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Richardson’s Point dedication

For more than 165 years, wagon ruts have crisscrossed southern Iowa, evidence of one of the nation’s largest mass migrations ever.  For nearly as...

Drug investigations

Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) were involved in two related drug investigations on 03/12/2014. These investigations were a result of the good...

Open Burning Reminders

(Release from the City of Ottumwa) - Ottumwa, Iowa – All residents of Ottumwa are reminded of the community's zero tolerance policy for anyone caught...

Business Classes announced

Starting on March 27th 2014 monthly business classes will be held in Wapello County. The classes are designed to help educate existing businesses and new entrepreneurs...

Market on Main officially opens

(Ottumwa)--- Members from the Ottumwa Ambassadors, City officials and others were on hand in downtown Ottumwa this afternoon for ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new Market...

Fairfield Police respond to general threats at Fairfield High School

Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) were involved with an investigation at the Fairfield High School. Fairfield High School (FHS) staff contacted FPD...

Ottumwa man found guilty of murder

(Ottumwa)--- It took a Wapello County District court jury just a couple of hours to find an Ottumwa man………Bobby Snow guilty of Second degree murder. Snow was...

Ottumwa Lagacy issues new report

(Ottumwa)--- The President and Chief Executive Office of the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation Brad Little  says his organization is committed to the well being...

Jefferson County authorities face hostile situation

UPDATED (Fairfield)---There was a developing situation in Fairfield this morning. Officials from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department say officers were called to a campus in Vedic City this morning to help with...

Burlington man arrested on numerous charges

(Mt. Pleasant)---  A 24 year old southeast Iowa man is in custody following his arrest Sunday in Henry County. Officials from the Henry County Sheriff’s Department say 24 year old Jeffrey Carpenter...