LOCAL NEWS

Attempted murder in Agency

He tried to kill his father.  A man from Agency is in custody after a shooting Monday night (7/9) in Agency.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says it was called around 9:45pm about a man…
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Thomas murder trial delayed

An Ottumwa woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter is having her murder trial pushed back. 23-year-old Kelsie Thomas is charged with first degree murder in the death of 5-year-old Cloe Chandler last July.  Thomas…
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Work release inmate at large

Wapello County law enforcement is looking for an inmate who was on work release and didn’t come back.  32-year-old Aidan Alan Edward Miller was supposed to return to the Ottumwa Residential Facility on Wednesday (7/3). …
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Sigourney turns 175

Sigourney is celebrating a birthday.  The city turns 175 years old on Friday (7/5), but the celebration is starting Wednesday night (7/3) and will be combined with Independence Day celebrations.  Julie Tremmel, a member of…
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Klobuchar campaigns in Oskaloosa and Ottumwa

Democratic Presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar brought her campaign to Oskaloosa and Ottumwa Tuesday (7/2).  The Minnesota US Senator says one issue she wants to tackle is high prescription drug prices. Klobuchar says one way to…
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Knoxville accidental death

A Knoxville man died Saturday afternoon (6/29) when a trailer fell off a jack and landed on top of him. Knoxville Police say 53-year-old Richard Shilling had been working on a trailer around 5:30 Saturday…
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Van Hemert sentencing delayed

Luke Van Hemert’s sentencing has been delayed.  The Oskaloosa man was convicted of second degree murder in April for the March 2018 death of William Penn University basketball player Marquis Todd.  Van Hemert’s sentencing was…
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Oskaloosa Kiwanis receives $40,000 Donation

The Oskaloosa Community Development Foundation made a big donation to the Oskaloosa Kiwanis Club Monday (6/24).  The Foundation presented a check for over $40,000 to go toward the Kiwanis playground project at Edmundson Park.  The…
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Bahena Rivera murder trial moved back to November

The trial for a Mexican national accused of first-degree murder in the abduction and killing of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts has been delayed.  25-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera will now face trial November 11 in Sioux City.…
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4-month-old dies from injuries; mother's boyfriend charged with murder

Here’s an update to a story the No Coast Network has been following.  A man from rural Sigourney has now been charged with murder…accused of killing his girlfriend's four-month-old son.  A criminal complaint says 21-year-old…
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