Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press…
INWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Environmental officials are monitoring a northwest Iowa stream after cattle manure flowed into it last week. The Des Moines Register reports the manure flowed into a tributary of the Rock River near Inwood after it was improperly applied to a corn field. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating the situation.
LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the death of a 5-year-old boy whose body was found a western Iowa ravine. The Harrison County Sheriff’s office says the teen has been charged with first-degree murder in the death that was reported Saturday evening. The boy’s caregivers found his body in a ravine in rural Harrison County Saturday. The teen was being held in lieu of $500,000 bond on Sunday.
GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities are investigating a one-vehicle crash that killed a 24-year-old man near Glenwood. The Iowa State Patrol says Jake Champ died after the crash around 6:30 a.m. yesterday. Champ was driving northbound on 221st Street north of Glenwood when he lost control of his vehicle and drove down a steep embankment.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Spain’s Javier Gomez took the lead with about a mile left in the run to defend his title in the Hy-Vee Triathlon yesterday in Des Moines. Emma Moffatt of Australia won the women’s race. Gomez and Moffatt each earned $100,000 for their victories.