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Ottumwa Woman Accused of Hitting Child with Stick

An Ottumwa woman faces multiple charges after allegedly hitting a child with a stick who was in her care. 47-year-old Liliana Morales has been charged...

Cardinal Partners With Iowa Jobs For America’s Graduates

Cardinal schools are joining with an Iowa non-profit organization to improve educational outcomes in the area. Next fall, Cardinal Community Schools and Iowa Jobs for...

Osky Man Thrown from Motorcycle in Accident, Seriously Injured

A southeast Iowa man was seriously injured after he was thrown from his motorcycle in a two-vehicle accident in Mahaska County Tuesday afternoon. According to...

WATCH: Ottumwa Construction Academy Groundbreaking


Fundraiser Planned for Officer’s Family

The Wapello County Sheriff's Office is hosting a fundraiser during lunchtime this Wednesday, July 28th. For $10, visitors can enjoy a pork loin sandwich, potato...

Ottumwa Accepting Applications for Vacated City Council Seat

The city of Ottumwa is accepting applications for individuals interested in filling an open seat in the City Council. City Councilmember Skip Stevens announced on...

Westrich, GOP Lawmakers Voice Objection to Company’s Vaccine Mandate

A group of state Republican lawmakers, including one from Ottumwa, have sent a letter to a company that is requiring its health care employees...

Ottumwa Woman Charged With OWI, Neglect

An Ottumwa women is looking at criminal charges following an alleged drunk driving incident. According to court records, 24 year old Katrina Marie Kendrick was...

SE Iowa Man Accused of Spending Counterfeit Money at Multiple Businesses

A southeast Iowa man is accused of using counterfeit money at multiple businesses in Ottumwa last year. 24-year-old Brayden Freeman of Burlington faces five counts...

Bird Electric Scooters Come To Ottumwa

Ottumwa residents now have the opportunity to rent electric scooters for transportation. In June, the City Council has approved a year one agreement with Bird...