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HMU cable rates are going up in March

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Harlan Municipal Utilities cable customers will see a jump in their bill beginning in March. HMU says cable television subscribers will see an increase of $4 for many of their cable packages. The basic cable TV rate will increase from $16.49 to $19.99 and expanded basic cable will increase from $52.95 to $56.95.

The residential packages are also seeing an increase with the totally connected package of phone, internet and cable going to $99.42, cable and internet costing $92.45 and telephone and cable to $62.45. The rate increases are for residential customers only as commercial rates stayed the same.

The changes will go in effect on March 1st, 2014. The changes were approved at the HMU board meeting held on Thursday, January 23rd.

(Joel McCall/KNOD)

Red Oak man arrested during a traffic stop

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Red Oak Police Department says a Page County man was arrested early this (Tuesday) morning. 27-year-old Cody Allen Keith Tunnell, of Shenandoah, was taken into custody after allegedly interfering with, and threatening Red Oak Police officers, as they were conducting a traffic stop in the 200 block of North Second Street.

Tunnell was found to be intoxicated with a blood alcohol blood level of .203. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail and held on $300 cash bond.

Red Oak woman arrested on a theft charge

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak report the arrest this (Tuesday) morning of a woman who allegedly took items from the Fareway Store in Red Oak. Pamela Kay Parker, of Red Oak, taken into custody at around 8:10-a.m. and charged with 5th degree theft, for allegedly taking items valued at less than $200. Parker was being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $300 cash bond.

Mills County arrests

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Mills County report two recent arrests. On Saturday, 53-year old Julie Ann Mendenhall, of Glenwood, was arrested at around 1:15-a.m. on a charge of OWI/1st offense. The arrest took place near the intersection of 221st Street and Highway 34. Mendenhall was being held in the Mills County Jail on $1,000 bond.

And 29-year old Natosha Myree Cralley, of Red Oak, was arrested at the Pottawattamie County Courthouse Monday morning on a warrant for Failure to Appear on charges of 3rd degree Theft and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Her bond was set at $2,000.

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Clarinda woman arrested after her car crashes into a home

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers today (Tuesday) released information about an accident that happened last Thursday night. Brothers said a 2007 Ford Mustang GT driven by 28-year old Megan Warrick, of Clarinda, was traveling west on the Highway 2 bypass at around 11-p.m., when the car went off the road to right and into the ditch on the north side of the road.

The car then slid clockwise and sideways before the driver’s side hit a flag pole. The front end of the vehicle then hit the southwest corner of a screened-in front porch of a residence at 1101 S. 22nd Street and continued a clockwise spin before running over a wooden swing set behind the home. The car also hit the south wall of an unattached garage before it entered the garage and hit another Ford Mustang parked in the garage.

Warrick’s car exited the garage backwards out the west wall before coming to rest. Warrick got out of her car and left the scene on foot. No long afterward, Clarinda Police were called to 907 Meadowridge Drive, after they received a report a woman was ringing the door bell. When police located Warrick, she said she had been dropped off by a friend.

After an investigation, Warrick was placed under arrest for OWI. She was also cited for Failure to Maintain Control and Reckless Driving. Damage to her vehicle was estimated at $7,000. Damage to the residence and the other vehicle hit by her car was estimated at $33,400 altogether.

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Corning woman arrested on assault charge

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Adams County report the arrest Monday night of a Corning woman. Katherine Scrivener was taken into custody at around 8:20-p.m. on a warrant charging her with Domestic Abuse Assault. The incident allegedly took place January 16th.

Red Oak woman arrested on theft charge

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak report the arrest Monday night of 38-year old Rachel Charise Kathleen Hadden, The Red Oak woman was taken into custody at around 7:50-p.m. in the 800 block of E. Nukol Street. Hadden was charged with Theft in 5th degree. She was booked into the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Center and later released on $300 bond.

Pickup hits school bus in Underwood – no serious injuries

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January 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Pottawattamie County say there were no serious injuries reported after a pickup truck struck an Underwood Community School District bus Monday morning. The accident happened at around 9:40-a.m. at the intersection of 270th Street and Elmtree Road. Sheriff Jeff Danker told the Daily NonPareil says the bus driven by 46-year old Joel Phillips, of McClelland, was carrying students to Underwood Community Schools, when an eastbound black Chevy pickup driven by 16-year old  Austin Hiers, of Council Bluffs, allegedly ran a stop sign. Hiers’ truck was struck on its right side by the bus. The pickup then left the roadway and went down an embankment into a yard.

Underwood schools, like many in the area, were starting two hours late Monday, due to the bitterly cold conditions.

The paper reports the front bumper of the bus was bent in, limiting the movement of the wheel, so another bus was called in to take the children to school. A tow truck was able to bend the bumper back out using its winch, which made the bus driveable again. The pickup truck sustained extensive damage to its right side. Hiers was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign.