Ottumwa, IA – One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books, such as Fatherhood and I ...

  (Des Moines)— Debate in the Iowa Senate got more than a little heated today. The Des Moines Register reports that a heated debate between Senator Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa and Senator Tom Courtney ...

At approximately 8:15, Tuesday morning, DeCarlo Demolition from Des Moines began demolition on El Rancho Grande.    Ottumwa Radio spoke with Rich Finley, from DeCarlo Demolition, this morning about the delay in ...

Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) were involved with a vehicle pursuit on 03/01/2014 at approximately 6:55 AM. FPD Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle believed to be driven by ...

(Drakesville)—- A 45 year old Drakesville man is facing numerous charges following his arrest by the Davis county Sheriff’s Department. Roger Blew has been charged with 28 counts of animal neglect, livestock ...

(Ottumwa)— Ottumwa Radio news has learned the Salvation Army’s “Meals on Wheels” program will be discontinued on May 31st. Cpt. Ruth from the Salvation Army in Ottumwa told Ottumwa Radio News the program ...

(Ottumwa)— So how snowy has it been this winter?  According to State Climatologist Harry Hillaker, the winter of 2013/14 has been snowier than in the past. So far residents in southeast Iowa have seen more ...

Ottumwa Radio presented with Most Engaged Member Award

Ottumwa Radio Group was presented an award from the Centerville Rathbun Lake Area Chamber of Commerce last night at the annual Chamber banquet for the most engaged member, in recognition of our involvement and ...

(Ottumwa)— A report released today by the Ottumwa Police Department indicates 2013 saw the largest number of drug arrests. A press release issued by Lt. Jason Bell from the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug ...

OTTUMWA — Beth Danowsky is the newest member of the Indian Hills Community College Board of Trustees, representing the Sigourney area on the nine-member board. Danowsky replaces Bob Pitsch, who resigned ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Feb. 21, 2014  –  The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa invites area residents to the second of three legislative forums on March 1 at Bridge View Center. The forums are designed to provide ...

OTTUMWA, IOWA – This week, Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks will be officially announcing her campaign for Congress as a Republican in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District. She will be touring various locations across ...

Animal Neglect case under investigation

  (Update) – The residence is that of Roger Blew.  The Ottumwa Post reported on February 13 that Blew’s van was found on Church Street with several animals in the back.  Read the Post’s full ...

(OTTUMWA) Friday, February 21, 2014— The American Red Cross and Ottumwa Fire Department invite the community to an open house on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the North Fire Station. The North Fire Station is ...

Motorists in the area take note.  The Governor’s Traffic Safety Baureau as announced as part of the 2014 STEP program, the Iowa State Patrol will team up with city, and county law enforcement the week of March ...

(Release from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office) – The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office was notified on Wednesday February 19th, of a Burglary at a rural Wapello County residence.    During the ...

RICHARD WALTER, 77, of 8854 215th Ave., Blakesburg Funeral Mass will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Shaul Cemetery Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Fri. at Reece Funeral Home with the ...

At 8 am, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 the Ottumwa Police Department received a report that a skid loader had been stolen from the Market Street Bridge construction site. The loader was located a short time later at ...

(Ottumwa)—On a vote of 4 to 1……….the Ottumwa City Council Tuesday evening approved a recommendation to waive building permit fees for the new Babe Ruth facility in Ottumwa Park. The Babe Ruth organization in ...

OTTUMWA—Parent teacher conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 24 through February 27 for grades preK-12. Students will be released Thursday, February 27 at 1 p.m. and ...

MURL LINDLEY, 95, of 910 W. Second St. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at North Court Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline, Illinois Visitation begins at 1 ...

(Ottumwa)—On a vote of 5 to zero, the Ottumwa City Council last night approved a recommendation to deny an appeal filed by an Ottumwa woman to keep her dog in the city. In August of last year Ottumwa Police ...

On Friday, February 14, 2014 at approximately 11:20 p.m., Deputies from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department with the assistance of Investigators from the Iowa State Fire Marshall’s Office arrested Alexander ...

February 13, 2014 – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The Ottumwa Water Works has at least two unlocated water main breaks causing a drain on the community’s water storage.   Residents and businesses are asked to ...

(Ottumwa)— A popular spring time fund raising event will not be held this year. KTVO television is reporting due to a lack of manpower and volunteers the race will not be held. Tom Shafer Chairman of the race ...