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IowaWINs holds fundraiser for families affected by 2018 immigration raid

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — IowaWINs is an organization that welcomes immigrant neighbors. It was founded in the Fall of 2015. This organization was created in response to the Global Refugee Crisis.


Eastern Iowa Men Break Into Wrong House, Are Greeted By Gun

Three eastern Iowa men got a big surprise Thursday morning when they broke into a home in Dubuque. According to KCRG, the three men intended to enter a house and assault a man. However, they apparently broke into the wrong home.

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Girls basketball: Trojans' postseason ends against defending champs

MARION — When there came a time for the Fairfield High School girls basketball team to pick its poison, there weren’t any good choices. Top-ranked Marion had too many good shooters, too much quickness to the basket, and too good of a team.


New Iowa legislation to reclassify marijuana

For years now, the debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana has spread all across the nation and taken many forms. Today, the most prominent arguments are those for medicinal purposes. As research grows, more and more states begin to look at the potential gain from medicinal marijuana use, wit


Sheriff: NE Iowa tow truck driver avoids injury after semi hits vehicle

WINNESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa - A tow truck driver was knocked to the ground while assisting a vehicle Wednesday after his truck was hit by a semi. Authorities say at 4:52 a.m. Wednesday, Bill’s Towing (of Decorah) was assisting a vehicle that went in the ditch off Highway 52 in Calmar Township.


State wrestling: Walker sweeps trilogy with Trausch; advances to state finals

It may not be up there with Ali-Frazier or Bird-Magic. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont's Sage Walker and PCM's Jarron Trausch did, however, take their trilogy to biggest stage possible with a dramatic ending in a high-stakes encounter. It what turned out to be a "thrilla" inside Wells Fargo Arena, Walk


Ottumwa woman accused of stabbing another woman twice

OTTUMWA, Iowa — An Ottumwa woman is facing a felony charge after police say she stabbed another women twice Wednesday. Around 2 p.m., Ottumwa police officers arrested Beth Browning, 36, at her home on north Weller Street.


Citizens participate in Jefferson County Legislative Forum

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Jefferson County residents had the opportunity to meet their lawmakers and ask them questions Saturday morning. In the Jefferson County legislative forum, the representatives discussed climate change, immigration issues and environmental protection.


Rain, ice, snow, wind all set to impact Iowa this weekend

For the third weekend in a row, we are going to be dealing with winter weather. This one is going to pack a punch!. The first round of precipitation will arrive Friday evening with primarily rain south of I-80, a mix of rain and ice in central Iowa, and a mix of snow and ice farther north. Ice total


Southern Iowa Bridal Showcase helps brides-to-be plan their wedding

OTTUMWA, Iowa — Valentine's Day was just a few days ago, and those who recently got engaged had the opportunity to explore wedding options. The Bridge View Center in Ottumwa hosted the annual Southern Iowa Bridal Showcase Sunday afternoon.


Winter storm watch continues for parts of western Iowa, NW Missouri

(KMAland) -- A winter storm watch remains in effect for portions of western Iowa and northwest Missouri. Iowa counties (Saturday afternoon-early Sunday) Missouri counties (Saturday afternoon-early Sunday)


Shipley weighs in on Utilities Board and smart meters

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Iowa’s Utility Board decided that smart meters won’t be a requirement. This comes after pushback from citizens across the state. The smart meters would allow energy companies to read the meters from a distance.


The Grossest Food In Iowa Takes Unhealthy To The Next Level

We've all seen weird food combinations floating around the internet. People are dipping their chips in cottage cheese and putting chocolate syrup on their pizza...things are getting crazy. Aside from all of the weird combinations of food items, let's talk about the foods that are just plain gross on

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Iowa City girl reported missing, last seen at Iowa City High School

Iowa City police are seeking help in finding a missing juvenile. Grace Morrison, 14, was last seen at Iowa City High School on Monday at around 1 p.m., according to a release from the City of Iowa City.


Sex offender charged with failure to register

OTTUMWA — An Ottumwa man has been charged by authorities with failing to update his information with the state’s sex offender registry. Robert Hawkins, 29, was convicted in New Mexico in 2015 of sexual exploitation of children under age 18. Hawkins is listed on the Iowa registry as a Tier 2 offender


Blizzard warning issued for SW Iowa, SE Nebraska

(Valley) -- The National Weather Service in Valley, Nebraska, has issued a blizzard warning for a large portion of southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska for Saturday afternoon-Sunday morning.


Four friends but only one sheriff's job

OTTUMWA — Not only were the four sheriff's candidates experienced law enforcement officers, all four have had most of that experience in Wapello County. So while some answers differed among the candidates, many answers came from a place of joint understanding.


NWS: Ottumwa likely to see minor flooding this spring

DES MOINES — Much of Southeast Iowa saw drought conditions last year. A winter filled with plenty of snow and rain has turned that around. This spring it seems that flooding will be more of concern.



An Ottumwa man will stand trial this summer for two different shootings. 19-year-old Jacob Heckethorn is accused of first degree murder and attempted murder for a shooting last August that left William Shettlesworth dead and Clifford Collett, Senior injured. Heckethorn’s trial for killing Shettleswo


Governor, county agree on mental health money

OTTUMWA — There’s agreement in places that might surprise the politically knowledgable voter. Governor Kim Reynolds, the association of Iowa counties (ISAC) and the supervisors in Wapello County all want to make the same move.