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$50,000 Grant Awarded to Fairfield

Fairfield was one of 25 small towns that received a Hometown Grant, according to T-Mobile. The company says the grant looks to jumpstart vital community...

Pages for Pennies Looking for Donations

Donations are currently being accepted for an annual book-selling event in Ottumwa. Donations are now being accepted through May 2nd in the Main Lobby of...

Ottumwa Park Campground Opening Next Week

The Ottumwa Park Campground will be opening next week, according to the city of Ottumwa. The 340-acre park will be open for the season starting...

Burning Ban Issued in Wapello County

UPDATE: Wapello County Emergency Management Coordinator Tim Richmond announced Monday morning that the burning ban will expire at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, March 29th. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- With...

City of Ottumwa Unveils Food Truck Survey

The city of Ottumwa has a new survey on its website and is asking for the public's input on food trucks. The city says the...

WATCH: Car vs Semi Accident on Highway 63


Ottumwa Woman Accused of Breaking into Home, Pointing Gun at Victim

An Ottumwa woman is behind bars after police say she broke into a residence Wednesday morning and brandished a gun. 22-year-old Hunter Dawn Kopp...

Ottumwa Schools’ “Be The Best” Initiative Enters Second Year with Changes

Mike McGrory, Superintendent of the Ottumwa Community School District, outlined the second phase of the district's "Be The Best Initiative" at a school board...

Judge: Accused Teens’ Hearings Will Remain Public

The hearings for two Fairfield teens accused of murdering a Spanish teacher will remain open to the public after a ruling from a Jefferson...

OPD: Man Messaged, Sexually Abused 12-Year-Old

An Ottumwa man faces multiple felonies after authorities say he exchanged text messages with a child and later engaged in illicit activities with her. 20-year-old...