An Ottumwa educator is being honored.  Ottumwa High School Principal Mark Hanson has been named one of the top principals in the state by the School Administrators of Iowa. Several staff members nominated Hanson ...

(Ottumwa)— If and when a 100 year storm hits Ottumwa, the Ottumwa Water and Hydro will be well protected. During a special council meeting held Monday afternoon at City Hall………the city council ...

(Ottumwa)— The Ottumwa Fire Department took advantage of some good weather today to do some spring cleaning, sort of. Assistant Fire Chief Kleinman told Ottumwa Radio news the fire department conducted a ...

DES MOINES, IA – Adventureland Park has been named a Top 10 Amusement Park in the United States by American Mensa, the U.S. chapter of Mensa International. The Altoona park was named fourth in the study, topped ...

(Ottumwa)— Bridgeview Center in Ottumwa was the setting this morning (Friday morning) for the 4th annual Heroes of the Heartland breakfast. Sponsored by the Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red ...

(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 ...