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American Gothic Performing Arts Festival Starts Saturday

This year's American Gothic Performing Arts Festival starts this weekend with a performance of an award winning musical. According to a press release, the 10th...

Police: Former Casey’s Employee Stole Lottery Tickets

Authorities say a former Casey's employee stole lottery tickets in the span of three shifts and later cashed in the winnings. 29-year-old Jesse Burtlow of...

Ottumwa Schools Hires New Principal, Assistant Principals

The Ottumwa Community School District announced the hiring of a new principal and two assistant principals. Marci Dunlap has been named the new principal of...

2022 Primary Results

The 2022 Primaries are now finished, painting a clear picture of the matchups in the November midterm elections. The Following are the results of contested...

New Trial Venue Announced for Accused Fairfield Teen

One of the Fairfield teenagers accused of killing a teacher last November will have his trial moved to Pottawattamie County. The trial of Willard Miller,...

Lakewood, WA Man Accused of Stealing $15,000

Ottumwa police say a Lakewood, Washington man stole $15,000 from a female victim. 31-year-old Oyewale Asagade has been charged with first-degree theft, a Class C...

Body Discovered in Rathbun Lake

Authorities say a body was recovered from Rathbun Lake Monday morning and an investigation has begun. The Appanoose County Sheriff's Office received a call at...

Police: Ottumwa Man Dropped Off Child to School While Intoxicated

An Ottumwa man faces a child endangerment charge after authorities say he escorted his child to school while he was intoxicated. According to court records,...

Blessings Soup Kitchen Awarded $100,000 Grant

A local soup kitchen has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the IEDA. According to a press release, the city of Ottumwa has been awarded...

Ottumwa Man Accused of Murdering Wife Seeks to Suppress Evidence

An Ottumwa man accused of murdering his wife last year is seeking to suppress the state's evidence against him, according to court documents. In documents...