On a vote of 5 to nothing, the Ottumwa Board of Education Monday night voted not to purchase the Nash Finch building for 325-thousand dollars. If approved, the building would have been used as an administrative ...

  Three Ottumwa men were arrested today in connection with a Burglary that happened last week. Police were dispatched to 232 E Mapel last Wednesday, December 17th on reports that a group of people forcibly ...

Iowa’s Attorney General Tom Miller says that T-Mobile may owe you money. The nation’s fourth largest wireless carrier will provide refunds to Iowa consumers under a $90 million nationwide joint ...

Its beginning to look a lot like Iowa might have a white Christmas this year after all. Forecasts from the National Weather Service office in Des Moines show a chance of rain starting Sunday night into Monday, ...

(Fairfield)— A southeast Iowa legislator is hoping school transportation cost will be considered in the up coming session in Des Moines. Iowa House representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield has sent a ...

The Ottumwa Board of Education will hold its regular meeting next Monday Evening at 6:00 PM, in the Media Room at EvansMiddle School, 812 Chester Avenue. Interestingly, one item on the tentative agenda for the ...

Disaster was barely averted on Ottumwa’s south side Thursday afternoon. In yet another car VS building collision in Ottumwa, a family’s home is struck by sliding car. The crash happened at around 4PM at ...

The proposed Pedestrian Trail Corridor to be located under highway 34 is a step closer to reality following Tuesday’s city council meeting. The council approved a resolution authorizing and delivery of a CAT ...

After hour bars were on the minds of city council members during their meeting Tuesday evening. On a vote of 5 to nothing, the council approved a resolution placing a one year moratorium on the issuance of new ...

Ottumwa Mayor Tom Lazio has confirmed that the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation has taken over the operations of Ottumwa’s “Market on Main” facility, and that some significant changes are coming after the ...

Jody Gates, head of the Health and Inspections Department of Ottumwa, is also supervisor over the operations at the Ottumwa/Wapello Landfill and the RecyclingCenter. Gates said today that the 35-Gallon blue ...

FAIRFIELD – An extensive investigation centering on a hunting outfitter in Jefferson County has resulted in multiple charges against several individuals. Brenton J. Clark and his wife, Rachael, owners of Southeast ...

The Broadway Boys are at Bridge View Center tonight only.  Here is a preview of what you will hear.

The Ottumwa Police and Fire Departments wrapped up an arson investigation today with the arrest of two juveniles. On November 30th, the Fire Department was called to the concession stand at Schaefer Stadium to ...

December 9, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The intersection at Quincy Avenue and Mowrey Avenue will be closed to all traffic beginning Wednesday, December 10th.     Motorists will need to take other routes ...

December 9, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The waters of the Des Moines River may briefly take on a yellow/green color Wednesday to help test the Ottumwa’s Water Pollution Control Facility’s ...

December 5, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Nitrate levels in the Des Moines River presently exceed safety levels set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.)   The Ottumwa Water Works has ...

December 5, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa – Underground utility work by Alliant Energy, Mediacom Cable and Century Link continues in the alley south of 300 block of E. Main Street.   Contractor J&R  ...

An investigation is under way in Centerville to determine the cause of a fire that broke out shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturdaymorning. The fire occurred at a building at the intersection of Main and Maple ...

The issue involving the Elbow Room in the 300 Block of East Main Street, and recent assaults and stabbings at the after hours drinking establishment has been resolved, at least temporarily, with the closure of the ...

December 3, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Beginning on Monday, December 8th, Ottumwa Transit’s Commercial Route will service the K-Mart Store, Aspen Dental Office and the Ottumwa Regional Health Center ...

December 3, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The City of Ottumwa Planning and Development Department is accepting applications for property tax abatement under two different programs.  Both programs were designed ...

The search for a new executive director at Bridge View center is under way. Officials from VenuWorks, the company that operates Bridge View Center, has announced Larry Gawronski will be leavingOttumwa to take a ...

Plans for the Ottumwa City Council to discuss the Elbow Room in downtown Ottumwa did not take place during Tuesday’s city council meeting. Councilman J.R. Richards made a motion to turn the item over to the ...

OTTUMWA— The Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force will present an internet safety presentation to all Ottumwa parents and interested community members on Wednesday, December 10 in the Ottumwa ...