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Eldon Mayoral Candidate Arrested for Numerous Drug Charges

A southeast Iowa mayoral candidate, who will be on the ballot in November, faces a litany of drug charges. 71-year-old Michael McClure is running to...

JCHC Auxiliary Seeks Returning College Students for Scholarships

Jefferson County Health Center Auxiliary is looking to award four students with scholarships. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to returning college students who are...

Police: Ottumwa Man Attacked Person with Bat

An Ottumwa man was arrested stemming from an alleged attack with a baseball bat in August. 42-year-old Cherokee Hartman has been charged with assault with...

Ottumwa Schools Begin P-EBT Card Distribution

The USDA recently started the distribution of P-EBT benefits and Ottumwa Community School District families will all benefit, according to the school district. Ottumwa...

Fall Clean-Up Announced for Ottumwa’s Cemeteries

Crews at the Ottumwa, Calvary, and Ottumwa Jewish Cemeteries will begin the annual fall clean-up on Monday, October 2nd. Families that wish to keep any...

Ottumwa Schools Announces Open Board Seats

The Ottumwa Community School District Board of Directors will have four seats open in the upcoming election in November. The school district says only the...

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Receives National Recognition for Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig congratulated the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s Mines and Minerals Bureau for receiving the Interior States Abandoned Mine...

Ottumwa Man Faces Additional Charge After Skipping Verdict, Attempting Escape

An Ottumwa man who skipped the jury verdict in his murder trial and went on the run faces another charge after his capture. 63-year-old Gregory...

OPD: Shots Fired Outside of Schafer Stadium During Football Game Remains Under Investigation

The Ottumwa Police Department is still investigating the incident that ended Ottumwa High School's Homecoming football game at halftime. Shots were reportedly fired during halftime...

Albia Man Charged with Sex Abuse

An Albia man was arrested after an investigation revealed sexual abuse, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Thomas Jamieson has been charged with second-degree...