AUDUBON COUNTY — “We are out here to save lives,” said Audubon County Sheriff Todd Johnson, and that was why officers were carrying Narcan, a drug that can save the life of an individual who has overdosed on Fentanyl, if administered quickly enough after the overdose.
CARROLL – Zeth Lee Petersen, 25, of Audubon, charged with six felony charges after a break in that took place at the Manning Service Center on July 23, will go to trial on those charges on Oct. 19, according to court records
ATLANTIC — A report of a shooting Sunday night in Atlantic led to the arrest of Julian Joe Gallegos, Jr., 53, of Albuquerque, New Mexico with no injuries reported
Two juveniles were transported to the Audubon County Memorial Hospital on Tuesday night after the 2005 Chevy Impala they were driving in rolled over and went into the ditch.
PALO — Two individuals found deceased in a vehicle in the Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area in rural Linn County have been identified.
DES MOINES — A body, found in rural Adair County on July 1, has been positively identified as that of Timothy Fechter, 58, who had been reported missing to the Creston Police on June 20.
ANKENY – The Iowa Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Enforcement group will be participating in Operation Safe Driver week July 11-17, an effort by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance to bring attention to motor carrier safety issues.
GREENFIELD — Division of Criminal Investigation agents and deputies with the Adair County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation in the southeast corner of Adair County. Earlier this afternoon, the body of an adult was discovered alongside a rural road. Law enforcement is trea…
As if the COVID-19 pandemic has not been bad enough, it seems an uptick in fraud schemes is making a bad situation even worse for a lot of people…even in small town Audubon. Since the pandemic began over a year ago, Audubon State Bank has seen an increase in familiar scams, such as:
A three-judge federal court panel in Chicago ruled Tuesday that the legislative redistricting plan that Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law in June was unconstitutional.
Ross Wilburn's experience is part of an uptick in racist and threatening communications aimed at Black leaders in Iowa and across the country.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa plans to launch an effort to rebrand affordable housing as simply housing for those people “who keep our communities thriving and vibrant,” according to an Iowa Finance Authority spokeswoman.
Armed with research showing Iowans support more affordable housing in their communities and neighborhoods, the IFA plans to launch Welcome Home Iowa later this year to highlight the benefits of housing diversity.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first Black chair of Iowa’s Democratic Party says he received a series of racist messages, including a lynching threat, after writing an opinion piece in a local ne…
ANITA – CAM hosted the annual Rolling Valley Conference meet and took second on its home floor.
COON RAPIDS – The matchup between the Exira-EHK Spartans against the Coon Rapids-Bayard Crusaders Friday night – it had post-season implications for the Spartans – started with a fierce wind p…
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ fishing report for the week of Oct. 14, 2021 for southwest Iowa:
WOODBINE – The Audubon Wheelers finished the regular season with a win over Woodbine 49-24.
AUDUBON — The Audubon City Council will place a $2.9 million general obligation bond vote on the Nov. 2 election, hoping to get public approval so that a new fire station can be built.
During the weekend of 9/11 The Rose Theater showed the movie, "World Trade Center" as a free-will donation to raise money toward the new Audubon Fire and Rescue fire station building project. Officials with the Rose Theater were able to write a check for $1,522. "Thank you to everyone who su…
St. Anthony Hospice will present the Tree of Love Ceremony in the atrium at St. Anthony Regional Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 7. After not having the Tree of Love Ceremony last year, staff of St. Anthony Hospice are delighted to bring the Tree of Love Ceremony back to Carroll. The Tree of Love c…
AUDUBON — Mayor Barb Jacobsen has extended the Audubon Water Emergency that was set to expire on Oct. 1, for another month, until Nov. 1, because the city is still experiencing low water production.
AUDUBON - Audubon County Public Health will continue rapid COVID-19 testing, Mondays and Fridays 8 a.m. — 10 a.m. They continue to offer free rapid COVID-19 testing for anyone who is experiencing symptoms or who would like to “test out” of quarantine due to a family exposure. Children under …
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This isn’t your normal church bake sale, more like “Baked Sale.” Temple420.org tries a unique membership drive method. Hoping that people would gravitate towards their message of hope in the End Times and join the organization less t…
CHICAGO (AP) — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming,” which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards that average $500,000 or more.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn their focus to saving him from a death sentence.
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 46 people have died and several are missing after floods triggered by heavy rains hit the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, officials said Wednesday.
PARIS (AP) — They were animals, many of them say. Prey that had lost all sense of time. Targets who were no longer human to either their hunters or themselves.
BEIRUT (AP) — He was only a year old when his panicked father picked him up and they fled with his mother from the gunfire rattling their neighborhood. It was the day Lebanon’s civil war started 46 years ago. His family’s apartment building in Beirut was on the frontline.