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Man found shot to death in Tama County

TRAER, Iowa — An autopsy determined Ryan Cooper died by gunshot wound, according to the State Medical Examiner. Cooper was found dead in a home in Traer early Friday, according to the Tama County Sheriff's office. No word on any arrests or suspects at this time. Authorities said in a...
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Tama County, IAKCRG.com

Officials rule ‘violent death’ in Tama County a homicide

TRAER, Iowa (KCRG) - The State Medical Examiner is ruling the death of a Tama County man as a homicide. Officials say the victim, Ryan Cooper, was killed by a gunshot. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. Friday, emergency crews responded to a home in the 1800 block of K Avenue-approximately five miles outside of Traer-after receiving a 9-1-1 call.
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Sigourney, IAktvo.com

Four people injured in explosion in Sigourney; investigation ongoing

SIGOURNEY, Iowa — An investigation is underway after four people were injured in an explosion in Sigourney, Iowa. According to the Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Friday, an explosion was reported at 18278 Highway 92 in Sigourney. That address is where Haines Family Farms is located. Authorities...
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BREAKING NEWS: Explosion Near Sigourney Injures Four

Just after 4p.m. Friday, an explosion was reported to the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office at 18278 Highway 92, Sigourney. As a result, 60-year-old Patrick Otte and three minors, aged 14, 11 and eight were transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City with severe burns. Responding to the scene were the Sigourney Fire Department, Keokuk County Ambulance, University of Iowa Aircare, and Mercy One air ambulance. The cause of the explosion is under investigation by the Iowa State Fire Marshall’s Office, FBI and the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.
Poweshiek County, IAClinton Herald

Search for missing boy surpasses third week

MONTEZUMA — Three weeks have now passed since an 11-year-old boy went was last seen in Poweshiek County. Xavior Harrelson, 11, was last seen on or about May 27. A neighbor reported the boy missing to law enforcement on May 27. The search quickly grew to include hundreds of community members, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as other central Iowa agencies.
Iowa Statewho13.com

Iowa authorities investigating ‘violent death’ in Tama County

TRAER, Iowa — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a Tama County resident was found dead at a home early Friday morning. The Tama County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 4:35 a.m. from an occupant of the residence of Ryan Cooper at 1846 K Avenue in Traer, Iowa.
Tama County, IATimes-Republican

Tama County man found dead early Friday, investigation underway

According to a report released Friday afternoon by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Tama County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 4:35 a.m. Friday, June 18 from a rural residence seven miles southwest of Traer. Upon arrival, law enforcement found Ryan Cooper, 42, deceased in what appeared...
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Belle Plaine Journal

Weather Forecast For Belle Plaine

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Belle Plaine: Sunday, June 20: Showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Monday, June 21: Mostly sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while
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DCI investigates 'violent death' in Tama County

TRAER, Iowa — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into a suspicious death in Tama County. Authorities arrived at 1846 K Avenue in Traer at about 4:35 p.m. Friday. When law enforcement arrived they found Ryan Cooper deceased. "The facts and circumstances indicated Cooper's death appeared to be...
Newton, IANewton Daily News

Newton baseball falls twice to Grinnell, once to Oskaloosa

Newton’s baseball team was held to five hits during a home doubleheader against Grinnell on Wednesday. The Cardinals scored just one run in the two Little Hawkeye Conference games and lost to the Class 3A ninth-ranked Tigers 13-1 and 1-0. The 13-1 loss ended after six innings following Grinnell’s three-run...
Tama County, IAwho13.com

Tama County man’s death ruled a homicide

TRAER, Iowa — Authorities have determined the cause of death for a man found dead at his home in rural Tama County. An autopsy determined Traer resident Ryan Cooper died from a gunshot wound. He was found dead at his home at 1846 K Avenue early Friday morning. Tama County deputies found his body after an occupant of the home called 911 at 4:35 a.m. that morning.
Grinnell, IATimes-Republican

Bill Luther, 83

Bill Luther, 83, of Gilman, died on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at his home in Gilman. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, June 25, 2021 at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell. The service will begin live streaming at 10:15 am on the Smith Funeral Home and Crematory Facebook page. Interment will be at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown.
Belle Plaine, IANewton Daily News

Bracewell brothers lead C-M baseball to win over Belle Plaine

BELLE PLAINE — Cole and Cael Bracewell led Colfax-Mingo’s baseball team to a narrow win over Belle Plaine on Friday night. The Bracewell brothers shared pitching duties on the mound and had six of the Tigerhawks’ 10 hits at the plate during a 7-6 road win in South Iowa Cedar League action.
Colfax, IANewton Daily News

C-M softball edges Belle Plaine on Underwood’s walk-off hit

COLFAX — Colfax-Mingo sophomore Carley Underwood has hit in every spot in the batting order except third and fourth this season. C-M softball coach Bryan Poulter is trying to figure out where his players best fit and Underwood started the season 3-for-28. Poulter moved Underwood from the top of the...