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(Update) Harlan man dies from gunshot wound

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

In an update to our report at 7-a.m., police in Harlan say one person is dead following a shooting incident that happened Sunday evening. Officers were called to 801 Industrial Avenue at around 7:40-p.m., Sunday, for a report of a gunshot injury.

When they arrived, authorities found 39-year old Harvey L. Moody, in the yard, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head.Moody was transported by Medivac Ambulance to Myrtue Memorial Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Authorities initially said the wound appeared to have been self-inflicted, but the final determination will be made by an autopsy. The case remains under investigation.

(9-a.m. News)

(Podcast) KJAN 8-a.m. News, 6/22/2015

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

More area and State news from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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Madison County Republicans host “the Donald”

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Madison County Republicans have announced a “Roundup Dinner with Donald Trump” will be held this Saturday evening (June 27th), in Winterset. The event featuring the Republican presidential candidate and Iowa U-S Republican Congressman David Young, will be held from 5-until 8:30-p.m. with a social reception at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum, and ends with a Smoked barbeque dinner at the Winterset High School, where Trump will address the crowd.

Seating for the event is limited. For more information, or to reserve your seat, call 515-991-6905 (or, e-mail goroundup@gmail.com).

Creston man arrested on drug charges, Sunday

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A man from Creston was arrested Sunday morning on drug charges. The Creston P-D says 26-year old Kyle Duane Hoadley was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. Spruce Street. Hoadley faces charges that include Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was later released on $1,000 bond.

And, a Creston woman reported to police Sunday, that sometime between June 14th and 21st, someone took a spare key and wallet from her apartment located in the 600 block of Grand Avenue, in Creston.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning News & funeral report, Mon., 6/22/2015

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:05-a.m. report w/KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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Healthy U series of lunches continues Thursday, in Atlantic

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The next in a series of “Heathy U” programs sponsored by Cass County Health Systems will take place Thursday, June 25th, beginning at noon, in Conference Room 2 at the Cass County Memorial Hospital, in Atlantic.

Elaine Berry, M.D.

Elaine Berry, M.D.

Guest speaker is Dr. Elaine Berry, who will address the topic of “End of Life Care.”

End of life care is a difficult topic, but knowing your loved one’s wishes, or having your own wishes known, can make this time easier to navigate for all. Dr. Berry will discuss the issues involved and answer questions. Dr. Berry joined Atlantic Medical Center in 1988, where she provides the full spectrum of family medical care. She has served as medical director of Cass County Hospice since 1990, and in 2008 became the only certified Hospice and Palliative Care Physician in southwest Iowa. Dr. Berry also serves as the medical director of Cass County Emergency Services and is the Cass County Medical Examiner.

Healthy U is a free educational series that focuses on a different health topic each month. Medical professionals present an educational program and attendees receive a healthy sack lunch to enjoy during the program. Future topics will include dementia, joint health, and diabetes. For more information, or to make a reservation for the June 25th Healthy U, call 712-243-7479.

Red Oak man arrested on meth-related charge Mon. morning

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak on foot patrol early this (Monday) morning, arrested one person on a drug charge. Officials say 23-year old Justin Lewis Marsden, of Red Oak, was arrested at around 3:30-a.m. in the 500 block of E. Washington Street, for Possession of Methamphetamine, with the Intent to Deliver. Marsden was being held in the Montgomery County Jail, on $5,000 bond.

Union Pacific uses social media to warn about track dangers

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Union Pacific is turning to social media to help keep people off railroad tracks. img_up_safety_senior-1 The railroad unveiled a new campaign last week about the dangers of railroad tracks. The short animated videos are designed to persuade photographers and high school seniors to refrain from taking pictures on or near train tracks.

The videos show a high school senior posing in the middle of a highway before getting hit by a truck. img_up_safety_senior-2-shareThe videos are designed to be easily shared on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites. Federal statistics show that more than 500 people were killed nationwide last year while walking or standing on railroad property.

Missouri River claims man who tried to save his daughters

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Father’s Day turned tragic for a family whose father drowned trying to rescue his daughters as they were being pulled-in by the Missouri River current while wading and playing in the river Sunday afternoon. The Omaha World-Herald says the incident happened during a Father’s Day outing at NP Dodge Park, on the Nebraska side of the river, near Omaha.

31-year old Elias Salvador, of Omaha, jumped into the river to try to save his two daughters and two other children. The children were rescued by three fisherman and family members. They tried to save Salvador, but were unable to pull him from the river current’s grip.

Search and rescue teams from around Omaha and Pottawattamie County looked for Salvador’s body until and it was recovered by an Omaha Fire Department dive team just after 8-p.m., Sunday.

Harlan Police investigate Sunday evening shooting

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June 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Police in Harlan were called to a location off of Industrial Parkway Sunday evening for a report of a gunshot victim. When they arrived shortly after 7:40-p.m., officers initially determined a man in his mid-to late 30’s had suffered an apparent, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was conscious and breathing prior to medics arriving on the scene, according to dispatch reports. The man was transported to Myrtue Memorial Hospital in Harlan.

No other information is currently available.