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Ritenour re-trial date set

Alicia Ritenour’s re-trial for murdering her 17-month-old daughter will still take place in Mahaska County—at least for now.  Ritenour is accused of killing her daughter, Ava, in January 2014.  She was found guilty at her…
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William Penn men eliminated at NAIA basketball nationals

For the second time this month, Lewis-Clark State has knocked William Penn out of the NAIA Division I basketball tournament.  Last week, it was the women; Friday afternoon (3/22), the Warriors men beat the Statesmen…
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Senator Grassley In Sigourney

Iowa US Senator Charles Grassley was in Sigourney Thursday morning (3/21), answering questions from students.  Grassley says he likes this type of event, because it’s a younger crowd than his town hall meetings. "To some…
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Flooding affects USDA Sigourney office

The USDA Farm Service office in Sigourney has been dealing with flooding and a sewer backup in their office.  A combination of sewage and storm water affected the building’s wiring and filing cabinets.  Amy Krapfl, the…
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Newton man sentenced to 7 years

A man from Newton was sentenced to seven years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. After 35-year-old Bryan Curtis Odem finishes his 84 month sentence, he’ll be on supervised release…
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Two charged in Ottumwa robbery

Ottumwa Police have arrested two men in connection with a shooting and robbery early Friday morning (3/15). Shortly before 2am, Ottumwa Police got a 911 call about shots fired near Williams and Moore Street. Police…
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Hawkeyes & Cyclones in NCAA men's tournament

They made it to the dance.  The Iowa Hawkeyes earned a 10th seed in the NCAA basketball tournament Sunday (3/17). The Hawkeyes will take on Cincinnati this coming Friday (3/22) in Columbus, Ohio.  Tip-off time is…
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Update on Saturday's Wapello County Fire

There’s new information about a fire last Saturday night (3/9) near Ottumwa.  The man found dead at the scene has been identified as 33-year-old Jeremy Craycraft.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says Tangi Craycraft arrived…
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Oskaloosa Police Officer's Trial Continued

An Oskaloosa Police Officer’s domestic violence trial has been delayed again.  Janay Pritchett’s trial was to have started April 9.  But because the prosecutor assigned to the case now has a new job, Pritchett’s trial…
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Update on Saturday's Wapello County Fire

There’s new information about a fire last Saturday night (3/9) near Ottumwa.  The man found dead at the scene has been identified as 33-year-old Jeremy Craycraft.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says Tangi Craycraft arrived…
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