Belle Plaine City Council to meet Tuesday, Sept. 15

by jmagdefrau on September 4, 2015

Belle Plaine City Council Meeting City Hall – Council Chambers  Tuesday September 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm Tentative Schedule Call to order Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Consent Agenda, Council Minutes of August 17, 2015, Library Board of Trustees Minutes of August 25, 2015, & Bills received. Resident Comments Discuss for approval resolution […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

One injured in accident on Highway 218

by jmagdefrau on September 4, 2015

On Sept. 1, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m., the Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a two-vehicle accident with injuries at the north end of the construction zone on Highway 218 and the Van Horne/Newhall Corner. According to the sheriff’s office, a 2002 Dodge Caravan van driven by Angela Jean Shelton, 35, […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

‘Iowa Cool Change Band’ to play at Gilman Tap on Sept. 12

September 3, 2015 Brooklyn

The Gilman Tap/Max & Bagz LLC in Gilman will feature the “Iowa Cool Change Band” on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 7 -10 p.m. The band will feature music from the 70s and 80s with some original songs. Everybody is welcome to attend.

Read the full article →

BREAKING NEWS: Split Marengo council agrees to separation agreement with Brent Nelson

September 1, 2015 Marengo news

A split Marengo City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 1, to approve the settlement agreement with its city administrator, Brent Nelson. The vote was 3-2, with Mike Curry, Terry Brecht and Bill Kreis in favor, and Jennifer Olson and Dan Slaymaker voting no. The proposed four-page separation agreement was issued to council members and, following the […]

Read the full article →

Benton supervisors to meet Tuesday

August 31, 2015 Star Press Union

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING September 1, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room 9:00 A.M.  Call to Order 9:05 a.m. Barb Greenlee: Set land use hearing date for Pat and Nancy Jorgensen part SW ¼ SW ¼ Sec 32-86-10 9:15 a.m. Marc Greenlee Re: Land use hearing for Robert Moore part of […]

Read the full article →

Senator Grassley hosts town meeting

August 31, 2015 Agriculture News

Meets with constituents in Brooklyn to discuss concerns Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Montezuma’s Monty DeJong is a U.S. military veteran who has a problem with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. According to DeJong, he was having trouble with what is called the Veterans Choice Program, so he came to the Poweshiek County town meeting with […]

Read the full article →

Supervisors approve zoning change

August 31, 2015 Agriculture News

Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Poweshiek County Supervisors approved a request for a change in zoning for a property on Old 6 Road opening the doors for a new business to move in near Brooklyn. On Thursday, Aug. 27, Zoning Administrator J.D. Griffith held a zoning hearing at the supervisors meeting to hear a request from […]

Read the full article →

40 years after ‘Waverly Stranglings,’ a renewed search for answers

August 31, 2015 2015 Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa's unsolved murders

  The unsolved murder of Julia Benning has family members and police considering new theories in her death Mike Kilen mkilen@dmreg.com Julia Benning lived on a farm near Clarksville, but she wanted to experience the wider world. She had pen pals in Michigan and Scotland and shared with them her righteous rants about small-minded prejudices […]

Read the full article →

Gone Cold: Brian Schappert

August 31, 2015 2015 Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa's unsolved murders
Read the full article →

Just wait until next year

August 31, 2015 Agriculture News

This is the time of year when gardeners throw their hands in the air and say, “Just wait until next year.” Next year there will not be any stampeding weeds, evil Japanese beetles, misjudged plants that got put in the wrong places or an overabundance of cats who think they need to do their thing […]

Read the full article →