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Weather Service radio remains out in 6 southwest Iowa counties as tornadoes hit

By Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic/photos courtesy of KJAN listener Several funnel clouds and tornadoes menaced southwest Iowa’s Cass County Tuesday afternoon, but residents in a six-county area who rely on weather radio were clueless. The…
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Miller-Meeks explores 4th run for U.S. House seat

By:  O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Ottumwa is exploring a fourth run for a seat in congress. Miller-Meeks, a Republican, ran unsuccessfully against Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack in 2008, 2010…
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Two injured in Poweshiek County crash

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a Sunday night (7/14) crash in Poweshiek County that sent two people to the hospital.  The crash happened just before 5pm at mile marker 191 on eastbound Interstate 80…
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Lawsuit against Grinnell College goes to a federal judge

A federal judge will let a jury decide a lawsuit against Grinnell College that challenges the way the Iowa school handles sexual misconduct complaints. The lawsuit was filed in March 2017 by a male student…
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Woman accused of threatening to kill Jasper County Deputy

A woman from Colfax is in hot water for what she allegedly said to a Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy as he was taking her to jail.  Around noon on July 3, a Deputy was called…
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Woman arrested for OWI & child endangerment

A woman from Washburn is accused of OWI and child endangerment.  The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says around 11:20am on July 6, a witness saw 38-year-old Rachel Storm driving the wrong way on Highway 330N. …
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Iowa Senators ask for better broadband maps for rural areas

JULY 9, 2019 BY MATT KELLEY RADIO IOWA - Iowa’s two U.S. senators are appealing to the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission to do more to ensure the accuracy of maps detailing broadband access in rural…
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Body of missing Marshalltown teenager found

RADIO IOWA - The body of an 18 year old Marshalltown woman, missing since Friday, has been found in the Iowa River. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper says the body of Jazmin Reyes Raya was…
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Lake Red Rock drowning

A Knoxville man drowned Thursday evening (7/4) at Lake Red Rock.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says it was called at 6:12pm Thursday about a man who was swimming outside the designated swimming area at…
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Mahaska County fatal head-on crash

Two people are dead after a pickup collided head-on with a semi Monday morning (7/1) near Rose Hill.  According to the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called around 10:15am to an accident on Highway…
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