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Funeral Announcement

Phyllis M. Engel, 93, Fredericksburg

Phyllis M. Engel age 93 of Fredericksburg, Iowa died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at Linn Haven Rehab & Healthcare in New Hampton. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 19, 2014, at Hugeback – Johnson Funeral Home in Fredericksburg, with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg. Friends may greet the family 4:00 –


Mason City Man Cuffed After Robbery Attempt

Mason City, Iowa – Mason City Police was dispatched to an armed robbery at a Kum & Go convenience store, 1465 4th St SE in Mason City at about 7:28am Tuesday. A press release from the Mason City PD states that the subject, 17 year old Christopher James Hjelmgren of Mason City entered the store


One Injured In Hog Confinement Fire

New Hampton, Iowa – A building has burned and a man injured in a fire reported Monday afternoon. Firefighters said the blaze occurred at a hog confinement on 290th Street south of New Hampton. According to sources at the scene, hogs had already been removed from the building and the owner was preparing to power

Funeral Announcement

Ruby G. Galing, 76, Alta Vista

Ruby Grace Galing, age 76 of Alta Vista, IA passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. Funeral services for Ruby will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in Elma with Father Steve Garner officiating. Burial will be held in St.

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Sexual Abuse Trial Set For Nora Springs Man

Charles City, Iowa – 39 year old Robbie DeMaris’ sexual abuse trial is now scheduled for Sept. 23 in Floyd County District Court. DeMaris of Nora Springs is charged with seven counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a Class C felony. Court records state that he’s accused of sexually abusing a woman on multiple occasions between

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Rudd Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

Charles City, Iowa – 31 year old Lacey Holtz has entered a written plea of not guilty in Floyd County District Court to charges of enticement of a minor, child endangerment and assault with a dangerous weapon. No trial date has yet been set. Floyd County court records state that Holtz allegedly enticed a minor