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Friday, September 15, 2023

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FACT to Hold Auditions for “The Thanksgiving Play”

Auditions for a holiday play will be held this weekend in Fairfield. "The Thanksgiving Play," written by Larissa Fasthorse, will be presented by the Fairfield...

Semi Overturns on 34 Bypass

Ottumwa, Iowa- A semi trailer carrying corn oil overturned on the highway 34 east bypass this afternoon. Sergeant Cody McCoy with the Ottumwa...

Ottumwa Man Accused of Cashing Bad Checks

An Ottumwa man was arrested after police say he cashed two fraudulent checks that totaled nearly $1,000. 27-year-old Cameron Mietzner has been charged with forgery,...

World Famous Illusionist Coming to BVC in October

Don’t expect rabbits out of hats! Reza's current tour transports concert-level lighting & production merged with the most incredible cutting-edge magic in existence today. Reza...

Holiday Show Coming to Bridge View Center

Sisters Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold is making its way to Ottumwa on Sunday, December 17 at 2:00 PM on the...

K-9 Unit Tracks Down Suspect After High-Speed Pursuit

A K-9 unit from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office ended a high-speed chase this past weekend. On Saturday at 3:00 AM, the Iowa State Patrol...

Acoustic Friday Continues at Bridge View Center

Bridge View Center continues its Acoustic Fridays on the Riverfront series with Tom Blew this Friday, September 15 from 5 pm-8 pm. The FREE...

Weed Spraying Ottumwa Trail System

The city of Ottumwa announced that workers will be spraying weeds on the trails this week. Weather permitting, Public Works will be spraying weeds between...

Celebrity Lineup Announced for Halloweenapalooza

Ottumwa: Halloweenapalooza, Iowa's only horror movie film festival and Halloween celebration, is excited to announce its celebrity guests for the 2023 event. Thom Mathews...

Fairfield Person of Interest Apprehended

A suspect of a home invasion in Fairfield was taken into custody, according to the Jefferson County Attorney. Chauncey Moulding says Brandon Becker, 37, was...