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King says he wishes he’d made abortion argument in ‘softer way’

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - Republican Congressman Steve King today said he wishes he had phrased a recent statement about abortion differently, but he said the statement “was objectively honest and accurate.” Last week,…
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Bahena Rivera waives right to speedy trial

He doesn’t want a speedy trial.  A Poweshiek County Judge Friday (8/23) accepted Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s waiver of his right to a speedy trial for murder in the death last year of Mollie Tibbetts.  A…
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Reynolds visits Lake Belva Deer State Park

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds was in Sigourney Thursday (8/22) to visit Lake Belva Deer State Park.  She says her visit was in advance of next year being the 100th anniversary of the State Park System.  Reynolds…
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Protest

There was a peaceful protest outside of an Oskaloosa business Thursday (8/22).  The Tri-State Workers Coalition is unhappy with the safety practices and record of Bridge City Construction of Ottumwa, a contractor that has been hired…
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Poweshiek County storm wasn't a tornado

It wasn’t a tornado.  You’ll remember that several strong storms came through Iowa Tuesday morning (8/20). A tornado was reported near Tracy—one of three in the state.  A homeowner southeast of Grinnell thought his home…
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3 arrested in Oskaloosa woman's death

Here’s an update to a story the No Coast Network has been following.  Three people were arrested Tuesday (8/20) in connection with the death of Ashley Shafer of Oskaloosa earlier this month.  The Iowa Department…
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Semi wreck on Lake Red Rock

By Joe Lancello It was a stormy Tuesday morning (8/20) in the No Coast Network listening area.  Strong storms moved through the region with reports of downed trees and power lines….as well as a reported…
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Iowa State Fair breaks attendance record

By: Joe Lancello The Iowa State Fair set a new attendance record, as pleasant weather gave a boost to the usual attractions of food, animals, carnival rides and performances.  Fair officials say that an unofficial…
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Mahaska County shares county engineer

Mahaska County has been without a full time county engineer since last November, when Dave Shanahan resigned.  Since then, the County has shared the services of Monroe County Engineer Jeremiah Selby.  But at Monday’s (8/19)…
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Trump, Biden top State Fair straw poll

During the Iowa State Fair, you may have taken part in a straw poll for the 2020 Presidential race.  According to the final tally from Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, President Donald Trump got…
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