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City of Ottumwa Hires New Finance Director

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Travis Lawrence, Public Information Officer for the City of Ottumwa, confirmed to Ottumwa Radio News that the city has hired its new Finance Director. Cole...

Road Closure for Sewer Repair

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Ottumwa, IA – Beginning Wednesday, February 28, 2024, Clarence Street between West Highland Avenue and Summit Street will be closed to through traffic for sewer...

Police: SE Iowa Man Stole Garbage Truck

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A southeast Iowa man was arrested in Ottumwa after police say he stole a garbage truck. 19-year-old Kadyn Newcomer of Washington was charged with first-degree...

ISU Extension & Outreach Announces Annual Women in Agriculture Conference

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"Starting the Conversation” is the theme for this year’s Women in Agriculture Conference, to be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington...

Ottumwa Teen Crowned Miss Iowa Jr. Teen

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Ottumwa, IA - This past weekend Ottumwa teen Analia Toloza was crowned the 2024 UMN Miss Iowa Jr. Teen. Analia won the UMN...

Albia Fire Destroys House

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Albia, IA - A house fire last night in Albia resulted in a total loss for a local home owner. John Freshwater, Chief of...

2024 Explore Mahaska County Guide Now Available

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The Mahaska Chamber & Development Group’s Tourism Committee is pleased to announce the publication of the 2024 Explore Mahaska County guide. Inside the guide, readers...

OFD Responds to Two Weekend Fires

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The Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a pair of fires over the weekend, according to the city of Ottumwa. On Friday, crews from the Ottumwa...

DNR Recommends to Stop Pruning Oak Trees Soon

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is recommending to finish pruning oak trees immediately to prevent the spread of oak wilt. “Typically, we suggest...

Governor Reynolds Visits Ottumwa Schools

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The Ottumwa Community School District hosted Governor Reynolds, several state representatives, and area superintendents on Thursday, February 22 at Gateway High School. Engaging with...