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(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 ...

JOHN INGLES, 82, of 517 Frank St. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with cremation following the service Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

JOYCE HERMANSTORFER, 71, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Agency Cemetery Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 ...

Epic Iowa Road Trip kicks off in Ottumwa

(Ottumwa)— Between 60 and 80 people were on hand this morning at Market on Main as the Iowa Tourism Industry kicked off it’s first ever Epic Iowa Road Trip. The event is being coordinated by the Central Iowa ...

LOIS WYMORE, 87, of 534 N. Hazel, Agency Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Agency Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice House or Agency United Methodist Church

MARY CARTER, 80, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Care Initiatives Hospice ...

JOHN BESCO, 72, of rural Sigourney Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home Visitation with the family present will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Diabetes ...

A Red Cross volunteer worker from the Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red Cross in Ottumwa is enroute to help tornado victims in the state of Kansas. Jannelle Schmid of Ottumwa left Thursday for Baxter ...

Lucille Weber, age 101, of Ollie, Iowa passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Manor House Care Center in Sigourney, Iowa. As was her wish her body has been cremated and a Celebration of Life Service will be held ...

A southeast Iowa man was injured Wednesday morning shortly before 7:30 following a semi-van crash on Iowa highway 22 near Lone Tree. Authorities say a minivan driven by Trista D. Clark of Hills Iowa was ...

(Oskaloosa)— The Iowa Court of Appeals has handed down a ruling the case of an Oskaloosa man. In June of 2011 Bradley Arterburn was charged with murder in connection with the death of his mother’s boyfriend ...

Senior citizens in Ottumwa will not have to worry about not have a good meal during the noon hour. Officials from the Ottumwa Salvation Army and Milestones Area Agency on aging have announced the meal will ...

(Kinross)— As cleanup continues in southeast Iowa following Sunday’s deadly storms, another person has died from injuries received in the storm. KCRG Television in Cedar Rapids reports Pam Ledger ...

Three Fairfield men are facing robbery charges following their arrest last Saturday evening in Fairfield. Police say the Jefferson County Dispatch Center received a call Saturday evening shortly ...

A survey team from the National Weather Service in Des Moines and Davenport have determined an EF-1 tornado occurred in Wapello County Sunday afternoon during a bout of severe weather. The tornado with 108 mph ...