Des Moines County Newswire (Page 6)

Des Moines County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Des Moines County, IA. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 409 in Des Moines County, IA

  1. Theft of $25 worth of steaks may be cost homeless man 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... lot. Shorts comments were contained in a complaint unsealed Thursday morning during Short's hearing in Des Moines County District Court, where he was charged with second-degree robbery, a class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison. ...

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  2. Working toilets in the wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    For the first time in the history of Des Moines County, a public campground will have working toilets and showers. Lee and longtime park ranger Pat Rogge watched with fascination as a large construction crane dropped the three segments of the prefabricated shower house into place Wednesday at the Big Hollow camping area.

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  3. Date with grant source near for pool bubble proponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... that fashion makes it count as a government donation to the bubble effort without a real cost to the city. Des Moines County also is contributing $10,000 to the effort in two $5,000 payments. In exchange, the federation will give free pool access to ...

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  4. Mark Farran bond reduction deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    A Des Moines County district judge Wednesday denied a request to modify a $160,000 cash only bond for a Burlington man awaiting trial on charges of sexual abuse. Mark Farran, 41, 130 Greenbrier Drive, will remain in the Des Moines County jail until trial unless he or someone else on his behalf can post $160,000 in cash to meet the requirements of his current bond.

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  5. Man wants $160,000 cash bond reducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... that would make it possible for Farran to post bond and return home. However, Todd Chelf, an assistant Des Moines County attorney, urged Dowell to maintain the current bond because of the "serious nature of the charges" pending against Farran. "The ...

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  6. Man gets probation on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    A musician was granted probation Monday after he was busted in September at the Trailways bus depot in West Burlington, where narcotics officers discovered about five pounds of high-grade marijuana he and as second man were transporting from Colorado back to their Tennessee homes. Nathan Andrew Hoffman, 36, Antioch, Tennessee, had spent the past 147 days in the Des Moines County jail before being released from custody Monday by Senior District Judge William Dowell, who granted him three years probation and suggested he return to Tennessee to serve the probation.

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  7. Driver leads multiple agencies on pursuit from Burlington to Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A 23-year-old woman is in custody after a vehicle pursuit involving multiple agencies from Des Moines County into Henry County. On Friday, Feb. 2 just before midnight a Burlington Police Officer attempted to stop a car driven by Aaliayh Williams, of Burlington, on a suspected narcotics violation.

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  8. Burlington man's death ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... nal Investigation, the Burlington Police Department, the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner and the Des Moines County Attorney's Office.

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  9. Area Recyclers deploy new signs to stop misuse at drop off centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    Cereal boxes, and other non-corrugated cardboard such as beer cartons and tissue boxes, can't be recycled at the Area Recyclers facility. When Des Moines County residents toss those materials into one of the eight rural drop off containers, an employee at the 1818 West Burlington Ave. location has to dig into the bin and fish it out.

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  10. Des Moines County supervisor facing foreclosure on farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    Bob Beck, the most-senior member of the Des Moines County Board of Supervisors, is facing foreclosure on his hog farm. Beck got out of the hog industry about a year-and-a-half ago, he said, because his farm wasn't making money.

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  11. Fifth suspect arrested in river breakinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... New Year's weekend at the “Get Away” cabins in rural Gladstone, Illinois. He remains in the Des Moines County jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond in connection with the Henderson County break-ins. It is not known if he will fight ...

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  12. Iowa Public Information Board to keep Steele case goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... the fatal shooting of Steele by Burlington police officer Jesse Hill in January 2015. A few weeks after Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers cleared Hill of an wrongdoing, The Hawk Eye and Steele's family filed separate complaints with the IPIB, ...

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  13. Happy ending for fowl storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... it wasn't a Burlington problem. Ultimately, because Izaak Walton Lake and the land around it are owned by Des Moines County, the goose's plight fell squarely in the jurisdiction of the Des Moines County Sheriff's Office. Despite having fewer than ...

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  14. Burlington man arrested on multiple sex crime chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | KCRG

    ... e third degree and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, all class C fellonies. He was taken to the Des Moines County Correctional Center where he is being held without bond until pending a court appearance.

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  15. Fifth man sought in river cabin burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... to meet a probation officer in Mount Pleasant on an unrelated criminal conviction. He is being held in the Des Moines County jail in lieu of a $25,000 bond on five counts of third-degree burglary in connection with break-ins last month at residences ...

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  16. Lisa Schaefer will challenge Amy Beavers for county attorney in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers will face a primary challenge this June from a former colleague she fired the day after she won election in November 2014. Lisa Schaefer, who worked as an assistant county attorney for 11 years before being fired by Beavers, said Friday she decided to seek the job after being approached in recent months by a diverse group of Des Moines County citizens wanting change.

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  17. Two arrested in cabin burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    Two Burlington men have been arrested and police are looking for a third man in connection with a series of residential burglaries last month on O'Connell Beach Road. Patrick Sanders, 26, 509 S. Central Ave., and Michael Jagerson Jr., 23, 1407 S. Seventh St., are each being held in the Des Moines County jail in lieu of $25,000 cash-only bonds on five counts of third-degree burglary, a class D felony.

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  18. County board set to forgive Harmony Bible Church's taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    Harmony Bible Church missed its deadline last year to file for a tax exemption, but the Des Moines County Board of Supervisors seems ready to look the other way. The church bought its Burlington building, the former Tom's Market and Meats at 550 Division St., in August of 2016.

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  19. One man dead after head-on crash with semi in Des Moines CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    One man is dead after a head-on collision Wednesday morning, January 3, 2018. The accident happened around 9:36 a.m. at Highway 99 and Huron Road.

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  20. Separate Crashes Claim Three Lives in Iowa WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... was pronounced dead at the scene. A second accident happened on Highway 99 just north of Huron Road in Des Moines County. Police say a car driven by 32-year-old Timothy Boyd was traveling south when he crossed the center line and struck 27-year-old ...

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