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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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Boil order in effect for parts of Washington

Parts of the city of Washington are under a boil order until further notice. According to a news release from Washington Police, the boil order is in effect for South 3rd, from Harrison to Tyler until further notice. Consumers are directed to BOIL ALL WATER for at least 5 minutes...

TE Carter Nelson a new addition to the Top247

Ainsworth (Neb.) tight end Carter Nelson was a new addition to the Top247 released on Wednesday. He comes in at No. 190 overall. Nelson is about as good of an all-around athlete as you will find at the position in the Midwest. On the football field, he is a willing...

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...

Mid-Prairie Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021-22 Academic Year – #3 Golden Hawk Baseball Goes Back to State, Reaches Semis For First Time Since 2007

The third biggest story from the most recent year for Mid-Prairie athletics takes us to the baseball diamond where the Hawks reached the final four in Class 2A. After an up-and-down regular season that at one point saw Mid-Prairie with a 13-10 record late in the year, the Hawks beat Bellevue and Washington to close the regular season before opening up the playoffs with a shut out of Cardinal 4-0 at Mediapolis where pitchers Karson Grout and Collin Miller were one out away from a no-hitter and Cain Brown drove in two. Then they crushed Van Buren for the district championship in Wellman 15-3 in just five innings behind 12 team hits, a grand slam and six RBI from Grout and with Miller as the winning pitcher before upsetting No. 6 West Marshall 3-1 at Spartan Stadium in Solon at substate to clinch a bid in Carroll. Miller got the substate win on the mound striking out 12 while Alex Bean, Dylan Henry and Tyler Helmuth each had an RBI.

Area Schools Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021-22 Academic Year – #3 WACO Football Flexes Its Muscles in 2021

The top 10 countdown of the best sports stories from the 2021-22 academic year continues today with number three on our list for area schools that includes Columbus Community, Highland, Lone Tree, Winfield-Mt. Union, WACO, Sigourney, and Keota. The third best story for this countdown takes us the gridiron with the WACO football team leaving their mark in 2021.

Breaking News: Boil Advisory for Washington

A boil advisory is in effect for South 3rd Ave, from Harrison to Tyler in Washington, until further notice. Consumers are directed to boil all water for at least five minutes before drinking, making ice cubes, washing foods brushing teeth, or any other activity involving the consumption of water. Questions...

Isabella Santoro Talks About What Makes Washington Special

Isabella Santoro, the Future Owner of the Northside Diner that will be replacing what was once Winga’s Cafe in Washington, along with her uncle Randy Williams partnered in producing the video that was a part of the winning submission for the #IowansUnite CommUNITY Contest. Santoro also wrote an essay describing what made Washington special and how the community supports each other.

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.”