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JUNE HARDING, 90, formerly of 312 W. Golf Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the family present from 4 to ...

MARY HARRISS, 90, of 173 E. Rochester Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery Visitation begins after 2 p.m. Tuesday with the family present from 5 to 7 ...

MERLE OGREN, 92 formerly of 716 Riverside Lane Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral ...

BONNIE HEADLEY, 61, of 615 E. Court Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Friday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

CHARLES RENO, 85, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Agency Cemetery Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday

 Wayne L. Humphrey, 83, of rural Milton died at 8:12 P.M. Wednesday March 18 at home under hospice care.  He was born June 4, 1931 on the family farm North of Troy to Elmer H. and Eula Mae Pearsall Humphrey and ...

Several cases of cattle rustling is under investigation by the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies say in the last three weeks they have received three different reports of young calves being ...

ORMAN LEMONDS, 85, of 401 S. Moore Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Davis St. Christian Church with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with the family ...

DONALD HENSON, 84, formerly of Ottumwa Memorial Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with inurnment in Ottumwa Cemetery Family visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home ...

Pages for Pennies

Donations are now being accepted for the upcoming 4th annual “Pages for Pennies” book sale, to be held at Bridge View Center May 15, 16, and 17. Sonja Farrell, Director of the Ottumwa Public Library, said that ...

The Iowa Supreme court has unanimously decided to review a lower court’s ruling that affirmed a former Lee County maintenance worker cannot collect 186-thousand dollars in damages awarded by a jury for being ...

JEAN MODRELL, formerly of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church. Reece Funeral Home is in charge of ...

JANICE STATON, 76, of 533 Osceola Graveside services and inurnment will be 3 p.m. Friday at Shaul Cemetery. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

Faith Hope Keller, age 87, passed away on March 15, 2015 at Parkview Manor in Wellman, Iowa. Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 7:30 pm, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Behner Funeral Home. Funeral ...

MARIE SCULLY, 94, of Ottumwa Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home. The family will be at ...

MARY ELLEN GUEVARA, 71, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the ...

The city of Ottumwa could have it’s first ever railroad crossing quiet zone following tonight’s city council meeting. During tonight’s meeting that gets under way at 6:30 in the council ...

BETHANNE COOKSEY, 17, of Hedrick Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pekin High School. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery in Ottumwa. Memorials may be made to Pekin Community Schools Bethanne Cooksey ...

MATTHEW SMITH, 33, of 813 Grant Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for his daughter, Lillian

DAVID HAMPSHIRE, 79, of 1964 W. Finley 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 ...

BILL CHRISTENSEN, 86, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah, IA. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at Reece ...

JUDY OVERTURF, 72, of Bloomfield Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Bloomfield Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 2 to 4 ...

Donated items are now being accepted for the fourth annual “Pages for Pennies Book Sale.” Donations of used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, board games, puzzles, and sheet music are being accepted now through May 8th. ...

Converting the former St. Joseph Hospital building into a housing unit will be considered by the Ottumwa City Council when it meets in regular session  Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the Council chambers of City ...

Updated: Big Projects

Update: A press release from the City of Ottumwa says that Pennsylvania Avenue will close starting at around 8 A.M. on Monday, March 16. Pennsylvania Avenue east of Elm Street, to Van Buren Avenue will be closed to ...