Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — A Clive auto repair business reports that 90 percent of the vehicles on its property have been ruined by a flash flood. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that Acheson Auto Works, which backs up to the Walnut Creek, was flooded early Friday, destroying about 40 vehicles. Workers plan to continue the cleanup throughout the weekend in hopes of opening on Monday.
IOWA FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa food pantries will benefit from a donation of about 44,000 pounds of fresh boneless pork loins being made by the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the pork is being delivered through June 30th to local community organizations, food shelves and pantries across the state. The Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank in Mason City is one of the beneficiaries. The donation is valued at $126,800. In total, 820 cases of pork loins will be distributed.
STORY CITY, Iowa (AP) — Rescue crews have saved a man trapped in a collapsed trench as a construction site in central Iowa’s Story City. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the collapse happened at the Bethany Manor construction site Friday morning. The worker, who has not been named, was pulled out around 10 a.m. and taken to a Des Moines hospital by ambulance.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Alliant Energy has announced its intention to stop using coal as its energy source in Burlington by 2021. The Burlington Hawk Eye reports that Alliant and Burlington city officials met Friday to make the announcement.