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Case of canine brucellosis found

A serious disease has been found in a dog coming from a Knoxville dog breeding facility.  A confirmed case of canine brucellosis originated in Double G Kennels.  The small dogs were recently sold at a…
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Wapello County tax break

With Governor Reynolds recently making a disaster declaration for Wapello County and four other counties, the Iowa Department of Revenue has granted an extension and suspension of penalties for anyone whose main residence or business…
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Mollie Tibbetts remembered

Mollie Tibbetts would have turned 21 Wednesday (5/9).  You’ll remember she was murdered last July in her hometown of Brooklyn.  On Wednesday, Mollie’s friends and family turned out in Brooklyn to remember her and raise…
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Fake money at Pella's Tulip Time

A student at Central College is accused of spending fake money at Pella’s Tulip Time Festival.  Pella Police say 20-year-old Skylar Carlson of Oregon, Illinois was arrested last Friday (5/3) and charged with forgery, money…
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Black Oak Clays allowed to file application for shooting range

The Mahaska County Board has allowed a shooting range in Black Oak Township to fill out an application to be in business.  As of now, the County has no zoning regulations for a shooting range. …
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Wood Iron Grille makes Iowa's best burger

Iowa’s best burger can be found in Oskaloosa.  The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association announced Wednesday (5/1) that the Wood Iron Grille makes the best burger in the state.  Wood Iron Grille executive chef and co-owner Michael…
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Ernst pushing to keep Violence Against Women Act

During a visit to Sigourney last week, Iowa US Senator Joni Ernst told the No Coast Network she will be pushing to extend the Violence Against Women Act.  She explains what’s in that law. "What…
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Ag Secretary Perdue in Pella

US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was in Pella Monday afternoon (4/29) touring the Vermeer plant.  Perdue was pleased with the way Vermeer has continued its productivity after a tornado last July did major damage to…
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Storm spotter training in Ottumwa

The Wapello County Emergency Management Office is holding storm spotter training Tuesday night (4/30).  You can learn about storm safety and what to look for when storm spotting.  The free event is at Liberty Elementary…
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Joni Ernst in Sigourney

Iowa US Senator Joni Ernst is back in Washington after the Easter recess.  She spent Friday afternoon (4/26) in Sigourney, touring Atwood Electric’s facility.  Ernst says the first order of business will be to pass…
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