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Van Wyk appointed to New Sharon City Council

The New Sharon City Council has a new member.  Wednesday night (1/16), the Council appointed Leslie Van Wyk to fill the open seat on the Council.  That vacancy was created when Mayor Dustin Hite was…
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Freezing drizzle possible most of the day

Plan on areas of thick clouds to continue today. Within those clouds, a few pockets of patchy drizzle may occur. Given temperatures below freezing all day, slick spots are possible on any untreated surfaces especially…
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Officials continue to search for missing Clayton County teen

Officials with the Clayton County Sheriff's Office continue to ask for the public's help as they continue to search for a missing 16-year-old girl. Jody Palmer, 16, of rural Colesburg, disappeared at around midnight on…
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2018 election by the numbers

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has released a statistical breakdown of the 2018 November election.  Younger voters turned out in higher numbers than any midterm election since 2002---with 39.6 percent of registered voters between…
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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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