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Osky Man Found Passed Out in Vehicle, Faces Numerous Charges After Search

An Oskaloosa man was found passed out in a vehicle Monday morning and a search warrant led to additional charges, according to authorities. 47-year-old Trevern Braden has been charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, two counts of failure to affix drug tax stamp, possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree theft, fifth-degree theft, carry weapons while intoxicated, trafficking stolen weapon, and operating while intoxicated.
OSKALOOSA, IA
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Pella PD Warns of Scam

The Pella Police Department is warning local businesses of a scam. Today, at approximately 10:00 a.m., two white men claiming to be representatives of the IRS went into a local business with “badges” and told the business owner they owed money for delinquent taxes. No money was given at that time and they left without incident. The men left in a black 4-door vehicle bearing license plate IA JTT058. Please contact the Pella Police Department if you had/have a similar interaction with these men.
PELLA, IA
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Sully Lions Club presents $3,500 check to Maasdam family

Sully Lions Club members prep to-go boxes and serve hundreds of people who took advantage of their Fourth of July meal following the parade on July 4, 2022. Every year, the Lions Club donates proceeds from the annual event to a family or cause. The Sully Lions Club continues to...
SULLY, IA
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NDC acquires lone property blocking possible development

The city found another way to acquire a property along First Avenue East that officials suggest is getting in the way of any potential development. Rather than buying the property for $42,000 — which the city council voted in favor of until the mayor vetoed the action shortly thereafter — staff recommended council members approve an economic development grant agreement with Newton Development Corporation to acquire the parcel at 1311 First Ave. E.
NEWTON, IA
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Major traffic backup reported on Interstate 80 in Iowa

GRINNELL, Iowa — Traffic was backed up Wednesday morning on Interstate 80. KCCI received reports of a tractor-trailer rollover in the westbound lanes between Newton and Grinnell. The rollover is near a planned construction zone where traffic diverts. One viewer said traffic was backed up for about 4 miles.
GRINNELL, IA
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IN DEPTH: Pella is 175 Years Old!

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bruce Boertje, with the Historic Pella Trust. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | Subscribe to In Depth Podcast.
PELLA, IA
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Rollover Accident North of Knoxville

Shortly after 7:00 a.m., rescue crews were called to the scene of a rollover accident north of Knoxville, a few hundred feet west of Highway 14 on Illinois. A small white sedan left the roadway and rolled multiple times landing approximately 75 feet into a yard. Witnesses on scene say the accident involved a young woman who was on her way to work. The woman was transported from the scene by Mercy Helicopter. Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department, and the Marion County Sheriff’s office responded to the call.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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OSKALOOSA SCHOOL DISTRICT REACHES AGREEMENT WITH COMMUNICATIONS FIRM

The Oskaloosa School Board met last night. A topic that saw significant discussion was the board’s decision to enter into an agreement with the Donovan Group, a communications firm specializing in education. Superintendent Mike Fisher initially recommended the group to outsource various aspects of the district’s PR, and explained why he saw the agreement as beneficial.
OSKALOOSA, IA
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MAHASKA COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEW FILING PERIOD FOR UPCOMING GENERAL ELECTION

Mahaska County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Jody Van Patten, announces that pursuant to a Federal Court Order, the filing period for candidates for Nonparty Political Organization (NPPO) and Non-Affiliated persons for the upcoming General Election, held on November 8, 2022, has changed. Anyone interested in running as an NPPO...
MAHASKA COUNTY, IA
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Knoxville set to host sprint car racing’s biggest event

Sprint Car Racing’s biggest event begins Wednesday night with the first of two nights of qualifying at the Knoxville Nationals. Saturday night’s championship lineup will be determined by a point system that even includes time trials and heat races. “And then we come around an run a feature...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Schuchart Eyes Elusive Knoxville Nationals Crown

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Logan Schuchart has come oh so close to claiming one of sprint car racing’s crown jewel events and this year’s 61st running of the Knoxville Nationals presents a prime opportunity for him to finish the job. Since 2019, Schuchart has posted runner-up results in...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Highway G-28 to Undergo Work Sometime by September

Travelers who drive on Highway G-28 to get from Knoxville and Pleasantville to Pella and back may experience delays soon. Marion County Engineer Tyler Christian says there is planned patching coming up soon on the stretch of road from Highway 14 to the western city limits of Pella near the T-15 intersection. Christian says no firm date has been set, but he anticipates the work to take place sometime by the end of September.
PELLA, IA
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Knoxville Raceway the 'Taj Mahal' of sprint tracks, driver says

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Tens of thousands of fans are expected to attend the Knoxville Nationals this week, as more than 100 drivers take on the famous sprint car track. The on-track action begins Wednesday with the culmination being a 50-lap race Saturday night. "There's no place like Knoxville Raceway,"...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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