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(Ottumwa)— The Ottumwa City Council last night gave it’s approval to converting traffic on Main Street and 2nd Street in the downtown area from Jefferson Street to Kitterman Avenue. Converting traffic from ...

OTTUMWA—The Ottumwa Community School District is one of 39 districts across the state that have been selected to launch a teacher leadership system. The award was announced today by Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. ...

  The Ottumwa Community School District didn’t have to look far for the next principal of Evans Middle School—in fact, literally just right down the road. Ottumwa native, Missy Carson-Roark, has been named ...

JANICE BREON, 68, of Hedrick Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Brooks Cemetery, near Hedrick. Memorials may be made to Arendt-Bowlin-Stubbs Post #83 American ...

RICHARD SAMMONS, 45, of rural Eddyville Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Pleasant Corners Cemetery near Eddyville. Memorials may be made to the family for an ...

CHERYL FARRINGTON, 92, of Ottumwa Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with inurnment in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.

GERALD OSTRANDER, 87, of 1410 W. Williams Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. ...

ROBERT MUSGROVE, 88, of Ottumwa Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Ottumwa Cemetery with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post 775 Veterans of Foreign ...

Ottumwa, IA – One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books, such as Fatherhood and I ...

  (Des Moines)— Debate in the Iowa Senate got more than a little heated today. The Des Moines Register reports that a heated debate between Senator Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa and Senator Tom Courtney ...