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  • Motorist dies in one-vehicle accident Sunday

    The crash involved a single vehicle on 170th Street.

    April 14, 2014

  • Iowa finds 12 votes were wrongly rejected in 2012 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — At least 12 Iowa residents wrongly had their ballots rejected in the 2012 presidential election because of inaccuracies in the state's list of ineligible felons, a review found Friday. Secretary of State Matt Schultz announced

    April 11, 2014

  • DayCareCosts.jpg Day care's cost can exceed college tuition in some states

    Most parents will deal with an even larger kid-related expense long before college, and it's a cost that very few of them are as prepared for: day care.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0412 OTT Train safety logo Train collision spike worries experts

    OTTUMWA — In April 2013 there was a crash at a rail crossing near Batavia. Two children died. Another was injured, along with the children’s mother. Less than a month later, in Ottumwa, a train struck a pickup that apparently tried to slip through th

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • School Board, OEA agree to new contract

    OSKALOOSA -- The Oskaloosa School Board agreed to a tentative agreement with the Oskaloosa Education Association at Tuesday's regular session. The agreement, which will be voted on the by the association later this week, will be a 3.6 percent increa

    April 11, 2014

  • Jefferson County man arrested after long investigation FAIRFIELD — Several law enforcement agencies in Fairfield concluded an investigation on Monday that had been ongoing for several months. According to a press release issued by the Fairfield Police Department, they were contacted a number of months ag

    April 10, 2014

  • VIDEO: CBS taps Colbert as Letterman’s Late Show successor

    Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman reports that CBS has announced Stephen Colbert as its choice to replace the retiring David Letterman as host of “The Late Show” on Bloomberg Television’s “Lunch Money.”

     

    April 10, 2014

  • 041014 Survivors Photo Centerville supports sexual assault survivors OSKALOOSA -- To raise awareness and stand in solidarity with survivors, a number of area towns are displaying teal ribbons this month. Locally, the town of Centerville will allow Crisis Intervention Services to decorate trees in its square in recogni

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chair Davis-Kovarik's vision of Strawtown comes to light A chair in a room. A room with walls. Walls that hold hundreds of years of stories and secrets untold. Familiar and comfy. So familiar that the natives take it for granted. Hundreds of people drive by every single day. Only a handful (if any) glance

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0410 OTT Fairfield business students photo color Fairfield students proving to be future leaders

    FAIRFIELD — At Fairfield High School, students interested in making a career in a business-related field have the chance to join the Fairfield chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a nonprofit organization that helps prepare them for

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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