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Ottumwa road construction

Here’s a traffic note for Ottumwa:  Greenwood Drive at the intersection of Ferry Street will be closed to traffic starting Monday morning (7/22).  City crews will be repairing the street.  Drivers will need to use…
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Woman charged in robbery and shootout to accept a plea deal

A woman charged in connection with a police shootout in Ottumwa last August has reached a plea deal.  Ottumwa Police say 37-year-old Tiffany McNeal was charged with burglary, robbery and attempted murder in connection with…
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Keep your pets cool

We’ve talked about how staying indoors in an air-conditioned room and drinking plenty of fluids, is important with the excessive heat.  That’s not only good advice for people, but for your pets, too.  Terry Gott,…
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Two people found dead in Burlington residence

By Steve Hexom, KBUR, Burlington The Burlington Police Department is investigating two deaths that are being called suspicious. Sometime between 11:30 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, the Burlington Police Department was called to do a…
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Weather Service radio remains out in 6 southwest Iowa counties as tornadoes hit

By Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic/photos courtesy of KJAN listener Several funnel clouds and tornadoes menaced southwest Iowa’s Cass County Tuesday afternoon, but residents in a six-county area who rely on weather radio were clueless. The…
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Miller-Meeks explores 4th run for U.S. House seat

By:  O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Ottumwa is exploring a fourth run for a seat in congress. Miller-Meeks, a Republican, ran unsuccessfully against Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack in 2008, 2010…
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Two injured in Poweshiek County crash

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a Sunday night (7/14) crash in Poweshiek County that sent two people to the hospital.  The crash happened just before 5pm at mile marker 191 on eastbound Interstate 80…
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Lawsuit against Grinnell College goes to a federal judge

A federal judge will let a jury decide a lawsuit against Grinnell College that challenges the way the Iowa school handles sexual misconduct complaints. The lawsuit was filed in March 2017 by a male student…
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Woman accused of threatening to kill Jasper County Deputy

A woman from Colfax is in hot water for what she allegedly said to a Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy as he was taking her to jail.  Around noon on July 3, a Deputy was called…
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Woman arrested for OWI & child endangerment

A woman from Washburn is accused of OWI and child endangerment.  The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says around 11:20am on July 6, a witness saw 38-year-old Rachel Storm driving the wrong way on Highway 330N. …
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