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Spirit Lake driver crashes in lake, dies

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa - On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Spirit lake Police initiated a traffic stop on a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup. The driver of the pickup did attempt to elude officers and a short pursuit ensued. Officers lost contact with the vehicle. A few minutes later, th

SIOUXLANDPROUD.COM - 2017-09-19 15:35:38

Mercy Iowa City reducing hours and eliminating positions

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Mercy Hospital in Iowa City has announced they will begin eliminating positions and reducing hours for 65 full and part-time employees. In a statement released Monday night, Margaret Reese, Interim Director of Marketing and Community Relations, announced the hospital ha

KCRG.COM - 2017-09-19 17:33:00

Martha deLaBruere -- New Richland, Minn.

Martha Sue deLaBruere, age 59, died surrounded by friends and family on Sept. 13, 2017, from a brain tumor. She was born Nov. 7, 1957, in Exeter, N.H., to Louis Hector and Anne Fox deLaBruere. She was married to Chas McDaniel of Hampton, N.H., for 20 years and they have a son, Charles. In 1997, she

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-09-19 13:43:00

Kerry Lynn Hawe

Kerry passed away at her home in Dallas, Oregon on September 1, 2017 after a brief illness. Kerry was born in Oelwein, Iowa to Lyle and Shirley Renfrow on June 26, 1957. She came to Oregon with her daughter, Jill, in 1980. She lived in Philomath for several years before moving to Dallas. She married

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-19 19:28:00

Darrell Sisson

Darrell Sisson, Aitkin, MN, passed away peacefully Sept. 12, 2017 at his home on Ripple Lake, surrounded by his loving family. Darrell Sisson was born in 1935 in Charles City, Iowa to William and Ruth(Beck) Sisson. He graduated from Charles City high school. In 1956, he married Marjorie Brown of Flo

CHARLES CITY PRESS - 2017-09-19 18:33:28

Randy R. Roede

April 8, 1958 - Sept. 17, 2017 OKATON, S.D. - Randy R. Roede, 59, Pierre, S.D., formerly Sibley, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 17, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Jurrens Funeral Home in Sibley. The memorial service will be 10:30

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-09-19 22:27:57

State Patrol: Charges pending in North Iowa car-semi crash that injured 1

SHELL ROCK | Charges are pending in a crash that injured an Ionia woman Monday morning, according to law enforcement. A 2009 Dodge Journey driven by Anna Schmitz, 42, crossed the center line on Highway 3 eastbound near Shell Rock, striking the rear duals of a westbound 2013 Mack tractor trailer arou

GLOBE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 16:26:00

Man charged with arson after fire in Iowa City apartment

An Ames man has been charged with first-degree arson after police say he started a fire in an Iowa City apartment. David H. Hernandez, 19, of Ames was in an apartment on the 700 block of Jefferson Street at about 2:50 p.m. Monday when he intentionally lit several posters on fire with a lighter and l

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2017-09-19 13:22:08

Change in dress code? Iowa school might change policy after seeing girl's shirt

The shirt an Iowa student wore to school could change the dress code policy at her high school. Emily Engelman wore an off-the-shoulder shirt to Nevada High School. A school employee said the shirt is inappropriate; the high school handbook states shirts without straps are not allowed. Engelman said

KWWL - 2017-09-19 15:49:00

New Iowa statewide initiative to combat human trafficking

Governor Reynolds announced a new statewide initiative to combat human trafficking in hotels and motels Tuesday. Iowa's Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery partnered with Nebraska's Coalition on Human Trafficking to launch the program, which will train motel and hotel employees from housek

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-19 14:02:09

Missouri trooper gets jail, probation in Iowa man's drowning at Lake of the Ozarks

VERSAILLES, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper will spend 10 days in jail and two years on supervised probation for the death of a handcuffed man who drowned when he fell out of the trooper's boat. Trooper Anthony Piercy was sentenced Tuesday in the May 2014 death of Brandon Ellingso

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-19 22:24:41

Nebraska man charged in wife's shooting death to stand trial

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) - A man accused of shooting and killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station is now slated to stand trial in the first-degree murder case. Sioux City, Iowa, television station KTIV reports that 41-year-old Bei Sheng Chen, of South Sioux City, appeared in a Dako

KWWL - 2017-09-19 21:52:00

Air Force cadets get a look at Iowa Guard operations in Sioux City, Des Moines

Air Force cadets in Sioux City. Forty cadets from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs flew to Sioux City and then Des Moines this past weekend aboard an Iowa Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker. The cadets toured the Air Guard Facilities as part of a partner program between th

RADIO IOWA - 2017-09-19 15:37:43

Ped mall shooting suspect Lamar Wilson to use 'stand your ground' defense

The man accused of carrying out a deadly shooting on the Iowa City pedestrian mall last month will use Iowa's new "stand your ground" law as a defense at his trial. Lamar C. Wilson, 23, is facing charges of first-degree murder, attempted murder and intimidation with a dangerous weapon in the Aug. 27

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2017-09-19 16:11:56

Guilty Verdict in Deadly Des Moines Bar Shooting

Devin Carter (WHO-HD) DES MOINES, Iowa - A Polk County jury found a Des Moines man guilty of first degree murder Monday. Twenty-six-year-old Devin Carter was also convicted of two counts of attempted murder and intimidation with a dangerous weapon. The charges stem from the death of 44-year-old Will

WHO-TV - 2017-09-19 10:51:40

New Kum and Go Headquarters is Changing the Look of Downtown Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Since the groundbreaking two years ago, workers have made major progress on the new Kum & Go headquarters building located across from the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. CEO Kyle Krause said they hope it will be finished by October of 2018 and the company is looking forward to moving

WHO-TV - 2017-09-19 12:31:32

1 killed in garbage truck, semi crash in dense fog in Iowa

VINTON, Iowa (AP) - Officials in eastern Iowa are blaming dense fog for the crash of a semitrailer and a garbage truck that killed one person. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday near Vinton, where heavy fog covered the area. Officials say the gar

KWWL - 2017-09-20 00:49:00

University Avenue traffic changes cause confusion

A construction project on a busy road in eastern Iowa is once again looking different tonight. University Avenue in Cedar Falls has new roundabouts that drivers are now getting accustomed to. The most recent changes have some drivers confused. Right now construction crews are working to fix the cur

KWWL - 2017-09-19 00:45:00

KEYC - Pursuit Near Spirit Lake, Iowa Turns Fatal

One man is dead after leading police on pursuit that ended in East Okoboji Lake. The Spirit Lake Police Department tried to pull the truck over around 12:30 a.m. this morning. The driver tried to elude officers, leading them on a short pursuit. A short while later the truck was located after it had

KEYC - 2017-09-19 13:26:00

"It really made him feel good": 4-year-old patient reacts to new "waving" tradition at Kinnick

A new touching Kinnick tradition is making waves in eastern Iowa and across the nation. The "Iowa Hawkeyes Wave" first happened during the team's season opener against Wyoming earlier this month. At the end of the first quarter, all of Kinnick Stadium turned and waved to the UI Stead Family Children

KWWL - 2017-09-19 02:19:00