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Second suspect in Ottumwa burglaries arrested

Ottumwa Police have found the second suspect in a series of burglaries.  24-year-old Trenton O’Brien of Ottumwa was arrested Friday morning (9/27) on several charges of third degree burglary, as well as failing to register…
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Grinnell hosts Prairiepalooza on Sunday

By: Joe Lancello Grinnell is introducing a new music festival on Sunday (9/29).  Prairiepalooza is a free event at Central Park featuring several country artists with Love & Theft as the headliners.  Kendra Martin with…
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DNR hosts annual volunteer day at state parks

BY MATT KELLEY Hundreds of Iowans will be heading to their nearest state park this weekend, not for recreation but to go to work. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is holding its annual statewide Volunteer…
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Ottumwa Police arrest one, seek another for series of thefts

Ottumwa Police have one man in custody and are seeking another in connection with a series of thefts. On September 18, Ottumwa Police responded to a report of found property on the city’s south side. …
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Lake Keomah water quality

The Mahaska Soil and Water Conservation District is interested in working with owners and farm operators of land in the Lake Keomah Watershed to improve the lake’s water quality.  If you have land that drains…
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Man pleads guilty to throwing water on Congressman King

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - A Colorado man accused of assaulting Republican Congressman Steve King with water in March is pleading guilty to one count of assaulting a member of congress. Twenty-seven-year-Blake Gibbons has…
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Reynolds says Grassley was ‘bad cop’ during Oval Office meeting on ethanol

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - Republican Governor Kim Reynolds held her annual fundraiser Saturday night, using the event to denounce the Democrats running for president and make a pitch for Donald Trump’s reelection. But…
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Fish kill near Malcom

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has been investigating a fish kill in Poweshiek County.  The fish kill was reported September 11 at Little Bear Creek, a mile west of Malcom.  DNR investigators found high…
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Man who set himself on fire at Des Moines library has died

DESMOINES - Police said the man who set himself on fire Tuesday afternoon at the downtown Des Moines Library has died. Officials evacuated and closed the library located at 1000 Grand Avenue just before 2 p.m.…
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Oskaloosa Fire Chief Neff Retiring

Oskaloosa Fire Chief Mark Neff says he’s retiring.  Neff broke the news at Monday’s (9/16) Oskaloosa City Council meeting.  He says he’ll be taking a job with the State Fire Marshal’s Office.  Neff says it…
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