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Jones County Newswire

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  1. Community sale in Anamosa seeks donations to help prevent child abuseRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | KCRG

    All the money collected from the sale goes back to the Jones County Family Council and it helps pay for low-cost community events to even offering help and classes on parenting. The Jones County Family Council says a lot of these donated items will help families celebrate a Christmas this year.

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  2. Former fire chief faces charges for assaulting childRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KCRG

    The former Olin Fire Chief now faces several charges after police say he assaulted child with the intent to sexually abuse her. The Jones County Sheriff's Office arrested him last week.

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  3. Music venues respond to deadly Las Vegas shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The impact of what happened in Las Vegas is starting to be felt by those behind some of the top music attractions in the state. That's the case in Monticello where the Jones County Fair is located, a fair that brings big names, especially in country music, to Eastern Iowa.

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  4. Operation Quick Find: Skyler BrewsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | KCRG

    Right now the Jones County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 17-year-old girl at the center of an Operation Quick Find. Skyler Brewster was last seen wearing black leggings at her home in Oxford Junction.

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  5. Sheriff defends no charges against other owner in alleged dog strangulation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... he said. Those factors leading to anger by people. Many are people who, Graver said, come from outside of Jones County. Graver stands by the decision. "We did a thorough investigation. We put a good case together against the defendant, and people ...

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  6. Tama County District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Tama News-Herald

    ... mph on Iowa Highway 151, drunken driving, 2nd degree theft, providing false information to law enforcement in Jones County and forgery for passing counterfeit $100 bills at a convenience store in Anamosa twice on the same day. Bramer was orignally ...

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  7. Crash with combine results in arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KCRG

    The Jones County Sheriff's Office says Highway 151 was down to one lane after a vehicle crashed into the back of a combine Thursday night. Sheriff Greg Graver says both the sports utility vehicle and the combine were driving north on Highway 151 near County Road E17, by Monticello at 8:34 p.m. when the crash happened.

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  8. Two injured after crash in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | KCRG

    The Iowa State Patrol says two were injured after a sedan and truck collided on Highway 151 near the intersection of Old Dubuque Road, just outside Anamosa. Officers said in a crash report a 2015 Nissan Versa was southbound on 151 when a 2012 Ford F-150 pulled out from a stop sign on Old Dubuque and into the sedan's path.

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  9. Anamosa prison inmate found guilty after attempted drug smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | KCRG

    Meade withdrew the previous plea of not guilty and entered a plea of guilty to the class D felony offense of Furnishing a Controlled Substance to Inmates at a Detention Facility in violation of Iowa Code Sections 719.8. The Jones County Court sentenced Meade to an indeterminate term not to exceed five years to the Iowa Department of Corrections. This term is to be served consecutively with the sentence he is currently serving.

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  10. Wapsi River expected to hit flood stage in Anamosa todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... National Weather Service, the Wapsi River will hit flood stage, which is 14.5 feet, sometime this afternoon. Jones County Emergency Management Coordinator Brenda Leonard says she doesn't believe any homes will be affected by the floods. "Due to buy ...

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  11. Land Olin bought out after past flooding and turned into green space.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... in past years. "We're gonna stay, I don't think it'll make it up as far as it did in the past," says Lemmer. Jones County Emergency Management Coordinator Brenda Leonard says they are expecting the river to crest lower than it did in 2016 but ...

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  12. Flooding continues along Wapsipinicon RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... it reaches its crest Wednesday at 21.0 feet. It will fall below flood stage Friday evening. According to the Jones County Emergency Management Coordinator Brenda Leonard, they are not doing any preparations right now because they expect to be lower ...

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  13. Jones County Conservation Board to decide the fate of the Monticello DamRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | KCRG

    The fate of the Monticello Dam will be decided on Friday at the next Jones County Conservation Board meeting. It's been a hot topic in Jones County for the past decade.

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  14. Pilot killed in small aircraft crash near Monticello airportRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say the pilot of a small aircraft that crashed about 50 yards from a runway at Monticello Regional Airport has been killed. The Monticello Police Department says on its Facebook page that the Jones County Sheriff's Dispatch Center was notified about the crash by a resident at 4:04 p.m. Saturday.

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  15. Pilot identified in crash, dog survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... remains, but a small tip of the plane is visible in the field. We are trying to confirm information with Jones County authorities at this hour, but the witness says authorities reached out to her, and are possibly waiting for the county coroner to ...

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  16. Pilot dies in Monticello crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... remains, but a small tip of the plane is visible in the field. We are trying to confirm information with Jones County authorities at this hour, but the witness says authorities reached out to her, and are possibly waiting for the county coroner to ...

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  17. Jones County authorities investigate plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... remains, but a small tip of the plane is visible in the field. We are trying to confirm information with Jones County authorities at this hour, but the witness says authorities reached out to her, and are possibly waiting for the county coroner to ...

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  18. VIDEO: Watch a tornado form near MonticelloRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | KCRG

    Chad and Renee Adams shot this video of a tornado forming near Monticello and moving through Jones County on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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  19. Tornado rips through Monticello farmRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | KCRG

    ... the storm damaged a lot of their crops. That's an issue they say will continue for the next several months. Jones County Emergency Manager, Brenda Leonard said the National Weather Service will tour the Monticello area on Friday to access the ...

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  20. Storms leave behind significant damage in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    His farm is about ten miles west of Monticello, and about four miles from Prairieburg, where the National Weather Service says a tornado touched down Wednesday. McConnell says he believes it was a tornado that caused extensive damage to his property and the house across the road.

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