Spring Sports Scoreboard Friday 4/7/2017

Sports

April 8th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Boys Golf

  • AHSTW 176, Tri-Center 185. Medalist: Erik Jorgensen, AHSTW, 40
  • Treynor 170, Riverside 206. Medalist: Jayden Anderson, Treynor, 39.
  • IKM-Manning 185, Missouri Valley 221. Medalist: Austin Ahrenholtz, IKM-Manning, 44.

Girls Golf

  • Atlantic 174, Creston 203. Medalist: Brooke Newell, Atlantic, 38. Atlantic Scores: Alyssa Ginther 46, McKenna DenBeste 46, Baylee Newell 47, Sarah Fixmer 50, Mary Hayes 56.
  • AHSTW 208, Tri-Center 229. Medalist: Madison Rasmussen, AHSTW, 46.
  • IKM-Manning 236, Missouri Valley No Team Score. Medalist: Madison Lease, Missouri Valley, 52.
  • Treynor 178, Riverside No Team Score. Medalist: Aly Anderson, Treynor, 41.
  • Underwood 219, Audubon 244. Medalist: Rachel Teten, Underwood, 49.

Boys Tennis

  • Harlan 9, St. Albert 0

Girls Tennis

  • Abraham Lincoln 8, Sioux City East 1
  • Abraham Lincoln 7, Bishop Heelan 2

Boys Soccer

  • Atlantic 8, Missouri Valley 4
  • ADM 4, St. Albert 0
  • AHSTW 3, Tri-Center 2
  • Treynor 2, Underwood 0
  • Nevada 5, Kuemper Catholic 2

Girls Soccer

  • Sioux City West 4, Harlan 2
  • Underwood 2, Treynor 0

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 4/8/2017

Podcasts, Weather

April 8th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, April 8, 2017   Richard Garuckas

Today: Mostly sunny. High 78. S @ 10-20.

Tonight: Increasing clouds. Low 57. SSW @ 10-15.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 74. SSE @ 10-20.

Sunday Night: Showers and Thunderstorms early, then partly cloudy. Low 49.

Monday: Mostly sunny. High 67.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 61.

Wednesday: Partly sunny. High 69.

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Iowa early News Headlines: Saturday, April 8th 2017

News

April 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:00 a.m. CDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The commander of a military training program at Iowa State University abruptly cancelled an annual formal dinner, one day after news broke that male cadets had taken and posted explicit photographs on social media. Capt. Scott Curtis told members of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps that he was calling off Saturday’s “Dining In” event to protect their image. Seven cadets were involved in a March 4 incident in which inappropriate photos were posted to a student group’s Facebook page.

BONDURANT, Iowa (AP) — Police say a man sought as a material witness in the slayings of his parents and sister in their suburban Des Moines home has surrendered in Missouri and told an officer there that he had killed three people. Authorities say Chase Nicholson turned himself in Friday to police in Neosho, Missouri. The bodies of Mark Nicholson, his wife, Charla Nicholson, and their daughter, Tawni Nicholson, were discovered Thursday night in their Bondurant, Iowa, residence.

OXFORD, Iowa (AP) — Emergency officials have been called to the scene of a reported small plane crash in eastern Iowa. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the plane crashed in western Johnson County near Oxford. Johnson County Sgt. Brad Kunkel told the Press-Citizen in an email that the emergency call came in shortly after 3 p.m. Friday. Kunkel says the identity of those on the plane and their conditions are not yet being released.

CLARINDA, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Board of Corrections has named a new warden for the Clarinda Correctional Facility in southwest Iowa. The Department of Corrections said in a news release Friday that the board has appointed Randy Gibbs as the new warden, effective April 21. Gibbs is currently assistant deputy director of institution operations.

Credit/Debit card scanner found at Audubon Convenience store

News

April 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Audubon Police Chief Matt Starmer said Friday, a credit/debit card skimmer has been found at the Yesway Convenience Store in the City of Audubon.   The Audubon Police Department and the Yesway management are currently reviewing video footage to establish a timeline of when the skimmer was placed. The skimmer was used to copy credit/debit card information and then relay them to a different location.

The Audubon Police Department is asking that all persons who recently used a credit/debit card at the Yesway gas pumps in Audubon to monitor their account for any fraudulent activity. If any suspicious activity is found, please contact your financial institution and the Audubon Police Department at 712-563-2500.

Bluffs man sentenced to 11+ years in prison on meth charge

News

April 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

A Judge in Council Bluffs, Thursday, sentenced a man to a little more than 11 years in prison on a drug charge. 33-year old Ramon Cisneros Aguilera, a Mexican citizen living in Council Bluffs, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger to 135 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel said also, Aguilera will be required to serve a three-year term of supervised release following his release from prison.

On November 29, 2016, Aguilera pleaded guilty to the distribution charge and admitted he possessed over one kilogram of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute in the Southern District of Iowa in August of 2016. The charge was the result of a law enforcement investigation of drug trafficking that occurred in both Sioux City and Council Bluffs.

The investigation was conducted by the Southwest Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force, the Sioux City Police Department, the Council Bluffs Police Department, the Omaha Police Department, the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Bluffs man arrested in connection to car jacking incident

News

April 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs have arrested a man they say was connected to a Thursday car jacking incident. 31-year old Lloyd Robert Torske, of Council Bluffs, was being held Friday at the Pottawattamie County Jail, on charges of Robbery 2nd Degree, Theft 2nd Degree and Theft 5th Degree.

Authorities say at approximately 6:26 a.m., Thursday, officers responded to South 8th Street & 1st Avenue for a reported carjacking. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim, Gaylinn Finken, a cab driver for Casino Cab, who told officers that he picked up a male subject (Torske) at another location and gave him a ride to 8th Street & 1st Avenue.

When they arrived at the passenger’s destination, Torske refused to pay the fare and became agitated. Eventually, Finken opened the passenger door in hopes that the Torske would just get out of the cab. As the passenger got out cab he shoved Finken away from the cab and jumped in the driver’s seat. Torske fled the area in the cab, which was later found abandoned in the area of South 9th Street & 2nd Avenue.

NE man sentenced to more than 13 years in prison on IA drug charge

News

April 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

A Judge in Pottawattamie County, Thursday, sentenced a Nebraska man to slightly more than 13-years in prison on an Iowa drug charge. 42-year old Gerald N. Holden,  of Bellevue, Nebraska, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger to 160 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. U-S Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel said also, that Holden will be required to serve a five-year term of supervised release following his release from prison.

On November 29, 2016, Holden pleaded guilty to the charge and admitted he participated in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the Southern District of Iowa during the month of August 2016. Holden’s charge was the result of a law enforcement investigation of drug trafficking that occurred in both Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The investigation was conducted by the Southwest Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force, the Omaha Police Department, the Council Bluffs Police Department, and the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

ROLAND “ROLLIE” HENDERSON, 63, of Wiota (Svcs. 04/11/2017)

Obituaries

April 7th, 2017 by Jim Field

ROLAND “ROLLIE” HENDERSON, 63, of Wiota died Thursday, April 6th in Anita. Funeral services for ROLAND “ROLLIE” HENDERSON will be held Tuesday, April 11th at 10:30am at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic.

Burial will be in the Atlantic Cemetery.

Visitation with family will be held Monday, April 10th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic.

Online condolences may be left at www.RolandFuneralService.com

ROLAND “ROLLIE” HENDERSON is survived by:

Siblings: Howard (Marcella) Henderson of West Des Moines. Janet (Robert) Fulwider of West Liberty. Allan (Bonnie) Henderson of Brandon, VT. Margaret Henderson of Atlantic.

Aunt: Janell S. Hines of Independence.

5 Nieces and Nephews

8 Great-Nieces and Nephews

NICOLAS RYAN ZIMMERMAN, 21, of Atlantic (Svcs. 04/14/2017)

Obituaries

April 7th, 2017 by Jim Field

NICOLAS RYAN ZIMMERMAN, 21, of Atlantic died Thursday, April 6th at his home in Atlantic. Memorial Services for NICOLAS ZIMMERMAN will be held Friday, April 14th at 11:00am in the Fellowship Church in Oakland. Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home in Atlantic has the arrangements.

Burial will be at a later date in the Atlantic Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

NICOLAS RYAN ZIMMERMAN is survived by:

Mother: Patti Zimmerman of Atlantic.

Wife: Lynn Tyler Zimmerman of Atlantic.

Children: J.J. McDaniel of Atlantic. Lynda Rose of Atlantic.

Brother: Montgomery Coltyn Zimmerman of Tampa, FL.

Sister: Montana Zimmerman of Tampa, FL.

7 people arrested on drug & other arrests in Cass County

News

April 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is reporting numerous recent arrests. On Tuesday, 34-year old Albert Roy Dinwiddie, of Ankeny, was arrested on an Atlantic PD warrant for False Report to Public Entity. Dinwiddie was taken to the Cass County Jail where he was released later that day on his own recognizance.

As the result of a traffic stop on Thursday, Cass County Deputies arrested 35-year old Tracy Louise Porter, of Wiota, on charges of: Possession of Methamphetamine 1st Offense; Possession of Marijuana/2nd Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 34-year old Terence Chevy Magill, of Red Oak, was arrested at the same time for Possession of Methamphetamine/1st Offense; Possession of Marijuana/1st Offense  and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both subjects were taken to the Cass County Jail where Magill remains held on $2,300 bond and Porter remains held on $3,300 bond.

Also arrested Thursday, following the execution of a search warrant at 504 Pine Street,  was: 28-year old Joshua James Dyer, of Atlantic, on felony charges of Possession of Meth with Intent to Deliver (more than 5 grams), Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, and Sponsoring a Gathering where Methamphetamine was Used. Dyer was also charged with Child Endangerment, Prohibited Acts (Aggravated), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple); 22-year old Samantha Kim Jensen,  of Atlantic, was arrested on charges of Child Endangerment, Prohibited Acts, Possession of Marijuana 1st Offense, and Sponsoring a Gathering where Marijuana was Used; 21-year old Tyler Ray Osborn,of Walnut, was also arrested after the search warrant was executed. Osborn was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine 2nd Offense, Child Endangerment, Sponsoring Gathering where Marijuana was Used, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple); 21-year old Anthony Ray Ward, Jr., of Atlantic, was arrested for Sponsoring a Gathering where Marijuana was Used; and 25-year old Mark Allen Fredericksen, of Atlantic, was arrested on a charge of Sponsoring a Gathering where Marijuana was Used. All subjects were taken to the Cass County Jail. Dyer remains held on $64,300 bond; Jensen remains held on $6,000 bond; and Osborn remains held on $5,300 bond. Ward and Fredericksen were released the following day on their own recognizances.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Atlantic Police Department and the Iowa Department of Human Services.

(12-p.m. News)