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New trail opens at Lake Red Rock

Attention bikers, walkers and nature lovers:  The newest section of the Volksweg Trail at Lake Red Rock is now complete and open to the public.  This extension adds an additional 2.5 miles of trail from…
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Storms damage trees; Callers overload 911

Strong storms moved through the No Coast Network listening area late Monday morning (8/10) into the noon hour.  Mahaska County E-911 Director Jamie Robinson says several trees were knocked down in the county, but no…
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Two arrested after crashing vehicle into Muscatine Police HQ

Two men are facing several charges after authorities say they tried to crash a vehicle into the Muscatine Police headquarters. Muscatine Police say the two men from Muscatine were arrested early Sunday (8/9) after their…
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More people now eligible for rent and mortgage help through state pandemic program

BY DAR DANIELSON RADIO IOWA - The Iowa Finance Authority says more people could now be eligible to receive assistance through their COVID-19 Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention program. Spokesperson Ashley Jared says those who were ineligible…
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Unemployment claims drop for third straight week

BY DAR DANIELSON RADIO IOWA - Unemployment claims are down for the third straight week.  Iowa Workforce Development says the number of ongoing unemployment claims dropped by 5,072 in the last week — and are down…
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Economist predicts revenue for corn farmers will hit 14-year low

BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR RADIO IOWA NEWS - An analysis prepared for the National Corn Growers Association concludes American corn farmers will lose $89 an acre in revenue this year — due to the pandemic. “There…
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Coronavirus drug trial volunteers needed

BY MATT KELLEY RADIO IOWA NEWS - Testing is now underway on a potential coronavirus vaccine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The first batch of volunteer patients was given doses of the experimental…
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Sculpture workshop opening in Oskaloosa

FACE—Fine Arts and Cultural Events—of Mahaska County will be opening a sculpture workshop as an expansion of the Oskaloosa Art Center.  Artist Matt Kargol tells the No Coast Network what’s in the workshop. "We have…
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Former KBOE sportscaster Lance Renaud dies

One-time KBOE sports broadcaster Lance Renaud has died at a Marshalltown hospital.  Renaud also worked at radio and television stations in Ottumwa and also worked in Bloomfield before moving to Marshalltown in 2000.  He was…
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Blakesburg man charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile

A Blakesburg man is accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile.  Around 6:15pm Tuesday (7/28), the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department took a report of a juvenile who had been sexually assaulted.  On Wednesday (7/29), a search…
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