Des Moines County Newswire (Page 4)

Des Moines County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Des Moines County, IA. (Page 4)

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  1. Man killed while picking up road signs near YarmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Hawk Eye

    A Stockport man in his mid-40s was killed Monday morning after falling from the back of a moving truck while picking up road signs in northwest Des Moines County. Lt. Brett Grimshaw, a Des Moines County Sheriff's office spokesman, said the man has been identified, but his name would not be released until family members are notified.

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  2. Man charged with drug charges after reporting his vehicle stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Hawk Eye

    A man faces felony drug charges after running from police during a traffic stop Sunday night, then minutes later called 911 to report his vehicle had been stolen. Travis Michael Grinnell, 26, is in the Des Moines County jail in lieu of a $100,000 cash-only bond on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver in excess of 5 grams, filing a false police report, obstruction and numerous traffic charges.

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  3. City Council set to okay pigs, revisit depot decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Hawk Eye

    ... they wouldn't really know what to do with a pig if it had to be taken from its owner. Grimshaw said the Des Moines County Humane Society said they would be unwilling to take in the animals. However, he thinks the council can allow the animals while ...

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  4. Support GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Hawk Eye

    ... call Robert at (319) 750-0894. To contact Iowa Narcotics Anonymous, NAIA, call (800) 897-6241. Nest of Des Moines County - a free support group for pregnant women, meets on the third floor of 214 N. Fourth St., Suite 3C, Burlington. The Nest is open ...

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  5. William 'Billy' MehaffyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Hawk Eye

    ... ere the family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A memorial has been established for the Des Moines County 4-H Dairy Show. Cremation will be accorded following the Funeral Service.

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  6. Supervisors to discuss county insurance, DOT agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Hawk Eye

    Des Moines County supervisors have what looks to be a brief meeting planned this week, with work sessions on the county's insurance and its agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation to follow. Supervisors again have a list of personnel actions to approve, this time in conservation, the county jail, the county attorney's office, community services and the assessor's board of review.

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  7. Around Burlington: Unwelcome visitor makes late-night house callRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | Hawk Eye

    Things are not always what they seem, and that especially was true on a moonless night in 1893 when four armed men burst through the door of an isolated Des Moines County farmhouse and began shooting. By the time the smoke cleared and authorities arrived, there still was uncertainty what happened at the McKinneys that night.

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  8. Accused dogs taken to FM shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Hawk Eye

    Fort Madison's PAW Animal Shelter took in four dogs Thursday from the Des Moines County man at the center of the county's conversation about potentially dangerous wild dogs. Fort Madison's PAW Animal Shelter took in four dogs Thursday from the Des Moines County man at the center of the county's conversation about potentially dangerous wild dogs.

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  9. Plan a helpful harvest - garden with sharing in mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Hawk Eye

    ... they get in goes out," Morgan Hoenig, local foods coordinator for Iowa State University Extension in Des Moines County, said of the response to vegetables and fruits donated to and distributed by area food pantries. "The need is there." The need is ...

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  10. North Gorge Trail tripling in sizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... southeastern Iowa." Will, who works for Burlington Public Works, and his brother, Alex, who worked for the Des Moines County Conservation Department before leaving for Coralville last year, founded the trail more than two years ago. The first year ...

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  11. Burlington man accused of assautlng jail officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    A Burlington man in custody on a parole violation faces additional charges after he assaulted a corrections officer at the Des Moines County jail Tuesday. Jacob E. Judd, 19, 1403 S. 13th St., is accused of assaulting the officer about 1 p.m. after he refused commands to return to his cell in the "super-max" wing of the jail.

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  12. Police: Several charged in gunfire fight at McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KCRG

    ... ls say a semi-automatic handgun was found near the doorway of the apartments. The green car was located in Des Moines County a little while later. The driver was arrested and transported back to Mount Pleasant.

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  13. Proposed bill tackles 'fail first' policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KCRG

    ... those two before I could finally get access to one that worked better," Haught said. Senator Tom Green,R-Des Moines County, who is a pharmacist, said he believes Iowa law should focus on what is best for the patient. "This bills just reinforces the ...

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  14. Wild dogs attack brings urgency to county supervisors' intervention effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... out of their pen and attacked one. The caller told Holsteen his cows were out of their pen and were on Des Moines County 99. The man spotted them on his way to work. The caller told Holsteen his cows were out of their pen and were on Des Moines ...

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  15. Authorities continue to investigate death of man found in Indian Path ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    State and local authorities continue to investigate the death of a man found about two weeks ago in Indian Path Park on U.S. 61 in north Lee County but declined to reveal if it is a homicide investigation. The body of James Merlin Nelson, 47, of Fairfield was found Feb. 11 in the park south of the Des Moines County line on the south side of the Skunk River.

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  16. Man flees courthouse, judge increases bond dramaticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    A Burlington man free on a $5,000 bond bolted from Des Moines County Courthouse security officers Friday morning after a district associate judge increased his bond dramatically and ordered him back into custody. Area law enforcement officers continued to search late Friday for Antoine Lamont Tellis, 21, 1015 S. 10th St., who last was seen running south from the courthouse shortly after 9 a.m. A Burlington man free on a $5,000 bond bolted from Des Moines County Courthouse security officers Friday morning after a district associate judge increased his bond dramatically and ordered him back into custody.

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  17. Supervisors to discuss wild animals ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    After months of waiting to intervene on wild dog complaints, Des Moines County supervisors are discussing a drafted wild animals ordinance in a meeting after their Tuesday meeting this week. Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers gave the supervisors the ordinance draft two weeks ago.

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  18. Recognizing motivated youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... band, choir, FFA, National Honor Society, 4-H, speech and jazz band. While he enjoys showing cattle at the Des Moines County Fair every year, he loves tinkering with computers even more. "I'd like to get into working for a company in information ...

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  19. Man arrested after car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    A homelesss man was arrested late Friday after taking police on a car chase through Burlington and Des Moines County. Max Lee Arthur Baxter, 28, was charged with eluding police, failure to obey a stop sign, interference with official acts, speeding and lack of insurance.

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  20. Bowling for educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Shawn Clark with J&S Electronic shows his form bowling in the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon Saturday at King Pins in Pzazz. 14 teams participated in the event, each raising about $300 for Junior Achievement of the Heartland which pulled-in about $5,000 from the event.

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