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Winter storm warnings issued for Eastern Iowa

We're less than 12 hours away from the start of a winter storm that could drop more than a half-foot of snow on parts of Eastern Iowa. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect this…
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Van Wyk appointed to New Sharon City Council

The New Sharon City Council has a new member.  Wednesday night (1/16), the Council appointed Leslie Van Wyk to fill the open seat on the Council.  That vacancy was created when Mayor Dustin Hite was…
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Cutting the Cord and Ditching the Dish Can Save You Money

More and more people are choosing to cut the cord and get rid of cable television and only subscribe to streaming services. One local family weighed the pros and cons of several streaming services and…
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Freezing drizzle possible this morning

Plan on areas of thick clouds to continue today. Within those clouds, a few pockets of patchy drizzle may occur. Given temperatures below freezing all day, slick spots are possible on any untreated surfaces especially…
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Officials continue to search for missing Clayton County teen

Officials with the Clayton County Sheriff's Office continue to ask for the public's help as they continue to search for a missing 16-year-old girl. Jody Palmer, 16, of rural Colesburg, disappeared at around midnight on…
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Winter weather advisory for southern Iowa for tonight and tomorrow

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued starting at 6pm Friday (1/11) through 6pm Saturday (1/12).  The National Weather Service says we can expect 3 to nearly 6 inches of snowfall mostly along and south…
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Heckethorn to claim self-defense at murder trial

An Ottumwa man accused of murder and attempted murder plans to claim self-defense at his trial. Wapello County District Court records say the attorney for 19-year-old Jacob Heckethorn filed notices last week, as required by…
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Oskaloosa school board meeting last night

The Oskaloosa School Board voted Tuesday (1/8) to spend $193,000 on a new security system.  194 cameras will be installed to cover all of the school district's facilities.  The Board also tabled proposed changes to…
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Oskaloosa is one step closer to a new recreation complex

An early childhood and recreation complex for Oskaloosa is a step closer.  Monday night (1/7), the Oskaloosa City Council passed on second reading a 28E agreement with the Oskaloosa Community School District to build the…
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Oskaloosa City Council meeting today for a study session

The Oskaloosa City Council will start working on its budget for fiscal year 2020 tonight (1/7).  The Council will hold a study session this afternoon at 4:30 to go over funding requests from various groups. …
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