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Indian Hills Community College Awarded $14,927 From U.S. Soccer Foundation

OTTUMWA, IA – Indian Hills Community College today announced it has been awarded a $14,927 grant from the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the national model for sports-based youth development programs in underserved communities. This grant is…
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Second St. Railroad Crossing Closed This Week

Ottumwa, Iowa –   Motorists are advised that Norris Asphalt Paving crews will be working on the railroad crossing on West Second Street starting at 7 A.M. this Thursday, May 11.  During this work, Second Street…
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Woman Charged With Slaying of Stepfather in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines woman has been accused of fatally shooting her stepfather. Police say officers responding to a call about a shooting Monday afternoon found the body of 49-year-old Anthony…
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Ottumwa/Wapello County Solid Waste Commission to Offer Compost Tumblers at Half Price

May 3, 2017 - Ottumwa, Iowa – As part of the Environmental Management Systems Program The Ottumwa/Wapello County Solid Waste Commission will offer compost tumblers at half price to promote good yard waste management. This…
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Man Once Convicted in 2009 Iowa Slaying Reaches Plea Deal

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man once convicted of killing an Iowa City landlord in 2009 has made a deal to plead guilty. A motion submitted Thursday in Johnson County District Court doesn't say…
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New Trial Ordered for Man Convicted of Killing Ex-Girlfriend

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A new trial has been ordered for a Cedar Rapids man who'd been convicted of stabbing to death his former girlfriend. The Iowa Court of Appeals said in its ruling…
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Another Person Charged with Burning "The Bridges of Madison County" Bridge in Iowa

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — A third person has been arrested in the burning of a covered Iowa bridge featured in the novel "The Bridges of Madison County." Madison County Sheriff Jason Barnes said Tuesday that…
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Quilting Group Donates 44 Works of Art to Mahaska Health Partnership Patients

The Helping Hands Quilt Group gets together once a month and donates their finished quilts to various non-profit organizations. Each quilt is truly a work of art.   The group recently donated 44 beautiful quilts…
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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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