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Pet Adopt-A-Thon in Oskaloosa Saturday

The Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter in Oskaloosa will hold a Pet Adopt-A-Thon Saturday (5/1) from 10am until 3pm at Penn Central Mall.  Shelter Director Terry Gott says there will be exhibits from pet-related businesses and…
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Sigourney man guilty of trying to abduct a child

A Sigourney man has been convicted of trying to kidnap a child.  A Wapello County jury found 28-year-old Matthew Reynolds guilty of attempted enticement of a minor.  Prosecutors say in October 2018, Reynolds approached a…
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Reynolds signs bill expanding Iowa's broadband

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law Wednesday (4/28) that establishes a statewide grant program designed to provide high-speed internet to areas currently lacking the technology. Reynolds made internet access improvements one of…
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Powerful Iowa companies got state testing help, records show

By RYAN J. FOLEY IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Gov. Kim Reynolds’ administration arranged coronavirus testing at the office of the governor’s biggest campaign donors, it was the first time in weeks and last time ever…
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Groundbreaking for new Mahaska County 911 system

Ground was broken Monday (4/26) on the first part of a new 911 communications system for Mahaska County.  A radio tower will be built at the County’s shop in New Sharon.  Mahaska County EMA 911…
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Iowa turns down 22,000 coronavirus vaccines

Iowa has asked the federal government to withhold more than one-quarter of its allotment of coronavirus vaccines this week because demand for the shots has waned across the state. The Iowa Department of Public Health told the…
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Meet Ottumwa

The Greater Ottumwa Convention and Visitors Bureau has a new name and a new message.  The CVB is rebranding itself as Meet Ottumwa, with the slogan “Where Iowa Meets the World.”  Meet Ottumwa executive director…
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Reynolds encourages Iowans to get COVID-19 vaccine

Gov. Kim Reynolds implored Iowans on Wednesday to get vaccinated for COVID-19, however she refused to acknowledge that slowing demand for the shots is greatest in Republican parts of the state or that there’s a…
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Another cold night in store

It’s going to be another cold night in the No Coast Network listening area.  Another Freeze Warning starts at midnight until 9am Thursday (4/22). Below freezing temperatures are expected and those temperatures and frost can…
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Bibby and Cook sentenced for 2018 shootout with Ottumwa Police

Two men convicted of getting into a shootout with Ottumwa Police in 2018 were sentenced Monday (4/19).  35-year-old Michael Bibby of Ottumwa was sentenced to 60 years for attempted murder, first degree burglary, first degree…
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