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Goodwill closing in Oskaloosa & Grinnell

Oskaloosa’s Goodwill store at Penn Central Mall will not re-open.  A statement from Goodwill of Central Iowa says that due to effects of COVID-19, they are closing their stores in Oskaloosa and Grinnell.  The statement…
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Oskaloosa school year starts August 24

Oskaloosa Schools won’t start the school year early.  At Tuesday night’s (5/12) meeting, the Oskaloosa School Board voted to start the 2020-21 school year on August 24.  That’s the day that was set by the…
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Two Poweshiek County residents die from COVID-19

Two Poweshiek County residents have died from the coronavirus.  The Iowa Department of Public Health says the two are among 18 Iowans reported dead Tuesday (5/12) from coronavirus.  No details about the victims’ ages have…
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Osky School Board meets Tuesday

The Oskaloosa School Board will consider adjusting its calendar for the upcoming school year at Tuesday night’s (5/12) meeting.  Governor Reynolds has allowed Iowa school districts to start the school year earlier than the mandatory…
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Discussion on bypass study

There was an online meeting Monday (5/11) concerning a BUILD Grant application for the Oskaloosa area.  The City of Oskaloosa, Mahaska County and Mahaska Chamber and Development Group want to study building a bypass that…
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Test Iowa coming to Ottumwa

With the increase in coronavirus cases in Wapello County in recent weeks, Governor Kim Reynolds announced Monday (5/11) that a Test Iowa site would be opening in Ottumwa.  Testing at The Beach Ottumwa will be Wednesday…
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Spray sentencing delayed

Here’s an update to a story the No Coast Network told you earlier.  A man accused of robbing a bank in Packwood has had his sentencing delayed.  29-year-old Ethan Spray of Ottumwa pleaded guilty in…
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Freeze coming overnight

Jack Frost is going to pay us a visit overnight.  The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for early Saturday morning (5/9) for Keokuk and Poweshiek Counties.  The rest of the No Coast…
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Iowa needs poll workers for June primary election

With Iowa’s primary election coming up June 2, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate says poll workers will be needed. "It's a paid position when you help out as a poll worker.  It's also a…
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Governor Reynolds to meet with President Trump

Governor Kim Reynolds will not hold her daily news conference Wednesday (5/6).  She will be flying to Washington to meet with President Trump. "I will be going to give him an update on what we're…
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