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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 ...

OTTUMWA—Ottumwa residents can show their Bulldog pride by having paw prints painted on their sidewalks and driveways. The Ottumwa High School cheerleaders are taking orders. A large (3.5 feet in diameter) paw ...

OTTUMWA— The Ottumwa Police Department recently donated 15 mobile radios to Ottumwa Schools.  In 2013, the Ottumwa Police Department, along with several other first responder agencies in Wapello County, completed ...

A southeast Iowa man is facing a first degree murder in connection with the death of a Burlington man. 42 year old Lenard R. Polhans was arrested Sunday night following a shooting that afternoon.  Killed was ...

Robert W. “Rob” Teeter, 54, of Bonaparte died at 12:15 P.M. Saturday May 31, 2014 at Great River Hospice in West Burlington. He was born October 8, 1959 at Keosauqua to Elvert O. and Barbara Bailey ...

GENE ARNOLD, 78, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion ...

JEAN COLLINS, 82, of 1316 E. Mary St. Graveside services with inurnment will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Shaul Cemetery Memorials may be made to Hospice serving Wapello & Davis Counties Reece Funeral Home is in charge ...

SANDRA SPILMAN, 54, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the family present 1 hour prior to the ...

JIM FISCELLA, 67, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Munterville Cemetery. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family ...

DICK ROLISON, 73, of Ottumwa Graveside services with inurnment will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Shaul Cemetery Memorials may be made to the family. Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

As part of this weekend’s 70th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the Indian Hills Community College Library will present a free film, “Ike: Countdown to D-Day,” at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, in the library on ...

Voters head to the polls tomorrow for the June 3rd primary election. Polls in Ottumwa and Wapello County will be opened Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Absentee ballots still out must be ...

A train derailment on the IC and E rail line in Ottumwa Sunday evening tied up traffic on the line. The derailment occurred just off of Gateway Drive in Ottumwa. At least three cars were involved in the ...

 Olen James Brown  Deborah Ann Peneueta  Beau Brandi Simpson On May 27, 2014 at 8pm, an Ottumwa Police Officer on routine patrol observed a SUV occupied by four individuals, one of which matched the description ...

On Saturday, June 14, 2014 the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and Ottumwa Police Department will be holding a police auction of forfeited property.  The auction will be held at the Bridgeview Center in ...

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that the City of Oskaloosa will receive a total of $400,000 in grants from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Assessment, Revolving ...

The Fairfield Police Department was contacted today by officials with the US Postal Service. This agency is documenting increased incidents of a computer virus scam in the Fairfield area. Subjects are reporting that ...

A six year old girl from the area has died as a result of an ATV crash in Poweshiek County. Officials say Kara Meyer was critically  injured in the crash that occurred Monday morning near Montezuma. The Iowa ...

With the camping season under way, State park officials are asking all campers to help prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Boroer. The insect has been found in several counties including Wapello, Jefferson, Des ...

A southeast Iowa man is facing Second degree murder charges following an incident that occurred in Muscatine Sunday evening. Muscatine Police say they discovered 45 year old Timothy Dean Lane had been ...