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(Ottumwa)— The Ottumwa City Council last night gave it’s approval to converting traffic on Main Street and 2nd Street in the downtown area from Jefferson Street to Kitterman Avenue. Converting traffic from ...

OTTUMWA—The Ottumwa Community School District is one of 39 districts across the state that have been selected to launch a teacher leadership system. The award was announced today by Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. ...

  The Ottumwa Community School District didn’t have to look far for the next principal of Evans Middle School—in fact, literally just right down the road. Ottumwa native, Missy Carson-Roark, has been named ...

JANICE BREON, 68, of Hedrick Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Brooks Cemetery, near Hedrick. Memorials may be made to Arendt-Bowlin-Stubbs Post #83 American ...

RICHARD SAMMONS, 45, of rural Eddyville Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Pleasant Corners Cemetery near Eddyville. Memorials may be made to the family for an ...

CHERYL FARRINGTON, 92, of Ottumwa Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with inurnment in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.

GERALD OSTRANDER, 87, of 1410 W. Williams Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. ...

ROBERT MUSGROVE, 88, of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Ottumwa Cemetery with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post 775 Veterans of Foreign ...

Ottumwa, IA – One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books, such as Fatherhood and I ...

  (Des Moines)— Debate in the Iowa Senate got more than a little heated today. The Des Moines Register reports that a heated debate between Senator Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa and Senator Tom Courtney ...

At approximately 8:15, Tuesday morning, DeCarlo Demolition from Des Moines began demolition on El Rancho Grande.    Ottumwa Radio spoke with Rich Finley, from DeCarlo Demolition, this morning about the delay in ...

Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) were involved with a vehicle pursuit on 03/01/2014 at approximately 6:55 AM. FPD Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle believed to be driven by ...

Hedrick Margaret Striegel, 92, died March 1, 2014 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center. A private family service will be held. Visitation will be Wednesday 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.at the Holm Funeral Home in Sigourney ...

(Drakesville)—- A 45 year old Drakesville man is facing numerous charges following his arrest by the Davis county Sheriff’s Department. Roger Blew has been charged with 28 counts of animal neglect, livestock ...

(Ottumwa)— Ottumwa Radio news has learned the Salvation Army’s “Meals on Wheels” program will be discontinued on May 31st. Cpt. Ruth from the Salvation Army in Ottumwa told Ottumwa Radio News the program ...

(Ottumwa)— So how snowy has it been this winter?  According to State Climatologist Harry Hillaker, the winter of 2013/14 has been snowier than in the past. So far residents in southeast Iowa have seen more ...

Graveside services for 89, year old Frances Pope of Fremont will be held on Saturday, March 1, at 11:00 AM at Cedar Township Memorial Cemetery (South) in Fremont.   Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until ...

Ottumwa Radio presented with Most Engaged Member Award

Ottumwa Radio Group was presented an award from the Centerville Rathbun Lake Area Chamber of Commerce last night at the annual Chamber banquet for the most engaged member, in recognition of our involvement and ...

(Ottumwa)— A report released today by the Ottumwa Police Department indicates 2013 saw the largest number of drug arrests. A press release issued by Lt. Jason Bell from the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug ...

OTTUMWA — Beth Danowsky is the newest member of the Indian Hills Community College Board of Trustees, representing the Sigourney area on the nine-member board. Danowsky replaces Bob Pitsch, who resigned ...

NANCY CARLIN, 52, of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home Visitation with the family present will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday Memorials may be made to the family

NICHOLAS GALINDO, 66, of 2901 E. Main Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans ...

LELA BARKER Douds Lela Mae Barker, 88, formerly of Douds passed away at 8:55 P.M. Sunday Feb. 23, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society–Van Buren, Keosauqua where she had resided since 2009.  She was born Feb. 18, ...

DOROTHY KIRKMAN Keosauqua, IA   Dorothy Jane Chasteen Kirkman, 86, of Keosauqua passed away at 1:14 P.M. Monday Feb. 24, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren, Keosauqua. She was born June 12, 1927 near ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Feb. 21, 2014  –  The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa invites area residents to the second of three legislative forums on March 1 at Bridge View Center. The forums are designed to provide ...