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Family seeks medicinal marijuana
A Centerville woman whose daughter has Dravet syndrome wants the opportunity to add medicinal marijuana to her lengthy list of medications. Laura Cossolotto's 17-year-old daughter, Michaela, was diagnosed with the disease when she was 10 1/2 years o
- Techel appeals bond, hopes to be released DES MOINES (AP) -- A former Iowa jail guard charged with murder in the 2012 death of his pregnant wife has appealed a district court judge's bond to the Iowa Supreme Court in hopes of being released before his third trial begins, his attorney said Tu
Health Department Reminds Residents of Winter Septic System Safety
The Marion County Department of Public Health and area septic system contractors have seen an increase in freezing septic systems due to a very cold winter and frost running deep into the ground.
VIDEO: Remembering Harold Ramis
The comedy legend, best known for his role in the "Ghostbusters" films, has passed away.
- Mahaska County Community Foundation offers grant opportunities OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska County Community Foundation announces that it will again have around $100,000 to give away to qualified recipients. The Mahaska County Community Foundation was organized in 2005 in response to a new law passed by the Iowa Leg
- First egg of season visible for webcam eagles RIVERDALE, Iowa (AP) — The Alcoa EagleCam shows that the first egg of the season has been laid in an eastern Iowa nest watched by millions on the Internet. The nest at the Alcoa Davenport Works property in Riverdale is home to parents dubbed Liberty
- Animal adoptions begin By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA -- A surprised smile spread from rescuer to rescuer. "When we arrived back here Saturday morning, one of the rabbits had had a batch of new baby bunnies," said Stephanie Filer, fundraising director for the
- Winter makes an unwelcome return OTTUMWA — After a week that raised hopes of spring, this week is going to be a return to form for this winter. The National Weather Service’s forecast high for the week? Try 19 degrees. The normal is about 39 for this time of year. Tuesday night shou
Steele sentenced to 20 years
Lincoln James Steele, 22, of Pella, pled guilty to two counts of lascivious acts with a child this morning and was immediately sentenced to 20 years.
- Fire leaves family with nothing A Mystic family lost everything they had but the clothes they were wearing after an early morning fire totaled their home, which has left them without a place to call home and living in a local motel. Scott and Gidget Dove Arnold along with their 14-
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