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First public hearings on proposed carbon dioxide pipeline underway

BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR The Iowa Utilities Board is holding several public hearings on a proposed carbon pipeline that would run through 36 Iowa counties. Navigator CO2 Ventures proposes what it calls the Heartland Greenway System…
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Fairfield man arrested after another man dies in Russian Roulette

A Fairfield man is facing charges after a game of Russian Roulette turned deadly.  Back on November 7, Fairfield Police were called to a home about a man who had shot himself in the head. …
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Young Ambassador Contest winners named Tonight

The winners of Oskaloosa’s Young Ambassador Contest will be announced Monday night (11/29) at 6:00 at Penn Central Mall.  25 children ages three through kindergarten have been sponsored by local businesses to raise money for…
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Three officers involved in Centerville shooting identified

The three law enforcement officers involved in a shooting near Centerville this past Sunday (11/21) have been identified. Centerville Police Officers Jacob Downs and Greffe Holmes and Appanoose County Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Buckallew were involved…
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Supreme Court rules against Newton prison inmates

The Iowa Supreme Court rules against a group of inmates at the Newton prison who said their constitutional rights were violated by a delay in getting sex offender treatment need to be considered for parole.…
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Muscatine man charged in North Mahaska High School threats

Charges have been filed against a Muscatine man in connection with social media threats made in September at North Mahaska High School.  Back on September 20, threats against a student and the high school were…
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Painting with Lights turned on

The lights for Oskaloosa’s annual Painting with Lights holiday celebration were turned on Saturday night (11/20) in the downtown area.  Jane Nicholson, owner of Mahaska Drug, was the special guest who turned on the lights…
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Biden appoints Iowa Farm Service Agency chief, Iowa director for U.S.D.A. Rural Development

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - President Biden has appointed the leader of a climate action group and the Democrat who unsuccessfully challenged U.S. Senator Joni Ernst a year ago to the top two U.S.D.A.…
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Oskaloosa Main Street Young Ambassador Contest

Voting is under way for Oskaloosa Main Street’s Young Ambassador Contest.  Deb Bruxvoort with Oskaloosa Main Street says a boy and girl will be invited to be in Oskaloosa’s Lighted Christmas Parade. "So these kids…
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Central Iowa policeman charged with sexually abusing a minor

BY O. KAY HENDERSON A 30-year-old central Iowa man has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a 15-year-old. On Friday, the Pleasantville Police Department asked state agents to investigate allegations that a Pleasantville policeman had…
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