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Open House Set for Ottumwa Indoor Sports Complex

The community is being invited to an open house regarding the upcoming sports complex. The Southeast Iowa Sports Commission invites the public to an open...

Vine Street River Crossing Water Main To Be Replaced

A water main in town damaged by an ice jam will be soon replaced, with assistance from FEMA. According to a press release, the Ottumwa...

Ottumwa’s Salvation Army Blows Past Goal

Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Envoy of Ottumwa's Salvation Army says the non-profit was able to push past the goal for...

Ottumwa Man Charged With Theft, Attempted Burglary, Harassment

An Ottumwa man is facing several charges related to a theft and attempted burglary. According to court records, at around 2:54 a.m. on January 1,...

Changes Coming to FAA Membership Exhibit

The Fairfield Art Association announced a new exhibit format plus a change in its showcasing of artworks that have been exclusively canvas-based. The switch...

New Principal Announced at OHS, Pending School Board Approval

Pending school board approval, Ottumwa High School will have its first female principal. According to the Ottumwa Community School District, Shelly Bramschreiber--currently the associate principal...

Ottumwa Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An Ottumwa man accused of first-degree murder pleaded not guilty, according to court records. 42-year-old Douglas Spurgeon also faces charges of assault while participating in...

OHS To Hold Junior Cheerleader Clinic

The Ottumwa High School Cheerleaders will be sponsoring a cheerleading clinic in the last week of January. According to the school district, the Ottumwa High...

Christmas Tree Pickup Times Announced

The city has announced the times for pickup of old Christmas trees. Ottumwa residents wishing to dispose of live Christmas trees can leave them on...

Human Skeletal Remains in Mahaska County Identified

The human skeletal remains found in rural Mahaska County earlier this month have been identified. The Mahaska County Sheriff's Office says the deceased is 34-year-old...