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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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Ottumwa man dies in weekend crash

An Ottumwa man was killed over the weekend in a one car crash in Van Buren County.  The Iowa State Patrol says 55-year-old Michael Dewayne Lawson was going north on County Road V56 around 11:30…
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Vote Tuesday will kick off sports betting era

 BY DAR DANIELSON Sports gambling will take the final step toward becoming reality Tuesday during a special meeting of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. Commission administrator Brian Ohorilko says the regulators will take a vote…
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Hickenlooper campaigns

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper brought his Presidential campaign to the area Thursday (7/25). The Democrat toured Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa and then held a meet and greet at the Sigourney Café.  Hickenlooper…
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Interpreter for Bahena Rivera paid more than $12,000

An interpreter for the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts has reportedly been paid more than $12,000 by the State of Iowa.  Court documents show that an interpreter for Cristhian Bahena Rivera has worked about…
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Charges pending in rural Mahaska County accident

Charges are pending against an Ottumwa man after a Tuesday (7/23) collision between a semi tractor/trailer and a farm tractor.  The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened around 8:25 am at the 3000…
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Explosion at livestock feed mill in Sheldon

By: O Kay Henderson Radio Iowa News - An explosion rocked a northwest Iowa feed mill Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the explosion at Deluxe Feeds in Sheldon, but the facility was damaged.…
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Knoxville Police led on 34 mile long chase

A man from Des Moines is in custody after leading Knoxville Police on a 34 mile chase with speeds of over 110 miles an hour.  Shortly after 3am Sunday (7/21), Knoxville Police stopped a car…
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