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Ottumwa couple arrested in Nebraska

A married couple from Ottumwa has been arrested in Nebraska and brought back to Iowa to face several criminal charges.  39-year-old Cody Ehrenhard had outstanding warrants on eight counts of failure to appear, one count…
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3 from Mahaska County charged with sexual abuse

Three men from Mahaska County are charged with felony sex abuse from an incident with an underage girl that happened two years ago.  The alleged assault happened in June 2017 in Kalona.  The woman, who…
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Iowa removes files that exposed governor’s personal info

By RYAN J. FOLEY IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s court system has blocked public access to online records detailing Gov. Kim Reynolds’ 2000 drunk driving arrest, saying they inadvertently exposed her sensitive personal information…
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Hedrick woman dies in one vehicle crash

A woman from Hedrick was killed in a one vehicle crash Sunday afternoon (6/9) in Hedrick.  The Iowa State Patrol says 55-year-old Susan Slaney was going east on 142nd Street shortly before 4pm Sunday when her…
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Ottumwa father and son face drug charges

A father and son from Ottumwa were arrested early Thursday (6/6) after law enforcement found drugs in plain sight in the family’s home.  Ottumwa Police were called to a home on Boone Avenue around 2:30am…
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Reynolds, Gregg in Newton Wednesday

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor will be in Newton Wednesday afternoon (6/5).  They'll attend the grand re-opening of Hotel Maytag at 105 North 2nd Avenue East in Newton.  That ceremony starts at 4pm.
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Oskaloosa Water Department gets break on interest rate

The Oskaloosa Municipal Water Department will be saving some money.  The Department took out a loan from the State Revolving Fund (SRF) for water treatment improvements made in 2009 and 2010.  Crystal Brueklander, the Oskaloosa…
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Ottumwa road construction

The intersection of East Main and South Vine Streets in Ottumwa is closed so that construction crews can remove the pavement for the final phase of the East Main Street project.  Traffic will be detoured…
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Iowa Supreme Court affirms Dakota Access pipeline project

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a crude oil pipeline running across Iowa was legally permitted to be built dashing the hopes of a group of farmer landowners who wanted the…
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Marion & Wapello Counties declared disaster areas

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has declared Wapello and Marion Counties plus eight other Iowa counties to be disaster areas in response to heavy rains, straight line winds, hail, tornadoes, widespread flooding and flash flooding that…
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