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Wapello County
  • Snow removal proving costly this winter OTTUMWA — This winter has been relatively busy for those who work to keep snow and ice off the roads, and it has also been quite costly. Reports from around the state of Iowa list early snowfall, mixed precipitations and frigid temperatures as the ca

    January 13, 2014

  • 0111 OTT Cold Case Homicide Color Photo -L -M -T [Duplicate] Answers found in '84 murder

    OTTUMWA — Family members were both smiling and crying after getting some of the answers in their loved ones' murder. The Wapello County Sheriff’s office, Davis County Sheriff’s office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation revealed in a join

    January 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 22 Wapello County employees honored OTTUMWA — Longevity in public service was honored by the Wapello County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning. During its first meeting of 2014, the supervisors honored 22 employees for reaching milestones in their employment with the county. Among

    January 7, 2014

  • Sheriffs go on stolen vehicle scavenger hunt OTTUMWA — A report of a stolen vehicle in Ottumwa turned into a puzzle of sorts for the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department on New Year’s Eve. Early in the morning on Dec. 31, sheriff’s deputies were notified that a 2000 Ford Mustang had been reporte

    January 7, 2014

  • 0107 OTT Mail people photo color -L -T -M Delivering mail no matter the weather

    OTTUMWA — The cold and snowy weather may mean children get a day off from school and some businesses close down for the day, but postal workers do not get a break from the lowest temperatures Ottumwa has seen in some time. “The majority of them are o

    January 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Eldon juveniles on thin ice ELDON — A report of burglary on Christmas Day at a home in Eldon led Wapello County Sheriff’s deputies on a search for stolen goods, and they found a good amount of them Monday afternoon in a quite peculiar place. After the investigation led deputies

    December 31, 2013

  • January events at Pioneer Ridge OTTUMWA — Pioneer Ridge Nature Center will be hosting two events in January to celebrate the winter season. There will be a Full Moon Night Hike on Jan. 16, 2014. Come out to Pioneer Ridge Nature Area for a trail hike by the light of the moon. You wi

    December 30, 2013

  • Tenco sprouts new business OTTUMWA — Five acres of land in Wapello County will be for growing vegetables thanks to a generous donation from a local benefactor. Earlier this week, Wapello County Supervisors gave its seal of approval for Tenco's new subdivision, located one mile

    December 18, 2013

  • Supervisors grant wishes OTTUMWA — In the spirt of Christmas, Wapello County Supervisors granted two wishes from area youth groups on Tuesday. Ottumwa Soccer Club and Blakesburg Library will receive $1,000 from the county's Youth Involvement Fund. In the past, funds have be

    December 17, 2013

  • 1211 OTT Miss Iowa photo color -L -M Cardinal Elementary visited by Miss Iowa

    ELDON — Santa Claus isn’t the only person traveling all around Iowa preaching the importance of giving during this time of the year. Chelsea Fullenkamp, who was recently named Miss Iowa U.S. Miss for 2014, gave a special visit to children at Cardinal

    December 10, 2013 1 Photo

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