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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...

New Mercy Clinic a “Blessing” to Ottumwa

Dozens were present for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new and improved Mercy Clinic on Friday. Mayor Tom Lazio, Ottumwa Police Officers, enthusiastic community...

Maintenance Staff Busy Preparing for Next School Year

Classes may be out for the summer, but Ottumwa Community School District Maintenance Director Chuck Bray is hard at work preparing school grounds for...

OFD Conducts Training at Penn Place

Ottumwa firefighters spent some time Friday training on how to respond to a fire at Ottumwa’s Pennsylvania Place assisted-living home. Penn Place is unique in...

Oskaloosa Cleaning up from Powerful Storms

Residents in Oskaloosa will be busy today cleaning up debris from a powerful storm that hit the community Wednesday afternoon. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning with...

AAA: 80% of drivers experience road rage, anger or agression

Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to...