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Oskaloosa City Band resumes performances

After a one year break because of coronavirus concerns, the Oskaloosa City Band is once again performing on Thursday nights in the town square.  Kevin Arnold is a member of the band’s clarinet section. "It's…
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Heat Advisory Today

Today (6/17) is going to be the hottest day so far this year.  The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory starting at 1pm until 8pm for the No Coast Network listening area, as…
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Cedar Rapids man charged with killing family blames masked intruder

A 20-year-old college student charged with killing his parents and younger sister in their family home in Iowa told police that a masked intruder was to blame for the shooting deaths, according to a criminal…
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Woman accused of threatening to blow up Wapello County Attorney's Office

An Ottumwa woman was arrested after allegedly threatening to blow up the Wapello County Attorney’s Office.  According to court records, 30-year-old Siearre J’Ashea Smith was said to be upset over a forfeiture case.  The document…
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Cargill to build new chemical plant in Eddyville

Cargill and a German company are teaming up to build a chemical plant in Eddyville that will allow them to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Jon Veldhouse is Cargill’s business development manager for the project. "Cargill…
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New campaign urges Iowans to get COVID-19 vaccine

State officials have launched a new P-R campaign to encourage more Iowans to get a Covid-19 shot. Two ads are running on radio, T-V and online. One features scenes of summer activities and a message…
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Tip line set up to aid search for Montezuma boy

Law enforcement have set up a tip line to help find a boy who vanished from a Montezuma trailer park days before his 11th birthday. The FBI and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are…
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One week since Xavior Harrelson disappearance

A boy who vanished from a rural Iowa trailer park days before his 11th birthday is still missing a week later, as state and federal investigators continued Thursday to look into what happened to him.…
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Governor says JBS plant in Ottumwa close to full production after cyber attack

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA NEWS - All regular shifts are on Thursday at the JBS meatpacking plant in Marshalltown that had some production disrupted this week after a company-wide cyber attack. However, the slaughtering…
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11-year-old Xavior Harrelson still missing

The search for a missing Montezuma boy who was last seen late Thursday morning (5/27) continues in Poweshiek County.  Hundreds of volunteers turned out Sunday (5/30) on Xavior Harrelson's 11th birthday to search in areas…
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