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Albia derailment details released
ALBIA — Seven cars came off the tracks in a derailment at Albia on Sunday, but no one was injured in the incident.
- Police seek data about stabbing OTTUMWA --- Police investigators are still trying to work out details of what happened in a stabbing at the end of last week. Ottumwa Police Lieutenant Jason Bell said the victim was cut, and that there had been someone else involved. But because it'
- United Way offering win-win to small businesses OTTUMWA — Getting recognized around the community is something every business owner wants, and donating to a great cause in the process creates the perfect situation for local small businesses. The United Way of Wapello County is granting the small b
- Man with gun captured OTTUMWA — Police Chief Tom McAndrew reports his officers tackled a man who they allege was illegally carrying a gun over the weekend. Around 3:44 a.m. Sunday, Ottumwa Police officers responded to a report of a verbal argument. The call was from a bus
- Potatoes by the pound OLLIE — Whether mashed, baked or diced, holiday meals just wouldn’t be the same without some form of potato dish. Thanks to the combined efforts of the Prairie View United Methodist Church Men of Ollie; the Pekin Ministerial Association; the Mobile U
- Eddyville tour showcases historic properties EDDYVILLE — Want a good look at some historic homes and a couple that show off newer styles? This weekend’s Eddyville Tour of Homes might be a good bet. The event is a fundraiser for the Eddyville Historical Museum. Tickets are $10 and come with a ma
- Discovery headlines couple's renovations OTTUMWA --- The Durst's new bathroom isn't as exciting to them as the seven-decade-old newspaper they found beneath the floorboards. Pat and Kenny Durst had the bathroom remodeled in the home they own on Ottumwa's south side. The contractors found a
- Lights -- and trees -- of Love OTTUMWA -- Though the city's Christmas tree towered over the others in Central Park, the smaller trees around it were about more than just Christmas. "It's a nice tradition, that we remember loved ones," said Bob Untiedt, executive director of Main S
- Batavia man publishes comic book chronicles BATAVIA — Thanks to new movies and video games sporting the super hero theme, comic book characters from decades ago are making a strong comeback in popular culture. As those characters have gone through the rise and fall through pop culture, one man
- Ringing can make 1,000 percent difference OTTUMWA — The bright red kettles tend to stay empty unless someone is ringing the bell. "We'll leave them out, even if no one is scheduled to ring, because sometimes, someone will donate," said Captain Ruth Gibbons, the pastor at the Ottumwa Salvatio
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