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Moravia Woman Dies in Crash

A single-car accident in Appanoose County claimed the life of a Moravia woman on Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, a 2018 Jeep Cherokee driven by 49-year-old Roberta Leffler was traveling north on Highway T61 around 1:00 PM when she lost control of the vehicle. The Jeep left the roadway and struck a bridge guard rail.
APPANOOSE COUNTY, IA
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Ottumwa Man Arrested After High-Speed Pursuit

An Ottumwa man faces numerous charges after an alleged pursuit that reached 100 mph and resulted in multiple damaged law enforcement vehicles early Sunday morning. Juan Harland, 18, has been charged with assault while participating in a felony, assault on persons of certain occupations, eluding, second-degree criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Moravia woman killed in Wednesday afternoon crash

Appanoose County — A Moravia woman was killed in an afternoon crash north of Unionville, Iowa. It happened just after 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of 415th Street and Highway T61. According to the Appanoose County Sheriff's Office, Robert Leffler, 49, of Moravia, Iowa, was driving northbound and...
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Ottumwa church heavily damaged in Wednesday morning fire

OTTUMWA, Iowa — A Wednesday morning fire at a Heartland church has left the building heavily damaged. Just after 4:30 a.m., crews with the Ottumwa Fire Department were called to the First Church of the Nazarene on Ellis Ave. in Ottumwa. All on-duty firefighters responded to the fire with...
OTTUMWA, IA
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CEDAR LAKE WELCOMES WORLD OF OUTLAWS FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECTACULAR

CONCORD, NC – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series continues the annual tradition of celebrating Independence Day by slinging mud, throwing sliders, and shooting fireworks this weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway. Back-to-back nights on Friday and Saturday, July 1-2 will bring The Greatest Show on...
NEW RICHMOND, WI

2 injured in Iowa park shooting incident

OTTUMWA, Iowa (KCAU) – Police are investigating a shooting incident that happened at an Ottumwa park Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called to the area of East Main and Brick Row around 4:24 p.m. on a report of a man bleeding from his head and neck, according to the Ottumwa Police Department. The man was identified […]
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Ottumwa Police Investigating Tuesday Shooting

Local law enforcement are investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday afternoon on Ottumwa’s east side. According to a press release, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at around 4:24 p.m., officers responded to the area of East Main and Brick Row after a call stated that a male was bleeding from his head and neck. Police responded and located a male victim who was identified as 20 year old Jose Rosalio Hernandez of Ottumwa. Shortly after, at approximately 4:27 p.m., other officers with the police department responded to the Ottumwa Regional Health Center Emergency Room on a report that a male had come to the ER with a gunshot wound to his leg. This male was identified as 18 year old Anibar Timothy of Ottumwa.
OTTUMWA, IA
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Work Continues at the New Knoxville Middle School

Work continues on the new Knoxville Middle School. Recently, the school board took a tour of the facility. Knoxville Superintendent Cassi Pearson spoke with KNIA/KRLS News about the facility and its impact on the students. “We spent more than a year and a half planning and we have seen renderings...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Two injured in altercation at Ottumwa park

OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) - Ottumwa police said two people were injured, one with a gunshot wound to the leg, in an altercation between two groups of people at Foster Park on Tuesday. Police said they responded to a report of a man bleeding from his neck and head in the...
OTTUMWA, IA
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BOMB FOUND IN SEARCH OF VEHICLE

On Sunday, June 26th, 2022, at approximately 4:30 am, a Deputy with the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle, near the intersection of Highway 92 and Ford Avenue, in rural Mahaska County. This vehicle failed to stop for the Deputy and a vehicle pursuit ensued.
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‘Sprint car capital’ races in a big way in Iowa

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Even the city’s logo has a checkered flag. Glenn Lyons, the executive director of the economic development in Knoxville, Iowa. He’s only been in the position since November but he knows that sprint car racing is woven into the fabric of the city of about 7,000 in south central Iowa.
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FM boys fall on road at Davis County

BLOOMFIELD – Fort Madison a runner in scoring position in the top of the seventh but couldn’t bring him around as the Hounds fell to Davis County 5-4 in a non-conference game Tuesday night. Aidan Pennock (1-2) took the loss for Fort Madison allowing all five runs on...
FORT MADISON, IA
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Police investigate afternoon shooting in Ottumwa

OTTUMWA, Iowa — Authorities in Ottumwa are investigating after an afternoon altercation escalated to gunfire Tuesday. Just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the area of East Main and Brick Row for a report of a man who was suffering from blunt force trauma to his head and neck.
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When and where to watch Ottumwa Independence Day fireworks

OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) - Get ready to celebrate Independence Day!. The city of Ottumwa announced its annual Independence Day fireworks display is set to begin shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday at Ottumwa Park. City leaders said traffic on the Wapello Street Extension will be restricted to right turns only coming...
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6 Year-Old & 50-Year-Old Killed in Southern Iowa Accidents

Wednesday was a tragic day in southern Iowa. Two people were killed in the extreme southern part of the state in separate incidents. The first accident happened Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1 p.m. in rural Appanoose County. According to an accident report from the Iowa State Patrol, Roberta Leffler was...
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Melcher-Dallas Softball Finishes Regular Season Tonight With Seymour

The Melcher-Dallas Softball Squad is back on the field tonight finishing off Bluegrass Conference play against Seymour. This is also the final regular season game as the Saints will play Grandview Christian Friday night in the first round of the class 1A regional. Melcher-Dallas has been struggling for wins as of late and have lost seven in a row after losing starting pitcher BrieAnna Remster for the season. Coach Emilie Krpan tells KNIA Sports she has had to press a few of her younger players sooner than what she would like, and she is careful to balance giving them advice while not trying to reinvent the wheel.
SEYMOUR, IA
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