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Eggs and Issues focuses on mental health

Mental health in Mahaska County and the State of Iowa will be the topic of Saturday’s (1/25 Eggs and Issues at Smokey Row Coffee in Oskaloosa.  Lance Roorda, Heather Gross and Jane Busch will be…
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Heckethorn sentenced to 50 years

An Ottumwa man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for murder.  21-year-old Jacob Heckethorn was convicted last November for second degree murder in the August 2018 death of William Shettlesworth.  Heckethorn will be…
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Another delay sought in Bahena Rivera murder trial

Defense lawyers for the man charged in the killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts are asking for his trial to be delayed. Lawyers for Cristhian Bahena Rivera say they need to delay the…
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Ottumwa Historic Preservation Committee meets

The Ottumwa Historic Preservation Commission will hold a public meeting Wednesday night (1/22) to discuss putting the Agassiz School on the National Register of Historic Places.  The Agassiz School was built in 1941 as the…
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Fill The Boot fundraiser for Oskaloosa Fire Department

Some Oskaloosa businesses have a fireman’s boot in their stores and they’d like you to put some money inside those boots.  Adam Haroldson with the Oskaloosa Fire Department tells us why. "We're raising money for…
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Snowfall totals

So how much snow did we get from Friday’s (1/17) storm?  The National Weather Service didn’t give a report for Oskaloosa, but 6 and a half inches was reported five miles south of Pella, five…
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Albia woman charged with attempted murder

A woman from Albia is accused of attempted murder as part of a plot to kill an Ottumwa man.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Stacy Crabbe was arrested Wednesday (1/15).  The arrest report…
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Old Knoxville VA campus will become housing

Knoxville and Marion County officials have announced plans for the old Veterans Administration campus.  Documents were signed Wednesday (1/15) that give the city and county control of the 153 acre property.  Marion County Board Chairman…
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Ottumwa chooses two city administrator finalists

The City of Ottumwa has announced the two finalists for the vacant City Administrator position.  They are Joseph Gaa, the current city administrator in Dickinson, North Dakota and Phillip Rath, the former city administrator in…
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Winter Weather Advisory early Wednesday

If you’re going to be driving overnight or early Wednesday morning (1/15), be ready for some freezing drizzle.  A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the No Coast Network listening area from 1am Wednesday…
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