The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ fishing report for the week of June 17, 2021 for southwest Iowa:
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DES MOINES - Billy Joe Sams, 54, of Bellevue, Neb., formerly Council Bluffs, has pled guilty to one count of theft third degree (an Aggravated Misdemeanor) following an investigation by the Io…
ISU Extension and Outreach in Guthrie County is partnering with the Small Business Development Center to distribute nine “photo-in-a-box” kits within the county. This is a portable photo studio with a digital marketing guide to assist small business owners with marketing their ducts. Busines…
The Atlantic High School Trades Program has been building a garage for Dave Erickson this year. They have designed the garage from scratch, and with the help of local businesses, have kept pretty busy making their plans a reality. They’ve tamped down a pad, poured footings, and a floor. They…
Janice Brown, member of the Atlantic Business and Professional Women's Organization (BPW), was awarded the first BPW Iowa Trailblaz-Her Award on May 15 during their annual zoom meeting.
The Atlantic Chamber Ambassadors visited JJ Design on Thursday, June 3. The Ambassadors visited with the owner, Jamie Joyce, about their recent renovations and to get an update on the services that they offer. While at JJ Design, the Ambassadors were able to observe the new renovations such …
Atlantic uses a big ninth-inning rally to put away Harlan, 11-7. Some highlights of that rally, plus some fun interviews afterward.
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When Mylar balloons get caught in power lines, they can cause outages and surges, start fires, and damage electric infrastructure, said Ameren spokesman Brian Bretsch.
The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer last May sparked a wave of protests nationwide, with some resulting in civil unrest — including in Chicago and its two largest suburbs.
Greater community outreach in an effort to boost membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars is a priority for Bobby Welch, a Richton Park resident recently installed as the new state commander for the VFW Department of Illinois.
Residents living within one mile of the Chemtool plant in Rockton were given the all clear to return to their homes four days after Monday's massive fire broke out.
Iowa police can no longer sift through someone’s garbage looking for evidence of a crime without a search warrant, the Iowa Supreme Court announced in a ruling Friday.
PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — Joseph Gray, the reigning World Mountain Running Champion, raced to the top of the tallest mountain in the Northeast on Sunday to collect his fifth Mount Washington Road Race victory.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Naylor foiled Pittsburgh's strategy with an RBI single in the seventh inning, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Pirates 2-1 Sunday.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — World Athletics will use $2 million in doping fines it has received from Russia to increase the prize pool at the next two world championships.
ROME (AP) — Gareth Bale got only one chance to score against Italy and he wasted it.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Traffic issues on the streets leading to Nashville Superspeedway have delayed the start of the city's first NASCAR Cup series race in 37 years.
ATLANTIC — The National Weather Service is warning southwest Iowa residents that the area could see severe storms from this afternoon through this evening. Temperatures from the high 90’s to around 100 degrees are expected with peak heat indices at 100 to 105 degrees in the afternoon. A heat…
ATLANTIC — A water emergency order — restricting use of city water in Audubon — is raising comments on-line, but the restriction isn’t new: the city had one in place last year. Atlantic on the other hand hasn’t had to restrict residents’ water use and at least for the time being, doesn’t ant…
There will be COVID Vaccine clinics open throughout the month. The vaccine is free, and Johnson and Johnson vaccines will be available to anyone 18 years old or older.
AUDUBON— A new outbreak at a long term care facility has been reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health — at the Friendship Home in Audubon.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and seriously injuring another, the group's director said Sunday, correcting initial speculation that it…
SHOW LOW, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities were trying to determine why a 35-year-old man driving a pickup truck plowed into bicyclists during a community road race in Arizona, critically injuring six riders.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside the International Space Station.
Annette Steele isn't destitute or unemployed. But for a year she'll be receiving $500 per month in no-strings-attached payments as part of an experimental universal basic income program in upstate New York.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state TV reported on Sunday.
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in central Russia on Sunday arraigned a suspect on murder charges in the death of an American woman who was studying at a local university.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Polls have closed in Armenia’s national parliamentary election that was held to try to resolve tensions over last year’s defeat in fighting against Azerbaijan over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — The outpouring of support in the wake of Christian Eriksen's collapse has shown how soccer can unite an entire country and why it's so special to play for a national team, Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said Sunday.
New presidents have only so long to get big legislative initiatives done. It’s already June, and the clock is ticking for President Joe Biden. Big bills take a long time. Congress will spend much of the summer on recess. They’ll be at work in the fall, but by the end of the year, Democratic …