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  • 0722 Vintage car color photo -L -T Vintage cars bring fond memories OTTUMWA — The Bridge View Center parking lot has been filled with cars all week for the 4-H expo, but Saturday the lot was filled with 120 vintage cars for the Vintage Cruisers 17th Annual Car Show. President Steve Gruwell explained that the show is

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0720 OTT Cow pie bingo color photo -L Cow Pie Bingo, a unique fundraiser OTTUMWA — Bella the cow was a celebrity at the Wapello County 4-H Expo Saturday as Bingo players waited around the arena for her to pick a number. The Cow Pie Bingo is a tradition at the annual expo, where players purchase a number and await for the

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-H Expo growth is successful OTTUMWA — After a busy week spent with goats, cows, pigs and dogs, 4-H'ers and volunteers can rest easy until next year's Wapello County 4-H Expo. This year, the expo grew tremendously by adding a handful of new features from the photo booth to greet

    July 21, 2014

  • File.png Dangerous heat arrives

    OTTUMWA — A heat advisory goes into effect at noon. Daytime highs will be in the 90s Monday and Tuesday, with the heat index reaching above 100.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0719 OTT Celeb Show Color Photo Area businesses shine at Celebrity Beef Show

    OTTUMWA — Area representatives dressed as Toy Story’s Woody and Frozen’s Elsa Friday to raise money and awareness for Wapello County 4-H.The 2nd Annual Celebrity Beef Show gives representatives from local businesses the opportunity to try their hand

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0719 OTT Seth Techel mug State rests DAVENPORT — A firearms expert today testified that the gun found near the home of a Wapello County man accused of killing his wife was the weapon that killed Lisa Caldwell Techel May 26, 2012. Firearms expert Victor Murillo, of the Division of Crimin

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0719 OTT Haiti BABY photo -T -M Food, medicine and compassion OTTUMWA — People who spend their days making a difference in Ottumwa recently had a chance to help those with even greater needs far from home. A group of volunteers from Ottumwa Regional Health Center flew a relief mission to Haiti, an already poor

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • One item on city's agenda OTTUMWA — There's only one item on Ottumwa City Council's agenda on Monday evening. The council will meet at 5 p.m. to discuss the approval of a $5,709 payment to Data Recovery Services to recover corrupt data from the Engineering Department server's

    July 18, 2014

  • Supervisors will meet Tuesday afternoon OTTUMWA — Wapello County Supervisors will conduct its weekly meeting in the afternoon next week instead of in the morning. The board will be at Job Corps in the morning meeting as members of Job Corps’ community advisory board. Thus, the board decide

    July 18, 2014

  • 0719 OTT Howard WWII escort -T -L After 29 years, WWII soldier is coming home MOULTON — Korina Hurley, 48, of Macon, Mo., said her uncle received a call in 2010 from an independent research team based in Germany concerning U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert “Bobby” E. Howard, who was in a plane that was shot down over Germany during

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

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