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Police and Sheriff’s Reports

Financial scams are on rise both locally and nationally Financial scams are on the rise locally and nationally, and the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind area citizens to be wary of all of them, including those that involve using electronic money transfer services. According to the sheriff’s office, the perpetrators of these […]


Made with Love

by dhayes on March 31, 2015

Malcom church youth program makes blankets for emergency responders Dann Hayes They were made with great care – with a little help now and then – and given away with even more love, and the emergency responders were glad to receive them. The Malcom-Sheridan Youth and After School Program at Malcom United Methodist Church […]


Living in Iowa means possibility of severe weather

March 17, 2015 Agriculture News

Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 23-27 By Dann Hayes Iowa and federal agencies want to remind Iowans that severe weather is part of living in the state and that understanding the risks and how to respond to them can save lives. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division and the National Weather […]

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Two rescued from gas-filled house

March 10, 2015 Brooklyn

Grinnell Fire Department removes residents of Grinnell home Staff Reports Two people were rescued from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a Grinnell residence on Sunday, March 8, sending a warning to everyone in the county – have a carbon monoxide detector in the home. At 8:20 a.m. on Sunday, the Grinnell Fire Department, Grinnell […]

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Two arrested after alarm response

March 10, 2015 Brooklyn

Brooklyn Pharmacy broken into early on March 5 Staff Reports Two men have been arrested after allegedly breaking into the Brooklyn Pharmacy early Thursday morning, March 5. According to the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s office, Justin Ryan Ingle, 29, of Delta, and Robert Edward Hammes, 30, also of Delta, have been arrested and charged with […]

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Rural Malcom man arrested for hog thefts

February 24, 2015 Agriculture News

Male juvenile also arrested as two stole from hog confinements in southern Poweshiek County Staff Reports A rural Malcom man and a male juvenile have been charged with a string of burglaries and thefts from hog confinements in the rural Barnes City area and southern Poweshiek County. Bret Allen Doty, rural Malcom, and a […]

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MARENGO POLICE REPORT — Week of Feb. 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 Marengo news

ACCIDENTS TUESDAY, FEB. 3 * 3:55 p.m.: One person was injured after a two-vehicle accident at Short Avenue and South Street. An eastbound vehicle driven by James Vranek, Belle Plaine, and a southbound vehicle driven by Sierra Harris, Marengo, collided in the intersection when police said that Harris failed to yield the right of way […]

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Montezuma man arrested on child endangerment charges

January 13, 2015 Agriculture News

By Dann Hayes A Montezuma man was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 6, on two charges that resulted from an 8-year-old male child sustaining injuries, including burns to the hands. According to Thomas E. Kriegel, Poweshiek County Sheriff, Peter Meyer-Purcell, 27, a resident at 603 South 4th Street, Montezuma, was charged with Child Endangerment Causing […]

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Fire and Ice

January 6, 2015 Agriculture News

Malcom, Brooklyn fire departments battle late evening blaze in Malcom By Dann Hayes Firefighters from the Malcom and Brooklyn volunteer fire departments battled a house blaze and freezing temperatures as they fought a house fire in Malcom Tuesday night, Dec. 30. The fire, which was reported at 6:51 p.m., was at the residence of […]

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Grinnell police arrest Grinnell woman on drug charges

December 16, 2014 Agriculture News

Grinnell police arrested a Grinnell woman on drug charges on Dec. 5 after a joint investigation with the U.S. Postal Inspector’s office. According to Grinnell Chief of Police Dennis Reilly, Mariah Isaac, 22, Grinnell, was arrested for • Possession With Intent to Deliver More Than 50 Kgs of Marijuana – a Class D Felony • […]

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