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Preliminary flood damages in Shelby County estimated over $1-million

(Harlan) Shelby County Emergency Management Coordinator Alex Londo and his staff have been working with local officials to determine the damage to public infrastructure. Londo said their preliminary information on documented damage and response expenses has been provided to the State of Iowa.

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Iowa Authorities Investigating Body Found Near Community College Campus

SIOUX COUNTY, I.A. – Sioux County authorities are investigating after a body was found in the Floyd River this morning near the Northwest Iowa Community College campus. The body was located around 10:30 this morning. The river borders the community college’s southeastern edge. A message was sent to


Special investigation of Shelby County EMA agency released

Auditor of State Rob Sand released a report on a special investigation of the Shelby County Emergency Management Agency at 9 a.m. on March 13, 2019. The special investigation was requested after concerns were identified regarding improper payment of overtime, compensatory time, and vacation to certa


American Pickers to film in Iowa

New York, New York – History Channel’s American Pickers is coming to Iowa and they’re calling on you for help. In a release to North Iowa News, the show says they’re looking for leads throughout the state, specifically interesting characters and items. They want something they’ve never seen before.


Traffic camera ban clears Iowa Senate

The Iowa Senate voted Tuesday to ban traffic enforcement cameras. The red light and speed cameras have been the subject of much debate in recent years. The vote was 30 to 19. The bill now goes to the House.


Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Report

(Council Bluffs) A Henderson man was arrested for Violation of a Non Contact/Protective Order. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Myles Dustin Longcor was charged after Deputies took a report of a rear door being kicked in at a residence on Monday. The victim advised there wa

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Iowa dog breeder charged with 17 counts of animal neglect

MANLY, Iowa — The owner of a northern Iowa dog breeding operation has been charged with animal neglect. Worth County court records say 66-year-old Barbara Kavars, of Manly, is charged with 17 counts. The records don't list the name of an attorney who could comment for her.


Teacher misconduct would require prompt reporting under Iowa law

DES MOINES -- Legislation stemming from allegations of a middle school teacher’s sexual abuse of a Linn County student was unanimously approved by the Iowa House on Tuesday. “This was the No. 1 issue I heard from constituents at the door” while campaigning last year, said Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Mario


Annual statewide tornado drill in Iowa

The annual Iowa statewide tornado drill is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27th. A test tornado watch will be issued, by the National Weather Service, at 10:00 a.m., followed by a test tornado warning at 10:15 a.m.


Vandals destroy two Harrison County recreation area signs

Vandals have decimated two signs owned by the Harrison County Conservation Board, according to Director Scott Nelson. The signs, one at Schaben Park near Dunlap and one at the Old Town Conservation Area near Missouri Valley, were damaged by multiple shotgun blasts, Nelson said.


Bailey Child Abuse Case Appeal Still Pending

AUDUBON COUNTY - While Samantha Bailey, the grandmother convicted of abuse and neglect charges after her grandchildren ingested drugs they found in her purse, has been sentenced, the case is still pending an appeal.


Benefit for Atlantic resident set for April 7

There will be a benefit for Atlantic resident, Lori Stuetelberg Schroder, on Sunday, April 7, at the Atlantic Golf and Country Club from 4-7 p.m. It will include a free will donation meal from 4-6 p.m., and a silent auction with bids taken from 4-6 p.m. Winners will be announced at 6:15 p.m. For mor


Fiesta Mariachi 2019 is April 6

Students in the Denison mariachi program have a busy couple of weeks ahead of them. Mariachi Reyes del Oeste, Denison’s top mariachi group, is leaving Thursday afternoon for a tour of performances.


Atlantic Announces 2019 RAGBRAI Theme

The Atlantic RAGBRAI Committee is ready for “Sunday Funday” with cyclists, visitors and community members Sunday, July 21. “Atlantic is the first full day of RAGBRAI, so the committee wanted to think of a theme that would get participants excited, but also showcase how gracious and pleased we are to


2019 IKM-Manning Gala Raises More Than $105,000 In Support Of STEM Education

More than 290 people came together last Saturday night at Memorial Hall in Manilla to support the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) initiatives of the IKM-Manning School District. Topping the more than $90,000 raised last year, the 2019 IKM-Manning Gala raised over $105,000 for the di


Celebrating 30 years of the Senior Center

Earlier this month, several individuals celebrated the Atlantic Senior Center turning 30-years-old, with a cake made by Senior Center Manager Judy Jordan. Florence Thelen, who attended the celebration, said she remembered walking door to door around the neighborhood asking for cash donations for the


All-WI boys' basketball teams released

The Omaha World Herald released its 2019 All-Western Iowa boys’ basketball teams on Saturday. A total of 10 area athletes were recognized. Denison-Schleswig junior post player Goanar Biliew and Monarch junior point guard Charlie Wiebers were honored on the first team in Class 4A/3A.


Update from the Atlantic Parks and Recreation Department

(Atlantic) The Atlantic Parks and Recreation Department says the Schildberg Recreation Area’s walking trails are open and the west parking lot along Buck Creek Road is accessible for vehicles. Use caution when walking on connected trails from Olive Street to Schildberg as mud from the flooding left

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Revised flood maps available, meeting Tuesday evening

Revised flood maps are now available and the Federal Emergency Management Association is sending a Consultation Coordination Officer to Harrison County to discuss the maps and the revised flood hazard information on Tuesday, March 26.


Former Atlantic star Hawkins plays big role for undefeated Bearcats

(Maryville) – Former Atlantic star Ryan Hawkins is one of the key members of Northwest Missouri State’s 35-0 Elite Eight squad. The 6-foot-7 Bearcats sophomore joined Tuesday’s Upon Further Review to talk about an incredible season, look ahead to their next game and much more.