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Iowa will not enforce ban on school mask mandates as new appeal filed

BY O. KAY HENDERSON Officials in several Iowa school districts have announced temporary mask requirements for students have ended after a panel of federal judges issued a ruling on Iowa’s statewide ban on school mask mandates.…
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Goodale and Miller hearings delayed

A court hearing for two Fairfield teens accused of murder has been delayed.  16-year-old Jeremy Goodale and 16-year-old Willard Miller are accused of killing 66-year-old Nohema Graber last November.  Goodale and Miller are charged as…
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Environmental Learning Center hosts tea party

Kids aged five and under are invited to a tea party next week at the Environmental Learning Center in Oskaloosa.  The Stuffed Animal Tea Party will be Tuesday, February 1 from 10 to 11am as…
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City of Ottumwa Sets Hearing for Reduction in Levy Rates

The City of Ottumwa has set a public hearing for Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 5:30PM in Council Chambers.  The City is required to pass a resolution establishing their maximum property tax dollars for certain…
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Kaufmann tables 2022 discussion of eminent domain changes

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - The chairman of an Iowa House committee says after “careful consideration,” he’s decided now is not the time to change state law governing when property may be seized for…
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A record 35,320 new Iowa business starts in 2021

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA -  State data shows a record number of new businesses were launched in Iowa last year. Iowa law requires documents to be filed when a new business is formed in…
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State roadways all listed with normal winter driving conditions

BY DAR DANIELSON RDIO IOWA - Travel on the state’s roadways is back to what you’d normally expect in January after the big weekend storm that dumped more than one foot of snow in some areas.…
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US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Osceola, IA Taco Bell Overtime Dispute

The Supreme Court announced it will consider whether an  hourly fast-food worker from Osceola, Iowa, who alleges that she was denied overtime pay, is required to take her proposed wage-and-hour class-action lawsuit against a large…
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Snow Emergencies issued

A few cities in the No Coast Network listening area have declared Snow Emergencies.  In Oskaloosa, a Snow Emergency starts at 6pm Friday (1/14) until noon Saturday (1/15).  A Snow Emergency has been declared for…
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Coronavirus Update

There’s been a large jump in coronavirus cases and deaths in Iowa over the past week.  As of Tuesday, another 182 Iowans have died from COVID-19, including three from Wapello County and two each from…
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