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Charles City man arrested for public intox, assaulting an officer

Charles City man arrested for public intox, assaulting an officer

CHARLES CITY – An allegedly drunk Charles City man encountered police officers last week and decided to pick a fight. According to the Charles City Police Department, officers spotted an…

Charges brought after campus fight

Charges brought after campus fight

FAYETTE, IOWA – A Sunday afternoon brawl on a North Iowa college campus lead to an arrest and another suspect fleeing police. Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded…

Winnebago’s new Lake Mills assembly facility churning out new vehicles

Winnebago’s new Lake Mills assembly facility churning out new vehicles

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries has completed the first Travato from the new Lake Mills assembly facility, the company announced Monday. As announced in November 2013, Winnebago expanded manufacturing for…

Garner man headed to prison for violating probation

Garner man headed to prison for violating probation

MASON CITY – A Garner man is headed to prison for violating his probation related to a felony 1st degree burglary plea deal. Jerry Alan Enslow, age 47, was charged…

Winter home heating service protection in Iowa ends April 1; thousands of customers behind on utility payments

Winter home heating service protection in Iowa ends April 1; thousands of customers behind on utility payments

DES MOINES – The Iowa Utilities Board reminds Iowa customers that they could be subject to electric or natural gas service disconnection for unpaid bills, unless payment arrangements are made…

Another motorcyclist sentenced in Sturgis bike rally underage sex sting

Another motorcyclist sentenced in Sturgis bike rally underage sex sting

MINNEAPOLIS – Another man who was caught up in an underage sex sting at last year’s Sturgis bike rally has been sentenced to prison. Scott Falk, age 29 from Alaska,…

Branstad admits 12 state agencies paid out nearly $350K in secret settlements

Branstad admits 12 state agencies paid out nearly $350K in secret settlements

DES MOINES – At a press conference Monday, Governor Terry Branstad announced that 12 state agencies were party to 24 secret payoffs costing the state nearly $350,000. Branstad called the…

Malaysia jet crashed in ocean, families are told

Malaysia jet crashed in ocean, families are told

NIT – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak told families of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that the airliner crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, CNN reported. There is…

Afghan National Security Forces deal blow to insurgency in Paktika

Afghan National Security Forces deal blow to insurgency in Paktika

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces killed two insurgents, detained another and found a weapons cache during a presence patrol March 20 in Jani Khel district, Paktika province.…

UN agency shocked, saddened at drowning of Congolese refugees in western Uganda

UN agency shocked, saddened at drowning of Congolese refugees in western Uganda

NEW YORK – The United Nations refugee agency said today it was shocked and saddened by the deaths of scores of refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),…

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces increased opportunity for producers as part of new Farm Bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces increased opportunity for producers as part of new Farm Bill

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill. A fact sheet outlining modifications to the U.S. Department of…