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Ottumwa vehicle collision causes traffic back up  ktvo.com

Ottumwa crews responded to a vehicle collision at the intersection of Quincy Avenue and Highway 34 Wednesday. Ottumwa police officers were called to the ...

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Ottumwa High School Hosts Mental Health Night  ktvo.com

Ottumwa High School hosted their first mental health night. A lot students said they are under stress and being a part of the LGBTQ community can add a lot of ...

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Indian Hills gets a peek at possible legislative priorities  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Prior to this week's IHCC board meeting, their representative to the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) attended a special ...

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Ottumwa hoops to play at Wells Fargo Arena  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Four Ottumwa High School basketball teams will have the privilege of playing at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines during the regular season in ...

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School board sees more than just paperwork | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Sometimes, school board meetings are a steady stream of experts on issues like early trauma, expenses and contract negotiations. However, the ...

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'Helping Ham' pork project pays off | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The Food Bank of Iowa received more than 10000 pounds of pork as part of the annual “Give a Helping Ham” program.

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Ottumwa bowlers top Hoover | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

DES MOINES — The Ottumwa girls and boys bowling teams each picked up CIML Metro conference dual wins on Tuesday. The Bulldog girls rolled a 2774 at ...

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Boys basketball: Size, shooting carry No. 2 Warriors past Bulldogs  Ottumwacourier

Two out of the first words spoken by Ottumwa High School assistant boys basketball coach Kyle Creamer, regarding Class 4A second-ranked Waukee, were ...

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Girls basketball: Frontcourt turnovers doom Bulldogs against No. 4 Warriors  Ottumwacourier

The backcourt pressure, suffocating as it could be, didn't bother the Ottumwa High School girls basketball team.

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Boys swimming: Ottumwa finishes fifth at Grinnell Invitational  Ottumwacourier

GRINNELL — The Ottumwa High School boys swimming team saved its best for last, finishing second in the 400-yard freestyle during Saturday's Grinnell ...

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Tenco elects new officers | Local News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The Tenco Board of Directors and the trustees recently elected new officers. Tenco's mission is to provide opportunities for people with disabilities, ...

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New life brought to former bell tower | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — For Regina Harness, a project she's been involved in since the 1970s has been knocked off her bucket list.

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Crews battle house fire in Ottumwa  ktvo.com

Ottumwa crews responded to a house fire on 129 North McLean Street at around 9:30 p. m. Saturday evening. Smoke was spotted coming out of the windows ...

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Holiday Grande tour returns Saturday | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — It's funny how life works sometimes. Jim McDonough knew he loved the piano from the time his mother took lessons when he was a child. But he ...

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Holiday train rocks Ottumwa | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Daytime isn't the best time to see holiday lights, but the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train still held a few surprises for the crowd.

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Police arrest Ottumwa student for bringing knife to school  ktvo.com

An Ottumwa middle school student now faces a felony charge, after police say she brought a knife to school last month. Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew ...

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Sparky Claus is back in Ottumwa | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Sparky Claus first arrived in Ottumwa seven years ago, collecting toys to help children have a brighter holiday. He's back this season, and running ...

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Ottumwa wrestlers fall to Jags in home opener  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa head wrestling coach Jeremy Frueh is in this for the long haul.

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What are your top stories for 2018? | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The year is starting to draw to a close, and Ottumwa has seen a lot in 2018. We want to know: what are your top stories of the.

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'A big devastation': Stove fire destroys Ottumwa home  ktvo.com

Authorities say a wood burning stove was the cause of a fire that destroyed an Ottumwa house on North McLean Street late Saturday night. As the victims come ...

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Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference will be Jan. 26 in Ottumwa  High Plains Journal

The premier educational event cow-calf producers in Iowa is offering a comprehensive package of information to attendees next month. The popular Cornbelt ...

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Ticket taking is cold but bright; Ottumwa Holiday Nights 'N Lights  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Driving through Holiday Nights 'N Lights will probably keep your spirits up — as long as you keep the windows rolled up and the the heat turned ...

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Ottumwa residents can learn how the Police Department operates  ktvo.com

Residents of the City of Bridges will soon be able to lean about the work police officers do. The Ottumwa Police Department will be holding their 2019 Annual ...

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Boys basketball: Fairfield hangs on to down Ottumwa  Ottumwacourier

The Fairfield High School boys basketball team just needed to settle down.

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Ottumwa shooting suspect now faces attempted murder charge  ktvo.com

Wapello County prosecutors have filed additional charges against an Ottumwa man accused of shooting a teenager in the leg two months ago. Just days after ...

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School lunch director: Regulation scale backs 'welcome news'  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Yvonne Johnson is looking forward to having more leeway with foods served with school lunches.

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Hour of Code prepares students for the future  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — It may look like the students were just playing computer games, but it was really a lesson in coding.

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OHS bowlers win at Roosevelt | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa girls and boys both found success in CIML Metro competition at Air Lanes on Thursday. The Bulldog girls, led by a 207 average from ...

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OPD searching for missing Ottumwa man  ktvo.com

OTTUMWA , Iowa — UPDATE- Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew told KTVO that Byron Hugh Winston, 80, of Ottumwa, has been located, and is safe.

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Crews respond to crash at Ottumwa's 5 corners  ktvo.com

UPDATE: The Ottumwa Police Department confirmed to KTVO Wednesday that all occupants involved are OK. Everyone refused medical treatment at the scene.

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Holiday Nights 'N Lights opens for 14th season  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Shea Greiner has a new appreciation when she drives through the Holiday Nights 'N Lights display in Ottumwa Park.

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Early retirement plan approved at IHCC | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — There was some hesitation when it came to offering an early retirement plan at Indian Hills Community College. Though board members seemed ...

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Families invited to explore Enchanted Forest | Local News  Ottumwacourier

Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information regarding transportation and Facebook updates from the 4-H organization.

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Girls basketball: No. 15 Ames' fast start sinks No. 12 Ottumwa  Ottumwacourier

For 27 minutes and change, it was a deadlock. But the Ottumwa High School girls basketball team needed those first five minutes back. Caroline Waite scored a ...

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Ottumwa bowling opens new season | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Step one is done. For Doug Techel, there are 11 more steps to take in the 2018-19 bowling season with the last two being the most important.

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Lights of Love glow in Ottumwa | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The solemn beauty of the Lights of Love lighting ceremony, during which the dedication for each tree in Central Park is read, always draws a ...

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Girls basketball: No. 14 Ottumwa opens with emphatic win  Ottumwacourier

FORT MADISON — For the Ottumwa High School girls basketball team to look flawless in a scrimmage is one thing.

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Dinner (and Ottumwa) is served | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner goes a long way beyond the walls of the Knights of Columbus hall downtown.

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AHFA turns Hotel Ottumwa into a winter wonderland  ktvo.com

Christmas is about three weeks away and The American Home Finding Association turned Hotel Ottumwa into a winter wonderland. The second floor of the ...

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Ottumwa girl preps for Vegas barrel race | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — A local girl will get to race among the stars in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Boys basketball: Huskies build early lead to down Bulldogs  Ottumwacourier

With just over a minute to play, Ottumwa High School boys basketball coach Ken Hutchinson kneeled in front of the bench and addressed each of his starters ...

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Snow emergency starts Sunday morning | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — With the anticipation of a significant winter weather event impacting the area Sunday, the City of Ottumwa's Snow Emergency Ordinance will be ...

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Reopening of Highway 149 delayed | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The planned reopening of Highway 149 north of Ottumwa will not happen on schedule, and the Iowa Department of Transportation is blaming ...

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Santa welcomes families to Church Street Stroll | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — For a kickoff to the more commercial part of Christmas, there was a lot of free goodwill being shown Saturday on Church Street.

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Ottumwa Christmas dinner effort changing hands | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The man who once said he hadn't had Christmas dinner at home in more than three decades is finally getting some help. Chuck Osing has ...

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Ottumwa wins Hall of Pride scrimmage | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Tuesday night, at the “Hall of Pride” scrimmage between Ottumwa and visiting Knoxville, the Bulldog girls basketball team got to fine tune their ...

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Cold weather brings more fire calls | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa Fire Department firefighters are usually fast. Friday, they were faster.

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Local rescuers will get to you however they can  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — As volunteer fire units are asked to do more and more, the Wapello County Rural Fire Department has kept up — even if their funding hasn't.

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Century mark celebration | Local Sports  Ottumwacourier

Indian Hills head men's basketball coach Hank Plona (left) celebrates with sophomore Devontae Lane (right) with the game basketball following a 94-83 win ...

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Bright Ideas grants awarded | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The Legacy Foundation announced eight awards in the final Bright Ideas Community Enrichment Fund grants for 2018.

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Ottumwa Event Highlights Importance of Apprenticeship Programs  WHO TV Des Moines

OTTUMWA, Iowa -- The future of Iowa was the central focus of Tuesday morning's gathering at the Ottumwa Job Corps Center. This week is National ...

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Girls basketball: Bix steps up as No. 12 Bulldogs down No. 9 Trojans  Ottumwacourier

Kaylee Bix had been quiet most of the night. Then, she made some of the biggest plays of the game for the Ottumwa High School girls basketball team.

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New director using business skills to grow United Way  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Vanessa Wymer gained experience in the world of business. Now, she'll use the skills she learned for the benefit of an entire community.

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Wapello County deputies arrest three in alleged auto theft  ktvo.com

Wapello County deputies recovered a vehicle that was reported stolen Thursday morning, and later arrested three suspects in connection with the incident.

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Ottumwa bowlers split at Waukee | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

WAUKEE — Ottumwa's first bowling meet on the road in the 2018-19 season ended with mixed results. The Bulldog girls pulled away early, then held on in the ...

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Suit against Oldenburger, Wapello County moved | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — A lawsuit naming the outgoing county attorney and Wapello County as defendants will be heard in Des Moines County.

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The Ottumwa Fire Department is helping to the community through Sparky Claus  ktvo.com

The Ottumwa Fire Department is not only putting out fires this month, but they are also getting in the holiday spirit. Since 2011, the fire department has been ...

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Tuesday's area roundup: No. 11 Warriors rout Crusaders | Sports  Ottumwacourier

FORT MADISON — Taryn Scheuermann and Isabel Manning combined for 48 points as the 11th-ranked (Class 2A) Van Buren High School girls basketball ...

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Search begins for new Ottumwa football coach | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

The Ottumwa High School football team won more games this season than it had in four years.

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The Salvation Army kicks off 2018 Red Kettle campaign in Ottumwa  ktvo.com

During your shopping trips, you will probably hear people ringing a bell at the entrance of your local stores. The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign kicked off ...

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Ottumwa felon charged in Thanksgiving robbery attempt  ktvo.com

An Ottumwa felon was sent back to jail this month, after police say he tried to rob a man at knife point. Around 8:15 Thanksgiving night, court records show Travis ...

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Think you know Mannheim Steamroller? Try these trivia bits  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Mannheim Steamroller's first visit to Ottumwa is coming next week. The act is known for holiday music, but how much do you know about how it ...

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IHCC tops Southwestern for Plona's 100th win | Local Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Tomas Woldetensae scored 28 points, including the basket with 16 minutes left that sparked a comeback that led to a milestone win on Tuesday ...

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OHS swim team falls at Marshalltown | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

MARSHALLTOWN — Despite falling short in total team points, 111-53, Cherie Langland saw plenty of positives from her first night as head coach of the Ottumwa ...

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Ottumwa Police Department receives snacks from students  ktvo.com

The holidays are approaching and many police officers will not be home to spend time with their loved ones. “They go out on the holidays, sometimes and ...

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Easy and entertaining treats | News  Ottumwacourier

I don't know about you but my Christmas festivities are well underway. I am throwing a soiree on Saturday, attending one Sunday, hosting another midweek, ...

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TAP Drive wraps up Monday | Local News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — It's not to late to donate to the TAP Drive.

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Ottumwa Christian School hosts basket auction  ktvo.com

A local school is bouncing back. After facing difficult times, residents in the City of Bridges are doing everything they can to keep Ottumwa's Christian School ...

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OHS students work to end mental health stigma  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Two Ottumwa High School organizations are coming together for one purpose Monday.

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Service ready to deliver your ALDI groceries | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — A national grocery delivery *service* is expanding again, providing a home delivery option from a second grocery store in Wapello County. Starting ...

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Statement released on Ottumwa High School threat  ktvo.com

On Wednesday morning, the Ottumwa School District released a statement regarding a threat against the Ottumwa High School that was received on Tuesday.

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Students: It's lonely out in space | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — At least four teams around Ottumwa are getting ready for a competition on Saturday. Or, at least, their LEGO robots are getting ready.

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State shows interest in Bridge View hotel | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The city's bid for a hotel at Bridge View Center is still in development, but it has caught the state's attention.

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Boys swimming: Eight is not enough for Bulldogs  Ottumwacourier

The scoreboard is one standard of measurement for the Ottumwa High School boys swimming team.

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Holiday Inn set to open | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa's newest hotel is getting ready to welcome its first guests.

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89.1 KNSZ - Ottumwa and 91.1 KICW - Ottumwa Issues  Iowa Public Radio

89.1 KNSZ in Ottumwa and 91.1 KICW are off-air due to rising temperatures at transmitter facility and will remain off-air until the problem can be resolved.

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County gets tough on abandoned houses | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — It was the spark that lit a fire under the Wapello County Board of Supervisors: A simple garage fire at a home out in the county with one.

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RESOLVED: 89.1 KNSZ - Ottumwa and 91.1 KICW - Ottumwa Issues  Iowa Public Radio

UPDATE 12:38pm: KNSZ and KICW have returned to air, and the issues have been resolved. UPDATE 9:15am: KNSZ and KICW have returned to air. Engineers ...

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Ottumwa residents celebrate those who lost their lives to anti-gender violence  ktvo.com

Southeast Iowa's community remembered those who have lost their lives to anti-gender violence. The event happened Tuesday evening in Ottumwa's central ...

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Warriors rally at home for Plona's 100th career win  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — With just under 17 minutes to play, Southwestern appeared poised to play spoiler on what was poised to be a milestone night for the Indian Hills ...

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Police say man & juvenile stole or damaged $30000 worth of property from home  ktvo.com

An Ottumwa man is facing a litany of charges after he and a juvenile were arrested for damaging and stealing nearly $30000 worth of property from an Ottumwa ...

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Three voters: Are political parties the politics of spite?  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — A conservative, a liberal and an independent each gave separate interviews. While it may sound like the start of a joke, the only surprise was that ...

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School board to begin contract negotiations | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The school district and the teacher's union will be coming to an agreement soon. On Monday, the school board will discuss the direction they'd ...

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Horace Mann Heroes comfort those in need | Local News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — The Horace Mann Heroes are using their leadership skills to help those who are less fortunate in our community have a warmer Thanksgiving ...

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Bright future begins now for OHS wrestling | Local Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Jeremy Frueh isn't just excited about the future of the upcoming Ottumwa High School wrestling season.

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Crews respond to vehicle collision near Ottumwa High School  ktvo.com

Emergency first responders were called to a crash near Ottumwa High School Thursday morning. The two-vehicle collision happened around 10 a. m. at the ...

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Small Business Saturday ball drop boosts foot traffic  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Getting a thousand ping pong balls dumped on their head may have been the calmest part of this crowd's day. Because as soon as these ...

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Minivan catches fire in Ottumwa, driver is OK  ktvo.com

An Ottumwa driver walked away unharmed from a vehicle fire Tuesday morning. Ottumwa firefighters were called to the incident at the intersection of Richmond ...

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Tree lighting this Friday | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Central Park will look a lot more festive beginning Friday evening.

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So that's why they call it Blessings | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — When the hungry are in need, one place they can go is Blessings Soup Kitchen. For precisely five years this week, when Blessings is in need, ...

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EDITORIAL: GIS proposal not the right move | Opinion  Ottumwacourier

The Ottumwa City Council listened attentively to a presentation Tuesday on what GIS Workshop offers, but rightly seemed skeptical about the promises and price ...

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Cardinal archers open new season | High School Sports  Ottumwacourier

EDDYVILLE — The Cardinal Shooting Comets started this year off with with the Iowa Winter Games at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

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IHCC athletes sign with four-year schools | Local Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Whether it's reuniting with former teammates or reuniting with former coaches, several Indian Hills athletes have their own reasons for choosing ...

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No. 12 IHCC goes overtime to hand Howard first loss  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — It took just over a minute for Matt Johnson to get the Howard Hawks into overtime against 12th-ranked Indian Hills on Friday night.

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Warriors return home after suffering first loss | Local Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Hank Plona certainly wouldn't call the fifth game a season a "must win."

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Man accused of sex with minor | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — An Ottumwa man faces charges after authorities said he had sex with a 15-year-old.

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5 things to do in southeast Iowa this weekend  Ottumwacourier

Now that Thanksgiving is over and the turkey is put away, the Christmas shopping season is officially underway. Several events this weekend center on helping ...

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A box of hope and love | Local News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — They may not be flying reindeer with a magic red sleigh, but on Tuesday semis will be leaving Ottumwa, loaded with boxes of Christmas gifts to ...

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Seasonal yard waste collection ends this month | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Seasonal yard waste collection will end later this month in Ottumwa.

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Indians second at Ottumwa meet | Local Sports  Oskaloosa Herald

OTTUMWA — The Oskaloosa boys bowling team finished second to Ottumwa Tuesday at Champion Bowl.

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