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Jury finds Earlville farmer guilty of killing wife with corn rake

BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR An Earlville farmer was found guilty by a Delaware County jury Monday of killing his wife with a corn rake. KCRG TV was in the courtroom as the judge read the verdict to…
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One dead, one injured in workplace accident in Newton

An employee at a wind tower manufacturing plant in Newton was killed and another was injured in an accident Saturday (9/21).  The accident happened at Arcosa Wind Towers at 801 North 19th Avenue East.  A spokesman…
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All Oskaloosa November races uncontested

All of the races for Oskaloosa City Council and School Board in November will be uncontested.  Mayor David Krutzfeldt is running unopposed, as are council members Bob Drost, Steve Burnett and Joe Caligiuri.  As for…
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Sestak campaigns in area

Democratic Presidential contender Joe Sestak may not be making a great impact in nationwide polling, but the former Pennsylvania Congressman says he has reason to be optimistic about his chances of getting the nomination. "Well,…
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Fish kill near Malcom

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has been investigating a fish kill in Poweshiek County.  The fish kill was reported September 11 at Little Bear Creek, a mile west of Malcom.  DNR investigators found high…
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Man who set himself on fire at Des Moines library has died

DESMOINES - Police said the man who set himself on fire Tuesday afternoon at the downtown Des Moines Library has died. Officials evacuated and closed the library located at 1000 Grand Avenue just before 2 p.m.…
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Grassley taking ‘wait and see’ attitude on potential ethanol deal

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s been “hoodwinked” before — and he’s not ready to predict whether ethanol and biodiesel producers will get relief from the federal government. Grassley…
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Ottumwa couple accused of child endangerment

A couple from Ottumwa is accused of leaving their three year old daughter unattended. Monday morning (9/16), Ottumwa Police got a call about a small child left alone in the 300 block of North Court…
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Plans for Oskaloosa early childhood center to be unveiled

Oskaloosa residents will get their first look at design plans for the new Early Childhood Education and Recreation Center at Monday night’s (9/16) Oskaloosa City Council meeting.  At last week’s Oskaloosa School Board meeting, it…
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Gabbard & Bennet to campaign Saturday

Two Democratic presidential candidates will be campaigning in the area on Saturday (9/14).  Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard will hold a town hall Saturday morning at 10 at Gezellig Brewing Company in Newton.  And Colorado US…
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