A Marine from Cedar Rapids, with family ties in Ottumwa, has been killed in combat in Afghanistan. Television station KCRG in Cedar Rapids reports, according to the Department of Defense, 25 year old Lance Cpl. ...

On the evening of June 19th, 2014 Sheriff’s Deputies received information, stolen property was possibly located at an address in Ottumwa & 1 address in Chillicothe. Sheriff’s Deputies obtained a Search ...

(Update) – Authorities in Fairfield have now identified the pilot killed in a light plane crash Sunday morning at the Fairfield airport. Jefferson County Attorney Timothy Dille says the experimental ...

(Bloomfield)— No on was injured following a fire in Bloomfield Thursday afternoon. The fire was reported shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Davis Street in Bloomfield.  The property is owned by Deb ...

The Wapello County Fair has new queen.  During ceremonies held last night at the fairgrounds McKenzie Jenson was crowned this year’s fair queen.She was among six contestants vying for the title. McKenzie is the ...

An 18 year old Mahaska County teen is back in custody following an incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Oskaloosa. Sheriff deputies say Martell Lamar Tillman Hollinshed attempted to assault jailer J.R. ...

Volunteer projects will address food security in Wapello County Ottumwa, IA, June 18, 2014– The Day of Action is held on the longest day of the year, providing the most hours of daylight in which volunteers can ...

Need to get somewhere in Oskaloosa but don’t have a car?  Starting Monday, you’ll have a new option.  Oskaloosa Rides begins service on a one-hour fixed bus route, taking passengers to places like Mahaska ...

Scientists have apparently found more mammoth bones at a site in Mahaska County.  The scientists returned to the site this past weekend to continue their search for more bones of the large creatures that roamed ...

The executive Director of Bridge View Center says Ottumwa is still in the running to host a Mumford and Sons concert sometime in 2015. During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Larry Gawronski told the council, ...

A 26 year old Fairfield man is facing several charges following his arrest Sunday. Fairfield police say early Sunday morning officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation.  Following an investigation, ...

Southeast Iowa missed out on the severe weather that hit other parts of the state over night.  Severe storms moved from Nebraska into northwest Iowa Monday afternoon and continued marching across the northern ...

There were some tense moments on the City’s east side following an accident early this morning . The accident occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. at the city’s one and only roundabout.  Officials say a semi ...

The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa has invited the Wapello County Auditor meet with the public and League members to discuss the integrity of the voting process in our County. This informal learning experience ...

An investigation by several law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of three Ottumwa residents. Lt. Jason Bell from the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force says on Monday officers from the ...

Another case of animal hoarding came to light in Ottumwa Wednesday afternoon. In today’s edition of the Ottumwa Courier its reported officials responded to a house at 210 North Sheridan after a routine follow ...

A 40 year old southeast Iowa woman was killed over the weekend following an accident Sunday night in Appanoose County. Officers say 40 year old Heather Wiebe (Y-be) of Numa was southbound ...

A 28 year old Ottumwa man Grant Harrison Troxel  is facing sexual assault charges following his arrest by the Ottumwa Police Department. Lt. Jason Bell from the police department says Saturday police received ...

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in reference to an early Wednesday morning explosion in a garage in Agency Iowa.  At 8:00 a.m. Wednesday June 4th  Wapello County Sheriff’s ...

Three subjects identified as subjects who fled the scene of a traffic stop on May 27, 2014 have been arrested by law enforcement officials. On June 3, 2014 at 10:01 pm Olen James Brown, age 42, was taken into ...

A Fairfield family is homeless following a fire Tuesday night at the Leisure Living Trailer Park. Fairfield Fire Chief Scott Vaughn says a faulty electrical panel in the front living room of the mobile ...

Two Cedar Rapids teen have been arrested in Ottumwa on burglary charges. Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew says late last week the police department received several reports of burglaries that occurred on the ...

OTTUMWA—Ottumwa residents can show their Bulldog pride by having paw prints painted on their sidewalks and driveways. The Ottumwa High School cheerleaders are taking orders. A large (3.5 feet in diameter) paw ...

OTTUMWA— The Ottumwa Police Department recently donated 15 mobile radios to Ottumwa Schools.  In 2013, the Ottumwa Police Department, along with several other first responder agencies in Wapello County, completed ...

A southeast Iowa man is facing a first degree murder in connection with the death of a Burlington man. 42 year old Lenard R. Polhans was arrested Sunday night following a shooting that afternoon.  Killed was ...