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A new report indicates farmland values in southeast Iowa have slipped. A new survey conducted by the Iowa Chapter of Realtors Land Institute shows the average value of good farmland declined by 5.4-percent yp ...

(OTTUMWA)  – Only 6 tables remain open for the American Gothic Performing Arts Festival’s 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Hotel Ottumwa to benefit the organization’s upcoming summer ...

(Ottumwa)—  Statistics from the Ottumwa Police Department shows 118  persons were arrested in Ottumwa last year for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The average age of the drivers arrested for ...

(Ottumwa) – The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa invites area residents to its third and final legislative forum of the session on April 5 at Bridge View Center. The forums are designed to provide an opportunity ...

(Radio Iowa) – Ten finalists have been named for the title of “Iowa’s Best Burger.”  This marks the fifth year for the contest run by the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Iowa Cattlemen’s ...

DARRELL CLARK, 88, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and Walter B. ...

RUTH O’DELL, 97, of 418 N. Ash Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present form 6 to 8 p.m. ...

BOBBY WHATLEY, 78, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ottumwa Baptist Temple. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and Walter ...

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – March 25, 2014 – Customers of Alliant Energy’s Iowa electric utility will see no increase in their base electric rates through 2016. Credits will also be included in customer bills based ...

(Ottumwa, IA)Tuesday, March 25, 2014-The Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red Cross is thrilled to announce the 2014 Heroes of the Heartland. These seven individuals are ordinary people who do truly ...

(Des Moines)— A new report from Iowa Work Force Development shows the state’s unemployment rate for January increased slightly. The latest report shows the state’s unemployment rate at 4.3-percent compared ...

  Genevieve A. Runyon, 90, of Bloomfield died at 10:43 P.M. Monday March 24, 2014 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.  She was born September 10, 1923 in Cantril to Raymond and Birdie Scott Randolph and married ...

(Ottumwa)— A registered sex offender from Ottumwa is back behind bars after violating the Sex Offender Registry guidelines. A press release from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department says 26 year old ...

BETTY JEAN HARRIS, 89, of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday (today) at Reece Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. Memorials may be made to the Ecumenical ...

MARJORIE COWLES, 90, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family ...

DIXIE PETARY, 73, of 356 N. McPherson Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with inurnment in Eldon Cemetery Visitation with the family present will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday Memorials may be ...

OTTUMWA — The Regional Economic Advancement team at Indian Hills Community College is excited to announce that Terry Rich, President and CEO of Iowa Lottery, will deliver the keynote address at the Third ...

DAVENPORT, IA – On March 21, 2014, Kyle Joseph Boileau, age 27, was sentenced by United States District Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 48 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute a mixture and ...

(Ottumwa)  –  Local anglers will have an opportunity to trout fish in Ottumwa this spring.   The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be stocking 2,000 trout at the Ottumwa Park Campground pond at 11 AM ...

(Burlington)— Officials say a southeast Iowa man is recovering after he shot himself in the foot while hunting. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 31 year old Dustin Guernsey was ...

VERNON EASTON, 80, of 1953 Chester Ave., Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday (today) with the family present from 6 to 8 ...

Des Moines, IOWA — In the fall of 2013, Henry County Sheriff Rich McNarnee discovered  financial discrepancies in his office. Sheriff McNarnee brought this to the attention of the Iowa State Auditor’s ...

  (Update) -  There’s new developments in regards to a 17 year old Ottumwa teen arrested by Ottumwa Police Wednesday on a charge of Sexual Abuse in the 2nd degree. Arrested was Kraigen A. ...

  “Ruby” Doneen Coffin, 62, of Stockport died at 10:25 P.M. March 18, 2014, at Jefferson County Hospital, Fairfield. She was born September 2, 2013, at Leon, IA to Kenneth W.  and Donna J. Snyder Carrico ...

Jeannette Smith, 80, of Keosauqua died at 9:15 A.M. March 18, 2014, at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.  She was born October 14, 1934 at Memphis, MO to Theodor “Jerry” and Ethel Runquist Clapper and ...