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One of the arguments against voting for a half-term sheriff was the cost of the election itself. Yet a county official and her deputy have... [Read More]
Members of the Ottumwa Leadership Academy aren't just learning to be more effective leaders, they are learning to be better community advocates. [Read More]
David Hawley passed away in Ottumwa, Iowa. This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. Services by Reece... [Read More]
Norma Harvey passed away 2019-1-17 in Fairfield, Iowa. This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. Services by Behner... [Read More]
Police have charged a man with drug and weapons violations after he allegedly violated a restraining order. [Read More]
Mercy hospitals, including the medical center in Centerville, will be launching a new brand that includes a name change in February. [Read More]
One would have thought Indian Hills, which is still under close scrutiny for the games it has played regarding the departure of two baseball coaches... [Read More]
Due to forecasted inclement weather Friday, several area high school events have been moved up from Friday to today to ensure they take place:... [Read More]
Even before his senior season at Albia began, Aden Reeves had put himself on the map as one of the top high school wrestlers in... [Read More]
Anyone who knows me that once Christmas and New Year's are past, winter is my least favorite time of year. Even though I've lived in... [Read More]
The county has acknowledged one of the projects they'd bought into in the hope there would be amazing growth didn't quite work out as planned.... [Read More]
Martin Luther King Jr. Day brings another round of holiday closings. [Read More]
Another weekend winter storm is taking shape, and the National Weather Service is starting to issue forecast amounts for Iowa. [Read More]
About 100 people have answered the city's app-based polling questions in the first couple weeks, but officials say it's important to take a longer view. [Read More]
Most Iowans know how to vote, said the head of the local Republican party. Not everyone knows how candidates for sheriff get on the ballot... [Read More]
The Ottumwa School District faces millions of dollars in improvements to its north-side buildings, according to a recent facility assessment. Just how much the district... [Read More]
Prosecutors have filed additional charges in the case of a man accused of running over a woman last April. [Read More]
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During Cameron Millikin's recent little run of excellence, the game has just come to the Pekin High School guard. [Read More]
My husband is on a diet, so I've been tasked with incorporating more vegetables into our menu. [Read More]