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Ottumwa, Iowa is located in Wapello County. Zip codes in Ottumwa, IA include 52501. The median home price in Ottumwa is $90,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Ottumwa information.

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6 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Part of Iowa building torn down to avoid collapse

The Fairfield Fire Department says it responded to an emergency call Tuesday afternoon about the structural integrity of the building, located near the town square.

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10 hrs ago | Home

Ottumwa installing bulldog statues

The City of Bridges will look more like a City of Bulldogs soon with the help of some local high school students.

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10 hrs ago | Home

Milestones Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteers

Milestones Area Agency on Aging is seeking volunteers for two programs. The first is the Senior Medicare Patrol.

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15 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

Join the conversation, Indianola to discuss possible CIML split

The Record-Herald and Indianola Tribune will provide live updates starting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9 from the community meeting at Blake Fieldhouse.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Festival road trip: Grassroots Music Festival is July 12 in Council Bluffs

The summer festival season continues with multiple music festivals across Iowa this weekend.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Osky News

Patricia Patterson

Patricia Barbara Pierce Patterson, 92, of Oskaloosa, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehab.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Rep. Bruce Braley talks social security and Medicare in Ottumwa

U.S. Representative and U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley stopped in Ottumwa Wednesday morning to talk to residents about social security and Medicare.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Sheriff

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reports a one-vehicle accident at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, on Highway 34 near Pine Avenue, with two of four people in the car injured.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Buena Vista; Iowa Western, Pensacola Christian; Southeastern...

The following area individuals were among 699 students who received a degree from Buena Vista University at its commencement ceremonies May 24: Lauri Curry, from Fairfield, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Despite heavy rain, no threat of flooding in Ottumwa

With all the rain and storms that continue to pass through southeast Iowa, how are water levels in the Des Moines River holding up? According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Red Rocks Lake is currently at 752.5 feet, which is 10.5 feet above its normal elevation level.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

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Ottumwa community pay respects to fallen hero

Flags lined the Jefferson Street Bridge as a procession and the remains of Lance Corporal Adam Wolff were transported to Reece Funeral Home.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

KCRG

Iowa Marine Takes Final Trip Home

An Eastern Iowa Marine died in Afghanistan on June 20th. He was killed in an IED attack carried out by the Taliban.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Faith Baptist hosting chalk artist; Estrada not attending premiere;...

Drawing Closer Ministries, featuring chalk artist and Bible teacher Randy Davis of Ottumwa, will be the guest Saturday and Sunday at Faith Baptist Church.

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Ottumwa Leadership Academy names dean for 2014-2015 session

With the 2013-2014 class of the Ottumwa Leadership Academy graduating a few weeks ago, the organization is getting set for its next session.

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KCRG

Funeral Set for Marine Killed in Afghanistan

Funeral Services are set for Sunday for a Marine who died in combat in Afghanistan Friday, June 20. The funeral for Lance Cpl.

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Cpl. Adam Wolff

Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 5 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014, until 8 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, in honor of Marine Corps Corporal Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Ottumwa, Iowa.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

"Hollywood in the Heartland" explores Iowa's movie history

"Hollywood in the Heartland" opens Friday, June 27 at 10 a.m. at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Iowa City.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Indianola considers conference change

Iowa's largest high school athletic conference could be on the verge of a split.

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Osky News

Ottumwa Man Missing In The Des Moines River

On Monday June 23rd, 2014 @ approximately 7:40 p.m. the Wapello County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call that Michael Todd Chrisman, age 25 of Ottumwa IA had gone into the Des Moines River near the Cliffland Park River Access and had not resurfaced.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Supervisors OK fireworks displays at Cypress Villages

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors approved a fireworks permit for Cypress Villages Subdivision, represented by Dan Walker, at its June 16 meeting.

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