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Diabetes Education Classes Coming to Centerville

Telligen, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Iowa, is working to help reduce the complications associated with diabetes in the Centerville area. According to the...

Motorcycle Ride Honoring 50 Fallen Soldiers Across US Makes Stop In Ottumwa

On Tuesday, eleven motorcyclists with Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Northwest gathered to honor one of 50 fallen soldiers along their 3,000-mile route from southern Oregon...

Ottumwa High School Announces Registration Details

The first day of classes for students in the Ottumwa Community School District is Wednesday, August 24. Several school registration opportunities are available in...

Authorities Suspect Arson in Bakken Pipeline Fires

Authorities are investigating three suspected cases of arson connected to construction of the controversial Bakken oil pipeline. Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty says the...

Teams Are Set For Babe Ruth World Series in Ottumwa

In ten days' time, the best Babe Ruth League 13-year-old teams in the country will meet in Ottumwa to compete for a national championship,...

RAGBRAI Ottumwa a success

“We’re just pleased with the way it went…hats off to the whole city,” City of Ottumwa Mayor Tom Lazio says of the huge success...

Grooms Pleads Guilty, Out of Jail Pending Sentencing

More than two years after his arrest for molesting a toddler, Kraigen Grooms, 19, has plead guilty to a lesser charge of Lascivious Acts with...

Outdoor learning, outdoor fun at Pioneer Ridge

It’s 11 AM, and the setup looks like something from The Hunger Games—Conservationist Annette Whitrock is leading an archery lesson complete with imitation deer...

Packwood Shooting Deaths Confirmed as Murder/Suicide

The following is a press release from the Jefferson County Attorney's Office: At 10:08 AM on Monday, July 25, 2016, the Jefferson County Law Center...

Two dead after shooting in Packwood

The following is a press release provided by the Jefferson County Attorney's Office: On Monday, July 25, 2016, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to...