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  1. One in custody, one still at large in Ottumwa shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Home

    Two Ottumwa residents are in trouble with the law following an investigation into the circumstances surrounding an apparent shooting earlier this month. On Tuesday, October 14, the Ottumwa Police Department received a report of a victim that had arrived at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center Emergency Room with an apparent gunshot wound to the leg.

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  2. Unemployment on the rise in Wapello CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Home

    In August of this year, the unemployment rate in the county was just over five percent. Just one month later, it shot up to seven percent.

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  3. Grand opening welcomes new playground equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Home

    "This equipment was constructed and installed by Parks employees and Larry Cofer and his volunteer friends in August and it was funded by a $30 thousand grant from Wapello County Foundation over the fall and winter months," Gene Rathje, Ottumwa Parks Director, said.

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  4. Ottumwa Community School District offices on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Home

    The district administrative offices will have a new home on November 10th on the second floor of the Agassiz school building. Although the building on McCarroll Drive used to house 400 students, right now only 12 employees work there full time.

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  5. Quincy Ave road work continues despite complicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Home

    "The underground work for the additional storm has been slow, we're in a corridor that has a lot of existing utilities as far as electrical communications, and the existing infrastructure wasn't where utility maps indicated it was so we've had to make some field adjustments, it's slowed the project down, and rain doesn't help in the middle of a trench," said Larry Seals, Ottumwa director of public works.

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  6. Heavy traffic at Liberty Elementary causes concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Home

    The school has made numerous improvements to help fix the slow flow of traffic, such as widening drop-off lanes and adding directional arrows. But many parents believe the next step should be a temporary stop sign on the busy corner of Ferry St. and Mary St. "The City of Ottumwa and Public Works have been a great partner with us communicating back and forth," said Davis Eidahl, Ottumwa Community Schools Superintendent.

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  7. Pursuit leads to apprehension of Ottumwa escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Home

    The Wapello County Sheriff's Office said that they observed Jesse James Clawson, 27, at the corner of Mary and Madison Street on Monday afternoon. He was taken into custody on the outstanding warrant for Escape as well as a Mahaska County warrant.

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  8. Funding nearly complete for pedestrian underpass beneath Highway 34Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Home

    It would also connect the campground at Ottumwa Park to the entire trail system, and give campers access to the Des Moines River. "The process for the underpass has been a long process.

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  9. Tourism trending upward in Wapello CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Home

    It was also a record setting year for hotel and motel tax collections, as Ottumwa brought in just under $400,000 in revenue. Travel officials say the American Gothic House in rural Wapello County is the major tourist attraction when people visit the Heartland.

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  10. Landowners allowed to join Ameren power line caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Home

    A judge has allowed landowners in northern Missouri to join a legal fight over a plan by a subsidiary of Ameren Corp. to build a high-voltage power line. Ameren Transmission Co.

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  11. Ottumwa man wins mega millions lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Home

    Jerry Penniston matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in that night's drawing to win a $5,000 prize. And since he added the Megaplier to his purchase for an extra dollar, his winnings multiplied to $15,000.

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  12. Seven high schools compete at Iron Chef competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Home

    "Normally what we do, it's a local sustainable product. Whatever they use comes through within 150 miles of the area and they can do whatever they want," said Indian Hills executive chef, Gordon Rader.

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  13. Medicare open enrollment begins October 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Home

    "It is very important to have that comparison done even if you don't want to change because the plans change every year," said Milestones information assistance specialist, Joan Nydle. When choosing the plan that's right for you, you want to make sure all your medications are covered and you get the lowest premium.

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  14. Ottumwa High School is now 'Safe School Certified'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Home

    The goal of the certification is to encourage school district's anti-bullying policy to be enforced by the entire community. "I'm really proud of the fact that it's not just about the procedures, but it's about attitudes and beliefs.

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  15. Mary B. Mauck - Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Home

    Mary B. Mauck, 87 of Kirksville passed away Tuesday at Twin Pines Adult Care Center. The daughter of Emery Earl and Mary Blanche Helton, she was born September 8, 1927 in Adair County, Missouri.

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  16. High school chefs tackle flying fish at Indian Hills competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Home

    It's a fish that created buzz when videos appeared showing them flying out of the water when startled by a motor boat in an Illinois river, but will it have that same buzz when it appears on a menu? Silver carp, the invasive species expanding its reach in rivers in and around Iowa, will be the featured ingredient at Indian Hills Community College Culinary Arts Department's cooking competition based on the Food Network's Iron Chef America television show on Oct. 17. Chef and program chair Gordon Rader has built IHCC's Culinary Arts Department into a nationally recognized, award winning program.

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  17. Oktoberfest Parade was another big hit with the crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Home

    While KTVO was at the Oktoberfest Parade in Ottumwa Saturday morning, we asked a couple of kids on the parade route what their favorite part of the parade is. Some kids said it was the floats.

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  18. Route change brings Ottumwa's Oktoberfest parade to the south sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Home

    The parade is being moved from its traditional downtown route to the south side of Ottumwa due to street construction. The move to the south side has some business owners in that area excited about the number of visitors it will bring to their part of the city.

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  19. Route change brings Ottumwa's Oktoberfest parade to the south sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Home

    The parade is being moved from its traditional downtown route to the south side of Ottumwa due to street construction. The move to the south side has some business owners in that area excited about the number of visitors it will bring to their part of the city.

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  20. Ottumwa native publishes second book after first becomes bestsellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Home

    Ottumwa High School class of 1980 graduate Sean Lynch became a bestselling author with his first book published in 2013, "Wounded Prey." He said his books are inspired from his experiences working as a police officer in Northern California for 30 years.

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