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  • Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show. An American

    July 15, 2014

  • Branstad does not want to host immigrant children DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday that he does not want Iowa to host any of the thousands of children from Central America who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone. During a news conference, Branstad said he was not aware o

    July 14, 2014

  • SCISWA Kiwanis donation.jpg SCISWA donates to Miracle Playground

    The South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency recently donated $1,400 to the Kiwanis Miracle Playground. 

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oskaloosa city officials working on strategic plan

    OSKALOOSA — The effort to create a new strategic plan for Oskaloosa would set guidelines for the city's path over the next three to five years.

    July 14, 2014

  • Ottumwa woman's body recovered from Rathbun Lake RATHBUN LAKE — The body of an Ottumwa woman was recovered at Rathbun Lake early Sunday morning. At approximately 12:52 a.m. Sunday, emergency personnel responded to the Rathbun Marina boat docks on a report of a female that fell into Rathbun Lake and

    July 13, 2014

  • Iowa court gives green light to solar energy deals IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a solar energy company can sell electricity directly to businesses and governments, giving a boost to the burgeoning form of renewable energy. The 4-2 ruling in favor of Eagle Point Solar could exped

    July 11, 2014

  • Officials find emerald ash borer in Henry County MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — Officials say larva found on a tree in Henry County has been identified as an emerald ash borer. A team that includes officials from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship said in a news release Friday tha

    July 11, 2014

  • Kraig Van Hulzen fills vacant seat

    OSKALOOSA — There will be a new member of the Oskaloosa School Board when the group convenes for its August meeting. The board met Tuesday night with the evening ending with the appointment of Kraig Van Hulzen as a new board member.Board member Charl

    July 11, 2014

  • Burlington moves post office due to sewage water BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Burlington has relocated its post office services after sewage water flooded several feet of its current building. Post office spokeswoman Stacy St. John says the flooding and failure of a lift station caused 9 feet of sewage

    July 11, 2014

  • Theater 3M donation.jpg 3M Gives donates to Theater

    3M Gives presented the Grand Theater Foundation with a $20,000 check Thursday morning, July 10. The donation was a major part of the $75,000 the foundation raised in six days.

    July 10, 2014 7 Photos

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