More than 69 years after being shot down on a bombing mission over Germany during WWII, Staff Sgt. Robert “Bobby” E. Howard is returning home to Iowa. Howard, a 21-year old Moulton, Iowa native serving with the ...

Funeral services are now set for 25 year old Cpl. Adam Wolff of Cedar Rapids and formerly of Ottumwa.  Services will be Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at Bridgeview Center with burial in Fiedler Cemetery. ...

The body of a 25 year old Ottumwa man has been recovered from the Des Moines river.    A spokesperson in the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department says the body of Michael Todd Chrisman was found this morning ...

June 25, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa – The Independence Day holiday falls on a Friday this year.   There are a number of changes to the weekly trash and recycling collection program the week of the ...

The family of Michael Chrisman is asking for the public’s help in searching for the Ottumwa man who has not been seen since Monday evening when he was swimming with friends on the Des Moines River in the ...

OTTUMWA— An Ottumwa High School alumni will return to Ottumwa as the district’s new Chief Financial Officer for Business Operations. Alex Barr will begin his duties on July 14, overseeing the district’s $70 ...

Ottumwa, IA, June 25, 2014: Ottumwa Leadership Academy is excited to announce Sue Meadows as Dean for the 2014-2015 academy year. This volunteer position, appointed annually by the Advisory Board, directs the ...

June 24, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The City of Ottumwa has requested the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to reduce the Canada goose population in the vicinity of the Ottumwa City Park.  The IDNR’s ...

A southeast Iowa man has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse and one count of lascivious acts with a child. 69 year old Roger Mendez of Fort Madison entered the pleas last Friday.  Mendez was arrested ...