DES MOINES, IA – On September 15, 2014, Angela Shae Ellison, age 47, of Centerville, Iowa, the former owner and CEO of Cornerstone Counseling Center, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose on ...

Good news for those looking to get around town this October: Oskaloosa Rides is free of charge on Fridays next month. Oskaloosa Rides, the new fixed-route bus service, began in July with a goal of meeting ...

A 26 year old Ottumwa woman is facing a number of charges following an incident with a pit bull dog on August 31st. Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew says Anita Marie Michel has been charged with restraint of an ...

Area residents will have a better idea of events  occurring in the Ottumwa area as the result of action taken by the City Council last night. Two bids were received for the new electronic display sign ...

SUE ADAMSON, 58, of 832 W. Second St. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday ...

A 59 year old Agency man is facing several charges following an incident in Agency Tuesdayafternoon. The Wapello County sheriff’s Department says shortly after 4:30 Tuesday afternoon deputies responded ...

Three southeast Iowa residents are being in the Henry County Jail in Mt. Pleasant following a drug bust. Officials from the Henry County Sheriff’s Department say the three were arrested Tuesdayafternoon as ...

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 ...

An Ottumwa man is listed in critical condition at University of Iowa Hospitals followwing an assault in Ottumwa early Sunday morning. Ottumwa Police say shortly before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning  officers ...

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire at 122 S. Fellows in Ottumwa.  The fire was suspicious in nature and an investigation was initiated.  As a result of the ...

The board of trustees of Hillcrest Family Services voted Aug. 28 to cease operation of Highland Place, its adult mental health residential care facility near Ottumwa, Iowa, effective Oct. 31. The decision came after ...

Ottumwa, IA, September 2, 2014 – Leila Disburg, Pastor of Willard Street United Methodist Church, has been named the first recipient of the Andy Hansen Legacy Scholarship for Ottumwa Leadership Academy. “I ...

(Ottumwa)— A 42 year old Ottumwa is facing charges following his arrested  by Ottumwa Police. Billy Ray Snow has been charged with Trespassing after he was discoveredTuesday in the basement of a home ...

(Update) - An investigation into an early morning house fire in Ottumwa is under way. Shortly before 5:30 Wednesday morning firemen were called to a house fire at 1921 East Main Street.  When firemen arrived ...

FPD officials are updating information about the suspicious death investigation on 08/31/2014 at 1200 S. Main. The deceased has been identified as Christopher Freeman, date of birth of 08/21/1958, who shows an ...

Another pit bull incident was reported in Ottumwa over the past weekend. The Ottumwa Post is reporting the incident occurred Sunday afternoon at905 North Court after police received a report of a  disturbance ...