Thursday, January 16, 2020

GARDNER, Kan. — A Centerville man was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking on a roadway in Kansas Wednesday night.


A public meeting will be held Monday as the Centerville Community School District will intend to present the draft of an updated master facilities plan.


SEYMOUR — Two years, 10 months and nine days ago, the community began picking up the pieces of an EF-2 tornado that impacted the lone school building in Seymour. On Wednesday, the culmination of the efforts that followed the devastating 2017 tornado were presented to that same community.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Another round of change orders were on the table Monday for Centerville School Board members, and they again generated some discussion.

Another round of snow is predicted Friday that could replace the just-recently melted snow from the last round.

Monday, January 13, 2020
Friday, January 10, 2020

Area schools have begun announcing early dismissals ahead of an expected winter storm on Friday.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

The first Kaffee Klatch was hosted at the Rathbun Lake Area YMCA Wednesday. The monthly meeting offered updates from several local organizations and entities.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Monday, January 06, 2020

State representatives visited with constituents in Centerville on Thursday, previewing the upcoming legislative session.

The Seymour Community School District is inviting the community to visit its school as renovations are complete following a 2017 EF-2 tornado that impacted the school.

Friday, January 03, 2020

OTTUMWA — Emily and Steven Kozak knew their son would arrive sometime in January. They figured sometime around the middle of the month. So did their doctor.

Thursday, January 02, 2020
Monday, December 30, 2019

The city of Centerville received a fairly clean bill of health from financial auditors for the most recently completed fiscal year.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Locals got the chance Sunday to pick the brain of South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg, one of the Democratic front runners in the race for the party’s nomination.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

A judge ruled Monday to increase the bond of a man in custody on charges of attempted murder.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Somewhere in Centerville, a Keurig coffee maker has yet to release the first black kick of caffeine. The first digital alarm clock has yet to harass its first victim from sleep. The stores and restaurants on the world’s largest square are hours from stirring.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Campaign officials for South Bend, Indiana Mayor, and Democratic candidate for president, Pete Buttigieg have announced the location for his upcoming event in Centerville.


If the forecast holds true, Christmas will be among the warmer holidays of 2019.

An Amish driver has been arrested following allegations of repeated sexual abuse of a girl younger than 15 years old.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Farmers should plan to attend Crop Advantage at the Honey Creek Resort near Moravia on Jan. 9 to hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University in their own backyard.

A Creston man died and a Corydon man was injured in an accident Saturday in northern Wayne County.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Members of the Howar Middle School Student Council worked with Olivia Vanderlinden in putting together care packages for service members. The packages were assembled as part of an effort that began as a 4-H project and was ultimately brought to Daily Iowegian readers in September.


Christmas came a little early this year to the Indian Hills Centerville campus. Ten families, including 22 children, were treated recently during the 2nd Annual Falcon Christmas. They are the families of IHCC students and got the full holiday experience, including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The appeal of a Udell man that he was unlawfully searched as a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped by police did not sway the Iowa Appeals Court.


The Morgan E. Cline Foundation announced the recipients of its 2019 grants to the community: the Appanoose County Historical Society, Centerville Fire and Rescue, Kids World, The Rathbun Lake-Area YMCA, and The Lord’s Cupboard.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The Weekend Backpack Meals Program began in 2014 and supplies food to needy grade school and preschool-aged children in the Centerville Community School District. The meals are bagged monthly at the Faith United Methodist Church by church members, community volunteers, and other area communi…

Monday, December 16, 2019

A heated council meeting that saw one constituent escorted out resulted in no change to the city’s decision to remove a Nativity scene from city-owned property.

It is no longer feasible for a March vote on whether to build a new law enforcement center. Instead, officials are now eying a September vote on the proposal.

Supervisors on Monday halved the recommended salary increases for elected officials, citing concerns over the county’s ability to pay them.

Friday, December 13, 2019

It was 4 a.m. on a recent Saturday morning when Centerville Police Sgt. Robert Houser killed the engine to his 2019 Durango police cruiser.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ahead of a Monday meeting that will discuss the city’s removal of a nativity scene from its property, more than 600 have signed an online petition requesting it be restored to the courthouse lawn.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A $50,000 payout has enticed nearly a dozen Centerville School District employees to retire early.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hundreds of comments were posted Monday and Tuesday with many chastising a decision to remove a nativity scene that had been placed on the courthouse lawn.

OTTUMWA — Revenues for Indian Hills Community College dropped a little more than 2 percent in the 2019 fiscal year, according to an audit report released by the State Auditor’s Office.

Monday, December 09, 2019
Friday, December 06, 2019

Third and fourth grade students from the Centerville Community School District gathered on stage Thursday at Simon Estes Auditorium to perform several holiday tunes. The round of Christmastime concerts continued Thursday with the fourth and fifth grade students performing at Simon Estes Audi…

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Sponsored for the fourth year by the Moravia Community Betterment committee, this year’s Tour of Homes has been reinvented.


MOULTON — A Moulton man has been charged with attempted murder after law enforcement said he shot another man in the head Wednesday night. The victim is reportedly in stable condition.

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