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Police and Sheriff’s Reports

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 […]


Two rescued from gas-filled house

by dhayes on March 10, 2015

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 […]


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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Kellogg man, two others arrested on drug charges

December 9, 2014 Grinnell

Staff Reports A Kellogg man has been arrested with two other Jasper County residents on drug charges stemming from the execution of a search warrant at on Monday, Dec. 1st in Newton. Officers with the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force, with the assistance of the Newton Police Department and Jasper County Sheriff’s Office K-9 […]

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Police search for two in robbery

November 25, 2014 Agriculture News

Two black men suspected of stealing jewelry from Bill’s Grinnell Police are searching for two black men who allegedly stole jewelry from Bill’s Jewelry on Thursday, Nov. 20. According to Grinnell Police Sergeant Christopher E. Wray, at approximately 6:20 p.m., police responded to a reported theft that had just occurred at the jewelry store on […]

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