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One of Heckethorn's trials delayed

The trial for an Ottumwa man accused of attempted murder has now been pushed back to February.  19-year-old Jacob Heckethorn is accused of shooting 61-year-old Clifford Collett, Senior in the chest in August of last…
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Osky school board meets

The Oskaloosa School Board holds its monthly meeting Tuesday night (8/13).  The Board will consider buying a wireless access system for the Middle School and also give an update on the School District’s goals. Tuesday…
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American Wind Week

This week (August 11-17) is American Wind Week.  It’s part of a statewide effort across the state to promote local investments in wind energy.  Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt has signed a proclamation recognizing American Wind…
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2019 Iowa State Fair’s Ugliest Cakes ‘you can’t unsee’

BY O. KAY HENDERSON Judges reviewed a few dozen hideous masterpieces at the Iowa State Fair yesterday. The Ugliest Cake Contest entries from bakers between the ages of seven and 17 ranged from a dissected frog…
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Butter Sesame Street characters to join traditional Iowa State Fair cow

 Story and Photo by Dennis Morrice, (KLEM, Le Mars) RADIO IOWA - The iconic “butter cow” has been a part of the annual Iowa State Fair since 1911 and Sarah Pratt of West Des Moines…
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Future Ready Iowa

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds wants Iowans to get ahead in the workplace. That's why the Legislature has passed the Future Ready Iowa initiative.  The Governor says: "It has a goal of having 70{99cd714f394079a7f0ed2eb1518dd31342ff3ceb5b6c267c3ad8acd5b5a7d66b} of Iowans…
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2 found dead in a rail car near Centerville

Law enforcement says two bodies were found in a rail car that had carried about 100 tons of steel from Mexico to south-central Iowa.  Iowa Southern Railway workers discovered the bodies Friday (8/2) when decoupling…
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Farm accident fatality

A man from rural Lynnville was killed Friday morning (8/2) in a farm accident.  The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year-old Benjamin Van Wyk had become entangled in a sweep auger inside a grain bin…
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Shooting suspect wants bail reduced

A man from Agency accused of shooting his father wants his bond reduced.  36-year-old David Nordyke III was charged with attempted murder in the July 8 shooting of David Nordyke Junior.  Nordyke III has been…
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Southern Iowa Speedway season championships Wednesday

Wednesday night’ (7/31) is the final night of racing for the season at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa.  Season point champions will be crowned in five different divisions.  Hot laps start at 7pm with…
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