Ottumwa man charged in drunken, high speed chase

OTTUMWA, Iowa — A domestic violence call led to a high-speed chase in Ottumwa Sunday. Police responded to a report of a disturbance on Eleanor Drive just after 7:30 Sunday night. Court records allege that the suspect, 30-year-old Luis Felipe Salgado Enriquez, physically assaulted his wife in front of their...
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Person Assaulted with Knife in Knoxville

At approximately 11:45 p.m. Sunday, Knoxville Fire and Rescue and the Knoxville Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at 409 E. Montgomery in Knoxville. Knoxville Police Chief Aaron Fuller tells KNIA KRLS News that when first responders arrived on scene they found a victim with a knife wound. The victim, identified as Christian Blaine Durham, was transported to Knoxville Hospital and Clinics, then flown to a Des Moines hospital. Durham is in critical condition. Fuller says an investigation immediately followed.
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Two People Dead After Weekend Crash In Marion County

A three vehicle accident over the weekend in Marion County left two people dead and another injured. The two people who died in the accident have been identified as 60 year old, Lisa Wilmes and 74 year old, Lloyd Hedrick both of Indianola. The Iowa State Patrol says an accident...
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Three vying for Wapello fair queen

ELDON — Three young Wapello County women are vying for the fair crown this week. The Wapello County Fair officially opens on Wednesday, with the queen and little miss contests beginning at 7 p.m. at Wapello Hall. Those competing for the title of Wapello County Fair Queen include Shaelyn Rupe,...

Authorities identify two people killed in motorcycle, vehicle crash

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Authorities have identified the two people who died in a Marion County crash on Saturday. The Iowa State Patrol said a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle on Highway 14 near G44. It caused one of the vehicles to cross into the other lane, crashing into a motorcycle. Sgt....

Two died in a weekend crash in Marion County, Iowa

MARION COUNTY, Iowa (KYOU) - A weekend crash has left two people dead in Marion County, Iowa. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 40-year-old Jonathan Slover of Burlington, Iowa was northbound on Highway 14 near Knoxville, Iowa. He had stopped to make a left turn into a driveway when a...
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Significant Improvement in Drought Conditions Unlikely Short Term

A stretch of abnormally dry weather and above-average heat is expected to continue this week, according to the National Weather Service, which may cause drought conditions to worsen across the region. Two-month precipitation is between 4.5 to 7 inches below normal across most of south central Iowa. No rainfall has...

Disc Golf Championships take place in Ottumwa

OTTUMWA,Iowa — Sunday morning was championship day for the Disc Golf tournament at Indian Hills Community College. Many people traveled in to fight for a top-three spot which got them on the list to head to Austin Texas for the National Tournament. This group made throws over lakes around trees...

Ottumwa home improvement grant offers dollar-for-dollar match

OTTUMWA, Iowa — A neighborhood grant program in Ottumwa will pay property owners to remodel their home. Applications are now open for Ottumwa’s Healthy Neighbors Home Improvement grant. Each year, the program provides matching grants up to $1,000 for exterior home repairs. The program was launched in 2019 to beautify...

Authorities identify 2 motorcyclists killed in crash near Knoxville

MARION COUNTY, Iowa — The Iowa State Patrol has identified the two motorcyclists killed in a crash on Highway 14 north of Knoxville on Saturday. According to the crash report, 74-year-old Lloyd Hedrick and 60-year-old Lisa Wilmes, both of Indianola, were riding the same motorcycle southbound near the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway G44 around 1:30 p.m.
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After Saturday crashes, motorcyclists urging drivers to look out for them

POLK COUNTY, Iowa — After two serious motorcycle crashes in Central Iowa Saturday, enthusiasts are asking drivers to look out for them while out on the roads. A day after a Marion County crash claimed the lives of two riders and a Des Moines crash left another in serious condition, KCCI spoke to a number of riders at the 15th annual "Angels for Sam" benefit ride Sunday, headquartered outside the Norwood Bar & Grill in the Norwoodville area of Polk County. The nonprofit helps out area families needing a hand.
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L-S softball rallies past Albia

SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s Class 1A fifth-ranked softball team took Albia’s best punch in the fifth inning of their non-conference match on Saturday. The Hawks countered the Lady Demons’ four-run fifth with a six-run sixth and the big inning propelled L-S to a 9-5 home win. Both teams finished with eight...
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With Attractions Galore, The Small Town Of Pella, Iowa Is Perfect For A Family Getaway

Iowa has some of the most winsome small towns in the county, and Pella ranks at the top of the list. Known for its Dutch culture and postcard-perfect downtown, Pella really is the perfect destination for a family-friendly getaway in Iowa. Go Dutch for the day and enjoy all this small town has to offer. […] The post With Attractions Galore, The Small Town Of Pella, Iowa Is Perfect For A Family Getaway appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Two people die after their motorcycle collides with car

Knoxville, Ia (AP) — Two people who were riding on a motorcycle died after a weekend crash involving two other vehicles in central Iowa. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Alex Dinkla said the crash happened near Knoxville Saturday near the intersection of Highways 14 and G44. Dinkla said the man and woman who were on the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash.