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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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Richland man pleads not guilty to shooting at a Sheriff's Deputy

A man from Richland will go on trial in June for firing a shotgun at a Keokuk County Sheriff’s Deputy.  72-year-old Michael McClure has pleaded not guilty to assault on a peace officer with a…
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One UTV recovered and one man arrested in Ottumwa

One down and one to go.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Ottumwa man in connection with the theft of a UTV over the weekend.  22-year-old Dallas Tapley was arrested Tuesday morning in…
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Stolen UTVs in Wapello County recovered

Two stolen UTVs have been recovered.   Now Wapello County law enforcement needs to find who took them.  Last Thursday (1/31), a Polaris High Lifter UTV was reported taken from a residence on 180th Avenue in rural…
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