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OTTUMWA — The coronavirus continues to surge in Iowa, with hospitalizations in the state briefly topping the 1,000 mark this week and the state hitting a new record for cases.

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CENTERVILLE — Shoppers of the ALDI grocery store in Centerville began seeing notes on Friday announcing the future closure of the store.

OTTUMWA — A winter storm watch has been issued for Friday that includes much of Iowa, as forecasters increasingly expect several inches of snow to fall and impact travel conditions.

BLOOMFIELD — Just 39 nights earlier, a matter of inches separated the Centerville and Davis County girls basketball teams.

OTTUMWA — Some areas of southern Iowa were spared the worst of a New Year’s Day snow, but not the bitter cold temperatures.

OTTUMWA — What do you do when you've accomplished something less than 30 people have ever achieved?

AMES — The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the replacement of the Highway 5 bridge over Cooper Creek, about 1 1/2 miles north of Highway 2, and on the proposed state off-site detour, in Appanoose County.


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The family of a retired school superintendent who died from an infection unrelated to COVID-19 believes he would have had a better chance of surviving had his transfer to a larger hospital not been delayed for 15 days because of the pandemic.

OTTUMWA – Indian Hills Community College has announced the newest inductees into the Indian Hills Athletics Hall of Fame. The six-member class of 2022 will be officially inducted on the weekend of Jan. 21-22, 2022.

PROMISE CITY — One day after a special audit investigation into a tiny Iowa town revealed over $56,000 of improper disbursements, the clerk who oversaw the books was criminally charged.

CENTERVILLE — Law enforcement officers who shot and killed a Centerville man on Nov. 20 acted with legal justification, according to a review by the Iowa Attorney General's Office.

ALBIA — Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont head boys basketball coach Travis Stout knew they would have to contain Albia's scoring leader, Drew Chance, in the South Central Conference opener for both teams Friday night.

CENTERVILLE — When it comes to high school bowling, one bad baker game can be the difference in winning and losing.

CENTERVILLE — The first-ever Junior College National Championship women's wrestling team will be formally recognized Saturday, Dec. 11 as the Indian Hills Women's Wrestling program receives their championship rings. The event will be a part of the team's home dual meet at the Multipurpose Bu…

MASON CITY — The fifth-ranked Indian Hills men's wrestling team improved to 3-0 on the season, toppling seventh-ranked North Iowa Area Community College on Wednesday. The Warriors were victorious in six matches to remain undefeated.

OTTUMWA — More Iowans were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday than at any other point in 2021. Three-quarters of those hospitalized weren't vaccinated.

NEWTON — Rachel George powered the Redettes in the post with 15 points and eight rebounds as a 16-5 opening quarter set the tone for a successful opening night on the court for the defending South Central Conference champions.

CENTERVILLE — Law enforcement responding to a domestic assault incident in rural Centerville Sunday shot and killed a person on the scene.

CENTERVILLE — After attempted murder charges were significantly lessened by a prosecutor, a Centerville man received a suspended jail sentence.

CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Concert Association is excited to bring the Masters of Soul to Simon Estes Auditorium performing an evening of legendary songs from Motown and soul music on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m.