Callender, IA

Citing ‘immediate danger,’ state places restrictions on pharmacy’s license

Citing an “immediate danger” to the public, state licensing officials have issued an emergency order restricting a Fort Dodge pharmacy’s ability to compound certain drugs for customers. According to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy, Daniel Pharmacy of 1114 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, has “had ample time to comply with applicable standards for compounding with hazardous […] The post Citing ‘immediate danger,’ state places restrictions on pharmacy’s license appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
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Jefferson Police Chief Goes Over Consequences If Illegal Fireworks Are Shot Off

As the 4th of July holiday approaches, Jefferson residents are reminded that consumer fireworks are illegal to shoot off within city limits. Police Chief Mark Clouse talks about the consequences if an officer finds you shooting off any fireworks that make an “explosive” noise without a previously approved permit to do so by the city council.
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More than 1,000 dead pigs found in northwest Iowa

SAC CITY, Iowa — A woman was arrested this week after 1,000 pigs were found dead in northwest Iowa, the Sac County Sheriff's Office said Thursday afternoon. Elana May Laber, 33, was charged with two counts of criminal mischief and two counts of livestock neglect. The charges come after...

Reminder: Thomas Jefferson Gardens Hosting Summer Concert Series Tonight

A reminder that later today will be musical entertainment in downtown Jefferson. The Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County will have two bands performing in the Gardens. The first musician is a guitarist from Jefferson Chris Dorr will play a variety of music, including country, from 5-7pm. Following Dorr is the Blue Stem duo of Cindi and Shannon Bryan from Jamaica, who will be joined by Jim Guillman of Jefferson and Jim McDonald of Des Moines. Additionally, there will be food trucks available with Cook’s Snack Shack and Deardorff Highland Cattle that will start serving at 5pm.

The Newly Renovated Centennial Restaurant in Jefferson to Open Tuesday

The wait is almost over for one Jefferson-based restaurant that has undergone extensive renovations. The Centennial at 100 East State Street will officially open on Tuesday. Restaurateur Sara Ostrander tells Raccoon Valley Radio she will offer homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts and she will have a rotating menu. “Things...
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U.S. farmers look for premium for remaining 2021 corn, soybeans

CHICAGO, July 1 (Reuters) - U.S. grain dealers will have to boost prices to pry farmers' corn and soybeans from their storage bins as growers are already flush with cash and can afford to wait and see if the market rallies further. "I assume we are going to have to...

Iowa becomes first state in Midwest to launch Rail Explorers

BOONE, Iowa — By the end of July, Boone will be the first midwestern town to launch Rail Explorers. The custom-built explorers highlight new pedal-powered rail technology and provide a new way to experience the railroad. The Rail Explorers feature a custom-built electric motor, aimed at making the activity...

Race Of Champions At Boone Move To Tuesday

BOONE, Iowa – The race of champions events for hobby stocks and Northern SportMods will move to Tuesday night during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway. Former Super Nationals, national and regional champions and former race winners, as well as 2022 track...

Rail Explorers experience coming to Iowa

BOONE, Iowa (KCRG) - Boone, Iowa will soon be the home to the first Rail Explorers experience in the Midwest. Rail Explorers uses custom-built, pedal-assisted, commercial grade railbikes to give thrill seekers and nature enthusiasts a new way to experience railroads. The new attraction, coming July 21, is a partnership...

Sheriff’s report – June 2022

Following are excerpts of activities reported by the Greene County sheriff’s office:. Thursday, June 30: At 10:55 am a deputy assisted the Jefferson PD with a two-vehicle accident in the 1400 block of N. Elm St. At 11:35 am a deputy assisted the Boone County sheriff’s office with unlocking a car with a child in it in 100 block of 2nd St in Beaver. At 7:02 pm a deputy investigated a harassment complaint in the 400 block of Harding St in Churdan. Butch Thede, 73, of Churdan was arrested for disorderly conduct*, and on an outstanding warrant for harassment- third degree*.

Boone and Collins Receive Community Catalyst Grants for Downtown Renovation Projects

BOONE, Iowa—The Ames Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that both the City of Boone and City of Collins have received funding for Downtown renovation projects. The Iowa Economic Development Authority has awarded both cities with $100,000, respectively, for projects that will transform an underutilized building into new...

Carroll Man Arrested Thursday For Incest And Sexual Abuse

A Carroll man was taken into custody on a Calhoun County warrant for sexual abuse yesterday (Thursday). According to authorities, 53-year-old Michael Boren was arrested in the 100 block of 6th street at approximately 5:00 p.m. Thursday. Boren was later turned over to the Calhoun County Sheriffs’ office. Boren’s charges stem from an incident in the 2000 block of Whistle Pig Lane in Manson. Boren is charged with incest, a class D felony, and second-degree sexual abuse, a class B felony. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation filed charges in the case.

Hy-Vee to host Fifth Annual Hog Roast on July 4

Humboldt, IA – On July 4, Hy-Vee in Humboldt is hosting their Fifth Annual Hog Roast in their parking lot. The hog roast features pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, polish sausages, bakery fresh red white and blue sandwich cookies, ice cream floats and soft serve ice cream along with much more.

Governor Reynolds Announces $2.45M in Awards for Iowa Health Careers Registered Apprenticeship Grant Program, Boone Program Successful

DES MOINES, Iowa—This week, Governor Kim Reynolds announced eight recipients of the Iowa Health Careers Registered Apprenticeship Grant Program.  The Boone School Districts program was awarded over $410,000. The grant is expected to enhance and expand the existing program in the district. This program, based on the Nursing/Patient...