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Inmate from Wapello County dies

Iowa prison officials say an inmate from Wapello County serving time for sexual abuse has died of natural causes. The Iowa Department of Corrections said in a news release that 74-year-old Albert Lemoine Collins died…
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Flood update

Checking the flooding situation, the North Skunk River near Sigourney is still well above flood stage.  As of 6:30 Tuesday morning (5/21), the river was at 19.6 feet—still over three and a half feet above…
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Pella parents plead guilty to child neglect

A July sentencing has been scheduled for a Pella mom and dad whose underweight 3-month-old daughter tested positive for cocaine.  Marion County District Court records show 20-year-old Stazia Kirk and 21-year-old Zak Herman pleaded guilty…
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Iowa AG endorses Bullock for President

The newest Democratic Presidential contender is being endorsed by Iowa’s attorney general.  Montana Governor Steve Bullock says Attorney General Tom Miller has endorsed him for the 2020 nomination. In a statement, Miller says for ten…
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Oskaloosa Farmers Market opening for the season

The Oskaloosa Farmers Market opens for business Tuesday (5/21) in a new location with a new name.  The market will now be in the Penn Central Mall parking lot along A Avenue West, between KFC…
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Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

Mail carriers will be picking up more than letters on Saturday (5/11).  That’s when the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive takes place.  The National Association of Letter Carriers is asking you to leave out…
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Alliant Energy to Hold Public Meeting Regarding proposed Rate Hike

There’s going to be a public hearing Wednesday night (5/8) in Ottumwa about a proposal by Alliant Electric to raise your electric and natural gas rates.  Alliant has proposed raising the base rate for residential…
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Jeremy Dale Bruce Now In Custody

Jasper County law enforcement now reports that a man wanted in connection with a car chase and several burglaries has been taken into custody.  36-year-old Jeremy Dale Bruce is a suspect in several burglaries in…
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One injured in crash between two semis

"The semi was laying across the highway in front of me.....in the dark...and I had no place to go." That’s what Kevin Moorman of Baxter saw as he was going east on Highway 163 west…
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Mahaska County to get new park benches

The Friends of Mahaska County Conservation has received a $2000 grant to buy park benches that are made from recycled plastic bags.  The grant comes from the Iowa Grocery Industry Association’s Build with Bags program. …
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