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  1. Ottumwa Teacher Charged for Alleged Sex with StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WHO-TV

    Officers arrested 26-year-old Jose de Jesus Ortiz Jr. at Ottumwa High School Thursday.


  2. Decorah Residents Fighting to Keep J.C. Penney Store in BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    "If we don't do anything, they're surely going to leave. So why not do anything we can to communicate to J.C. Penney, and amongst the community, how important that sense of local is," said Christina Wiltgen of the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce.


  3. Oskaloosa Fighting to Keep J.C. Penney Store OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A petition to keep the store open was started on, and has received nearly 470 signatures since it went live. Most comments on the page argue it is the only option for quality clothing in town.


  4. One Arrest Made After Saturday Morning Ottumwa ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | WHO-TV

    Officials say they responded to the Owls Nest Bar at 116 S. Court at approximately 3:23 a.m. Later in the morning, at approximately 5:35, police responded to 1046 Bruce Street in an attempt to locate a possible victim of the shooting. At that location, police found 25-year-old Trenton Dale Himes of Des Moines, who had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper torso.


  5. Senator Chelgren's Bio All Sizzle, No SteakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    An Iowa lawmaker is defending himself after making national news for beefing up his resume. Republican State Senator Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa grabbed national headlines this week when it was revealed that the "business degree" listed on his biography page on a state website was actually a certificate he earned as a restaurant manager.


  6. Lawmakers Consider Consolidating CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Can Iowa continue to sustain having 99 counties? Some say no, and argue it's time to shake things up. A House resolution seeks to do just that.


  7. Ottumwa Man Arrested After Firearm TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    According to a release from the Ottumwa Police Department, at approximately 10:45 a.m. officials responded to a report that a firearm had been stolen from Foxhole Firearms at 2603 Roemer Avenue. Around 8 p.m. the same day, 28-year-old Ryan Sidney Comer was arrested after police recovered the stolen firearm.


  8. Mahaska County Votes to Withdraw from Agreement to Build AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors has voted to withdraw from an agreement it had entered into with the cities of Pella and Oskaloosa to build a regional airport . Today the supervisors passed a resolution by a vote of 2-1 that expresses intent to remove Mahaska County from the 28E agreement between the county and the cities of Pella and Oskaloosa.


  9. Veterans Day 75 Years in the Making for Iowa WomanRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    For ninety-eight years America has saluted the many who have served our country with Veterans Day ceremonies, but far too many, like Gerry Trier's brother Bill Schmitz a World War II veteran from Ottumwa, didn't return home to receive their thanks. "Western Union pulled up and had a telegram and my mother said when she took the telegram she said which one? Not knowing it would be Bill because I had two other brothers in the war," said Gerry.


  10. Opening Day for The Wall That Heals in Urbandale Brings Governor, Plenty of VisitorsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Iowans can pay their respects to fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War at The Wall That Heals, a mobile replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, in Urbandale this week. Opening day on Thursday at Living History Farms brought out Governor Terry Branstad, who apologized to Vietnam Veterans who were mistreated when they returned home from the war.


  11. Donald Trump Visiting Council Bluffs Wednesday, Hillary Clinton Traveling to Des Moines ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Trump will hold a rally at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs Wednesday after his campaign initially set up the event in Ottumwa, but his plane was too big to land at the smaller airport.


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