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Greene teen critically hurt in accident this weekend near Waverly

Greene teen critically hurt in accident this weekend near Waverly

WAVERLY – A Greene teen was critically injured in an auto accident this weekend near Waverly. On Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 1:46 PM, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office responded…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes defeat Gophers

Wrestling: Hawkeyes defeat Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS – The third-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won its 21st straight Big Ten road dual Sunday, defeating 13th-ranked Minnesota, 27-11, at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis. Iowa won…

Mackenzie Meyer goes 0-5 from field in 2-point loss to Michigan

Mackenzie Meyer goes 0-5 from field in 2-point loss to Michigan

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – The Iowa women’s basketball team lost by just 2 points to Michigan in a road contest Sunday, and a former Mohawk missed all her shots from…

Iowa downs Nebraska, 81-70

Iowa downs Nebraska, 81-70

IOWA CITY – Iowa welcomed back Peter Jok to the lineup but maintained a team mentality in a victory over Nebraska Sunday afternoon in Iowa City. Iowa defeated Nebraska, 81-70,…

Growth of Opioid abuse in Iowa and the Reasons behind It

Growth of Opioid abuse in Iowa and the Reasons behind It

In the recent years, it has been found that instances of opioid substance abuse have been rising at an alarming rate in the state of Iowa. Statistics show that overdosing…

Iowa Falls man jailed on sex abuse and child porn charges

Iowa Falls man jailed on sex abuse and child porn charges

IOWA FALLS – An Iowa Falls man has been released from jail, but faces charges of felony sexual abuse and possession of child pornography. Gary Havens, age 71 of Iowa…

Q&A on tax reform from Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa

Q&A on tax reform from Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa

From Senator Charles Grassely – Q&A: Tax Reform Q: Will the federal tax code finally receive a long overdue overhaul? A: If there’s one issue that unites Americans, it is…

CERRO GORDO COUNTY CALENDAR YEAR 2016 SALARY LIST

CERRO GORDO COUNTY CALENDAR YEAR 2016 SALARY LIST

MASON CITY – The following is the salary list for Cerro Gordo county employees: James E Aberg 33,250.00 Wendy Renae Alcorn 59,103.20 Carrie A. Allen 37,805.77 Gary L Allen 33,896.83…

OBIT: Joyce Jessen, 75, of Charles City

OBIT: Joyce Jessen, 75, of Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Joyce Jessen, 75, of Charles City passed away at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 4, 2017. A memorial service for Joyce will be held 10:30…

Iowa man jailed after blasting house with shotgun

Iowa man jailed after blasting house with shotgun

JANESVILLE – An Iowa man was caught and jailed after he blasted a house with a shotgun. On January 21, 2017 the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report…

Osage woman guilty of drunk driving and illegal drug possession

Osage woman guilty of drunk driving and illegal drug possession

WAVERLY – An Osage woman is guilty of drunk driving and illegal drug possession and is now serving a jail sentence. On March 5, 2016, The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office…

Rolfe man sent to jail for 10 days for meth possession

Rolfe man sent to jail for 10 days for meth possession

WAVERLY – A Northern Iowa man who has been charged with several crimes in recent months county has been sent to jail there for meth possession. On January 31, 2017,…

Branstad, Reynolds announce State Workforce Development Board subcommittee to address minority unemployment

Branstad, Reynolds announce State Workforce Development Board subcommittee to address minority unemployment

DES MOINES – Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds today announced a subcommittee of the State Workforce Development Board has been established to address disparities in the minority unemployment rate…