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- No Headline Provided FAIRFIELD -- To honor the nation's war dead as Memorial Day approaches, Poppy Days will be held in Fairfield on Friday and Saturday. Poppy Days is held by the Fairfield American Legion Auxiliary #47 at the Hy-Vee Food Store and Walmart, at uptown Fir
- Hart OTTUMWA -- Dorothy Hart of Ottumwa will celebrate her 99th birthday with a card shower. She was born May 18, 1914. Her niece is Linda Higinbotham; and her nephews are Mike, Steve and Stan Jones. She also has eight grandnieces and nephews; and 11 grea
Google shuts down SMS search, angers people who had forgotten it existed
Instead of texting back search results, Google responds with a short message noting that the service "has been shutdown" (sic) and that you can continue to search the Web by visiting google.com (duh).
VIDEO: Brothers of Ariel Castro speak out
Ariel Castro's two brothers speak to CNN's Martin Savidge for the first time since their arrest and release.
VIDEO: Space station astronaut makes music video
How do you pass the time when you're in orbit 230 miles above the Earth's surface? Make a music video, of course. Commander Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station recorded this revised cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
At 81, Oklahoma alumnus finally attends graduation
Harold Newland, 81, participated in commencement at the University of Oklahoma on Friday and got a new copy of the accounting degree he earned nearly 55 years ago. Newland missed graduation after earning the degree and has thought of returning to Norman ever since.
- Community gardens event Thursday Community gardens event Thursday OTTUMWA -- Volunteers will be on hand to give tours of the new community gardens at the industrial park from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. Those interested in getting involved can visit the garden, meet some of the plot sponso
VIDEO: Survivor pulled from Bangladesh building rubble
As the number of dead from the collapse of a garment factory building in Bangladesh soars past 1,000, there's a remarkable story of survival. A woman was found alive today in the wreckage of the building.
Do school bus drivers undergo background checks?
Castro was a school bus driver from 1991 to 2012, during which time he was accused of domestic violence. Do they perform background checks on school bus drivers?
VIDEO: Student's rant admonishing teacher goes viral
Watch this viral video of a student being kicked out of class and chastising his teacher for her usage of "packets."
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