Wildwood Elementary school on the city’s south side will soon have a new owner. During a meeting Monday night the Ottumwa Board of Education approved a recommendation to sell the school to Frantz Community ...

A southeast Iowa man is facing charges following an incident that occurred early Sunday morning in Keosauqua. The Van Buren County sheriff’s department says shortly before 3:00 a.m. it received a report of ...

There could be a new addition to central Park in Ottumwa.  When the Ottumwa City council meets in regular session tomorrow evening at 6:30 in the council chamber of City Hall, it will consider a departmental ...

A southeast Iowa cheese factory is closing it’s doors.  Officials at Twin County Dairy has announced it will close immediately.  Known as the Kalona Cheese Factory, the company employed 50 people. Owners of the ...

The salvation Army in Ottumwa is apparently closing.  Officials with the Salvation Army in Chicago have announced the closing of the facility in Ottumwa. The Salvation Army says the chapter in Ottumwa has been in ...

Thanks to the United Way’s Day of Caring’s volunteers from Gatton Realty and MidwestOne Bank, and to Paint Iowa Beautiful, MCRF got some painting and cleaning of equipment done at the Lacey Recreation ...

Officials in Fairfield have completed their investigation into the death of an out of state man. Mark Kneeskern was found laying on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad tracks in Fairfield several weeks ...

The selection of a jury in the 2nd Robert Eugene Pilcher murder trial is expected to continue today in Wapello County District Court in Ottumwa. Pilcher is charged in connection with the death of Mary Jayne Jones ...

September 9 , 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The Ottumwa City Council approved new protocols, effective immediately,  for activation of the Ottumwa’s Outdoor Warning Sirens at their September 8th ...

The Ottumwa Police Department has announced that Trick or Treat Night is set for 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014. Parents are encouraged to dress their children in reflective clothing and consider ...