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IHCC to vote on facility and technology improvements

NOVEMBER 29, 2016 OTTUMWA --- Registered voters in Indian Hills Community College’s 10-county district will go to the polls next Tuesday, Dec. 6, to decide the fate of a bond referendum.  The college is asking its constituents to approve spending up to $36 million to make needed improvements to facilities, technology

A hippopotamus attacks a man in his car

MOZAMBIQUE – Twenty-six-year-old welding inspector, Wikus Ceronie, captured an amazing encounter on camera as a hippo attacked his truck. He was traveling from Kruger National Park in South Africa into Mozambique when he spotted the wild animal and took out his phone to record it. That’s when the hippo charged

Ottumwa Christian School gives back to needy families for Thanksgiving

By Jefferson Tyler, Multimedia Journalist OTTUMWA, IA (KYOU) - Ottumwa Christian School is looking to give back to the community. The school is donating food to 8 less fortunate families for their Thanksgiving Basket Program. Providing meals, and smiles during the holidays to families, that otherwise may not have been able to

Security guards help rescue a homeless dog

CALIFORNIA – Members of Hope for Paws, a non-profit animal rescue organization, are called to catch a homeless dog outside a California business. Security guards at the company trapped the dog inside by shutting the gates after it wandered into the loading dock. Hope for Paws was able to corner

Frito-Lay to set up new distribution center in Ottumwa

By Jefferson Tyler, Multimedia Journalist OTTUMWA, IA (KYOU) - A multi-national business is putting down roots in Ottumwa. Frito-Lay is building a warehouse and distribution center on Pawnee Drive in Ottumwa. Don't get too excited. Sharon Stroh from Ottumwa Economic Development says it will only create jobs in the single digits. And

Ottumwa performs major road repairs before winter hits

By Jefferson Tyler, Multimedia Journalist OTTUMWA, IA (KYOU) - Crews are cutting into the amount of roadwork that needs to be done. “It's about 50 spots and should take us about 4 and a half days,” said Greg Miller from Midwest Contractors Inc. He works for one of several private companies which are