A Fairfield family is homeless following a fire Tuesday night at the Leisure Living Trailer Park. Fairfield Fire Chief Scott Vaughn says a faulty electrical panel in the front living room of the mobile ...

MELINDA QUINN, 73, of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with inurnment in Ottumwa Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Gothic Performing Arts Festival

DONALD CUDWORTH, 86, of 1323 W. Williams Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Shaul Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion ...

Two Cedar Rapids teen have been arrested in Ottumwa on burglary charges. Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew says late last week the police department received several reports of burglaries that occurred on the ...