(Ottumwa)—- The Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire shortly before 2:30 this morning. The fire was reported at an unoccupied house at 1608 East Main Street. A spokesperson for the fire ...

Wapello County farmers support county 4-H Expo through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

OTTUMWA, Iowa (April 2, 2014) – Local farmers Paul and Janet Jacobs have directed a $2,500 donation to the Wapello County 4-H Expo. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help pay for ...

(Bloomfield)— Dry windy conditions resulted in a large grass fire in Davis County Monday.  The fire covered a large area including portions of Stephens State Forest in northwest Davis County. Firemen ...

OTTUMWA, IOWA – On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Ottumwa Police Department, the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth ...

A 20 year old Ottumwa man arrested last year in connection with the injury of an Ottumwa child is now expected to enter a plea. Dustin D. Armstrong was arrested by Ottumwa Police in June of last year after a ...

(Fairfield)— A new report issued by the Fairfield Police Department shows in increase in criminal activities. The report indicates the Fairfield Police Department saw a 3-percent increase in calls, a ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – April 1, 2014 – Event submissions are being sought for inclusion in a brochure featuring activities occurring from June 1 through August 31, 2014 within Wapello County. The listings are free and ...

OTTUMWA— The Ottumwa “A” Club and Hy-Vee will host the 17th Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Wednesday, April 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread ...

(Ottumwa)— When the Ottumwa City Council meets in regular session this evening it’s expected to approve a grant request for funding for two police officers.  The City is responsible for the required ...

A new report indicates farmland values in southeast Iowa have slipped. A new survey conducted by the Iowa Chapter of Realtors Land Institute shows the average value of good farmland declined by 5.4-percent yp ...