Polk County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Creditors Get 12 Cents on Every Dollar Tirrell OwesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... July of last year, saying he owed around $45,000 in back taxes for 2010, 2011 and 2012. There's no indication in Polk County records that the liens have been lifted, but they are not mentioned in the bankruptcy proceeding. The creditors won't even ...

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  2. Indianola's Magnificent SevenRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    ... and once they're here their hearts are following. Sixty percent of Warren County residents actually work in Polk County. That's no secret, but lets take a different look. That percentage of people may work in Polk County but they chose to live in ...

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  3. Iowans with conceal, carry gun permits up 400 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... 2011 that you actually had to show a proficiency in the use of a firearm," said Sgt. Brandon Bracelin, with the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Bracelin said that while the number of permits issued from last year to this year actually declined, the ...

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  4. Convenience store robbery prompts temporary school lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... say Hancock handed the teller a note claiming she had a gun... And demanded cash. She's still in custody at the Polk County Jail. One week earlier police arrested 38-year-old Angel Anderson for a very similar crime. Police say she held up the ...

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  5. Polk County medical examiner reports at least 12 flu deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Polk County's medical examiner says he's seen four times more flu-related deaths so far this season than he saw last winter. Dr. Gregory Schmunk said Friday he's received 12 death certificates since November citing flu as a main or contributing cause of death.

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  6. Flu turning deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... o not visit patients, to keep patients and visitors safe. Mercy says it's only temporary. And in Des Moines, the Polk County medical examiner confirms 12 deaths due to the flu already. Last year there were only three in the area.

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  7. SE Polk leader discusses one of Iowa's first HS field turf projectsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Vinton Today

    ... Hill, SE Polk is a growing district with nearly 7,000 students from suburban Des Moines and rural areas of Polk County. Turf representatives told the VS school board that the SE Polk turf replacement cost around $450,000. We asked administrators at ...

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  8. Norwalk man charged in Hot Lotto mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KCRG

    ... utter, pass or redeem a lottery ticket” in violation of Iowa law, according to a complaint filed in Polk County by Assistant Attorney General Robert Sand. Tipton, according to the Iowa Lottery, worked as the director of security for the ...

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  9. Man charged in Hot Lotto ticket mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Tipton, 51, is charged with two counts of fraud. Tipton was arrested Thursday afternoon and was taken to the Polk County Jail. Authorities said Tipton works with the Multi-State Lottery Association, which is why he was not qualified to redeem the ...

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  10. Across the Region: Jan. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Minnesota Lawyer

    ... a divided state court ruled Wednesday. A majority of a three-member Iowa Court of Appeals panel agreed with a Polk County judge, who in October 2013 concluded that since the citizens of Des Moines would "be called upon to pay themselves the refunds ...

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  11. Hallgren named Executive Director at Bridge View CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Osky News

    ... Iowa where he served for 10 years as General Manager. Prior to joining VenuWorks, he held positions at the Polk County Convention Complex and the Renaissance Savery Hotel in Des Moines. Hallgren graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and ...

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  12. P Hill couple one number away from jackpotRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    Polk County couple was one number away from winning a large Mega Millions jackpot last week, and ended up claiming a $25,000 prize. Mitch and Jenny Monroe of Pleasant Hill matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in the Jan. 9 ...

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  13. Court upholds $7M lawyer fee in D.M. class-action caseRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Messenger

    A team of lawyers who won a class-action lawsuit against the city of Des Moines for charging improper franchise fees should be paid $7 million instead of the requested $15 million, a divided state court ruled Wednesday. A majority of a three-member Iowa Court of Appeals panel agreed with a Polk County judge, who in October 2013 concluded that since the citizens of Des Moines would "be called upon to pay themselves the refunds to which they are entitled," the $15 million fee sought by the three attorneys who won the case was too high.

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  14. Court upholds $7 million lawyer fee in Des Moines class-action caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A split Iowa Court of Appeals panel has upheld a $7 million fee for three attorneys who won a class-action lawsuit against the city of Des Moines for charging improper franchise fees. The attorneys appealed a Polk County judge's decision awarding them less than half of the $15 million they sought from the $40 million the city must refund citizens for charging unlawful fees on utility bills.

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  15. Court upholds $7M lawyer fee in Des Moines class-action caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | KCRG

    A split Iowa Court of Appeals panel has upheld a $7 million fee for three attorneys who won a class-action lawsuit against the city of Des Moines for charging improper franchise fees. The attorneys appealed a Polk County judge's decision awarding them less than half of the $15 million they sought from the $40 million the city must refund citizens for charging unlawful fees on utility bills.

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  16. Family says former Democratic Rep. Ed Skinner dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | KCRG

    ... a moment of silence for Skinner on Tuesday before Gov. Terry Branstad's Condition of the State address. The Polk County Democrats' website says Skinner served in the Iowa Legislature between 1968 and 1972. A statement from the Iowa Democratic Party ...

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  17. Ed Skinner dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    Eastern Polk County lost a giant Monday night. Well-known Altoona attorney Edwin W. Skinner, 78, passed away after a lengthy illness.

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  18. East Polk loses leader and friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    Two things come up when talking about Ed Skinner. One is the man's bold efforts to build eastern Polk County into what it is today - his founding membership on the Altoona Chamber of Commerce, his lobbying for an interstate beltway east of the metro and his involvement in bringing Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino to Altoona.

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  19. Caught on video: Homeowner surprises 2 men during break inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... and shoulders. Both are about six feet tall. If you think you know these two or know where they might be... Call Polk County Crimestopppers at 223-1400.

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  20. Caught on video: Homeowner surprises 2 burglars break inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... d hood and a dark stripe. If you know anything that might help authorities solve this case, you're urged to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 515-223-1400.

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