Clinic keeps name ... for now
OTTUMWA -- There's a reason your doctor's bill may have a different name on it -- and a reason you haven't heard much publicity about the change. Ottumwa Family Practice and the Internal Medicine North facility are owned by Iowa Health Physicians an
- Hack and Hike Weekend Bike trail builders need some help to finish OTTUMWA -- They're getting off their bikes and grabbing their shovels. Mountain bike enthusiasts are coming together this weekend to put some of the finishing touches on the Memorial Park Mountain Bike Trail. "We'd love to get a bunch of Ottumwa vol
- SCORE breathing new life into business counseling OTTUMWA — A local organization focused on giving new businesses a leg up is transforming itself with a younger image. The south-central Iowa chapter of SCORE, formally known as the Service Corps Of Retired Executives, has existed in Ottumwa since 197
- Police chief candidates to meet public OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa City Council will hold two meetings this week to determine who will be Ottumwa's next police chief. A "meet and greet" will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Bridge View Center for the public to meet the three finalists for police c
Attempt to beat train leads to crash
OTTUMWA -- The second area collision between a train and a vehicle in recent weeks sent at least one person to the hospital Monday night.
Lack of Blue Zone designation doesn't deter committee's focus on health
OTTUMWA -- While Ottumwa did not receive designation as a Blue Zones demonstration site in January, the committee behind the effort did not disband and is, in fact, recharging. The group of approximately 13 people has now reorganized as the "Community Transformation Project," referencing the $88,000 Community Transformation Grant that Wapello County Public Health will receive each year for five years.
Day off? Not when it means improving OHS
OTTUMWA -- Supporters of Ottumwa High School have seen measurable improvement at their building. They want more. A cleanup day brought kids, parents and teachers to the school on what’s usually a day off. Some of the adults, normally wearing business suits with jacket and tie, were tough to recognize in jeans, muddy sneakers and sweatshirts.
- Honoring southeast Iowa's 'everyday heroes' OTTUMWA -- Ordinary Ottumwans have done some extraordinary things. At the third annual Heroes of the Heartland breakfast Friday morning, six Ottumwans were honored for their selfless work helping others: Desirae Payne, Don Kirchner, Tom Shafer, Myles
- Vet clinic rezoning to see second hearing OTTUMWA -- The second step in rezoning the Ottumwa Veterinary Clinic brings it that much closer to becoming a "retail business district." At the City Council's meeting Tuesday, the council will consider the second reading of an ordinance to rezone th
Trails Mediathon coming up May 17-18
OTTUMWA — Would you like to walk across U.S. Highway 34 West at its intersection with Quincy Avenue? The Wapello County Trails group believes a lot of people would, and that's why they're hoping the upcoming Wapello County Trails Mediathon will bring in lots of donations.
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