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Carjacking suspect dead after multi-county police chase

A man involved in a carjacking is dead after a multi-county police chase which ended in a crash. The Des Moines Police Department said responded to a carjacking around 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the central…
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Wapello county man arrested after shooting

Wapello County law enforcement says a man drunkenly fired a rifle from the front deck of a camper trying to bag a deer, but instead shot a woman in her home.  The Iowa Department of…
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Standoff in Kellogg results in two people in custody

Two people are in custody after a four hour standoff in Kellogg Sunday (1/6).  The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says just before noon, deputies responded to a report of an assault in the 12000 block…
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One man dead after a kayaking accident on Saturday

One man died and another was injured in a kayaking accident Saturday (1/5) near the Red Rock Dam.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Timothy Chicoine of Des Moines and 56-year-old Kevin Beatty of…
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Thrift store sells vintage items to help animals in need

 A Heartland thrift store is now open to help animals in need.  Patty’s Animal Thrift Store recently opened in Fairfield.   “It was started in honor of my dear friend Patty Miller who passed away in…
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Eddyville woman arrested in an identity theft case

An Eddyville woman has been arrested for identity theft.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Virginia Mitchell was arrested around 6:40 Tuesday night (1/1) and later charged with identity theft and having stolen credit…
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Precision Pulley and Idler expanding into Kentucky

A Pella company is expanding into Kentucky.  Precision Pulley and Idler plans to start a $10.8 million manufacturing and distributing operation in Maysville and will hire 134 full-time employees over the next ten years.  The…
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Tips pick up on disappearance of Iowa news anchor

Police say tips have picked up on the 1995 disappearance of Iowa news anchor Jodi Huisentruit after she was featured on CBS' "48 Hours" this month. Mason City Police Chief Jeff Brinkley told the Waterloo-Cedar…
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Ottumwa Christmas tree disposal

Ottumwa residents who want to dispose of their Christmas trees can leave them on the curb for the regular bulky item pickup during the month of January.  The first day for pickup will be Thursday,…
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Oskaloosa early childhood & recreation center update

The Oskaloosa City Council held a study session last week on a 28E agreement between the City and Oskaloosa School District to build an early childhood and recreation center.  The Oskaloosa School Board approved the…
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