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First coronavirus patient admitted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Officials at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, reported on Wednesday that they have admitted a presumptive case of COVID-19. The patient, who is reported to be in critical condition, is…
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One arrested in Wapello County shooting

A man is in custody after law enforcement says he shot a gun at a house west of Ottumwa.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says it received a 911 call around 1:30am Sunday (3/8) about…
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Three presumptive positive cases of Covid-19 identified in Iowa

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA NEWS - State officials have announced the first three presumptive positive cases of Covid-19 — the novel coronavirus — in Iowa. According to a news release from the governor’s office,…
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Ryals pleads guilty in 2019 shooting

A Wapello County man is awaiting sentencing for drunkenly firing a rifle and wounding a woman inside her home instead of a deer he'd hoped to kill. Court records say 35-year-old Lee Ryals pleaded guilty…
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Red Flag Warning for listening area

Thursday (3/5) will be windy and it could be dangerous.  The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the No Coast Network listening area starting at noon today until 6pm.  A combination…
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Grinnell standoff update

Two schools in Grinnell were locked down Tuesday (3/3) after someone reported spotting a suspicious person near one of them. Grinnell-Newburg Superintendent Janet Stutz says the district office was notified around 8:40 a.m. that the…
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Lockdown in Grinnell

Two schools in Grinnell were locked down Tuesday after someone reported spotting a suspicious person near one of them. Grinnell-Newburg Superintendent Janet Stutz says the district office was notified around 8:40 a.m. that the person…
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Senator Ernst visits Oskaloosa

Iowa US Senator Joni Ernst was in Oskaloosa Saturday (2/29) as she began her annual 99 County Tour of the state.  Ernst spoke to several business owners and heard about their concerns. "Health insurance, quality…
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Early snowmelt helping Missouri River flood outlook

BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR The risk of spring flooding along the Missouri River in western Iowa remains above normal, according to the National Weather Service’s second spring flood outlook, released Thursday. The next few weeks look…
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Ottumwa man injured in one vehicle crash

An Ottumwa man was injured Wednesday night (2/26) when his car slid down an embankment and hit a tree.  First responders were called just after 6pm to the Eddyville exit off Highway 63.  The Iowa…
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