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Mark Steven Hughes, 54, of Selma left this earth, the beauty of his home, surrounding nature, his beloved trees, and the love of many family and friends to walk with Jesus on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, following a 4 ...

The Iowa Department of Corrections officials say they weren’t trying to mislead the public when they refused to acknowledge for months that the price tag for the state’s faulty new prison had risen to ...

JEANINE CLOYD, 78, of 330 N. Forrest 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 from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

(Press Release) – OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College will hold an Engineering Visit Day on Saturday, Feb. 21.  The special day will allow those interested a chance to learn more about careers in ...

The prospect of closing two of the state’s four mental health institutes is terrifying according to a mental health professional from Cedar Rapids who testified before lawmakers in Des Moines. Kent Jackson ...

RONALD McELROY, 80, of 700 W. Alta Vista Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Cremation will follow the visitation. Inurnment will be in the ...

JUDITH HELMICK-GROOMS, 71, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Chisman Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 8 p.m. ...

RIC SIMPLOT, 62, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Visitation with cremation following the service Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with the family ...

OTTUMWA — The Regional Economic Advancement team at Indian Hills Community College will be accepting nominations for the fourth annual Vision Awards through March 31. Vision Awards honor entrepreneurs from the ...

Construction of a flood wall around the Ottumwa Water and Hydro plant is expected to move forward following action taken by the city councilMonday afternoon. During a special meeting, the city council approved a ...

Authorities have tentatively identified the human remains found behind a grocery store in Burlington last month. The Burlington Police Department says an autopsy has determined bones found in late January possibly ...

There’s more bad news for the new 132-million dollar prison in Fort Madison. A number of legislators from the area say it will cost an additional 7-million dollars for repairs. Despite ribbon cutting ...

When the Ottumwa City Council meets for a special meeting Monday evening, it will consider a resolution rescinding a previous resolution and approving two change orders in connection with the city’s 2010 Flood ...

(Press Release) – An award ceremony to celebrate economic development & technology achievements in Bloomfield will be held next week. The event will declare Bloomfield’s Certified Connected Community ...

 February 5, 2015  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The City of Ottumwa Snow Emergency will be lifted, effective at 3 PM, Thursday, February 5, 2015.   On-street parking in the City will return to the regular, posted ...

The Emergency Response Team of the Ottumwa Police Department will be better equipped to handle certain situations following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council Tuesday. The council approved a recommendation ...

February 4, 2015  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The City of Ottumwa’s Snow Emergency Ordinance will be placed into effect at 12 noon on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  Residents are reminded that while the ...

On a vote of 4 to 1 with councilman J.R. Richards voting no, the Ottumwa City Council last night approved the second reading of an that will prohibit parking vehicles of vehicles in front yards.  The ordinance ...

Voters in the Cardinal school district have in favor of a 5.3-million dollars bond issue. 66-percent of the voters who cast a ballot Tuesday approved the measure.  A 60-percent majority was needed. The funds will ...

Janet Ilene White Pratt, 81, of rural Keosauqua, departed this life on January 30, 2015 at Seasons Hospice in Naperville, IL. She was born February 22, 1933 at Bonaparte to Rollo H. and Helen C. McComb White. She ...

February 2, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The public is invited to an informational meeting about the upcoming Iowa Avenue Reconstruction Project.  The meeting will be Thursday, February 5th at 5:30 PM at the ...

On Friday, the Iowa Department of Education released new data on student proficiency rates and growth to the public. This report, called the Attendance Center Rankings, fulfills a legislative requirement to develop ...

February 2, 2015  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  City of Ottumwa Public Works Crews will be picking up the high windrows of snow piled along the sidewalks in the central business district starting the evening of ...

DAISY SELLS, 91, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with private burial in Ottumwa Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

CHARLES PONCY, 92, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and ...