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Oskaloosa Kiwanis receives $40,000 Donation

The Oskaloosa Community Development Foundation made a big donation to the Oskaloosa Kiwanis Club Monday (6/24).  The Foundation presented a check for over $40,000 to go toward the Kiwanis playground project at Edmundson Park.  The…
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Bahena Rivera murder trial moved back to November

The trial for a Mexican national accused of first-degree murder in the abduction and killing of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts has been delayed.  25-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera will now face trial November 11 in Sioux City.…
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4-month-old dies from injuries; mother's boyfriend charged with murder

Here’s an update to a story the No Coast Network has been following.  A man from rural Sigourney has now been charged with murder…accused of killing his girlfriend's four-month-old son.  A criminal complaint says 21-year-old…
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Governor Reynolds in Newton Thursday morning

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will be in Newton Thursday morning (6/20).  She and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg will attend the kickoff for Homes for Iowa at the Newton Correctional Facility.  Inmates at Newton will build…
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Tonight's Races Rained Out

Rain has forced the postponement of racing action at the Musco Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway once again. The wet conditions have plagued the Speedway all race season and the officials of the SIS were left…
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Bahena Rivera wants next court date delayed

Attorneys for the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts want his next court date to be postponed.  On Tuesday (6/18), Cristhian Behena Rivera’s attorneys asked that a June 25th court date be postponed so they could…
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Mahaska County Board hires economic development director

The Mahaska County Board has hired an Economic Development Director.  At Monday’s (6/17) regular Board meeting, the Board voted to hire Tom Flaherty to the position.  Mahaska County Board Chairman Mark Groenendyk talks about the…
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Heckethorn murder trial delayed

An Ottumwa man’s murder trial has been moved back to November.  19-year-old Jacob Heckethorn is charged with first degree murder in the death of William Shettlesworth last August.  Heckethorn’s attorney has been granted a delay…
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Mahaska County Board interviews for an economic development director

The Mahaska County Board interviewed a candidate for a new position Wednesday (6/12).  The Board spent nearly an hour interviewing Tom Flaherty for what would be a new position as County Economic Development Director.  Flaherty…
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Oskaloosa woman sentenced for insurance fraud

An Oskaloosa woman has been sentenced to two years' probation and ordered to pay more than $14,000 in restitution and penalties for insurance fraud.  The Iowa Insurance Division says 39-year-old Brandy Voss of Oskaloosa received…
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