Ottumwa native killed in Afghanistan
OTTUMWA — An Ottumwa family is mourning the loss of a U.S. serviceman killed in the Middle East on Friday. Adam F. Wolff, Ottumwa, was killed in unrevealed circumstances, his aunt, Dawn Harward of Ottumwa has said.
- New director, new path OTTUMWA — Good ideas and goals are important. The challenge is the strategy between the idea and the reaching of the goal. "There are times in our community’s life where we have to rally around specific issues, to rally those troops, get people movin
Let them eat cake!
OTTUMWA — A celebratory cake ceremonialized a city milestone. Earlier this week, Ottumwa City Council members, Bridge View Center supporters and the public enjoyed eating a cake, designed to look like the performing arts/convention center, to celebra
- Sprucing up the town OTTUMWA — If you don’t want to keep your property clean within Ottumwa’s city limits, beware of the consequences. You will be fined. On Tuesday night, the Ottumwa City Council approved abating nuisances on 12 parcels of property. City property owners
- Bulldog invited to elite tryout OTTUMWA — Chase Wood outwardly embraced a reserved demeanor Tuesday in one of the many rooms that fill The Ottumwa Courier's time-tested building. Content to let his dad, Rick Wood, do most of the talking, Chase, sporting the build of a linebacker a
City: Nitrate dumping not a major issue
OTTUMWA — Nitrates dumped into the river upstream don’t do Ottumwa Water and Hydro any good, officials say, but the amounts released by cities pale in comparison to what rain washes into the river. Tim Albert, production manager at the Ottumwa water
- Tenco Golf Classic benefits the disabled OTTUMWA — Seventy four-player teams competed in the 28th annual Tenco Golf Classic Saturday at Cedar Creek Golf Course.The event, which drew 280 golfers, will assist Tenco in carrying out its mission to provide opportunities for people with disabilit
- Centerville squeaks by Albia ALBIA – The Centerville baseball team picked up two big victories over South Central Conference opponent Albia Friday. In the continuation of a game that was suspended on June 3 before the third inning, the Big Reds squeaked by Albia 3-2 before they
- Big Reds power past Clarke CLARKE -- The Centerville baseball team picked up two emphatic victories Thursday over Clarke in South Central Conference action. The Big Reds crushed Clarke 12-1 in the top half of the doubleheader in a game that took only five innings to complete,
- Bulldogs triumph over Valley WebRep currentVote noRating noWeight OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa baseball team increased its winning streak to five games with a sweep of West Des Moines Valley Thursday night at Legion Field. The Bulldogs started the night with a 16-6 six-inning rout o
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