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Eldon— The American Gothic House Center is pleased to announce the acquisition of their second original Grant Wood work.  The lithograph, titled Seed Time and Harvest (1937), is an important piece of Grant ...

Kenneth E. Cronk Sr., 91, of Keosauqua died at 12:15 P.M. Monday December 22, 2014 under hospice care at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.  He was born March 13, 1923 in Weaver, IA to Samuel and Pearl Chestnut ...

Dale Kent Williams, 55, of rural Birmingham died at 11:48 P.M. Sunday December 21, 2014 under hospice care at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield.  He was born March 7, 1959 in Keosauqua to Rex and Evelyn ...

On a vote of 5 to nothing, the Ottumwa Board of Education Monday night voted not to purchase the Nash Finch building for 325-thousand dollars. If approved, the building would have been used as an administrative ...

Jeanne Erickson, age 83 of Fairfield died peacefully surrounded by her family Friday, December 19th at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 30th at St. Mary Catholic ...

(Fairfield)— A southeast Iowa legislator is hoping school transportation cost will be considered in the up coming session in Des Moines. Iowa House representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield has sent a ...

The Ottumwa Board of Education will hold its regular meeting next Monday Evening at 6:00 PM, in the Media Room at EvansMiddle School, 812 Chester Avenue. Interestingly, one item on the tentative agenda for the ...

Sharon Kay Koch, age 67 of Fairfield passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at her home under the care of Hospice of Washington County. Visitation for family and friends will be 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Saturday, ...

BETTY ROSS, 91, formerly of Fremont Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Cedar Township Memorial Cemetery Visitation will be open at 11 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral ...

The proposed Pedestrian Trail Corridor to be located under highway 34 is a step closer to reality following Tuesday’s city council meeting. The council approved a resolution authorizing and delivery of a CAT ...

SHIRLEY PARIS, 82, of 6327 73rd St., Agency Her body has been cremated. Family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or to ...

JACK HOWARD, 86, of 10542 210th Ave. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Munterville Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Munterville Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American ...

After hour bars were on the minds of city council members during their meeting Tuesday evening. On a vote of 5 to nothing, the council approved a resolution placing a one year moratorium on the issuance of new ...

Hazel Anna Wilburn, 101, formerly of Eldon, IA, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Jefferson County Health Care Center in Fairfield.  Visitation will be held Thursday, December 18, 2014 from5:00 to 7:00 ...

ROSE OSTRANDER, 84, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home. A Christian Wake ...

DOROTHY GALLUP, 95, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Thursday Memorials may be made to Vista Woods Activity Fund

JUDY CROUSE, 50, of 1220 S. Webster Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with cremation following the service Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the family present from 5 to 8 ...

LAVELLE CRAMER, 86, of 944 N. Elm Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with inurnment at Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Family visitation will begin one hour prior to the service.

KAREN WILT, 68, of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with cremation following the services Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday ...

DIANA HALL, 80, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Monday with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday ...

CLAUDIA COLYER, 67, of 910 W. Second St Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home. The family will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be ...

Ottumwa Mayor Tom Lazio has confirmed that the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation has taken over the operations of Ottumwa’s “Market on Main” facility, and that some significant changes are coming after the ...

Jody Gates, head of the Health and Inspections Department of Ottumwa, is also supervisor over the operations at the Ottumwa/Wapello Landfill and the RecyclingCenter. Gates said today that the 35-Gallon blue ...

Celebration of life gathering for William F. “Gray Wolf” Vickers of Bonaparte who died Thursday December 11, 2014 will be from 1-3 P.M. Sunday December 14, 2014 at the Farmington Rod and Gun Club located ...

FAIRFIELD – An extensive investigation centering on a hunting outfitter in Jefferson County has resulted in multiple charges against several individuals. Brenton J. Clark and his wife, Rachael, owners of Southeast ...