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    Russell “Russ” Harward, 76, of Hot Springs Village, AK passed away January 15, 2014. Memorial service will be 10:30 am, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Coughlin ...

   Beverly Ann Harris, age 78, passed away April 20, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield, IA. Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Behner ...

The Jefferson Street Parking lot could see some much ed needed improvements following a special meeting of the Ottumwa City Council this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. in the council chamber of  City Hall. Among other ...

A Birmingham family is homeless following a fire in Birmingham Sunday afternoon. The Birmingham fire department was called out about 3”45 p.m. Sunday afternoon.  When firemen arrived on the scene the ...

A two vehicle crash in Washington County has resulted in the death of a Washington, Iowa woman. Officers say the crash occurred Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of highway 1 and highway 92. The Iowa ...

Free Landfill Day is Saturday, May 17th.  The Landfill and Recycling Center will be open 7:00 am – 3:00pm on Saturday, May 17th.   Customers bringing items to the Landfill and Recycling Center should tarp ...

Ernest E. Wissler, Jr. age 77, of Fremont passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oskaloosa. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 22, at 10:30 A.M. ...

(Ottumwa)— Officials from the Ottumwa Teen Advisory Committee have announced plans to host a town hall meeting to discuss under age drinking. The Teen Advisory Committee along with the substance abuse mental ...

Ottumwa – Today the Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) announced the selection of Sharon Stroh as the new Executive Director. “Sharon Stroh will be a great asset to the Ottumwa community and we ...

Ottumwa – Bridge View Center, a contingent of local sponsors and three entertainers are teaming up to help Chase Stooksbury, a 6 year old Ottumwa boy, and his family in his battle with cancer.  Chase spends ...

(Ottumwa)— The recent death of a one year old boy in Ottumwa has been ruled as death by natural causes. Lt. Jason Bell from the Ottumwa Police Department says on January 22nd, the Ottumwa Police Department ...

(New London)— Two southeast Iowa residents are facing drug charges following an investigation conducted by Henry Countyauthorities. The Henry County sheriff’s department says a four month ...

Ottumwa, IA (April 15, 2014) – MidWestOne Bank is hosting Community Shred Days, April 21-25.  The public is invited to bring up to three grocery bags full of paper to be shredded and recycled for free. On-Site ...

OTTUMWA — Once again this spring Indian Hills Community College is giving area residents the chance to dispose of their used electronic devices.  There will be a semi-trailer parked in the east lot of the ...

The future of the Davis County jail in Bloomfield will be reviewed by a special committee. The Davis County sheriff’s Department says it is looking for residents to assist with a feasibility study.  The ...

OTTUMWA—The Evans Middle School Student Council will host their annual Fire and Ice Ice Cream Social at Ottumwa’s North Fire Station on Tuesday, May 6 from 4-7 p.m. Money raised will be used to purchase ...

(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 ...