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2 Arrested in Osage

  Osage, IA – On October 22, 2014 an Osage Police Department officer conducted a traffic stop resulting in the arrest of two men wanted in connection for an escape from the West Union Residential Facility. Taken into custody was, Shaun McBride on an Allamakee Warrant for Probation Violation and Taylor Oakes on a Fayette

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Local Sports Report (10/24)

Our area cross country runners competed yesterday in state qualifying meets. Lets find out how they did. The Charles City Comet boys and girls teams were in Manchester yesterday and both teams competed hard. On the boy’s side, the Comets were able to claim first place at the meet their whole team will make the


Funeral Announcement

Audrey L. Erdman, 86, Decorah

Audrey L. Erdman, age 86, of Decorah, IA, died Friday, October 24, 2014 at Aase Haugen Home in Decorah. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 27, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Decorah with Rev. Richard Simon Hanson officiating. Burial will be in Phelps Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation will be



Natural Resource Commission to meet sept. 11 in Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 12:30 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Wallace State Office Building north parking lot, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. Commissions will tour the DMACC watershed and Big Creek State Park prior to the meeting leaving the

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  • Pheasant season has prospects for better success this year
    The annual pheasant season opens Saturday and the man who keeps track of bird counts across the state believes it could be a good one. DNR pheasant biologist, Todd Bogenschutz says the survey numbers shows a rebound in bird numbers in the August count. “I am expecting hunters should see some more birds and that […]
  • Former U-I employee given probation on mail fraud charges
    A former University of Iowa employee will not serve prison time after admitting to mail fraud. A U.S. District Court judge sentenced 37-year-old Jennifer Whitmore-Meier of Avon, Colorado to three years probation after she plead guilty to three counts of mail fraud. Court records show Whitmore-Meier was an I-T consultant for the University of Iowa […]
  • Volga man charged with sexual abuse
    A northeast Iowa man is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman. The Fayette County Sheriff’s office has charged 58-year-old James Miller of Volga with third-degree sexual abuse, assault with the intent to commit sexual abuse, and third-degree harassment. Deputies claim Miller assaulted the victim several times in the Elgin area. If convicted of […]
  • State and local officials celebrate renovated beef plant in Tama
    State and local officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for the Iowa Premium Beef newly renovated Tama beef processing facility. Tama Mayor Dan Zimmerman says the plant will process Black Angus beef. “The opening of Iowa Premium Beef represents the beginning of a dynamic economic growth period for the Tama community and the state […]
  • Iowa Tourism hands out annual awards
    Officials involved in the tourism industry across the state have been meeting this week in Council Bluffs. Iowa Tourism Office spokesperson Jessica O’Riley says the annual conference included an awards ceremony last night and the presentation of the “Outstanding Attraction” awards. The winner in the metro category is the NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids, […]

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