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Former DHS employee charged with three counts of perjury in Cerro Gordo county

Former DHS employee charged with three counts of perjury in Cerro Gordo county

DES MOINES – Former DHS employee charged with three counts of perjury in Cerro Gordo county after lying about status of children whose case she was assigned to and who…

OBIT: Robert “Bob” D. Picken, 88, of Floyd

OBIT: Robert “Bob” D. Picken, 88, of Floyd

Robert “Bob” D. Picken, 88, of Floyd Iowa, died Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Good Shepard Health Center in Mason City where he was admitted on Friday, April 5,…

Cerro Gordo county expense report, April 2, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report, April 2, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report, April 2, 2019: Ainger, Stephen, legal 30.90  1 Airgas USA LLC, repair 295.35  1 All Star Pest Contro, extermin 90.00  1 Alliant Energy, utilities 23279.69…

USDA study shows greenhouse gas benefits of Ethanol compared with gasoline

USDA study shows greenhouse gas benefits of Ethanol compared with gasoline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new study released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) finds greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are about 39 percent lower than gasoline. The study…

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

The following is a legislative update from Iowa Democrats: Medicaid Mess Leaves 425,000 Iowans with Healthcare Disruption On Friday, Governor Reynolds announced UnitedHealthcare was leaving Iowa’s managed care program. Not…

Rep. Steckman draws attention to Alliant rate hike, public comment meeting

Rep. Steckman draws attention to Alliant rate hike, public comment meeting

The following is a legislative update from Democratic Rep. Sharon Steckman, representing the middle-third of Cerro Gordo county in the Iowa Legislature: It was announced earlier this year that Alliant…

Iowa men sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Iowa men sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – Two men who conspired to distribute meth were sentenced to federal prison. Erick Corona Cardenas, 30, Denison, Iowa, but illegally in the United States, and Daniel Limon…

UPDATE: Two males arrested after gunning down woman in West Des Moines

UPDATE: Two males arrested after gunning down woman in West Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES – A male teenager has been arrested for robbery and first-degree murder after he allegedly may have gunned down a woman near a West Des Moines shopping…