A 27 year old What Cheer man is facing charges following an altercation at the Van Buren County jail in Keosauqua. The sheriff’s department says Ivan Lee Short Jr. was charged with assault on a peace officer on ...

Wapello County Trails Council Highway 34 Tunnel Project in Ottumwa has been named one of 10 finalists competing for a Working Together Making It Better grant sponsored by Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. ...

A 43 year old Ottumwa man is being held in the Wapello County jail following his arrest last Thursday. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Department says Thursday evening, deputies responded to 6010 Cliffland Road and ...

One person was injured following a two vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of highway 34 and 267th Street. The Iowa State Patrol says a van driven by 24 year old Seth A. Alcorn of Monmouth, Illinois was ...

CENTERVILLE — The new Morgan E. Cline School of Sustainable Agriculture on the Indian Hills Community College Centerville campus is about to be unveiled to the public. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the ...

DES MOINES, IA B On November 6, 2014, Jason John Thomas, age 36 of What Cheer, Iowa, was sentenced by District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 60 days imprisonment for taking and possessing a bald eagle, announced ...

An ordinance amending the city’s code on parking in residential yards and keeping grass mowed at a certain heights passed it’s first hurdle Tuesday night. Meeting in regular session Tuesday evening, the ...

A 51 year old Blakesburg man was killed Wednesday morning shortly after 10:00 a.m.  on 690th Avenue at the Brompton railroad crossing. The Iowa State Patrol says a 4 wheeler operated by Greg L. McCoy was ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Nov. 5, 2014 – The recently installed Wapello County Freedom Rock will be formally dedicated during a ceremony at 5 p.m. on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Bridge View Center. Mayor Tom Lazio ...

The Central fire station in Ottumwa will receive some much needed attention following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council last night. The council approved a recommendation to award a contract to Patric Reiley ...

(Oskaloosa)—- A 70 year old Oskaloosa man was injured late Monday afternoon following a pedestrian/vehicle crash on highway 92 just east of Oskaloosa. The Iowa State Patrol says 70 year old Charles M. Boeder ...

Of a total of 23,112 Registered Voters in WapelloCounty, some 11,036 voted in yesterday’s Mid-Term Election, for a voter turnout of 47.75%, according to figures from the Wapello County Auditor’s Office. In the ...

Even though it is election night, the Ottumwa City Council will hold a regular session, Tuesday evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of Ottumwa City Hall.  The meeting is open to the public and will ...

An Ottumwa man employed the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad has been awarded 12-thousand dollars by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA officials say the ...

Tomorrow is election day in Ottumwa and Wapello County.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Absentee ballots can be cast, Monday, at the Wapello County Auditor’s office 2nd floor of ...

OTTUMWA— Superintendent Davis Eidahl updated the Board of Education on district facilities at Monday’s Board work session. The sale of the Wildwood Elementary School building “fell through,” he told the ...

(Burlington)— A southeast Iowa man was killed early Thursday morning following a two vehicle crash at the intersection of 220th Avenue and Mediapolis road in Des Moines County. The Iowa State Patrol ...

It was a standing room crowd in the council chamber of City Hall last night, as the Ottumwa League of Voters held a candidate forum.  Most of those on hand for the event were there to hear how incumbent state ...

Eldon—Join the American Gothic House Center for a special presentation by Michael Zahs on Sunday, November 9 at 1:00pm inside the American Gothic House.  The program will explain how cloth bags and the ...

Ottumwa police along with the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department continue to search for an Ottumwa man wanted in connection with a high speed chase earlier this week. Police say Dustin McDanel led officers on ...

An Ottumwa man employed the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad has been awarded 12-thousand dollars by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA officials say the ...

The Ottumwa City Council, Monday evening, heard recommendations from the “Make Ottumwa Shine Committee” to prohibit parking of motor vehicles on the grassy area of residential front yards in Ottumwa and ...

Larkin Aquatics of Kansas City, MO recently did an evaluation of The Beach Ottumwa Facility and came up with a total of 47 deficiencies at the site, some minor and some serious. The report notes lack of maintenance ...

October 28, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  Anglers will have an opportunity to trout fish in Ottumwa this fall.   The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be stocking trout at the Ottumwa Park Campground ...

Ottumwa, Iowa – Oct. 28, 2014 – Mark Eckman has tendered his resignation as director of the Ottumwa Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Eckman did so during the Bridge View Center, Inc. Board of Director’s ...