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DES MOINES, IA – Adventureland Park has been named a Top 10 Amusement Park in the United States by American Mensa, the U.S. chapter of Mensa International. The Altoona park was named fourth in the study, topped ...

(Ottumwa)— Bridgeview Center in Ottumwa was the setting this morning (Friday morning) for the 4th annual Heroes of the Heartland breakfast. Sponsored by the Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red ...

(Ottumwa)—- The Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire shortly before 2:30 this morning. The fire was reported at an unoccupied house at 1608 East Main Street. A spokesperson for the fire ...

ELMER ALDERMAN, 92, of Peoria, IL, formerly of Fremont Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 ...

MARGARET MAHASKEY, 90, of 1316 E. Mary St. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Thursday. A Christian Wake will be held at ...

Wapello County farmers support county 4-H Expo through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

OTTUMWA, Iowa (April 2, 2014) – Local farmers Paul and Janet Jacobs have directed a $2,500 donation to the Wapello County 4-H Expo. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help pay for ...

(Bloomfield)— Dry windy conditions resulted in a large grass fire in Davis County Monday.  The fire covered a large area including portions of Stephens State Forest in northwest Davis County. Firemen ...

OTTUMWA, IOWA – On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Ottumwa Police Department, the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth ...

A 20 year old Ottumwa man arrested last year in connection with the injury of an Ottumwa child is now expected to enter a plea. Dustin D. Armstrong was arrested by Ottumwa Police in June of last year after a ...

(Fairfield)— A new report issued by the Fairfield Police Department shows in increase in criminal activities. The report indicates the Fairfield Police Department saw a 3-percent increase in calls, a ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – April 1, 2014 – Event submissions are being sought for inclusion in a brochure featuring activities occurring from June 1 through August 31, 2014 within Wapello County. The listings are free and ...

OTTUMWA— The Ottumwa “A” Club and Hy-Vee will host the 17th Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Wednesday, April 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread ...

(Ottumwa)— When the Ottumwa City Council meets in regular session this evening it’s expected to approve a grant request for funding for two police officers.  The City is responsible for the required ...

Anna Elizabeth “Liz” Cole Miller Laumeyer, 87, of Ottumwa died at 9:35 P.M. Sunday March 30, 2014 at Hospice House, Ottumwa.  She was born March 24, 1927 at Keosauqua to Grover and Sarah Rhodes Cole and grew ...

Larry (Loose) Long, age 73 of Centerville, Iowa, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Aspen Rehab & Health Care, Silvis, IL. Funeral services will be held 2PM Wednesday afternoon April 2, 2014 at the Lange Funeral ...

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 ...