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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…
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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…
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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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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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