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Ottumwa chiropractor to cease practice while criminal case is resolved

An Ottumwa chiropractor accused of inappropriate contact with a young boy has agreed to stop practicing.  According to court documents, 62-year-old Bruce Lindgren allegedly told a 10-year-old boy to take off his shirt, then went…
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Southern Iowa Speedway rained out 5/25

Oskaloosa, Iowa: Racing action slated for the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Wednesday, May 25th, fell victim to rain that moved into the area late on Tuesday and continued into Wednesday. Racing will continue on…
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Courts stymie abortion bans in Iowa, other GOP-led states

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and DAVID PITT DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With a staunch anti-abortion Republican governor and large GOP legislative majorities, Iowa would seem poised to ban abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe…
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Tenth historical building marker in Oskaloosa to be unveiled Thursday

A new historical building marker will be unveiled in Oskaloosa this week.  Ann Brouwer, who has led the building marker project, talks about the newest marker. "We're going to do the Oskaloosa Savings Bank Building,…
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‘Un-retiring’ Iowans may be key to worker shortage in hospitality industry

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - The latest data from Iowa Workforce Development shows 10,300 jobs were added to the payrolls at Iowa restaurants and hotels over the last 12 months. “It’s no surprise that…
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Report finds bike-walking trail across country would benefit Iowa

BY MATT KELLEY RADIO IOWA - A new report details the economic benefits of a proposed pedestrian and bike trail running from Washington D.C. to Washington state, including an Iowa segment stretching from the Mississippi River…
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Reminder about June 7 polling places coming in the mail

If you’re a registered voter, you should be receiving a card in the mail reminding you where to cast your ballot in the June 7 primary election. "The State is mailing a postcard to every…
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Eldon man arrested for weekend burglary

A man from Eldon is in custody in connection with a weekend burglary in Ottumwa.  Ottumwa Police say they were called around 3:40 Saturday afternoon (5/14) about a burglary at a residence on Taft Circle. …
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Missing man found in Des Moines River

The body of a missing Colfax man has been recovered from the Des Moines River in northwestern Marion County.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 34-year-old Dustin Dittmer was found shortly before…
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Oskaloosa couple charged with sexual abuse

An Oskaloosa husband and wife are facing charges of sexual abuse. Oskaloosa Police and the Department of Criminal Investigation conducted a joint investigation into allegations against 41-year-old Dustin Flaherty and 40-year-old Sara Flaherty. Dustin Flaherty…
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