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Three New Sharon Youths Killed In A Two-Vehicle Crash

Three New Sharon youths were killed in a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Queens Avenue and 130th street East of New Sharon. 10 year old Christian Singletary, 13 year old Carson Singletary,…
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Four Arrested in Narcotics Search Warrant Execution

On August 5th, 2015 at approximately 10:40 p.m. members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Knoxville Police Department executed a drug search warrant at…
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Iowa Cropland Value Dropped The Sharpest In The U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Iowa cropland value dropped the sharpest in the United States in the past year, falling 6.3 percent as low grain prices weakened the value in the nation's leading corn…
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New Details Regarding Fire Station, Public Hearing

The Oskaloosa City Council met this past Monday, and some of the topics have a resonating effect with community taxpayers. The council authorized the sale of bonds that will be used to pay for the…
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Authorities Say Iowa Woman Charged In Uncle's Shooting

Authorities say an Iowa woman accused of shooting her uncle in the ankle has been charged with attempted murder. The Story County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Candace Mosley, of Ames, is being held at the…
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Mahaska Board of Supervisors 8/3/15

Mahaska Board of Supervisors met Monday and again the issue of behavior health took center stage. The supervisors continue to struggle with how best to handle the behavioral health issue since Department of Human Services…
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Oskaloosa Certified As Blue Zones Community

The hard work of many has paid off - Oskaloosa is the latest city in Iowa to become a certified Blue Zones Community. The local leadership team was notified last week that Oskaloosa has met…
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City Council 8/3/15

An update on the Branding Action Plan highlighted the regularly scheduled meeting of the Oskaloosa City Council Monday evening. The meeting began with the community comments. Karen Hafner of Main Street Oskaloosa spoke first, and…
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Oskaloosa Skateboard Competition

Oskaloosa Urban Park hosted their first ever skateboard competition on Saturday August 1st. Oskaloosa history was made when Bryce Plumb (1st place winner in the 12U category) was the first skater ever to perform a…
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Police Request Assistance Locating Wanted Fugitive

The Ottumwa Police Department is requesting the assistance in locating a wanted fugitive. Jason Michael Sines, age 35, is wanted on charges of Harassment and Violation of a Restraining Order out of Wapello County, Iowa. Sines is…
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