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More than 340 Iowa Schools struggling

State Education Officials say more than 340 Iowa schools have been identified as struggling.  The Iowa Department of Education said in a report released Tuesday (12/18) that 34 schools need comprehensive improvement for all students…
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One person injured in a two vehicle accident Monday night

A woman from Des Moines was injured in a two vehicle crash Monday night (12/17) in Pleasantville.  The Iowa State Patrol says 30-year-old Lasharee Robinson was trying to turn south on to State Highway 5…
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Lake Red Rock ice conditions are unstable

If you’re thinking about going on to the ice on Lake Red Rock, don’t.  The US Army Corps of Engineers says ice has begun to form on the shoreline and bays around the lake---but ice…
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Ottumwa middle school student charged

A 13-year-old middle school student from Ottumwa has been charged with a felony after she allegedly brought a knife to Evans Middle School last month.  Ottumwa Police say the girl was arrested last week and…
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Former North Mahaska Warhawk is part of IHSAA basketball hall of fame

Former North Mahaska standout Grant Stout is part of the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s basketball hall of fame class for 2019.  Stout was a four year starter for the Warhawks and a two-time all-state…
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A Leighton man was killed in a hunting accident this past weekend

A man from Leighton was killed Sunday afternoon (12/9) in a hunting accident near Lake Red Rock.  The Iowa DNR and Marion County Sheriff’s Office say 23-year-old Blake Schroder of Leighton was hit by a…
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A Mahaska County man has died after his dump truck rolled

A man has died after his dump truck rolled into the ditch Friday morning (12/7) south of New Sharon. The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office says 68-year-old Donald Wonderlich of Ollie, Iowa was going north on…
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Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter holding an open house on Saturday

The Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter in Oskaloosa is holding an open house Saturday (12/8) at its new location at 1716 Pella Avenue.  Terry Gott with the Shelter says pet adoptions have been up in recent…
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Oskaloosa ready for second stage of revitalization

Oskaloosa city planners are ready for the second stage of their downtown facade revitalization program.  This phase will cover businesses on the west side of Oskaloosa's downtown square.  Architect Tyler Baumgarten with Curtis Architecture in…
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Musco provided special lighting for President George H.W. Bush's funeral

"Our team is proud to have the opportunity to be a part of recognizing somebody who has been this great for our country." That's Musco Lighting President Joe Crookham talking about the Oskaloosa-based company providing…
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