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Washington Couple Arrested For Child Endangerment Death

Yesterday, October 19th, 29 year-old Ambrashia Marie Chrzan, along with 36-year-old  Anthony Lamont McCoy, of Riverside, Iowa were taken into custody for the November 9, 2016, death of a minor. After a joint investigation by…
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Orionid Meteor Shower Show Peaks This Weekend

October may be best known for pumpkins, fall weather and haunted houses, but the month is also prime time for meteor showers. Budding astronomers and stargazers will want to mark their calendars for the peak of the Orionid…
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Iowa DOT Facilities Readying Resources for Winter

It's been sunny and relatively warm with temperatures comfortably sitting in the 60s this past week, but Iowa Department of Transportation employees are busy preparing for winter. Craig Bargfrede is the DOT's winter operations administrator…
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Washington Police Investigate Theft from Stewart Boosters

The Washington Police Department received a call from the Washington School District in early October reference a theft of monies from the Stewart Boosters. The Washington Police Department investigated the report and have charged 32-year-old…
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Local 'Dreamers' Affected by Executive Order

Karen Ventura and Hector Briceno share a similar story. They came to the U.S. when they were children and grew up in the states. Both consider this their home. In 2012, both obtained Deferred Action…
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Drug Take Back Day Slated for October 28

On Saturday, October 28, from 10 AM to 2 PM the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 14th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft…
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Bank Iowa Moving Into Pella With Another Location

A former Casey's building at the corner of Washington and and Main Street sold in auction to Bank Iowa. The address of 640 Washington was home to a Casey's General Store for some time, until…
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Albia Teacher Faces Charges Again After Sexual Exploitation

A southern Iowa teacher accused of having sex with a student faces new charges after his previous arrest in June. Court records show 29-year-old Zachary Simpson entered a not-guilty plea to sexual exploitation by a…
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Renovations Completed for McMillen Building

Oskaloosa Downtown Development, LLC (ODD) will host an Open House at the McMillen Block Building (formerly Swim’s), 210 1 st Ave. E., Oskaloosa, Friday, Oct. 13, from 4-7 pm. ODD is celebrating the restoration and…
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Iowa DNR Releasing Trout for Fall Urban Fishing Program

Seventeen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each location as part of its cool…
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