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  1. Arraignment set for woman accused in Iowa County rest stop killingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Arraignment set for woman accused in Iowa County rest stop killing Podhajsky 09/20/17 An arraignment hearing has been set for next month for a woman accused of fatally shooting a semi driver in Iowa County. Mariana Lesnic is scheduled to make her plea to a 1st Degree Murder charge, among others, on Oct. 2. Police say the 43-year-old shot and killed 60-year-old Ernest Kummer of Monroe while he sat in the cab of his semi early the morning of Sept.

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  2. Some Iowa businesses pledge to keep $10.10 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KCRG

    Some businesses in an eastern Iowa county are pledging to retain a $10.10 base wage for their employees, despite the Legislature nullifying the local minimum wage boost. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted two years ago to use three 90-cent increments to increase the $7.25 minimum wage.

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  3. A piece of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... Attendees are able to travel across Iowa for two days to see unique, longstanding structures in nearly every Iowa county. Barn owners will be available to speak about their properties at each location. A Williams barn, owned by Ron Adams, will be ...

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  4. Judge to rule in next month on change of venue in Stevenson murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... at all, it should be moved to Linn County. However, they've also resisted the defense's motion to move it from Iowa County, turning results of a defense survey around on itself to argue there is a large enough jury candidate pool in Iowa County. ...

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  5. Police log - Sept. 8, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... 2002 and 2008. The pursuit ended at Iowa-Washington road and Birch Avenue, where they lost sight of the vehicle. Iowa County officers also responded. An officer reported a broken-down vehicle, Wednesday night at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp ...

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  6. Fridley-based truck driver shot dead at Iowa rest stop; woman arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | TwinCities

    ... 2010. A company official said it wouldn't comment on the "horrific event" at the request of Kummer's family. Iowa County Sheriff Rob Rotter said Thursday his office and the Division of Criminal Investigation are continuing to search for answers in ...

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  7. Supervisor of killed truck driver remembers him an 'amazing' personRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KCRG

    Authorities say 60-year-old Ernest Kummer of Monroe was shot around 2:30 Wednesday morning at a rest stop off of Interstate 80 near Victor. The Iowa County sheriff's office says they found Kummer dead in his semi with gunshot wounds.

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  8. School Board candidate survey - Kelly WielandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Washington Evening Journal

    My husband, Chad, has worked for WCSD as one of the high school Spanish teachers since 2006; my son, Noah, will be a student within the district in a few short years. The area of education has always been a passion of mine.

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  9. Slain truck driver identified as 60-year-old Iowa manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Post-Bulletin

    ... 2010. A company official said it wouldn't comment on the "horrific event" at the request of Kummer's family. Iowa County Sheriff Rob Rotter said Thursday his office and the Division of Criminal Investigation are continuing to search for answers in ...

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  10. Victim identified in I-80 rest stop shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... as 60-year-old Ernest Kummer of Monroe as the semi driver who was shot and killed early Wednesday morning. The Iowa County Sheriff's Office says Kummer and 43-year-old Mariana Lesnic were at the westbound I-80 rest stop at mile marker 205, near ...

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  11. MN Truck Driver Fatally Shot at Rest Stop IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... 2010. A company official said it wouldn't comment on the "horrific event" at the request of Kummer's family. Iowa County Sheriff Rob Rotter said Thursday his office and the Division of Criminal Investigation are continuing to search for answers in ...

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  12. Name released in rest stop shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: A woman is being held on a million dollar bond following a deadly shooting at an Iowa County rest stop. The Iowa County Sheriff says Mariana Lesnic, 43, is now in custody at the Iowa County Jail; she's being held on 1st Degree Murder Charges.

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  13. Woman accused of killing truck driver at Iowa rest stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    43-year-old Mariana Lesnic is being held at the Iowa County Jail after authorities say she shot and killed a man inside of his semi. Other truck drivers who go to the rest area often were shocked to hear the news. "I get surprised like how that is ...

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  14. Colorado woman jailed in shooting death of trucker at Iowa rest stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | The Gazette

    This Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 booking photo released by the Iowa County Sheriff's Department shows Mariana Lesnic, in Marengo, Iowa, who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a truck driver found dead in his cab at a rest stop early Wednesday, along Interstate 80 near Victor, Iowa.

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  15. Million dollar bond set in rest stop murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: A woman is being held on a million dollar bond following a deadly shooting at an Iowa County rest stop. The Iowa County Sheriff says Mariana Lesnic, 43, is now in custody at the Iowa County Jail; she's being held on 1st Degree Murder Charges.

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  16. Woman jailed in shooting death of trucker at Iowa rest stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | SFGate

    This Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 booking photo released by the Iowa County Sheriff's Department shows Mariana Lesnic, in Marengo, Iowa, who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a truck driver found dead in his cab at a rest stop early Wednesday, along Interstate 80 near Victor, Iowa.

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  17. The Latest: Woman charged with killing trucker at rest stopRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A woman has been charged with murder in the shooting of a trucker found dead in his cab early Wednesday at a rest stop along Interstate 80 in Iowa. The Iowa County Sheriff's Office says 43-year-old Mariana Lesnic, address unknown, is being held in jail on a $1 million cash-only bond.

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  18. Trucker shot to death in I-80 rest stop shooting, woman jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... driver at a rest stop along Interstate 80 in Iowa. The shooting happened early Wednesday at the rest stop in Iowa County, about 40 miles west of Iowa City. The Iowa County Sheriff's Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating ...

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  19. Arrivals and departuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Estherville Spirit

    The State Data Center, a program of the State Library of Iowa in Des Moines, has released the latest data on migration in and out of each Iowa county. During the four-year period from 2011 to 2015, residents moved from Emmet County in the greatest numbers to counties in southern Minnesota, including Martin and Blue Earth.

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  20. Liberal CartographyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The WV Rebel's Blog

    ... subsequent meeting in Des Moines. Local officials shot back, explaining that there are no such groups active in Iowa County. Amanas leaders denounced hate groups and their activities, saying none of their messages or activities are welcome in their ...

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