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Construction worker dies in Sioux City, Iowa

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November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The death of a construction worker is being investigated in Sioux City. Police say the worker died Saturday while helping build the new Sabre Industries campus in a Sioux City industrial park. The incident was reported around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Details of how the worker died weren’t immediately available. Police did not immediately release the name of the worker who was killed.

Off-duty Police Officer hurt, Omaha man arrested in scuffle at Bluffs casino

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November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An Omaha man was arrested Saturday following a scuffle with an off-duty police officer at a casino in Council Bluffs. According to the Omaha World-Herald, the unidentified officer suffered minor injuries when he was allegedly attacked by 21-year old Miles A. Adams. The incident happened at the Horseshoe Casino, at around 11-a.m., Saturday, when the officer went to investigate a report of a man acting strange in a public rest room at the Hilton Garden Inn.

The officer and at least one security guard wrestled Adams to the ground. Both Adams and the officer suffered minor cuts and scrapes during the scuffle. The were taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. Adams was subsequently taken to the Pottawattamie County Jail on Assaulting a Police Officer, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Public Intoxication charges.

STATE INTERAGENCY GROUP HOLDS MEETING ON MO. RIVER NOV. 14

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November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Flood recovery, appropriate prioritization of flood control in river management and water allocation are the top items on the agenda for the State Interagency Missouri River Authority’s Nov. 14th meeting in Council Bluffs. The Iowa DNR says the group will get an update on the continuing dry conditions, and in a related matter, will discuss two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ reports.

One report provides a five-year plan for managing surplus water in the Missouri River system of reservoirs. The other is a report on the corps’ start-up efforts to change the permanent allocation of Missouri River water for municipal and industrial use. Also on the agenda are updates from the state hydrology work group, the sediment management meeting, the county official coalition and a committee working on the Missouri River Recovery. MidAmerican Energy will discuss its perspective on operation of the river.

The Missouri River Authority is an interagency, interstate group that makes recommendations on policies affecting the Missouri River. The group will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Iowa School for the Deaf, Lied Multipurpose Complex, 3501 Harry Langdon Boulevard, Council Bluffs. The meeting is open to the public.

Interested persons can attend the meeting on a conference call by dialing 866-685-1580. Then they should follow the prompts, typing in the conference code of 4510673319 followed by the pound (#) sign.

IA DNR to hold a meeting in Atlantic Tuesday evening, re: H20 quality standards

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November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic is one of three cities to host public meetings across the state in the next three weeks, to gather input on proposed water quality standards designated use changes for a fourth batch of select rivers and streams. The meetings, which are hosted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), are being held to gather input on changes designed to help protect aquatic life and recreational uses. The meeting in Atlantic will take place from 3-to 6-p.m. Tue., Nov. 13th, at the historic Rock Island Depot at 102 Chestnut Street.

Those not able to attend the meetings may submit written comments or questions through Dec. 10 to: Rochelle Cardinale, DNR, 502 East Ninth St., Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0034; by fax to 515-281-8895; or by email to rochelle.cardinale@dnr.iowa.gov.

For a list of stream designations being revised in the water quality standards, please refer to the list posted at: www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/WaterQualityStandards/DesignatedUses/UseAssessments.aspx

Red Oak man wanted on a warrant arrested over the weekend

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November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Red Oak Police Department reports the arrest Saturday morning of 30-year old James Brown Lockman. The Red Oak man was wanted on a warrant out of northwest Iowa’s Ida County, for Violating the terms of his Probation. Lockman was being held over the weekend in the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Center, on $5,000 cash bond.

Red Oak Man Arrested on Two Valid Warrants

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November 10th, 2012 by Chris Parks

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Red Oak man Saturday (11/10) morning at around 8:27am on two valid warrants.  Shane Michael Murley, 22, of Red Oak was arrested for probation violation, domestic abuse and criminal mischief 5th degree.

Murley was first taken to the Page County Corrections facility but was later transported to the Montgomery County Corrections facility and is being held on $1,050.00 cash bond.

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Pickup vs. semi accident in Page County

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November 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

No injuries were reported following a collision Friday afternoon between a pickup truck and a semi, in Page County. The Sheriff’s Office says at around 12:23 pm, 61-year old William Kruse, of Shenandoah, was traveling eastbound on Highway 2 approximately, four-tenths of a mile west of O Avenue. His 2012 Toyota Tundra pickup crossed the center line and side swiped a 2006 Peterbilt dump truck pulling a 2006 trailer travelling westbound at the same location.  The Peterbilt was being operated by 65-year old Terry Skalberg, of Red Oak.

Authorities say both trucks sustained disabling damage, but a dollar amount of the damage amount was not available late Friday afternoon. Charges are are currently pending.

Rollover accident in Page County

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November 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

No injuries were reported following a rollover accident this (Friday) morning, in Page County. Sheriff’s officials say 22-year old Christopher Dean Redmond, of Braddyville was traveling north on T Avenue, about one-half mile north of 250th Street, when he looked at the center console of the 2004 Buick he was driving, and lost control. The vehicle turned sideways and rolled, coming to rest on its passenger side. Damage was estimated at 10,000. The accident happened at around 7:45-a.m. No citations were issued.

(Noon News)

Shenandoah couple arrested Wednesday

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November 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Page County Sheriff Lyle Palmer says a Shenandoah couple was arrested Wednesday. 29-year old Aaron Duwayne Childs was taken into custody at around 8:30-p.m., on a Page County warrant for Domestic Abuse Assault, and Child Endangerment. Palmer says 25-year old Elizabeth Renee Peek was arrested at the same residence, on a charge of Interference with Official Acts.

Peek posted a $300 bond and was released from custody, while Childs was held in the Page County Jail without bond, pending an appearance before the magistrate.