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Police: Ottumwa Man Sexually Abused 14-Year-Old Girl

An Ottumwa man was arrested based on accusations that he had sex with a 14-year-old girl earlier this year. 18-year-old Daniel Palma has been charged...

OHS Student Named Semifinalist for Scholarship

Ottumwa Community School District is proud to announce Seighin McElderry, an Ottumwa High School Senior, as a semifinalist in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship...

Pair Arrested After Alleged Burglary of Wapello County Farm

Two men were arrested after authorities say they burglarized a farm in Wapello County. 30-year-old Jeffery Brian Smith of Ottumwa has been charged with third-degree...

State Offering Grants for Water Quality Projects

 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is now accepting pre-applications for cost-share grant...

Leadership Conference Coming to BVC in October

Leadership Now Regional Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 25th from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Bridge View Center. This conference...

Police: Mount Pleasant Man Planned to Meet Girl in Undercover Sting Operation

A Mount Pleasant man was arrested after police say he had plans for a sexual rendezvous with an undercover officer posing as a 15-year-old...

Oskaloosa Man Arrested Following Standoff

Authorities responding to a call on Monday morning arrested an Oskaloosa man after a standoff. The Oskaloosa Police Department says it received a report of...

Ottumwa Toastmasters Celebrates 75th Anniversary

A local Toastmasters club will be celebrating its 75th anniversary this weekend. The Ottumwa Toastmasters #663 club was chartered with Toastmasters International in October 1948. This...

Learn to Plant Bulbs for Spring Flowers

On September 14 fall planted bulbs will be the topic at Noon by Mahaska County Master Gardener Aideen Vega Van Auken and Horticulture and...

League of Women Voters to Hold Forum for City Council Candidates

The Ottumwa League of Women Voters will hold a forum for primary candidates for city office on Monday, September 18, 2023, at City Hall. The...