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July 4 fireworks

Here's a reminder about local fireworks laws. In the City of Oskaloosa, it’s illegal to use fireworks at any time.  Fireworks are allowed in Mahaska County.  In Ottumwa, you can use fireworks only on July 4…
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Officials investigating small plane crash in Lamoni

Officials in south-central Iowa responded Thursday (7/1) to a small plane crash at the Lamoni Municipal Airport. Reports of the crash came in around 8 a.m. Thursday, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office told television station KCCI. First…
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Woman sentenced for conspiring to damage pipeline in Mahaska & Wapello Counties

A Des Moines woman has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for conspiring to damage the Dakota Access Pipeline in Mahaska and Wapello Counties.  39-year-old Jessica Rae Reznicek was also ordered to pay…
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Races Canceled

Tonight's (6-30) races at Southern Iowa Speedway have been canceled due to excessive moisture from the recent rain.
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Gun deaths rising in Iowa

Gun deaths are surging in Iowa as a law is set to go into effect Thursday that will allow people to more easily buy handguns and carry them in public without training or a permit. A record…
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Xavior Harrelson benefit concert Tonight

There’s going to be a benefit concert tonight (6/29) for Xavior Harrelson.  He’s the 11-year-old Montezuma boy who has been missing since May 27.  The concert will be at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds in Grinnell…
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Biofuels supporters disappointed by court ruling on RFS exemptions

BY DAR DANIELSON The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling that now leaves open an option for refineries to apply for blending exemptions for renewable fuels. The executive director of the Iowa Renewable…
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Iowa to deploy up to 30 officers to Texas

Iowa will send up to 30 state police officers on a two-week deployment to Texas after Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds agreed to a request from GOP governors to help fight crime at the U.S.-Mexico border,…
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Three arrested after chase involving a stolen car

Three people are in custody after a chase involving a stolen vehicle and an attempt to flee from law enforcement.  Around 5:25pm Wednesday (6/23), Wapello County Sheriff’s Deputies were told that Mahaska County law enforcement…
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Oskaloosa School Board accepts Jenkins' resignation

The Oskaloosa School Board accepted the resignation of high school football head coach Jake Jenkins at Wednesday night’s (6/23) special board meeting.  The vote was 5-2 in favor, with Charlie Comfort and Amanda McGraw voting…
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