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Spencer man sent to prison for meth and gun convictions

Spencer man sent to prison for meth and gun convictions

SIOUX CITY – A Spencer man who had sources of supply in Colorado and Arizona and distributed over 15 pounds of meth in northwest Iowa has been sent to federal…

Iowa sets record for absentee ballot requests at over 700,000

Iowa sets record for absentee ballot requests at over 700,000

DES MOINES – Iowa has set a record for absentee ballot requests at over 700,000, the state’s top election official says. Iowa Secretary or State Paul Pate reports that more…

Mason City sports bar faces charge of violating Governor’s Covid-19 proclamation

Mason City sports bar faces charge of violating Governor’s Covid-19 proclamation

DES MOINES – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) announced that it has filed a hearing complaints on a Mason City businesses for violations of Governor Reynolds’ emergency public health…

Test Iowa clinic sites now open in three counties 

Test Iowa clinic sites now open in three counties 

DES MOINES – Three Test Iowa clinic sites are scheduled to open next week in Buena Vista, Wapello and Winneshiek counties. On Monday, October 12, testing will begin at Buena…

Charles City man arrested on drug charges

Charles City man arrested on drug charges

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested on drug charges. While investigating a disturbance on the afternoon of October 9, 2020, officers with the Charles City police department…

Unexpected illness forces Johnson & Johnson to pause Covid-19 vaccine trial

Unexpected illness forces Johnson & Johnson to pause Covid-19 vaccine trial

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Johnson & Johnson announced they have temporarily paused further dosing in all their COVID-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE trial, due to…

Iowa woman sent to prison after vandalizing elementary school and burglarizing hair salon

Iowa woman sent to prison after vandalizing elementary school and burglarizing hair salon

INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – An Iowa woman has been sent to prison after vandalizing an elementary school and burglarizing a hair salon. Autumn Christine Meiborg, 22, of Independence, Iowa, was sentenced…

Meth-fueled Iowa crook sent to prison after dangerous chase that left deputy seriously injured

Meth-fueled Iowa crook sent to prison after dangerous chase that left deputy seriously injured

BUCHANAN COUNTY – A meth-fueled Iowa crook has been sent to prison for up to 10 years after a dangerous chase that left a deputy seriously injured. Kevin Allen Krapfl…

Iowa woman sent to prison for ripping of booster club

Iowa woman sent to prison for ripping of booster club

INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – An Iowa woman was sent to prison for ripping of a booster club. Jennifer Lynn Reuther, 48, of Independence, Iowa, received two 10 year suspended prison sentences…

Juvenile accused of stealing political signs in Worth county

Juvenile accused of stealing political signs in Worth county

WORTH COUNTY – A juvenile is accused of stealing political signs in Worth county. On September 29, 2020, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received multiple complaints in reference to political…

Iowa man sent to prison for bilking utility company in fraudulent light bulb rebate scheme

Iowa man sent to prison for bilking utility company in fraudulent light bulb rebate scheme

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who forged the signatures of a Cedar Rapids utility company’s customers as part of a $300,000 light bulb rebate form fraud scheme was sentenced…

Nashua man accused of drunk driving in Charles City

Nashua man accused of drunk driving in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A Nashua man is accused of drunk driving in Charles City. On October 3, 2020 a about 5:16 AM, officers with the Charles City police department conducted…

Iowa Dept. of Public Safety recognizes National Teen Driver Safety Week October 18-24

Iowa Dept. of Public Safety recognizes National Teen Driver Safety Week October 18-24

DES MOINES – Parenting is not an easy task, and parenting teenagers comes with its own unique set of challenges. During National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 18-24, the Governor’s…

College Football: Iowa’s updated schedule released; includes two Friday games

College Football: Iowa’s updated schedule released; includes two Friday games

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa football team will play two Friday contests and open the season with a 2:30 p.m. (CT) contest Saturday, Oct. 24 at Purdue. The…

Iowa’s 2020 Water Year ends on a dry note

Iowa’s 2020 Water Year ends on a dry note

DES MOINES — Iowa’s statewide precipitation was 3.76 inches below normal for the 2020 Water Year, according to the latest Water Summary Update. The 2020 Water Year, running from Oct.…