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(Ottumwa)— Breakfast was cut short at a fast food restaurant in Ottumwa Monday morning. The Ottumwa Fire Department was called to Burger King at Quincy Place Mall around 9:00 a.m. Firemen say the fire ...

(Ottumwa)— A 20 year old Ottumwa man will spend the next 50 years behind bars.  Dustin Armstrong was sentenced to 50 years in prison Monday in Wapello County District court in Ottumwa. Armstrong was ...

(Oskaloosa) – One person was killed Sunday following a single vehicle crash on 170th Street near Oxford Avenue in MahaskaCounty. The Iowa State Patrol says a vehicle was traveling ...

   Vernon Edward Craft, age 92, passed away, Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield, Iowa. Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, April 17, 2014, 4:00 pm – 6:00 ...

  Lois A. Garrett, 81, of rural Douds died at 11:50 P.M. Saturday April 12, 2014 at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.  She was born December 2, 1932 near Eldon to Iver and Gertrude Carlson Reisch and ...

HELEN MADELINE EDMONDSON, 100, of 1335 N. Elm Graveside services and burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 7 ...

DAN McKEE, 84, of Ottumwa Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Westview Cemetery in Kirkville. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the family present ...

(Fairfield)—- The death of a male subject in Fairfield is under investigation by Fairfield Police. Capt. David Thomas from the Fairfield Police Department says on Wednesday officers were called to 106 West ...

(Fairfield)— A 29 year old Fairfield man has been charged with one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor……an aggravated misdemeanor following his arrest Monday. Brian Robert Hawthorne of 1689 ...

(Ottumwa) – The United Way of Wapello County is kicking off another year at the Corporate Community Garden with a work day on Wednesday, April 16th.   During the work day, volunteers will help clean the garden, ...

(Oskaloosa)— Thanks to a 20-thousand dollar grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Main Street Program, officials with Main Street Oskaloosa will be able to move forward with a marketing ...

Bowling Motors is holding a weekend fund raiser at Bowling RVs for a 4 year old boy that has a rare form of Cancer.  They will be having a 2 day sales event this Friday and Saturday April 11th and 12th. Bowling ...

(Fairfield) – Officials at FPD want to clarify reports of an arrest on 04/07/2014. This information can be released now because the investigation is completed. The confusion stemmed from several agencies being ...

An Ottumwa educator is being honored.  Ottumwa High School Principal Mark Hanson has been named one of the top principals in the state by the School Administrators of Iowa. Several staff members nominated Hanson ...

(Ottumwa)— If and when a 100 year storm hits Ottumwa, the Ottumwa Water and Hydro will be well protected. During a special council meeting held Monday afternoon at City Hall………the city council ...

(Ottumwa)— The Ottumwa Fire Department took advantage of some good weather today to do some spring cleaning, sort of. Assistant Fire Chief Kleinman told Ottumwa Radio news the fire department conducted a ...

DES MOINES, IA – Adventureland Park has been named a Top 10 Amusement Park in the United States by American Mensa, the U.S. chapter of Mensa International. The Altoona park was named fourth in the study, topped ...

(Ottumwa)— Bridgeview Center in Ottumwa was the setting this morning (Friday morning) for the 4th annual Heroes of the Heartland breakfast. Sponsored by the Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red ...

(Ottumwa)—- The Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire shortly before 2:30 this morning. The fire was reported at an unoccupied house at 1608 East Main Street. A spokesperson for the fire ...

ELMER ALDERMAN, 92, of Peoria, IL, formerly of Fremont Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 ...

MARGARET MAHASKEY, 90, of 1316 E. Mary St. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Thursday. A Christian Wake will be held at ...

Wapello County farmers support county 4-H Expo through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

OTTUMWA, Iowa (April 2, 2014) – Local farmers Paul and Janet Jacobs have directed a $2,500 donation to the Wapello County 4-H Expo. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help pay for ...

(Bloomfield)— Dry windy conditions resulted in a large grass fire in Davis County Monday.  The fire covered a large area including portions of Stephens State Forest in northwest Davis County. Firemen ...

OTTUMWA, IOWA – On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Ottumwa Police Department, the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth ...

A 20 year old Ottumwa man arrested last year in connection with the injury of an Ottumwa child is now expected to enter a plea. Dustin D. Armstrong was arrested by Ottumwa Police in June of last year after a ...