On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire at 122 S. Fellows in Ottumwa.  The fire was suspicious in nature and an investigation was initiated.  As a result of the ...

The board of trustees of Hillcrest Family Services voted Aug. 28 to cease operation of Highland Place, its adult mental health residential care facility near Ottumwa, Iowa, effective Oct. 31. The decision came after ...

Ottumwa, IA, September 2, 2014 – Leila Disburg, Pastor of Willard Street United Methodist Church, has been named the first recipient of the Andy Hansen Legacy Scholarship for Ottumwa Leadership Academy. “I ...

(Ottumwa)— A 42 year old Ottumwa is facing charges following his arrested  by Ottumwa Police. Billy Ray Snow has been charged with Trespassing after he was discoveredTuesday in the basement of a home ...

(Update) - An investigation into an early morning house fire in Ottumwa is under way. Shortly before 5:30 Wednesday morning firemen were called to a house fire at 1921 East Main Street.  When firemen arrived ...

FPD officials are updating information about the suspicious death investigation on 08/31/2014 at 1200 S. Main. The deceased has been identified as Christopher Freeman, date of birth of 08/21/1958, who shows an ...

Another pit bull incident was reported in Ottumwa over the past weekend. The Ottumwa Post is reporting the incident occurred Sunday afternoon at905 North Court after police received a report of a  disturbance ...

FPD officials are reporting the following. On 08/31/2014 at approximately 4:15 AM, Fairfield Police Dispatch received an emergency call from Burlington Northern – Santa Fe Railroad reporting a train had struck ...

On April 26, 2014, at approximately 9:22 p.m., the Ottumwa Police Department responded to South McDonald’s, located at 222 Richmond, Ottumwa, IA. Upon arrival, Cory Long and Brittany Songer reported to police ...

A house in Ottumwa was damaged following a fire  Tuesday evening.  The fire was reported at 122 Fellows. Fire Department officials say when firemen arrived on the scene flames were seen coming from several ...

Ottumwa, IA, August 25, 2014: Ottumwa Leadership Academy is busy preparing for its 2014-2015 academy class. “We are kicking-off our third year of Ottumwa Leadership Academy and couldn’t be more pleased with how ...

Jeff Emery a spokes person for the Wapello County 4-H Expo says a number of steps were taken to eliminate odor from livestock during this summer’s 4-H Expo held at Bridge View Center. The subject came up ...

August 22, 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The next Ottumwa City Council meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 25th at 5 PM at City Hall.   This meeting will mark the start of live streaming of ...

Ottumwa area motorists are being reminded The Iowa Department of Transportation’s driver’s license station located at 2830 North Court will close at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon.  The closure will allow staff to ...

The trail system in Ottumwa will received more improvements following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council this week. The council approved a resolution awarding a contract for the 2014 South Loop Trail ...

The public is being invited to provide their imput and thoughts in regards to the future of the movie theaters in downtown Ottumwa. Officials from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation have announced an ...

Could a fourth trial be in the works for Seth Techel?  Techel’s lawyers hope so. Court records indicate Techel’s attorney Gerald Feuerhelm has filed a motion asking for a fourth trail.  Techel was found guilty ...

The 2013-14 business year was a good one for Bridge View Center in Ottumwa. During last night’s meeting, the Ottumwa City Council received a financial report from Larry Gawronski executive Director of the ...

The Iowa Avenue reconstruction project will be one step closer to reality following Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. The council is expected to approve a resolution awarding a contract for the project to ...

On Friday, August 15, 2014, at approximately 3:02 a.m., an Ottumwa Police Officer, observed a disturbance taking place in the 100 block of West 4th Street, between a male and a female.  While investigating the ...

As set by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the City of Ottumwa’s deer season for bow hunters will begin on September 13, 2014 and will run through January 10, 2015. The City’s deer hunting program was ...

(Ottumwa)— A number of Ottumwa residents got a sneak peek Wednesday as to what an apartment complex will look like if aCedar Rapids investment company purchases Wildwood Elementary School. Tom Frantz ...

(Cincinati)— A stand off in Appanoose County Tuesday is under investigation. Shortly after 3:30 a.m. the Appanoose County Law Center received a report of two adult brothers arguing at 205 East ...

An autopsy was performed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner on the body of Darrell Teeter on August 12, 2014, by Dr. Dennis Klein.  The manner of death will be certified as Homicide. This is an ...

OTTUMWA—The beginning of the school year will look different for kindergarten students in Ottumwa. Students will be randomly divided into two groups. Depending on which group the student is assigned to, they will ...