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E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Wins at Pella

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a great day in Pella Saturday as they outscored a total of 10 other bands at the Marching Dutch Invitational. The band placed 1st in class 2A with…
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Statesmen Participate In Elementary Reading Night

As part of the NAIA's Champions of Character initiative, scores of Statesmen student-athletes participated in Oskaloosa Elementary School’s Reading Night Thursday. A handful of members from every athletics team on campus helped during the night,…
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Davenport Man Arrested In 10-Year-Old Sex Assault Case

A Davenport man already serving prison time for a 2014 felony conviction has been charged in a 2005 sexual assault. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier says 57-year-old Luther Ronald Moore Jr. made his first appearance in…
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Iowa Teen Accused Of Leaving Health Center, Hitting Officer

Authorities say a 16-year-old suspected of escaping a mental health facility has also been accused of assaulting a police officer in Des Moines. Police say the teen left the facility Wednesday and was being followed…
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Man Arrested In Colorado In Connection With Iowa Homicide

Authorities say they've arrested a man in Colorado in connection with a homicide in central Iowa. Des Moines police said Wednesday the man was arrested in Aurora, Colorado. The Des Moines Register reports he is…
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Oskaloosa Police Searching For Missing Oskaloosa Man

Oskaloosa police are searching for a missing Oskaloosa man. 34 year old Jeffrey VerSteegh was last seen on the south side of Oskaloosa, and last spoke with his mother July 28th. VerSteegh is 5 feet…
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Contracts Awarded For Proposed Oil Pipeline Across Iowa

The company proposing to build an oil pipeline across Iowa has awarded construction contracts for some of the work. Dakota Access, LLC, a unit of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners, said Tuesday that Michels Pipeline of…
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Oskaloosa City Council Meets, Comes to Agreement with Municipal Water Department

The Oskaloosa City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting in City Hall Monday evening. The agenda was short, but there were still some interesting discussions. First, the council considered approval for a site plan…
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Board of Supervisors Applies to South Central Behavioral Health Region

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning in the Mahaska County Courthouse, and although it was a brisk meeting, there were several key points of discussion. First and…
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Third Man Charged In Connection Of Des Moines Slaying And Robbery

A third man has been charged with robberies in connection with the slayings of two men whose bodies were found earlier this month in Des Moines. Police said Sunday that 18-year-old Luis Magallon is the…
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