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Market St. Bridge Work Continues

April 28, 2017 - Ottumwa, Iowa –   Traffic will be reduced to two lanes, one lane of travel in each direction, beginning May 1, 2017, weather permitting. The bridge contractor will begin work to paint the…
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Another Baby Turned Over Under Iowa Safe Haven Law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say another newborn has been turned over to state custody under Iowa's safe haven law. The Iowa Human Services Department said in a news release Friday the infant was…
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Drum Corps Mid-America Competition Marching into Lacey Recreation Complex

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – It’s time to mark your calendars! William Penn University’s Athletic Bands program has announced that a competitive marching and music event will return to Oskaloosa at a much higher level than ever…
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Marshalltown Man Charged With Stabbing Death

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Marshalltown man has been stabbed to death. Police say in a news release that officers and medics called to a Marshalltown residence found the wounded man around 12:55…
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Authorities ID Man Whose Body Was Found in Des Moines River

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines authorities have released the name of a man whose body was recovered from the Des Moines River. Police identified him as 52-year-old Robert Webb, who lived in Des…
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Man's Body Found in Des Moines River, Police Say

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Des Moines have recovered the body of a man from the Des Moines River. The body was spotted around 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Police won't release the name of…
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Ottumwa Teacher Arrested For Sexual Exploitation

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Ottumwa Police Department received a call from personnel from the Ottumwa Community School District regarding a high school teacher having an inappropriate relationship with a…
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Circus Returns to Bridge View Center

Ottumwa, IA: Bridge View Center is proud to announce the return of Circus Pages Circus on Sunday, May 7th for two shows at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM.   Circus Pages, produced by Jose Pages…
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FAMM Hails Passage of Iowa Sentencing Reform Bill

The Iowa House early this morning unanimously approved SF 445 after adding important sentencing reform provisions that FAMM and other advocates have promoted. The bill now moves to the Senate, where it is expected to…
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2 on Aircraft Walk Away After it Plunges Back to Ground

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two men walked away after their aircraft plunged more than 500 feet before crashing near an airport in south-central Iowa. The crash was reported about 1:45 p.m. Monday near…
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