Pella, IAwho13.com

VIDEO: It takes more than dynamite to bring down a tornado-damaged silo

PELLA, Iowa — After two attempts with dynamite failed to bring down a tornado-damaged silo, Pella farmer Larry Terpstra had to tackle the job with an excavator. Even then, the stubborn silo didn’t crumble as quickly as hoped. It’s a testament to the craftsmanship and quality of the old ceramic...
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Explosion In SE Iowa Sends 4 To Hospital – Including 3 Children

(Sigourney, IA) — An explosion in southeastern Iowa has sent four people to the hospital with injuries – three of them children. The blast happened Friday afternoon at 4:00 p-m in Sigourney. The Keokuk Sheriff’s Office reports the cause of the explosion hasn’t been determined. Six-year-old Patrick Otte and three children – ages eight, 11, and 14 – were taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment of the severe burns they had experience. The F-B-I has joined local officials in the investigation.
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Sigourney, IAKBOE Radio

FOUR INJURED AFTER EXPLOSION AT SIGOURNEY FARM

A man and three children were injured after an explosion at a farm near Sigourney Friday afternoon (6/18). The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office says it was called just before 4pm to a farm at 18278 Highway 92. The Sigourney Fire Department and Keokuk County Ambulance responded. 60-year-old Patrick Otte and three children, ages 14, 11 and 8, were all taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with severe burns. No word on their condition. The State Fire Marshal’s Office, FBI and Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the cause of the explosion.
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Sigourney, IASigourney News Review

Farm Explosion Under Investigation

SIGOURNEY – Authorities are still investigating an explosion on a rural farm west of Sigourney Friday afternoon that sent four people to the hospital. According to a Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office report, an explosion was reported at 18278 Highway 92 in Sigourney about 4 p.m. The property is owned by Mark and Trisha Haines. According to the report, Patrick Otte, 60, and three minors, ages 14, 11, and 8, were transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with severe burns.
Sigourney, IAktvo.com

Four people injured in explosion in Sigourney; investigation ongoing

SIGOURNEY, Iowa — An investigation is underway after four people were injured in an explosion in Sigourney, Iowa. According to the Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Friday, an explosion was reported at 18278 Highway 92 in Sigourney. That address is where Haines Family Farms is located. Authorities...
Iowa City, IAkciiradio.com

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion Near Sigourney Injures Four

Just after 4p.m. Friday, an explosion was reported to the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office at 18278 Highway 92, Sigourney. As a result, 60-year-old Patrick Otte and three minors, aged 14, 11 and eight were transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City with severe burns. Responding to the scene were the Sigourney Fire Department, Keokuk County Ambulance, University of Iowa Aircare, and Mercy One air ambulance. The cause of the explosion is under investigation by the Iowa State Fire Marshall’s Office, FBI and the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.
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Keokuk County, IAottumwaradio.com

Adult, Three Children Injured in Sigourney Explosion

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of a Friday explosion that injured an adult and three children in Sigourney. The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office says the blast was reported at approximately 4:00 PM at a residence located on Highway 92. 60-year-old Patrick Otte and three minors ages 14, 11, and 8 suffered severe burns and were transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Iowa County, IAKCRG.com

Firefighters respond to fire near Amana Colonies Golf Club

AMANA, Iowa (KCRG) - A fire near the Amana Colonies Golf Club is now out. Multiple fire departments responded before 6:00 A.M. The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office says there were no injuries and they are still investigating the cause. *****. Multiple fire departments are responding to a fire near the...
Sigourney, IAcbs2iowa.com

Four explosion victims, including three children, suffer severe burns

SIGOURNEY, Iowa — A Friday afternoon explosion sends four people to the hospital, three of which are children. It happened around 4:00pm Friday in the 18000 block of Highway 92 northeast of Sigourney. The Keokuk County Sheriff's Office has not determined a cause of the explosion. 60-year-old Patrick Otte and...
Sigourney, IAKCCI.com

Farm explosion near Sigourney injures three children, one adult

SIGOURNEY, Iowa — Authorities confirmed four people were injured at a family farm near Sigourney. KCRG reports that the explosion happened at about 4 p.m. Friday near the 18000 block of Highway 92. Authorities said three of the victims were children ages 14, 11 and 8. One victim was identified...
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Four people injured in farm explosion near Sigourney

SIGOURNEY, Iowa (KYOU) - Four people have been injured following an explosion at a family farm near Sigourney Friday. The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a farm located at 18278 Highway 92 just before 4 p.m. Friday after a report of an explosion at a farm building. Police say three children ages 14, 11, and eight and one adult, Patrick Otte, 60, were injured in the explosion. They were transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with severe burns.
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Four injured in an explosion on a farm in eastern Iowa

SIGOURNEY, Iowa — Authorities in eastern Iowa say four people were injured at a family farm near Sigourney. KCRG reports that the explosion happened at about 4 p.m. Friday near the 18000 block of Highway 92. Authorities said three of the victims were children ages 14, 11 and 8. One victim was identified as Patrick Otte, 60. The victims were transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with severe burns.
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TWO INJURED IN WAPELLO COUNTY CRASH

Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash Saturday afternoon (6/5) south of Oskaloosa. The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 33-year-old Cristopher Kelley of Kearney, Nebraska was northbound on Eddyville Road approaching the stop sign for US Highway 63 and pulled into the path of an eastbound vehicle on 63 driven by 46-year-old Patrick McAvan of Fairfield. Kelley’s vehicle was hit broadside. He was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with injuries. A passenger in McAvan’s SUV, 10-year-old Anna McAvan of Fairfield was taken to Ottumwa Regional Health Center with injuries.
Wapello County, IAktvo.com

One injured in Highway 63 crash

OTTUMWA, Iowa — Around 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Wapello County emergency crews were dispatched to Highway 63 at the Chillicothe turnoff. A white sedan was making a right turn onto Highway 63 when a red minivan ran into the driver's side of the vehicle. There were two occupants in the...
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Marshalltown Man Dies in Head-On Collision Wednesday on Mile Long Bridge

A Marshalltown man died in a head-on collision on the Mile Long Bridge over Lake Red Rock Wednesday morning. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Lino Rivera-Reyes, 23, was traveling southbound on Highway 14 when he crossed the centerline, and crashed into a Hy-Vee Volvo Semi heading northbound, operated by 62-year-old James David McElvain of Corydon. Rivera-Reyes was trapped after the collision, but was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, according to investigators, and died despite resuscitation efforts. The Iowa State Patrol and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are handling the investigation. Responding agencies included the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Pella Ambulance, Pella Fire, Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department, Iowa DOT Enforcement and Maintenance and the Marion County Medical Examiner. The road was closed for more than four hours due to rescue, investigation, and cleanup efforts.
Jasper County, IAottumwaradio.com

Head-On Collision Injures Two in Jasper County

A head-on crash Monday afternoon injured a pair a motorists in Jasper County and one had to be airlifted to Des Moines. According to the accident report, a Chevy Equinox driven by 39-year-old Jennifer Lunkley of Pella was traveling southbound on Highway T38 in Lynnville around 4:30 PM. For some unknown reason, Lunkley’s vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a motorcycle that was traveling northbound on the same highway.