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CENTERVILLE — The first-ever Junior College National Championship women's wrestling team will be formally recognized Saturday, Dec. 11 as the Indian Hills Women's Wrestling program receives their championship rings. The event will be a part of the team's home dual meet at the Multipurpose Bu…

MASON CITY — The fifth-ranked Indian Hills men's wrestling team improved to 3-0 on the season, toppling seventh-ranked North Iowa Area Community College on Wednesday. The Warriors were victorious in six matches to remain undefeated.

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OTTUMWA — More Iowans were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday than at any other point in 2021. Three-quarters of those hospitalized weren't vaccinated.

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NEWTON — Rachel George powered the Redettes in the post with 15 points and eight rebounds as a 16-5 opening quarter set the tone for a successful opening night on the court for the defending South Central Conference champions.

CENTERVILLE — Law enforcement responding to a domestic assault incident in rural Centerville Sunday shot and killed a person on the scene.

CENTERVILLE — After attempted murder charges were significantly lessened by a prosecutor, a Centerville man received a suspended jail sentence.

CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Concert Association is excited to bring the Masters of Soul to Simon Estes Auditorium performing an evening of legendary songs from Motown and soul music on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

MORAVIA — Grace United Methodist Church in Moravia will host its 40th annual Holiday Fiesta in Fellowship Hall, 101 E. North Street, on Saturday, Nov. 20. Hours are 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Shoppers will find homemade noodles and candies, a wide variety of baked goods, holiday decorations, home décor, …

Rick Johnson, CEO of River Hills Community Health Center, was recognized for his long career in the health center profession by receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Iowa Primary Care Association Nov. 3.

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa and other organizations have rescued over 500 dogs from Iowa puppy mill owner Daniel Gingerich. ARL officials said it was their largest rescue and the dogs are being treated and prepared for adoption. 

CENTERVILLE — After a first year of competition that ended with national championship success, the Indian Hills wrestling program is ready to hit the mat for the program's second season of competition.

OTTUMWA — More than 12,000 voters in 17 counties gave their approval to a $28 million bond referendum by Indian Hills Community College. The project will fund a new campus in Centerville, and major improvements to the campus in Ottumwa.

WEST DES MOINES — Hy-Vee has pledged a half-million dollars toward improvements at Indian Hills Community College, provided voters in the region approve a bond referendum.

Halloween weekend is here, and it’s no surprise all our events this week center on the holiday. Here’s a look at Halloween happenings in the area.

OTTUMWA — In-person meals at Milestones Area Agency on Aging will be served for the first time since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

DONNELLSON – One year after walking off the field beat up and battered with a cast on his arm, Sawyer Wardlow will walk back on to the gridiron at West Marshall High School this Friday night for a postseason rematch with the fourth-ranked Trojans.

SEYMOUR — A federal judge has ordered Wayne County dog breeder Daniel Gingerich to immediately surrender all dogs in his possession that are in “acute distress” and in need of medical care.

All corners of southeast Iowa are bustling with activity this weekend. Enjoy global cuisine, pancakes and a parade, the back roads of Jefferson County by bike and more. Here’s a look at what’s going on:

OTTUMWA — The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 hit the highest level of the year Tuesday, as more than 3,000 children have become sick in the last week.

RATHBUN LAKE — Police arrested a Missouri man wanted for statutory rape early Tuesday after a multi-county pursuit that ended in rural Appanoose County.

CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Concert Association is opening its 2021-22 season with the Fabulous Equinox All-Stars featuring Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson.

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