OTTUMWA — The Friends of NAS Ottumwa will celebrate Navy Day next Sunday with a chance to look at the progress being made on the administration building’s restoration.
OTTUMWA — Soccer is more than a fun sport for the Ottumwa Soccer Club coaches and players. It’s a passion. Despite Saturday's rain, parents, coaches and players did not want to spend the weekend without soccer.
OTTUMWA — An Ottumwa man faces charges after police said they found seven pounds of “high-grade marijuana, scales, packaging material, a large amount of United States Currency and two firearms” during a search.
OTTUMWA — Abby Leonard said she has participated in Ottumwa’s Race for the Cure almost every year there’s been one. “I’ve missed maybe four or five,” she said. “Ironically, last year was one of them, right after I was diagnosed [with breast cancer].”
OTTUMWA — Bridge View Center has announced a January concert by Dwight Yoakum, a multi-Grammy Award winning country singer who has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.
OTTUMWA — Judge Shawn Showers has ordered a hearing for Tuesday on the petition to remove seven candidates from the Ottumwa school board ballot.
Police say a Knoxville man made multiple threats toward law enforcement, including that he planned to place bombs on or near the cars and residences of police officers.
OTTUMWA — Ryan Mitchell, an attorney in Ottumwa, has filed for an injunction seeking removal of seven candidates for school board from the November ballot.
OTTUMWA — Emma Kain, United Way of Wapello County community engagement director, wants people to know there is no limit as to what skills a person can offer to United Way or different nonprofits.
OTTUMWA — The Elizabeth Ross Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) was established in 1896. Since then, members of the Elizabeth Ross Chapter have been dedicated to preserving the nation’s history.
OTTUMWA — Bill Moulder, the founder of Moulder & Associates/Midwest Municipal Consulting, told city officials they can expect to see a lot of him and his company in the coming days.
OTTUMWA — Each year, the American Planning Association Iowa Chapter selects one city to host its annual chapter conference. Ottumwa has been chosen for 2021.
FAIRFIELD — Children facing life-threatening illnesses are not wearing capes, but Little Superheroes Founder Christie Kessel considers them to be superheroes of their own.
OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa school board is looking at two potential sites for a new north-side elementary school: the former site of Walsh and the current location of the Ottumwa Golf and Social Club.
OTTUMWA — Next week’s school board meeting includes discussion of a site analysis by DLR Group, the company hired by the Ottumwa school district to design a new elementary school.
OTTUMWA — The city received three written proposals from companies interested in guiding the search for a city administrator. Now the council is being asked to approve one of them.
OTTUMWA — Ottumwa’s Race for the Cure may be seven months away, but that doesn’t mean organizers are resting on their laurels.
OTTUMWA — If anyone can get behind the saying “expect the unexpected” it would have to be the county supervisors and Wapello County Emergency Management Coordinator Tim Richmond.
DES MOINES — The city’s appeal of a verdict rejecting the discipline and firing a former police officer went before the Iowa Court of Appeals on Thursday, one of two area cases on the day’s docket.
OTTUMWA — Ron Bloom knows what’s going to happen when he stops to put gas in his car. He’s going to get looks. Some people may stare. Then, gradually, people are going to want a close-up look at his 1983 Zimmer Golden Spirit.
OTTUMWA — As the newly merged Grace Ottumwa United Methodist Church continues to discover its identity, three big weights have been removed from its shoulders. All three former Ottumwa United Methodist Church buildings have sold.
This Week's Circulars
- Cyclists choose new ride over RAGBRAI
- Man charged after police find seven pounds of marijuana
- Joel Pedersen named Iowa Superintendent of the Year
- Traffic stop finds two pounds of meth
- Man bicycles across the country for rare disease awareness
- Jacob's Gift celebrates 20th anniversary
- Area teams prepare for state qualifying cross-country tests
- Leonard battles through ups and downs of diagnosis
- Candidates spar over Ottumwa's future
- Bridge View announces Foreigner concert