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City Announces Memorial Day Closures

The City of Ottumwa has released a list of city services and departments that will be closed for the upcoming holiday.

Ottumwa Library Reveals Next Reopening Phase

Ottumwa Library Director Sonja Ferrell says Phase One of reopening the library was having staff return to the building. With that in...

Bright Ideas Summer Grant Cycle Begins June 1st

The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation will soon begin accepting applications for its Bright Ideas Grant. According to a press...

Law Enforcement Searching For Sex Offender At Large

The Wapello County Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for an individual on Iowa's Most Wanted sex offender list.

Wapello County Reports Third COVID-19 Death

Wapello County health officials announced late Wednesday morning that a third resident has passed away due to the novel coronavirus.

Governor: Movie Theaters, Zoos, More Can Reopen Friday

During Wednesday's press conference, Governor Kim Reynolds announced more businesses will be allowed to reopen at the end of the week.

Two Men Arrested After Altercation, Gunfire

An altercation between two Ottumwa men ended with the pair in jail facing charges. According to court records, 32-year-old...

Victim, Suspect Identified in Pella Homicide

Authorities have identified the victim of Monday night's homicide in Pella and also have charged the suspect. The Division...

Ottumwa Duo Face Numerous Drug Charges

Two Ottumwa residents are facing drug charges following a traffic stop last Friday. According to court documents, a vehicle...

DCI: Woman’s Death in Pella Will Be Investigated as a Homicide

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) says the Monday night death of a Pella woman will be investigated as a homicide.