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CASS COUNTY — Vanessa Strazdas, 46, was arrested for OWI/first offense early Sunday, Jan. 16, and preliminary hearing in her case is set for Feb. 4.

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ATLANTIC — The Cass County Attorney is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence after an arrest on Sunday morning, Jan. 16. Reports say Vanessa Strazdas, 46, Cass …

A Fontanelle resident died Thursday night in a fatal motorcycle accident on I-80 near mile marker 87, according to a report from the Iowa State Patrol.

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The Atlantic Rotary Club donated $4,500 to Shift ATL. These are the proceeds from the Rotary raffle that was inconjunction with the 2021 auction. Rotarian Haley Kickland (right) presented the check to Jessie Shiels with Shift ATL. The funds will be used toward the mural being painted on the …

ATLANTIC – The Southwest Iowa Planning Council (SWIPCO) is seeking applicants for its Homeownership Assistance Program. The program is made possible by a $100,000 grant from the Iowa Finance Authority and administered by SWIPCO’s Southwest Iowa Housing Trust fund.

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Sunshine in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 31F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy. Low 11F. WSW winds shifting to NNW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Partly cloudy skies. High 23F. NNE winds shifting to S at 10 to 15 mph.

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Amy Coenen, assistant vice president of ag and business banking at TS Bank in Atlantic, has successfully completed the 2021 Iowa Bankers Association (IBA) Introduction to Commercial Lending, which was held in Cedar Rapids on Oct. 18-20.

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MUSCATINE – A public hearing was set for the Feb. 3 Muscatine City Council meeting to offer input on amendments to the city animal regulation code the Muscatine City Council has been working to improve.

SOUTHWEST IOWA — While the U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral arguments on the OSHA vaccine mandate but has not yet made a decision, the Iowa Labor Commission has submitted notice that the state will not be adopting or enforcing the mandate.

ATLANTIC – Due to a national shortage of testing supplies, Cass Health is not able to offer rapid COVID-19 testing at this time. Outpatient COVID-19 tests will be sent to a reference laboratory; results are typically available in 48 to 72 hours.

SOUTHWEST IOWA — While the U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral arguments on the OSHA vaccine mandate but has not yet a decision, the Iowa Labor Commission has submitted notice that the state will not be adopting or enforcing the mandate.

ATLANTIC — The Atlantic Community School Board, like other districts in the area, has a special meeting planned on Monday, Jan. 10, related to the federal government’s mandate requiring employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees are vaccinated or submit proof of a negativ…

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