The Ottumwa Courier publishes various news, including local, national, sports, weather, editorials, letters, columns, entertainment, business and education. It also provides online services to readers. The newspaper additionally provides a home finder option, gift guide and community news. It offers online reader care services, including renewal of subscription, stopping delivery for vacation and online updating of address. In addition, the newspaper features articles from various expert columnists. The newspaper operates through various departments, such as administration, advertising, business office, circulation and news management. It additionally provides an editorial and opinion section, and it is located in Ottumwa, Iowa. It also provides classifieds, which include advertisements for jobs, real estate, musical instruments, business opportunities, automotive and special sections.