Des Moines County Newswire

Des Moines County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Des Moines County, IA.

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  1. Attempted murder trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    ... a convicted felon who was released from federal prison in Illinois two years ago, initially was charged by Des Moines County prosecutors with being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shootout. Smith testified Tuesday the ...

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  2. Mediapolis teen avoids prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hawk Eye

    A Mediapolis teen avoided being sentenced to 22 years in prison Thursday when a Des Moines County district judge instead ordered him into a residential facility for treatment of a drug problem. Brodi Jacob Sattler, 17, 26 Village Court in Mediapolis, entered guilty pleas Thursday to a variety of charges, including possession of illegal drugs, burglary, theft and operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent.

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  3. Early Childhood Area Board to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Evening Journal

    The local Early Childhood Area Board will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Washington Public Library located at 115 West Washington Street. Members from the public are welcome to attend.

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  4. Beavers to Brown: NoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Hawk Eye

    Attorneys representing accused murderer Jorge Sanders-Galvez say prosecutor is ignoring judge's ruling to turn over exhibits as previously ordered by the court. An attorney representing a man accused of killing a Burlington High School student claims in a motion filed this week Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers decided to ignore a judge's order to turn over exhibits to the defense prior to trial.

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  5. Conservation debating shower house optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Hawk Eye

    The Des Moines County conservation board can't decide between two shower house designs for the new building to be built at Big Hollow Recreation Area, so they're asking the public for input.  Conservation Director Chris Lee explained the board's discussion at the Des Moines County Board of Supervisors Tuesday meeting. Shower house discussions are about to come before the supervisors, as the current phase of work at Big Hollow is coming to a close.

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  6. One person injured in ATV accident in Des Moines CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Mediapolis Fire and Rescue crews responded to an ATV accident late Saturday night. It happened at 11:30 p.m. on the 9100 block of 260th Street.

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  7. Zapped in the name of career educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Hawk Eye

    ... with some kind of summer program for youths, so he collaborated with officers from the police department, Des Moines County Sheriff's Department, the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force, Iowa State Patrol and the Des Moines County Conservation ...

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  8. 4-H members say goodbye to animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Hawk Eye

    As Jennifer Lohmann stood in line with her sheep waiting her turn at the Des Moines County Fair market livestock auction, she got a little teary-eyed. Lohmann of Sperry has raised the sheep since it was born in February.

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  9. Wrangling uncooperative sheepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | Hawk Eye

    ... to calm them down, and that takes a lot of work." Malone was one of dozens of students competing in the Des Moines County Fair's 4-H and FFA Sheep Show Saturday - something she had never done before. Before Saturday, she had only shown goats at the ...

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  10. Police and Firefighters clash in a three game softball seriesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 29 | Hawk Eye

    ... firefighters and emergency responders, consisting of about 75 players from every public safety agency in Des Moines County - and a few outside of it, such as the Iowa State Patrol and Henderson County Sheriff's department in Illinois. The money ...

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  11. Pinned It Creations to host DIY workshops downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | Hawk Eye

    ... she was hosting six to eight pallet painting parties a weekend. With that momentum, she applied to the Des Moines County business plan competition and won the first place prize of $5,000, which she put towards purchasing her store and stocking it ...

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  12. A day dedicated to cows at Des Moines County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Hawk Eye

    Ashley Lohmann, 17, of Sperry was legitimately surprised when her cow, Dudley, won first-place Friday in the lightweight category of the 4-H and FFA Beef Show at the Des Moines County Fair. "He's not a show steer.

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  13. Affable swine strut their stuff at the Des Moines County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Hawk Eye

    Though their owners often weighed less than they did, the preening pigs at the Des Moines County Fair were exceptionally well behaved. “If they get too scared, they might run.

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  14. Youth show off poultry on the first full day of the Des Moines County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Hawk Eye

    Bailey Minster, 10, of Sperry got a reminder of that lesson sooner than she would have liked. Minster was supposed to show off her chickens Wednesday at the Des Moines County Fair, but nature intervened before she had a chance.

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  15. Des Moines County Fair has a lot to offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Hawk Eye

    The weeklong Des Moines County Fair kicks off its 164th year tonight with the queen pageant, and for the next week, the fairgrounds at Southeastern Community College will be rife with livestock, 4-H club members and a slate of new activities. Nearly every one of the 124 camping spots on the fairgrounds have been reserved, which means this may be the biggest fair yet.

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  16. United Way Pacesetter meeting highlights the importance of charity Updated Jul 20 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Hawk Eye

    ... Bank of Southern Iowa; Home Caring Services; Hope Haven Development Center; Iowa Legal Aid; The Nest of Des Moines County; Partners for Persons with Disabilities; The Salvation Army; Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois; Mississippi ...

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  17. Up and Out Plan Ahead July 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Hawk Eye

    ... Madison. Blank Park Zoo will have two shows, at 1 and 2 p.m., at Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St. Des Moines County Genealogical Society will host a meeting and program about the Underground Railroad by Floyd Ham at 7 p.m. at Burlington ...

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  18. Up and Out Museums July 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Hawk Eye

    ... open by appointment by calling (319) 392-4577 or (319) 457-3111. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Des Moines County Heritage Center , 501 N. Fourth St., is open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, October through April, and 10 a.m. to 5 ...

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  19. Out of the Attic: On the railroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Hawk Eye

    ... gallery at the Heritage Center Museum. "Out of the Attic" features artifacts from the collection of the Des Moines County Historical Society. For more information, to ask questions or to offer comments or suggestions, call (319) 752-7449 or email ...

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  20. Man charged with killing Kedarie Johnson may face death penalty if convicted in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Hawk Eye

    Jorge "Lumni" Sanders-Galvez, who is charged with first-degree murder of Burlington High School student Kedarie Johnson with his court appointed attorney Curtis Dial during a hearing Thursday July 20, 2017 at the Des Moines County Courthouse in Burlington, Iowa. Sanders-Galvez may face the death penalty if federal prosecutors decide to indictment for a hate crime in the youth's death.

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