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Grinnell Police Department/Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office

Slain Grinnell officer’s Memorial to be dedicated on Saturday By J.O. PARKER joparker@registermedia.com A memorial honoring slain Grinnell Police Officers, Warren Binegar and Ralph Ogan, will be dedicated this Saturday, Oct. 4. The dedication will take place in front of the Grinnell Public Safety Building at 1020 Spring St., beginning at 11 a.m. The memorial […]

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STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Grinnell police have arrested Hal Charles Runner, 54, Gilman, on Thursday, Sept. 25 for attempted murder that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 23. According to Grinnell Police Sergeant Christopher Wray, Grinnell police, acting on information developed during the investigation as well as assistance from the Iowa City Police Department, located Runner near the […]

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Grinnell police search for attempted murder suspect

September 24, 2014 Agriculture News

Grinnell police issued an arrest warrant for Hal Charles Runner, 54, Gilman, for attempted murder on Tuesday, Sept. 23. According to Police Sergeant Christopher Wray, Runner had confronted a former female acquaintance near the intersection of Jewel Drive and 370th Ave., Grinnell. The confrontation allegedly became violent resulting in Runner entering the acquaintances motor vehicle […]

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Kellogg Volunteer Fire Department uses rescue tubes to save man in grain bin

September 18, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANIEL FINNEY dafinney@dmreg.com Getting stuck in a grain bin is usually a death sentence. About three-quarters of all grain entrapments result in fatalities, according to a Purdue University study of incidents between 1964 and 2008. “It usually ends badly,” said Newton Fire Chief Jarrod Wellik. But a man in rural Jasper County beat the […]

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Grinnell man arrested on robbery charge

September 18, 2014 Grinnell

Grinnell police arrested a Grinnell man for robbery on Saturday, Sept. 6. Police arrested John Ethan Carpentier, 24, of Grinnell and charged him with one count of robbery in the first degree, a class “B” felony. According to Grinnell Police Sergeant Christopher Wray, Grinnell police were dispatched to the Kum-N-Go convenience stored at 1002 West […]

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I-80 crash last week sends two men to the hospital

September 10, 2014 Brooklyn

By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com A single vehicle accident on I-80 near Grinnell sent two Connecticut men to the hospital last week. The crash was reported about 5:29 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3 near mile marker 195 in Poweshiek County. The crash left the SUV partially suspended on a fence post hovering above a drainage culvert. […]

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2014 Iowa Firefighter’s Convention

September 10, 2014 Agriculture News

Grinnell, Sept, 3-7, 2014                                            

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Former Monte teacher charged

September 2, 2014 Agriculture News

Derek Bates arrested Friday on two sexual abuse, one sexual exploitation charges By KATHERINE KLINGSEIS kklingseis@dmreg.com Derek Bates, 28, has been accused of having sexual contact with two minors while he was a school employee and the victims were students in the Montezuma Community School District in 2012, authorities said Friday. The Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office […]

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One dies in fatal one-car accident on Interstate 80

August 21, 2014 Brooklyn

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com.com A one-car accident on Interstate 80 left one person dead and the other injured on Wednesday, August 20. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Charlene Gibbens, 59, of Des Moines was driving a 2002 Ford Focus westbound on Interstate 80 when she lost control of the vehicle at the 193 mile […]

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Grinnell woman arrested, charged for false reporting

August 19, 2014 Grinnell

STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Grinnell police arrested a Grinnell woman of making a false charge on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Kaitlyn Renee Butler, 24, Grinnell, was arrested for making a false report to law enforcement, a serious misdemeanor. According to Dan Johnson, sergeant, Grinnell Police Department, police officers were dispatched to an apartment on the 900 block […]

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