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Ottumwa home shot at on Friday

Ottumwa Police are looking for whoever fired gunshots in a neighborhood early Friday morning.  Around 2:45am, Police responded to a call on the 800 block of West 3rd. The victim told Police someone shot at her home while…
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Ottumwa man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Jacob Heckethorn has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and requested a court-appointed attorney.  He was charged last week in the Aug. 16 shooting of Clifford Collett Sr.  This charge is punishable by up to…
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United Way's Day of Caring was yesterday

Yesterday the United Way of Mahaska County’s annual Day of Giving.  Over 200 volunteers participated in the event.  United Way Executive Director Amy Meyer told the No Coast Network about the projects the volunteers were working on.…
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Accident involving three vehicles last night

Two people were injured in a three vehicle crash Tuesday night west of Oskaloosa. The Iowa State Patrol says 22-year-old James Dalton of Bussey and 51-year-old Denise Allgood of Oskaloosa were both going west on Highway 92…
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Twin Cedar School Board Meeting

The Twin Cedars Community School Board is staying the course.  Kelly Carlson was re-elected Board President at Monday night’s monthly meeting.  Carlson tells the No Coast Network what his biggest concerns are for the Twin Cedars School District. “Right…
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Searchers recover a body in Cedar Rapids

A man's body was pulled from Indian Creek on Thursday afternoon. Officials say the body may be that of missing kayaker John Conley, 34.  John's wife, Samantha Conley, was rescued Monday from the stream after…
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Oskaloosa Library wants to expand their reading garden

The Oskaloosa Public Library wants to use land recently donated to the City to expand its reading garden. Library Director Marion Gaughan talks about the project. "We would like to expand the reading garden that…
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High-speed chase in Keokuk County

An escaped felon led police on a high-speed chase Friday night.  The incident began when Richland police pulled over a car in Richland.  The license plates came back registered to another vehicle.  The driver, Robert…
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Funeral for Mollie Tibbetts held on Sunday

Mollie Tibbetts' funeral was held Sunday in Brooklyn and her father spoke at the funeral.  Rob Tibbetts told mourners that he has been enbraced by the local Hispanic community and they have been sensitive and…
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Another murder in Ottumwa last week

Jacob Heckethorn is facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder after shooting two people in Ottumwa Thursday night.  He is currently being held without bond.  Ottumwa Police arrested him Friday night at his home…
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