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Denison man arrested on drug charges


May 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office reports a traffic stop conducted Wednesday near the fairgrounds in Denison resulted in a drug-related arrest. During the traffic stop, the K9 “Bayou” alerted to the vehicle and a search was conducted of the vehicle. Found in the vehicle was Methaphetamine, Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia all items were seized for evidence. Charged was 24 year old Sean Anthony Ingvall of Denison, for Possession of Marijuana/3rd offense, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Ingvall’s bond was set at $2000.

And, on Friday,a man from Denison was arrested on Theft and other charges, after officers with the Denison Police Department were called to search for an individual that had stolen items from the Wal-Mart Store, in Denison. Upon arrival officers observed the suspect flee and were unable to locate him. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit was called to assist in the search.

The K9 unit was able to locate some of the stolen property, and the male suspect. 24- year old Nathan Herrin, of Denison, was arrested for Theft 5th degree, trespassing, public intoxication, and interference with official acts. His bond was set at $1000.

Corning man arrested on drug charges Sat. morning


May 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A traffic stop early Saturday morning northeast of Coberg, in Montgomery County, resulted in the arrest of a man from Adams County. Sheriff’s officials say 25-year old Adam John Cross, of Corning, was arrested at around 1:50-a.m. after his Ford F-150 pickup was pulled over at the intersection of 250th Street and I Avenue.

During the stop, a Montgomery County k9 was deployed, and alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle. A search of the pickup resulted in the discovery of suspected methamphetamine, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

Cross was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on charges that include Possession of Meth, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and OWI/Drugged – 1st offense. His bond was set at $1,000.

High Speed chase ends in an arrest early this morning in Cass County


May 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A chase in Cass County that began with a traffic stop, ended with one person being taken into custody early this morning. Details of the event have not been released, but according to scanner traffic, the chase began when the driver of a pickup failed to stop for speeding 95 in a 55 zone.

The driver lead a Cass County Deputy on a wild chase that included many County roads and ended up in a farm field. Troopers with the Iowa State Patrol also assisted in the pursuit, which ended at around 1:45-a.m.

Additional information will be released when it’s available.

Iowa early News Headlines: Sunday, May 31st 2015


May 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Martin O’Malley promptly brought his Democratic presidential campaign to Iowa, offering himself to voters in the leadoff caucus state as a leader who will create jobs and opportunity. O’Malley spoke to more than 50 people crowded into a union hall in Davenport Saturday afternoon.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The three rural Iowa counties targeted in a federal lawsuit by a Des Moines water utility have filed a response denying that they contribute to high nitrate levels in rivers. The Des Moines Register reports that Buena Vista, Calhoun and Sac counties submitted the response on May 22nd. The lawsuit filed earlier this year says the three counties should be required to obtain federal water pollution discharge permits because they release nitrate pollutants into rivers much like regulated factories.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested an Iowa City man accused of using a blowtorch to cut locks in two separate burglaries. The Press-Citizen reports that 30-year-old Brent Lothridge was arrested Thursday. Police say he entered a construction site on May 8th and used a blowtorch to cut into a tool chest. He was being held Saturday at the Muscatine County Jail on $10,000 bond.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Matt Hall struck out 11 over eight innings and Missouri State advanced to the championship round of the Springfield Regional with a 5-3 win over Iowa Saturday night. Reliever Ryan Erickson took the loss for Iowa, which plays Oregon in an elimination game today.

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3 arrested after search warrant executed in Red Oak


May 30th, 2015 by Chris Parks

Three individuals were arrested in Red Oak Friday evening after Red Oak Police executed a search warrant.  At 4:25pm Friday Red Oak Police officers executed the search warrant at 502 East Coolbaugh Street Apartment #3 resulting in the arrest of 20-year-0ld Cole Ryan Kier of Red Oak.  Kier was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Kier was taken to the Montgomery County Jail and held on $1,000 cash bond.  Also arrested were 23-year-old Aaron Gar Nelson of Red Oak and 25-year-old Dnae Christine Mcconahay of Malvern both for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Nelson and Mcconahay were released on citation.

Iowa reports probable bird flu at Wright, Sac county farms

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May 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State officials say two more probable cases of bird flu have been found at farms in Iowa. The state agriculture department announced Friday that the avian influenza has been detected at a Wright County farm where about 400,000 chickens are being raised and at a Sac County turkey farm with about 42,000 birds.

Initial testing was positive for the bird flu and samples have been sent to a federal lab in Ames for confirmation. If confirmed, the birds will be euthanized. The two cases Friday followed the Thursday announcement that a turkey farm with 17,000 birds in Hamilton County had tested positive for the disease.

The agriculture department says the virus has infected poultry at farms with more than 26 million birds.

Iowa politicians criticize proposed ethanol rules

Ag/Outdoor, News

May 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa leaders are criticizing a proposal from the Obama administration that would reduce the amount of ethanol blended in U.S. gasoline. Iowa leads the nation in producing ethanol, a fuel additive made mostly from corn. Under the proposal released Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency, the amount of ethanol blended in to gasoline will increase, but not by as much as originally required by law.

Still, the agency didn’t decrease the standards as much as it had proposed in 2013. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad — who has lobbied aggressively for maintaining a strong standard — says in a statement that he was disappointed, but noted that the EPA made slight increases from a previous proposal. Sen. Joni Ernst says in a statement that “we can and must do better.”

Legislative leaders say they have agreement on budget


May 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislative leaders say they have a tentative budget agreement that could enable them to adjourn within days. Republican House Speaker Kraig Paulsen and Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal said Friday they had reached an understanding. They declined to provide details on the overall spending level or on individual items, like education, saying that information would be released next week.

The leaders in the divided Legislature reached the terms after roughly five hours of negotiations Friday. They have been haggling for weeks since their daily expense payments ran out May 1st. Gronstal said he expected that the Legislature could adjourn next week. He said Democrats chose “compromise over gridlock.”

Paulsen said the agreement “meets the needs and priorities of Iowans.”


Long-time Atlantic Jeweler to retire; business being sold


May 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A long-time Atlantic business owned by a local couple for more than 44-years, is being sold. Rich and Nedra Perry, owners of Geis-Perry Jewelry, announced today (Friday), they are selling their business and will be entering into retirement.

Nedra and Rich Perry reflect on their many years in Atlantic as Jewelers.

Rich Perry said they learned last December a couple from Iowa was interested in buying the store, and plans have been finalized making the sale to Kent and Patrice Hanson.

The Perry’s anticipate Christmas Eve will be the last day they will run the business. The Hanson’s bought the building and the business, but not the inventory, so Rich says they will hold a retirement sale beginning in November. Until then, everything will be run the same as it has been for the past 44-years.  He says the Hanson’s are family oriented. In fact, their daughter, Kendra Henningsen, lives here, which was a prime reason they wanted to move here. The Hanson’s have over 25-years experience in the business, and will be closing their own stores to relocate to Atlantic.

The first ad announcing the Perry’s had purchased the business back in the ’70’s.

The store will close at the end of December and re-open under new ownership but retain the same name, at least for now, in mid-January. Rich Perry says “It’s a win-win for everyone, in particular for the community.” Nedra Perry says it’s a bitter-sweet time in their lives, but something they’ve been looking forward to. She says it will be very hard to leave their customers and staff, because “They are family.”

Rich Perry says he looks forward to the change with a “Great, great deal of anticipation and an equal amount of apprehension,” because Nedra, he says “Will have to put up with twice as much husband with half as much income and vice-versa, since we work together.” The couple plans to stay in Atlantic, but winter elsewhere, where it’s warmer.