Snow starts to fall in Ottumwa Monday afternoon as a winter storm moved through the area. Six to 12 inches of snow was expected with the system, with area schools, including Ottumwa, canceling school Monday in anticipation of the storm.

Tracy Goldizen is the Courier's features and magazine editor, leading production of the award-winning "Ottumwa Life" and the Courier's other magazine offerings. She began work with the Courier on the copy desk.