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North Iowa high schools compete in architectural design competition

North Iowa high schools compete in architectural design competition

CLEAR LAKE – ATURA architecture’s annual Student Collaborative Design Competition (SCDC) returned for its fifth year in 2021. “Like so many things, the event was unfortunately canceled last year due…

Child who died in hog confinement while cleaning identified; autopsy says overcome by carbon monoxide

Child who died in hog confinement while cleaning identified; autopsy says overcome by carbon monoxide

KOSSUTH COUNTY – The child who died in a hog confinement while cleaning has been identified as her autopsy states she was overcome by carbon monoxide. On April 19, 2021…

At least 37,500 gallons of wastewater released into creek from Postville treatment plant

At least 37,500 gallons of wastewater released into creek from Postville treatment plant

POSTVILLE — Wednesday night, April 21, a pump at the Postville wastewater treatment plant was left on, causing wastewater sludge to overflow into Williams Creek on the northeast side of…

Hampton man dies in Butler county crash

Hampton man dies in Butler county crash

RURAL BUTLER COUNTY – A Hampton man died in a rural Butler county crash Wednesday night, south of Clarksville. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol the crash…

OBIT: Marvin Hemann

OBIT: Marvin Hemann

Marvin Hemann’s time on earth ended on Sunday, April 18, 2021. He spent the last 14 years of his life in the caring hands of the staff at the Stacyville…

Female staff member assaulted with chokehold at Anamosa State Penitentiary

Female staff member assaulted with chokehold at Anamosa State Penitentiary

ANAMOSA – A female correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate with a chokehold at approximately 7:22 AM Saturday. The officer was handing out medications to inmates on a cellblock…

Daniel “Dan” Leland Greenwald

Daniel “Dan” Leland Greenwald

Daniel “Dan” Leland Greenwald, 64, of Mason City, IA died at home on April 22, 2021. Per his wishes he will be cremated and no services are planned at this…

Suspect in Iowa State Trooper Sergeant Smith homicide booked into jail

Suspect in Iowa State Trooper Sergeant Smith homicide booked into jail

GRUNDY CENTER – On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, Michael Lang of Grundy Center, was released by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and transported by law enforcement authorities to the…

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City: Iowa is facing a child care crisis in both urban and rural areas and it’s grown significantly…