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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 ...

DENNIS STOHER, 90, of Ottumwa Funeral service and Elks Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the services. Visitation will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The ...

KEVIN LOWE, 53, of 605 W. Second St. His body has been cremated. Visitation with the family present is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home.

That 1.9-billion dollar fertilizer plant in Lee county is expected to begin production later this year. In a project update released this week, Iowa Fertilizer Company says plant construction should be complete by ...

The Ottumwa man charged in connection with the death of another Ottumwa resident is is back in Ottumwa. Officials say Dustin McDanel is being held in the Wapello County Jail. McDanel is charged in connection with ...

The Iowa Supreme court will consider the case of a Fairfield man charged with Murder in the second degree.  Tyler Webster was convicted after a jury trial in 2013.  He is charged in connection with the death of ...

Albert E. Thomas, 90, of Eldon passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Ottumwa, IA. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Eldon Cemetery in ...

MARGARET MILLER, 65, of Moravia, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday (today) at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society