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)…

How big will the sports betting market be?

BY DAR DANIELSON RADIO IOWA - Sports gambling got underway in Iowa Thursday at the casinos which are already cleared to take bets. Iowa Gambling Treatment program manager, Eric Preuss , says there’s one big question about…

Buttigieg speaks in Oskaloosa

It was the largest gathering to see a Presidential candidate in Oskaloosa so far this campaign season. Over a hundred people came to hear South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg make his case for the…

Oskaloosa Schools want to build enrollment

The Oskaloosa School Board revealed its priorities for the upcoming school year at Tuesday night’s (8/13) monthly Board meeting.  One of those priorities is to reduce the number of students leaving the Oskaloosa district via…


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