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Grinnell Police Department/Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office

9-1-1 calls — Thursday, April 17

by dhayes on April 18, 2014

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments: Thursday, April 17 10:42 a.m. – Caller has information regarding drug overdose. 11:31 a.m. – Grinnell. Caller reports vehicle involved in hit and run. 12:10 p.m. – […]

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9-1-1 calls for service

by dhayes on April 17, 2014

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office •Poweshiek County area fire departments: Wednesday, April 16 8:51 a.m. – Marina Drive, Montezuma. Marina Drive. Bar door reported open: burglary and motion alarm. 9 a.m. – Spring St., Grinnell. Caller reported that […]

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Calls for Service — Monday, April 14 to Wednesday morning, April 16

April 16, 2014 Brooklyn

• Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments ——————– Monday, April 14 5:32 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance responded to a report of a male not feeling well and can barely walk. 10:47 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance responded to a […]

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Bomb threat clears Grinnell High School

April 15, 2014 Education

Students evacuated for about 30 minutes; officials find nothing —————— STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com The Grinnell police and fire departments responded to Grinnell High School on Thursday, April 10, after learning of a possible bomb threat. Police officers were called to the school Thursday afternoon after a communication was discovered that suggested the presence of a […]

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Fire destroys machine shed on Sunday

April 8, 2014 Agriculture News

Montezuma, Malcom fire dept’s respond By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The Montezuma Volunteer Fire Department was called to a machine shed blaze in rural Montezuma on Sunday. The fire, at 764 470th Street, Montezuma, destroyed the shed as well as a tractor, semi and pickup truck located inside. The Montzuma Volunteer Fire Department responded at approximately […]

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Hair-raising experience

April 8, 2014 Agriculture News

  Grinnell woman drives car into downtown beauty salon By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com It was a hairy situation last Thursday morning after a Grinnell woman reportedly drove her vehicle into 1st Impressions Beauty Salon, 925 Main St. Shattered glass, hair products and furniture were strewn about the business and shards of broken glass littered the […]

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Memorial to slain Grinnell officers to be built

April 1, 2014 Brooklyn

Dedication slated for sometime in May – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – - A memorial to slain Grinnell Police Officers, Warren Binegar and Ralph Ogan, will soon have a permanent home in front of the Grinnell […]

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Car chase from Grinnell to Gilman leads to arrest

March 25, 2014 Brooklyn

A man was arrested in Gilman on Friday, March 14 following a car chase that started in Grinnell. Poweshiek County deputies arrested Darin Stark, 30, Grinnell, and charged him with Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor, and multiple traffic violations following the chase. Stark is also wanted for a parole violation. According to Dennis […]

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Poweshiek County Sheriff deputies bring ALICE to area

March 18, 2014 Brooklyn

Intruder training teaches county employees how to react in emergency situations ———————————– By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The employees of Poweshiek County, especially those at the county courthouse, were introduced to ALICE in December 2013. According to Poweshiek County Deputy Matt Maschmann, ALICE “really heightened our awareness. It makes them think a lot and it’s made […]

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Severe weather awareness week set for March 24-28 throughout U.S.

March 18, 2014 Agriculture News

The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division and the National Weather Service have declared the week of March 24th through March 28th, 2014 Severe Weather Awareness Week. The highlight of the week will be the statewide tornado drill on Wednesday – March 26 at 10 a.m. Area departments and communities taking part include Grinnell, […]

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