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The Beach To Hold Dog Paddle Event On August 28th

The Beach Ottumwa outdoor water park will be closing for the season on Sunday August 28 at 6 PM. The park will be closed...

Five Burlington Men Sentenced to Federal Prison After 362 Pounds of Meth Were Recovered

A traffic stop in Arizona led to five Burlington men being arrested and sentenced after over 350 pounds of methamphetamine were recovered. The men received...

WATCH: City of Ottumwa Takes Over Train Depot


EBF Receives Grant For Explore Academy Therapeutic Classrooms

The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Community School District was the recipient of a grant of over $200,000. Superintendent Scott Williamson says the district received $222,240 from the...

Ottumwa: ATVs and UTVs Still Not Allowed on City Streets

The city of Ottumwa says despite a recently signed state law that allows ATVs and UTVs to be driven on public roadways, it is...

Police: Victim’s Face Cut in Knife Attack

Ottumwa police say a man attacked a person with a knife which resulted in lacerations on the victim's face. 18-year-old Demetrius Wilson has been charged...

Ottumwa Man Charged With Attempted Murder

An Ottumwa man is facing charges after allegedly shooting a person with a crossbow. According to a press release, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at...

Pedestrian Dies in Monroe County Accident

A pedestrian died in Monroe County after getting struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, at 1:10 PM, 33-year-old Michael...

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Ottumwa Accident

A car versus motorcycle accident Tuesday morning in Ottumwa left one man seriously injured. Chief Chad Farrington of the Ottumwa Police Department says the preliminary...

Celebrity Guest Announced for Halloweenapalooza

A celebrity guest for Ottumwa's annual Halloween festival was announced. Actress Naomi Grossman will be the headlining celebrity guest at Halloweenapalooza 2022 taking...