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Black Hawk county troublemaker arrested for felony assault in Charles City

Black Hawk county troublemaker arrested for felony assault in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A man who spent time in an Iowa prison was arrested for felony domestic abuse assault in Charles City. On August 7, 2017 at about 8:41 PM,…

Charles City man arrested after fight

Charles City man arrested after fight

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was recently arrested after a fight near some low-income apartments in town. On August 8, 2017, officers with the Charles City police department…

Charles City woman accused of meth possession

Charles City woman accused of meth possession

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman is accused by police of meth possession. On August 10, 2017, at about 12:28 AM, officers with the Charles City police department went…

Public test of election system to be conducted in Cerro Gordo county

Public test of election system to be conducted in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County election system will be publicly tested beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 21st in the Election Annex at 121 3rd Street NW,…

Waterloo man charged with unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition

Waterloo man charged with unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man has been charged with unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition. Wayne J. Jones, II, 38, from Waterloo, Iowa, has been charged with one count…

Storm Lake tax return preparer sentenced in federal court for preparing and filing fraudulent tax returns

Storm Lake tax return preparer sentenced in federal court for preparing and filing fraudulent tax returns

SIOUX CITY – A woman who formerly operated her own tax return preparation business and prepared and filed fraudulent federal tax returns was sentenced to four years’ probation and ordered…

Three Dubuque heroin dealers sentenced to federal prison

Three Dubuque heroin dealers sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men who sold heroin and fentanyl that killed a Dubuque man in April 2016, and another man who sold heroin and illegally possessed a firearm were…

Body taken from wooded area today in Mason City

Body taken from wooded area today in Mason City

MASON CITY – A deceased person was taken from a wooded area today in Mason City by police and paramedics. The incident originated Sunday morning around 9:00 AM, when residents…

Body found in rural Webster County

Body found in rural Webster County

DES MOINES – A deceased person’s body was discovered in rural Webster county this weekend, state investigators say. On August 12, 2017, a body was discovered in a rural area…

Escaped domestic abuser sought by regional authorities

Escaped domestic abuser sought by regional authorities

WATERLOO – An escaped, convicted domestic abuser is on the loose, and regional authorities are on the lookout. Malik De’Sean Richard, convicted of domestic abuse assault- 3rd or subsequent offense…

Opinion: All hog lots should be built in Mexico; be wary of Bookmeyer until he’s gone from office

Opinion: All hog lots should be built in Mexico; be wary of Bookmeyer until he’s gone from office

This morning Mr. John Skipper warns us about the Bermuda triangle a.k.a. The Prestage debacle. It was John’s belief that the consternation caused by the Prestage proposal that was in…