(Radio Iowa) – December 30, 2014 By O. Kay Henderson American Gothic House. State officials are turning the home that was the backdrop for one of the most famous paintings of the 20th century into a ...

KBIZ News has spoken with LT Jason Bell of the Ottumwa Police Department who filled us in on the apparent police standoff at 129 S. Moore this morning. Lt Bell tells us that officers initially went to the home ...

On Christmas Eve, the Ottumwa Police Dept. issued an arrest warrants for Joshua Todd Ware, age 25, for Robbery 2nd Degree, a Class “C” Felony and Lottery Fraud, a Class “D” Felony. Ware is known to reside ...

Something big happened in Iowa on Christmas eve. While most Iowans were distracted by last minute Christmas shopping, baking, and wrapping the presents, Nick Gerhart was busy worrying about the future of an Iowa ...

One person was injured following a single vehicle crash Tuesday night at the intersection of U.S. highway 34 and South 1stStreet in Chariton. The Iowa State Patrol says it received a report of a ...

12/29 update: Police are now asking for the publics help in finding a suspect in this robbery. Find more details HERE. 2:45pm update: KBIZ has contacted LT Jason Bell with the Ottumwa Police Department who told us ...

Eldon— The American Gothic House Center is pleased to announce the acquisition of their second original Grant Wood work.  The lithograph, titled Seed Time and Harvest (1937), is an important piece of Grant ...

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  ...