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Voters Forum Scheduled for Thursday

The League of Women Voters of Ottumwa will be hosting a candidate forum for local supervisors races and statehouse races Thursday inside council chambers...

Noah’s Ark Announces Microchip and Vaccination Clinic

A local animal shelter will be holding a low-cost microchip and vaccination clinic this weekend. Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation is hosting the clinic on Saturday,...

City of Ottumwa Receives Government Finance Reporting Award

The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Ottumwa. The Certificate is...

Wells Awarded Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year

A southeast Iowa pharmacy owner was recently honored by the Iowa Pharmacy Association as the Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year. Mylo Wells is...

Ottumwa Man Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

The Iowa Lottery declared an Ottumwa man a winner of a $50,000 prize. Bryan Howard won the fifth top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “Lucky...

Kansas City Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Jefferson County

A fugitive was captured in Jefferson County following a high-speed chase on Wednesday, according to the Jefferson County Attorney's Office. At approximately 4:00 PM, the...

Bloomfield Doctor Sanctioned by Iowa Board of Medicine for the Third Time

A Bloomfield physician has been sanctioned for the third time in 16 years for practicing in a manner that state regulators consider harmful to...

Ottumwa’s Mission 500 Receives Award

The City of Ottumwa and the partner's Mission 500 received the Best Practice Award at the American Planning Association Iowa Chapter Conference on October...

Absentee Voting for General Election Begins

Absentee ballots for November's General Election are now available at the Wapello County Auditor's Office. In-person absentee voting will begin on October 19th and end...

Body Found in Ottumwa Home After Fire

Ottumwa officials say a deceased male was found Tuesday afternoon following a house fire. The city of Ottumwa says at approximately 5:00 PM, the Ottumwa...