Milton, IA

2 Heartland fire departments come to the rescue of thousands of thirsty hogs

SCHUYLER COUNTY, Mo. — Two Heartland fire departments, one from northeast Missouri and the other from southeast Iowa, came to the rescue of some thirsty hogs on Wednesday. Capt. Laura Watson with Lancaster Fire and Rescue told KTVO her department and the Moulton, Iowa Fire Department teamed up to help fill a cistern at a hog facility north of Glenwood, Missouri.
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Ottumwa Man Accused of Strangling Female Victim

An Ottumwa man is accused of assaulting a victim while she was sitting in her vehicle last week. 23-year-old Derrick Winston has been charged with willful injury and third-degree burglary, both Class D felonies. According to court records, on August 2nd at 11:30 PM, Winston entered the victim’s car while...
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Chad Prathers show in Ottumwa, IA Dec 03, 2022 – presale password

A Chad Prather presale code is now available: During this special presale you have got the chance to buy concert tickets before the general public!. You might not get another chance to see Chad Prather’s concert in Ottumwa!. Here is what we know about the Chad Prather concert:. Onsale...

Ottumwa Police: Former Employee Stole Nearly 200 Lottery Tickets

A former BP employee in Ottumwa is accused of stealing nearly 200 lottery tickets and keeping the winnings to herself. 46-year-old Anetha Davis has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct, second-degree theft, eight counts of theft of lottery tickets, and third-degree theft. This past April court documents say Davis, who...

Southeast Iowa couple wins $10,000 on lottery scratcher ticket

CLIVE, Iowa — A southeast Iowa couple is $10,000 richer after purchasing a winning scratcher ticket. "My husband, Taylor, has always been the chooser of the lottery tickets,” Kayly Wolkenhauer told officials on Thursday as she claimed her prize at lottery headquarters in Clive. “We’ve had a few wins, 5 and 10 bucks, maybe even $50 here and there, but never one like this.”
Memphis Democrat

Linda Lee Smith Obituary

Linda Lee Smith, 79, of Granger, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at her residence. Linda was born on December 29, 1942, in Rutledge, Missouri, the daughter of James and Vera Faye Watson Glasgow. She attended school in Rutledge, Baring, and Memphis and graduated from Baring High School in...

36th Annual Bike Van Buren

The Villages of Van Buren is preparing to host the 36th annual Bike Van Buren next weekend. On August 20th and 21st, bicycling enthusiasts will pedal their way through the rolling countryside and river valley of the historical villages during this two-day event in Southeast Iowa. Those interested can register...

Fairfield Woman Joins the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Dr. Edith Cabrera-Tello, a Fairfield resident with a doctorate in education, is one of six honorees in the 2022 Iowa Latino Hall of Fame. Dr. Cabrera-Tello is currently the English Language Learning Coordinator for Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa and served as a parent outreach coordinator for the Ottumwa Community School District.