Ritenour Testimony to be Heard at Retrial

Testimony from Alicia Ritenour’s first trial for murder will be heard in her re-trial next month.  Ritenour is accused of killing her 18-month-old daughter Ava in 2014.  Last year, a judge ruled that Ritenour had…

Reynolds favors local control of wind turbine locations

BY O. KAY HENDERSON Former Governor Terry Branstad championed statewide standards that overrode local attempts to restrict where livestock confinements may be built, but his successor says she will not propose statewide standards for placement of…

Hero pilot of Flight 232 crash in Sioux City has died

Woody Gottburg, KSCJ, Sioux City RADIO IOWA - Captain Al Haynes, the pilot of United Airlines flight 232 — which crashed in Sioux City in 1989, has died at the age of 87. Larry Finley,…

Life sentence given to man who killed former ISU golfer

By: Grant Gerlock, Iowa Public Radio The man who admitted to stabbing and killing Iowa State University golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena was sentenced to life in prison without parole today. Collin Richards pleaded guilty to the…

Ottumwa Council appoints Lazio interim city administrator

Ottumwa’s mayor is doing double duty.  At a special city council meeting Friday (8/23), Ottumwa Mayor Tom Lazio was appointed interim city administrator.  This after city administrator Andy Morris turned in a letter of resignation…

Poweshiek County storm wasn't a tornado

It wasn’t a tornado.  You’ll remember that several strong storms came through Iowa Tuesday morning (8/20). A tornado was reported near Tracy—one of three in the state.  A homeowner southeast of Grinnell thought his home…

Biden campaigns in Newton

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be campaigning in Newton Wednnesday afternoon (8/21).  The current Democratic front-runner will be at D-MACC’s Maytag Event Complex at 3:00 for a community event.

Semi wreck on Lake Red Rock

By Joe Lancello It was a stormy Tuesday morning (8/20) in the No Coast Network listening area.  Strong storms moved through the region with reports of downed trees and power lines….as well as a reported…

Iowa State Fair breaks attendance record

By: Joe Lancello The Iowa State Fair set a new attendance record, as pleasant weather gave a boost to the usual attractions of food, animals, carnival rides and performances.  Fair officials say that an unofficial…

Mahaska County shares county engineer

Mahaska County has been without a full time county engineer since last November, when Dave Shanahan resigned.  Since then, the County has shared the services of Monroe County Engineer Jeremiah Selby.  But at Monday’s (8/19)…


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