Clarinda Academy Escapees apprehended

News

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers reports three juveniles who escaped from the Clarinda Academy early Wednesday morning, have been apprehended. Brothers said at approximately 1:20 a.m., officials from the Clarinda Academy reported the escape of three male juveniles from the facility. A 14-year old white male from Sioux City, Iowa, a 15-year old black male from Waterloo, Iowa and a 16-year old black male from Moreno Valley, CA., left one of the campus dormitories.

At around 2:50-a.m. the 15-year old back male from Waterloo was located and apprehended without incident by Clarinda Academy staff near the power substation located east of Clarinda.  At about 7:25- a.m., the 14 year old white male from Sioux City and the 16 year old black male from Moreno Valley, CA., were also located and apprehended without incident by a Clarinda Police Officer. Those teens were taken into custody about one-mile west of Clarinda.

All three escapees have been returned to the custody of the Clarinda Academy.

Atlantic man arrested for probation violation

News

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

An Atlantic man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly violating the terms of his probation. Atlantic Police report 57-year old Terry Calhoun was booked into the Cass County Jail.

Posted County Prices – Wed., 8/27/14

Ag/Outdoor

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Cass County: Corn $3.36, Beans $12.14
Adair County: Corn $3.33, Beans $12.17
Adams County: Corn $3.33, Beans $12.13
Audubon County: Corn $3.35, Beans $12.16
East Pottawattamie County: Corn $3.39, Beans $12.14
Guthrie County: Corn $3.38, Beans $12.18
Montgomery County: Corn $3.38, Beans $12.16
Shelby County: Corn $3.39, Beans $12.14
Oats $3.25  (always the same in all counties)

Today is the deadline to file for County offices

News

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Here’s a reminder from Cass County Auditor Dale Sunderman: 5 p.m. today (Wednesday) is the deadline to file nomination papers for county office. Nomination papers must be filed with the County Auditor by 5 p.m., in order for candidates to be included on the ballot for the Nov. 4th General Election.

In Cass County only two non-partisan offices are short nominees. Both are on the CASS COUNTY AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION COUNCIL. Those who have filed their nomination papers to date, include:

Edna Township Clerk: Daniel Schrier, of Cumberland; Union Township Clerk: Cheryl R. Christensen, of Cumberland; Edna Township Trustee: Travis Erickson, & Rodney Penton, both of Cumberland; Union Township Trustee: Brent Paulsen, & Daryl Schrier, both of Cumberland.

Hospital Trustee (northwest) – Ned Brown, & Leanne Pellett, both of Atlantic; Hospital Trustee (southwest) – Jerry Putnam, of Griswold; Soil & Water – Frederick W. Kay, & Greg Zellmer, both of Atlantic; County Ag Extension Council – Kristi Plagman, of Cumberland, Todd Weppler, of Lewis, & Brad Pellett, of Atlantic.

The other two County Ag Extension Council seats remain open.

 

(Podcast) 8-a.m. News & funeral report, 8/27/2014

News, Podcasts

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

With KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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(Podcast) 7-a.m. News/Funeral report, Wed., 8/27/14

News, Podcasts

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

With KJAN News Director Ric Hanson

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24-hour rainfall totals (ending 7-a.m. Wed., 8/27)

Weather

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(This post will be updated as the numbers come in)

Atlantic:  .66″ (at KJAN);  Bedford (Taylor County): 1.25″; 1 mile west of Blockton (Taylor County): 2.1″; Clarinda: .37″; Shenandoah: .34″; 1 mile S. of Avoca: .10″; Audubon: .04″.

Tuesday Volleyball Results

Sports

August 27th, 2014 by Jim Field

(2-0) River Valley 25-25, West Harrison 6-13
(2-0) Urbandale 21-21, Nodaway Valley 8-10
(3-2) Stanton 16-25-22-25-15, Nishnabotna 25-17-25-19-13
(3-0) Moravia 25-25-25, Orient-Macksburg 13-10-16
(3-0) Fremont-Mills 25-25-25, Woodbine 9-4-7

Iowan gets 20-60 months for Nebraska thefts

News

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) – A 53-year-old Iowa man has been imprisoned for stealing dozens of brass vases from an eastern Nebraska cemetery. The Fremont Tribune says Gary Hostetter, of Carter Lake, Iowa, on Monday was given 20 to 60 months. He had pleaded no contest to a theft charge. Dodge County Attorney Oliver Glass has said Hostetter admitted taking 45 vases from Memorial Cemetery in Fremont earlier this year.

Dodge County Jail records say Hostetter remained in custody on Tuesday.

Bluffs man arrested for DWB in Red Oak

News

August 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

A Pottawattamie County man was arrested Tuesday morning on a charge of Driving While Barred. 27-year old Corey Michael Ware, of Council Bluffs, was arrested following a traffic stop at around 9:50-a.m., in Red Oak. Ware was brought to the Montgomery County Jail and held on $2,000 bond.