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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...

Ottumwa to host Wounded Warrior Fly-In, VIP speakers and Airport Open House

With Independence Day festivities and celebratory summer barbecues among neighbors, July is one of the most patriotic months in America. During the July 30 weekend,...

Councilman Rear-Ends City Owned Asphalt Patch Truck

Shortly after 7:30 in the morning on Thursday, July 21st a car accident occurred in the 600 Block of Alta Vista Avenue. The vehicle, driven...

Bad Neighbor: Man Arrested For Shooting Neighbor With Pellet Gun

On Thursday, June 2nd, William Casebolt was mowing the lawn at his business on Richmond Avenue in Ottumwa when he suddenly felt a sharp...

Investigation Leads to Kidnapping Arrests

On February 27, 2016, the Ottumwa Police Department was contacted by a victim who reported that she had been held against her will for...

Roundabouts one step closer to a reality

The City of Ottumwa is one step closer to having three new roundabouts built around town following action taken by the Ottumwa City Council...

Public Safety Plans in Place for RAGBRAI

Ottumwa Fire Chief Tony Miller says the public safety plans are in place for RAGBRAI, and the city is prepared for virtually any situation...

Ottumwa Community Players Announce 63rd Season Lineup

Ottumwa Community Players announces its 63rd theatrical season line-up for 2016-2017 with a series of hit shows, all of which will be seen on...

Ottumwa Fire Department achieves ‘squad goals’ daily

They say (or at least they should say) that spending half a day with a group of people can tell you an awful lot...

Iowa delegate calls GOP’s National Convention ‘a farce,’ walks out

By O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa.  An Iowa delegate at the Republican National Convention has walked out in protest over what he calls the “strong...