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Sestak campaigns in area

Democratic Presidential contender Joe Sestak may not be making a great impact in nationwide polling, but the former Pennsylvania Congressman says he has reason to be optimistic about his chances of getting the nomination. "Well,…
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Don't drink the water in Baxter

People in Baxter are being asked to drink bottled water because of a drop in water pressure.  The Baxter Water Supply released a statement saying there was a drop in water pressure Wednesday night (9/18)…
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Grassley taking ‘wait and see’ attitude on potential ethanol deal

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s been “hoodwinked” before — and he’s not ready to predict whether ethanol and biodiesel producers will get relief from the federal government. Grassley…
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Ottumwa couple accused of child endangerment

A couple from Ottumwa is accused of leaving their three year old daughter unattended. Monday morning (9/16), Ottumwa Police got a call about a small child left alone in the 300 block of North Court…
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Plans for Oskaloosa early childhood center to be unveiled

Oskaloosa residents will get their first look at design plans for the new Early Childhood Education and Recreation Center at Monday night’s (9/16) Oskaloosa City Council meeting.  At last week’s Oskaloosa School Board meeting, it…
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Gabbard & Bennet to campaign Saturday

Two Democratic presidential candidates will be campaigning in the area on Saturday (9/14).  Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard will hold a town hall Saturday morning at 10 at Gezellig Brewing Company in Newton.  And Colorado US…
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Changes to Oskaloosa early childhood center

It will be bigger and more expensive.  Plans for Oskaloosa’s early childhood center were discussed at Tuesday’s (9/10) Oskaloosa School Board meeting.  Board member Carl Drost said the building, which was originally scheduled to be…
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Oskaloosa Road Construction

It’s going to be a little difficult driving through Oskaloosa this week.  Work on the railroad crossing on A Avenue, or Highway 92, began Monday (9/9) and is expected to last all week.  Detours are…
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Oskaloosa man dies in two vehicle crash

An Oskaloosa man was killed in a two vehicle crash Saturday morning (9/7) outside of Des Moines.  The Iowa State Patrol says 50-year-old Lisa Pearson-West of Des Moines was eastbound on Highway 163 around 9:10am…
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What Cheer Opera House Raise the Roof!

The Historic What Cheer Opera House needs our help. They recently had to repair a portion of the roof and it was NOT cheap. Eventually, the whole roof will need to be done. So why…
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