Polk County Newswire (Page 4)

Polk County Newswire (Page 4)

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

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  1. Police charge Des Moines man in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | KCRG

    Investigators Tuesday charged 24-year-old Troy Lee Mure Jr. with vehicular homicide by reckless driving, vehicular homicide by operating while intoxicated and operating while intoxicated. He was taken to the Polk County Jail.

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  2. Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency v. Federal Energy Regulatory CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... an application pursuant to the Federal Power Act ("FPA") for a preliminary permit for a hydroelectric project in Polk County, Iowa. A private developer, FFP Qualified Hydro 14, LLC ("FFP"), also submitted a permit application for the same project on ...

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  3. DMPD Investigates Group Fight Over Recent HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... nearly two miles away. The groups had been fighting about the events surrounding a homicide in unincorporated Polk County on November 8. 20-year-old Dashawn Smith was found at Evolution Nightclub with a gunshot wound and later died from the ...

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  4. The tenant farmer's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... many people who think that was not coincidental." Opening statements are made to the jury. Olu Salami, from the Polk County Attorney's Office, loudly kicks the wood floor, demonstrating to the jury the blows inflicted by the defendant to the victim. ...

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  5. Chet Culver moves closer to a Congressional runRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... 163,549 Republicans and 150,549 Democrats. To win the seat, a Democrat has to build a 25,000-vote margin in Polk County, where Democrats outnumber Republicans by 19,000 votes and independents by 14,000. Each of the other 15 counties has a Republican ...

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  6. Red Fox out of hibernationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... called "Zippers" particularly stand out. Now through Jan. 7, Ludwig's animal sculptures are included in the Polk County Heritage Gallery's Greater Des Moines Exhibited. Touts Drake's Anderson Gallery opened an ambitious new exhibition last weekend. ...

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  7. Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Sues Iowa Hotel That Profiled Her as Sex WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Advocate

    ... arrested Taylor for possessing hormone medication without carrying a prescription. She was transported to the Polk County Jail, beginning an eight-day ordeal marked by repeated strip-searches and solitary confinement . These are just some of the ...

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  8. Iowa hospital to demolish apartments to make roomRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... than 10 months to move before the complex is closed in September. Eric Burmeister, executive director of the Polk County Housing Trust Fund, called the decision to close Mercy Park "a blow to affordable housing." Laura Vanden Bosch with Mercy ...

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  9. Hospital to demolish apartments to build more facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... which call for larger patient rooms and more uniform floor plans. Eric Burmeister, executive director of the Polk County Housing Trust Fund, called the decision to close Mercy Park "a blow to affordable housing." Laura Vanden Bosch director of ...

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  10. 200 must move before apartment complex demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... than 10 months to move before the complex is closed in September. Eric Burmeister, executive director of the Polk County Housing Trust Fund, called the decision to close Mercy Park "a blow to affordable housing." Laura Vanden Bosch with Mercy ...

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  11. Care for our veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    ... happy to receive so many letters from veterans who appreciate my work on their behalf. People like Hilary from Polk County, Iowa who wrote to our campaign saying, "Bernie Sanders is the only candidate with a track record of fighting for veterans and ...

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  12. A cat's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... as it toasted his fur. The joy of life. Joe Weeg spent 31 years bumping around this town as a prosecutor for the Polk County Attorney's Office. Now retired, he writes about the frequently overlooked people, places and events in Des Moines on his ...

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  13. Why the downtown Y still has no swimming poolRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... former convention complex at Fifth and Grand has been complicated from the start. As part of a deal under which Polk County bought the old J.C. Penney building (which Wellmark owned and which is becoming courtrooms), the county agreed to give the ...

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  14. 2015 Sullivan Brothers' Award of Valor Ceremony to be HeldRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    ... where he performed CPR. A retired Trooper's wife, who is a nurse, stopped at the scene to help and eventually Polk County Sheriff's Deputies arrived on scene and placed an AED on the man and Ankeny Rescue transported the man to a Des Moines ...

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  15. Deputies respond to nightclub 70 times since openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    After gunfire rang out in a north Des Moines nightclub over the weekend, neighbors are saying something needs to be done about the club's constant police activity. Polk County deputies surrounded Evolution Nightclub around 2 a.m. Sunday after receiving reports about a fight.

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  16. Data: Officers called to home 50 times before man lit girlfriend on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... eek at the burn center, and she was burned so badly her esophagus was burned," Hinds said. Moore is still in the Polk County Jail facing a felony charge of willful injury. His arraignment is Dec. 4.

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  17. Police: Mother tried to steal 27 items on toddler's strollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... something to do with the theft. A family member came and picked up the 3-year-old child. Brady was taken to the Polk County Jail. She was charged with second-degree theft -- shoplifting.

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  18. Several hundred people at nightclub when homicide occurredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Moines. Authorities said there were several hundred people in and around the club when the shooting occurred. Polk County detectives continue to investigate the case and are interviewing witnesses. Anyone with information on the case should call ...

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  19. Des Moines council OKs hotel development agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KCRG

    The City Council has approved a development agreement for a proposed $101 million convention hotel planned for downtown Des Moines. On Monday night the council unanimously approved the agreement between Polk County and the nonprofit Iowa Events Center Hotel Corp. The county board is set to vote Tuesday.

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  20. Des Moines officials move ahead with convention hotel planRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Des Moines Register reports the nonprofit Iowa Events Center Hotel Corp. board, established by Polk County and the city, approved six agreements that outline the hotel's appearance and financing. The Des Moines City Council was scheduled to vote Monday night on a development agreement between the hotel board and Polk County.

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