ISU students take part in culinary contest
More than 200 students from a dozen Iowa high schools will compete in a culinary event today at Iowa State University. ISU professor Robert Bosselman says the Pro-Start Invitational is a day-long competition that will test students’ culinary and management skills. “The best way to describe it to your listeners is, if they’ve ever watched […]Full Post...
Vinton teen killed in accident remembered by community
Mourners gathered Sunday evening to remember an eastern Iowa teenager who was accidentally shot and killed by a friend. Fourteen-year-old Emma Redlinger of Vinton died Saturday. She had been at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics since the shooting Tuesday night. Vinton Police said another teenager was handling a .22 caliber rifle inside a home […]Full Post...
Des Moines man charged with murdering neighbor
An ongoing feud between central Iowa neighbors evidently led to gunfire and murder. Des Moines police were called to an eastside home on Sunday night where they found the body of 35-year-old Mark Hruska inside his house. They spotted movement in the house next door and took 30-year-old Patrick Kirwan into custody. He’s charged with […]Full Post...
Municipal utilities in Indianola, Independence, Montezuma, Waverly invest in transmission line
Four municipal power utilities in Iowa are seeing the first benefits from a partnership that allows them to have a stake in transmission lines. The utilities in Indianola, Independence, Montezuma and Waverly recently received payments from the Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA) for their share of the 250-mile transmission line from Brookings, South Dakota […]Full Post...
Trial begins in 2005 death of Evelyn Miller
A man who’s accused in the brutal slaying of a young girl in northern Iowa a decade ago is going to court. Jury selection will begin today in Hamilton County District Court in Webster City in the trial of 35-year-old Casey Frederiksen. The trial was moved to Webster City from Charles City on a change […]Full Post...
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