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Marion County Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation

In February 2017, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received information that a Twin Cedars Community High School (Bussey, IA) teacher was having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office initiated an…
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Arrest Made in March Homicide

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest on July 13 regarding the homicide of Jose Luis C. Ramirez Berber on March 6, 2017.  Ramirez Berber was discovered deceased inside his residence. This arrest…
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Oskaloosa Native Returns for Weekend Festivities

An Oskaloosa native is returning back to the city for festivities this weekend. Steve Bell grew up in Oskaloosa and was an Oskaloosa graduate in 1954. From there he went on to Central College for…
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Mahaska County Sheriff's Office Warns of Black Bear

Mid-morning on Wednesday, July 12, the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office had received a report of a black bear walking in a soybean field north of Oskaloosa. The partying reporting the sighting spotted the bear at…
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Four Dogs Locked in Vehicle

The Ottumwa Police Department was notified a day after the incident occurred  involving four dogs on Saturday, July 8th. In the 100 Block of Church Street in Ottumwa, four dogs had been locked in a vehicle and…
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Man Assaults Jasper County Deputies

A man was arrested in the 5700 block of Highway-117 south of Colfax by Jasper County Sheriffs after assaulting two deputy sheriffs. The incident occurred just before midnight on Saturday, July 8. Chad Allan Emary, age…
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Unconventional Invocation Evokes Comments at City Council

There was a large voice from the public and even a few council members last night at the city council meeting. "Tonight, as many of you have figured out," Scott began. "I will not be…
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Possible Addition to Mahaska County Sheriff's Department

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met on Monday morning to discuss issues and proposals within the county. During the appropriate section the representative of Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Russ VanRenterghem, stepped forward. Sheriff…
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KBOE Voted Best Radio Station of Southern Iowa

The Ottumwa Courier held an online vote beginning on Thursday, June 1st until Thursday, Jun 15th to determine The Best of Southern Iowa 2017 in multiple categories. For the category of Best Radio Station of Southern Iowa, KBOE was…
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Sex Abuse Investigation Leads to Multiple Charges Against Suspect

The Ottumwa Police Department has conducted an investigation involving 5 female victims who reported being sexually assaulted by the same suspect. On Friday, June 23, 2017, officers from the Ottumwa Police Department and the Southeast…
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