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Governor Reynolds was in Sigourney this morning

Governor Kim Reynolds visited Sigourney Friday morning (12/14), specifically to see a new donut shop in town.  Oh Donuts is a unique donut shop, making whole grain and gluten-free donuts.  The Governor gave a thumbs…
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Pella teacher on Governor's Teachers Cabinet

Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the full list of what she calls a "Teachers Cabinet" that she says will give teachers a more prominent voice in education policy in the state.  Pella Community Schools welding…
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Highway 6 in Walcott reopens after person shoots self during traffic stop

The Scott County Sheriff's Office confirms one person is dead from a self-inflicted gun shot wound after a traffic stop. This happened at approximately 12:21 a.m. near the intersection of 200th Street and 60th Avenue.…
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Oskaloosa school board holding a public hearing tonight

The Oskaloosa School Board will hold a public hearing tonight (12/11) on its proposed calendar for the 2019-20 school year.  The Board will also consider bids for buying a security camera system and school buses. …
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Senator Ernst to run for a second term

Iowa U.S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa says she will run for a second term in 2020.  Ernst told reporters Friday that she would seek re-election. The Republican also said she will support President Donald…
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Merry Tuba Christmas this Sunday at Penn Central Mall

When you think of a tuba making music, you probably think of "The Price is Right." But if you go to Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa on Sunday afternoon (12/9), you might get a different…
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Trial postponed for Oskaloosa Police officer

The domestic abuse trial of an Oskaloosa Police officer has been postponed again.  You might remember Janay Pritchett was arrested in May for allegedly cutting her girlfriend’s neck with a knife.  Court records say it…
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Local soybean farmers are cautiously optimistic

The man who leads the American Soybean Association is cautiously optimistic about word of negotiations ramping up between the US and China.  John Heisdorffer of Keota says a resolution to the trade war would brighten…
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Oskaloosa Police Officer of the Year named at City Council meeting last night

The Oskaloosa Police Department named its Officer of the Year at Monday night's (12/3) City Council meeting.  Senior Officer Nicholas Landgrebe just celebrated his fourth anniversary as a member of the Department.  Oskaloosa Police Chief…
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Mahaska County Board meeting held today

This morning (12/3), the Mahaska County Board approved an agreement with Monroe County to share the services of engineer Jeremiah Selby on a part-time basis.  Selby would work for Mahaska County at least one day…
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