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A digital petition has been created to 'reinstate' Gary Dolphin after his suspension

An Altoona man has started an online petition to 'reinstate' Hawkeye radio sportscaster Gary Dolphin immediately. Dolphin was recently suspended after making controversial comments during a basketball game last week. The petition, which was created…
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Man accused of killing Iowa State student athlete wants later trial date

The man accused of killing Iowa State student-athlete Celia Barquin Arozamena wants to be tried at a later date. In court documents filed Thursday, 22-year-old Collin Richards signed a waiver for speedy trial and asked…
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Heckethorn to face two trials this summer

An Ottumwa man will stand trial this summer for two different shootings.  19-year-old Jacob Heckethorn is accused of first degree murder and attempted murder for a shooting last August that left William Shettlesworth dead and…
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Food poisonings prompt investigation after fundraiser feast

The Johnson County Public Health Department and the Iowa Department of Public Health are investigating reports of food poisoning following an event in Swisher. The illnesses have been linked to the Swisher Men's Club's Game…
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Oskaloosa City Council meets tonight

The Oskaloosa City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday (2/19) on the City’s capital improvement plan for fiscal years 2020 through 2024.  The $9.8 million spending plan includes upgrades in technology, replacing police vehicles,…
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Snow past and future

In case you’re wondering how much snow we received over the weekend, here are the reports we’ve received from the National Weather Service: 5.5 inches in Pella, 4 inches near Montezuma and Grinnell, 3.8 inches…
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Cattle found dead near Osceola

Dozens of head of cattle were found starved to death on property near Osceola. The Clarke County Sheriff's Office says about 40 to 50 dead cattle were found Friday (2/8) on a property about 4…
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Man arrested for stealing trucks

A man from Burlington was arrested in Eddyville for stealing two trucks from a construction site on consecutive days.  The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office was told just before 8am Wednesday (2/13) that a utility truck…
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Kelsie Thomas trial starts in September

An Ottumwa woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter will go on trial in September.  Twenty-two-year-old Kelsie Thomas will stand trial for first degree murder September 10 in Ottumwa.  Thomas is accused of killing 5-year-old…
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Oskaloosa High bowling honors

Oskaloosa’s Dylan Van Wyk was a unanimous first team choice on the Two Rivers Bowling Conference all-conference first team.  Van Wyk is joined on the all-conference first team by teammates Jared Smith and Colton Stout,…
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