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Grassley asks Missouri prosecutor for information on Ellingson drowning case
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is asking for an update on the death of an Iowan from the special prosecutor in Missouri. Grassley says he’s sent a letter to Salem, Missouri City Attorney William Seay seeking information into the investigation of 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson of Clive. Elingson drowned when he fell out of a Missouri State […]Full Post...
Police dogs earn their badges in Sioux City
Police dogs and their partners from Iowa and Minnesota completed training to become certified in Sioux City Wednesday. Sergeant Jim Bauerly of the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Department helped judge the dogs in five areas at the USPCA Regional Trials. “Obedience, agility, suspect search, evidence search and criminal apprehension,” Bauerly says. Bauerly says the dogs prove […]Full Post...
Hillary Clinton’s lead shrinks in latest Loras College Poll
A new Loras College Poll of likely Democratic caucus-goers shows Hillary Clinton still enjoys a large lead in the state for the party’s presidential nomination. But, poll director Christopher Budzisz says her lead has shrunk over the summer. “In our April poll, Hillary Clinton was the first-choice candidate of 57 percent of those we polled. […]Full Post...
Iowa sheriff says violence against officers has changed things
At least four law officers have been killed nationwide in the past nine days and a longtime lawman in southwest Iowa says he’s seeing a shift in public sentiment about people who wear badges. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says the law enforcement career is already dangerous, but all of the anti-police protests and violence […]Full Post...
Survey shows an increase in pheasant population
A statewide survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shows the pheasant population has increased for the second year in a row. DNR wildlife biologist Todd Bogenschutz oversees the annual roadside survey. He says better winter weather helped. “We had a really good winter this past winter, our snowfall was below normal and that […]Full Post...
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• Two central Iowa men charged with violent threats at Pokemon convention to be held without bail for four months.
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• Wet and warm August in Webster City.
• Two people injured in SUV accident east of Webster City Thursday afternoon.
• W.C. man turns himself in to Fort Dodge police after theater incident on August 14.