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International Video Game Hall of Fame to host ICON 2016: Homecoming

OTTUMWA, IOWA (JULY 11, 2016) Ottumwa, Iowa -- long famous as the "Video Game Capital of the World" -- flexes its video game muscles...

Kooiker takes over reigns of Ottumwa Schools

Ottumwa Community School District Superintendent Nicole Kooiker has only been on the job for eight days and she’s already making plans to eat lunch...

supporters grill out for Law Enforcement

Supporters of local police officers braved the rain Sunday in order to show their support for members of the law enforcement community. Volunteers and well...

Branstad orders flags to half-staff in honor of Dallas Police Officers

Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset, Tuesday, July 12, to honor police officers...

Check out Ottumwa’s Parks this summer

“ get more people into the parks,” Ottumwa Parks and Recreation Director Gene Rathje says of the department’s mission. “Parks are for people—to serve taxpayers...

Centerville planning full day of events for RAGBRAI

It’s now less than three weeks until the big day, when The Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI®) comes to Centerville on...

Bibby arrested following standoff in Kirksville, MO

Kirksville Missouri police have arrested a man wanted for shooting at bail enforcement agents in Ottumwa. According to a press release, Joseph Bibby, 29, of...

Electrical problem triggers fire scare at Ottumwa 8 theatre

Staff rushed to evacuate moviegoers at the Ottumwa 8 Theater Tuesday afternoon after fire alarms started sounding throughout the building. The Ottumwa Fire Department was called...

Hydropower plant will improve Pella area, provide local energy

“If anything, it’s going to help energy that wasn’t there before,” Missouri River Energy Services employee Verne Cochran says of the hydroelectric power...

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Postpartum Depression

The wonderful feeling of welcoming a new baby can sometimes be overshadowed by a whirlwind of hormones, emotions and lack of sleep. While it’s...