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High Water Updates

While there’s no longer a flood watch, there is still some high water in the area.  The North Skunk River near Sigourney is at just over 20 and a half feet….about half a foot below…
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deadly fire in rural wapello county

One man is dead after a Saturday night (3/9) house fire in Wapello County.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office tells the No Coast Network that firefighters were called to a home on 194th Avenue, about six…
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Death penalty bill eligible for debate

MacKenzie Ryan, DES MOINES REGISTER A Senate committee has narrowly passed a death penalty bill making it eligible for debate this year, the first time since the mid-1990s the issue will make it that far…
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IOWA SHERIFF ORDERS CLERMONT BUSINESS TO STOP SELLING HEMP DERIVATIVE "CBD"

Fayette County authorities have ordered a Clermont, Iowa business to stop selling hemp derivatives after the execution of a search warrant. Fayette County Sheriff's Office searched T's Brick City Spa, located at 221 Mill Street in…
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FIRE BREAKS OUT ON HIERONYMOUS SQUARE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN DOWNTOWN IOWA CITY

Fire crews responded to a fire at a construction site on the corner of Clinton and Burlington Streets in Iowa City yesterday just before 2:45 p.m. Flames were seen shooting from the building. Battalion Chief…
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BAHENA RIVERA CLAIMS LAW ENFORCEMENT FAILED TO INFORM HIM OF MIRANDA RIGHTS

Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the undocumented immigrant accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is claiming that his constitutional right against self-incrimination was violated by law enforcement officials. According to Bahena Rivera’s attorneys, he was not…
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Missing Oskaloosa boy

Law enforcement is searching for an Oskaloosa boy who hasn’t been seen in almost two weeks.  16-year-old Cooper Ritenour hasn’t been seen since February 20th.  It’s believed he is in the Hiawatha, Iowa area headed to…
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Drivers can face fines for not scraping ice from windshields

Freezing drizzle made for some icy conditions Wednesday morning, but authorities say that's no excuse to not take a little time to clear windshields. Drivers can face a nearly $50 fine for it in Cedar…
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Gary Dolphin to be reinstated beginning with football spring practice

Gary Dolphin the play-by-play announcer for the University of Iowa men's basketball team and Hawkeye football, who was suspended after making a remark during a game broadcast, will be reinstated beginning with football spring practice.…
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Freezing drizzle may impact the morning drive

Areas of freezing drizzle will continue through the morning commute, especially the farther northeast you go. Main roads will generally remain wet, though any side streets or rural roads may be rather slick at times.…
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