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- 'Which (blank) are you?' Online quizzes go viral NEW YORK (AP) — For a compulsive online quiz-taker like Chrissy Noh, the temptation was too great to resist: "Which sandwich are you?" After answering a series of unscientific, seemingly unrelated questions, which included selecting her favorite doug
Not guilty plea in animal cruelty case
OTTUMWA --- A Drakesville man found with hundreds of living and dead animals in his home Friday has plead "not guilty" to the charges from last week that originally brought him to police attention. Roger Blew, 45, appeared in the Wapello County dist
Animals seized amid carcasses
DRAKESVILLE — Dozens of dead animals were laid out in neat rows on the lawn of a house swarming with police and animal rescue personnel Friday. "As far as dead animals, this is the worst I've ever seen," said Officer Jeff Williams, an Ottumwa Police
- Keosauqua considers change in solid waste hauler KEOSAUQUA — The Keosauqua City Council is considering switching its solid waste hauler, according to Mayor Nasseem Hesler. “We discussed at a work session and we would like to switch,” said Hesler. “Based on the contract, we would try the 90-day te
- Five things to do in southern Iowa this weekend OTTUMWA — As the threat of severe weather moves out of the area, it's time to plan your weekend schedule. Choose something special for the kids, music lovers or your family pet — there's something for everyone in southern Iowa over the next few days.
Taking home a ribbon
FAIRFIELD — Shawn Ward, of Fairfield, bought a Chesapeake Bay Retriever puppy with the intent to use her as a hunting dog. But on Feb. 11, the pair found themselves in New York City to participate in what is arguably the most prestigious dog show in
- Bloomfield to upgrade water facilities BLOOMFIELD — Residents in Bloomfield will soon benefit from a new water source, and the switch shouldn’t be as costly as it could be. Last week it was announced that the city of Bloomfield was awarded a total of $3,365,000 thanks to a loan and grant
- Eldon man connected to multiple burglaries ELDON — A burglary at a rural Wapello County residence led to an investigation at an Eldon residence, and there deputies found a lot of peculiar items. According to a press release issued by the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department, information was di
Homeland Security sets sights on national database of license plates
The Department of Homeland Security wants a private company to create a national license plate tracking system that would give the agency access to vast amounts of information from commercial and law enforcement license plate readers, according to a government proposal that does not specify what privacy safeguards would be put in place.
- Vermeer CEO Andringa on U.S. trade mission to Mexico Vermeer CEO Andringa on U.S. trade mission to Mexico
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