CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – March 25, 2014 – Customers of Alliant Energy’s Iowa electric utility will see no increase in their base electric rates through 2016. Credits will also be included in customer bills based ...

(Ottumwa, IA)Tuesday, March 25, 2014-The Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red Cross is thrilled to announce the 2014 Heroes of the Heartland. These seven individuals are ordinary people who do truly ...

(Des Moines)— A new report from Iowa Work Force Development shows the state’s unemployment rate for January increased slightly. The latest report shows the state’s unemployment rate at 4.3-percent compared ...

(Ottumwa)— A registered sex offender from Ottumwa is back behind bars after violating the Sex Offender Registry guidelines. A press release from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department says 26 year old ...

OTTUMWA — The Regional Economic Advancement team at Indian Hills Community College is excited to announce that Terry Rich, President and CEO of Iowa Lottery, will deliver the keynote address at the Third ...

DAVENPORT, IA – On March 21, 2014, Kyle Joseph Boileau, age 27, was sentenced by United States District Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 48 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute a mixture and ...

(Ottumwa)  –  Local anglers will have an opportunity to trout fish in Ottumwa this spring.   The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be stocking 2,000 trout at the Ottumwa Park Campground pond at 11 AM ...

(Burlington)— Officials say a southeast Iowa man is recovering after he shot himself in the foot while hunting. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 31 year old Dustin Guernsey was ...

Des Moines, IOWA — In the fall of 2013, Henry County Sheriff Rich McNarnee discovered  financial discrepancies in his office. Sheriff McNarnee brought this to the attention of the Iowa State Auditor’s ...

  (Update) –  There’s new developments in regards to a 17 year old Ottumwa teen arrested by Ottumwa Police Wednesday on a charge of Sexual Abuse in the 2nd degree. Arrested was Kraigen A. ...

2013 was another busy year for members of the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force. The task force was created in 1990 with a mission to identify, investigate, apprehend and prosecute drug related criminal ...

(Ottumwa)The Ottumwa Public library will have a new librarian following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council Tuesday evening. A recommendation to create an additional 20 hour per week part time librarian was ...

Ottumwa – The Ottumwa Housing Authority will be the recipient of $377,884 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund Program.  The Capital Fund Program grant will be used to ...

(Ottumwa) – Donated items are being solicited for the third annual Pages for Pennies Book Sale. Donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, board games, puzzles, and sheet music are being accepted now ...

On 03/15/2014, after nearly a month long drug investigation, the Fairfield Police Department executed a search warrant at The Snack Shack, located at 102 N Court Street in Fairfield. Items seized included several ...

A series of informational meetings will be held across southeast Iowa to discuss Iowa’s Abandoned Mine Land (AML) reclamation program and landowner options for management of these sites after reclamation has ...

(Ottumwa)— A familiar landmark is back in place.  To the delight of spectators, crews hoisted Chief Wapello back on to the roof of the Wapello County courthouse. The Chief Wapello Statute was removed from ...

For more than 165 years, wagon ruts have crisscrossed southern Iowa, evidence of one of the nation’s largest mass migrations ever.  For nearly as many years, stories were told about two graves tucked away in Van ...

Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) were involved in two related drug investigations on 03/12/2014. These investigations were a result of the good work of FPD officers using controlled substances ...

(Release from the City of Ottumwa) – Ottumwa, Iowa – All residents of Ottumwa are reminded of the community’s zero tolerance policy for anyone caught burning garbage.   If the fire department ...

Starting on March 27th 2014 monthly business classes will be held in Wapello County. The classes are designed to help educate existing businesses and new entrepreneurs on a diversity of topics. Classes will start ...

(Ottumwa)— Members from the Ottumwa Ambassadors, City officials and others were on hand in downtown Ottumwa this afternoon for ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new Market onMain. The project was developed ...

Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) were involved with an investigation at the Fairfield High School. Fairfield High School (FHS) staff contacted FPD at approximately 8:30 AM, in reference to possible ...

(Ottumwa)— It took a Wapello County District court jury just a couple of hours to find an Ottumwa man………Bobby Snow guilty of Second degree murder. Snow was arrested on the charge in May of 2011 ...

(Ottumwa)— The President and Chief Executive Office of the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation Brad Little  says his organization is committed to the well being of the community and  does not want to become ...