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Essex man arrested for OWI

(Essex) – An Essex man faces charges following his arrest early Saturday morning. The Shenandoah Police Department says officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 48 and North Avenue in Essex around 1:30 a.m. Following an investigation, officers arrested 44-year-old Robert Edward Anderson on a charge of OWI – second offense.
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Tabor man arrested on Page County charges

(Shenandoah) – A Tabor man faces charges from two separate incidents. The Shenandoah Police Department says officers served a Page County warrant around 12:30 p.m. Saturday to 29-year-old James Michael Cruz for failure to appear on a scheduled court date. Officers also charged Cruz with 4th degree criminal mischief, stemming from a different incident and investigation.
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Abortion Clinic in Bellevue sees increase of out of state patients

BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) - The phones have been ringing off the hook at Care Clinics for abortion and reproductive excellence in Bellevue since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday. “In the first 15 minutes we had over 30 something calls,” said Dr. Leroy Carhart. Dr. Carhart says...

Five Cass County residents arrested in Fentanyl Distribution Case

(Council Bluffs) Five Cass County, Iowa residents were arrested on federal indictments charging Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa says the arrests are the result of a six-month investigation into a series of fentanyl overdose cases occurring in Cass and Shelby Counties. The investigation identified a fentanyl distribution network that covered Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska. The investigation into this distribution network remains ongoing.

Grants will provide funding for downtown housing in Logan, Glenwood and Clarinda

(Area) Grants administered by Southwest Iowa Planning Council will provide funding for housing in the downtowns of Logan, Glenwood, and Clarinda. The City of Clarinda will receive $200,000 to renovate and update two upper-story housing units. The project will include a complete interior overhaul of the second story space at 115 E Main Street, and will provide two of the only quality, updated rental units near the city center. Transforming this underutilized space into residential units will help to highlight the potential for improved quality of affordable living in downtown Clarinda.

5 arrested in Cass County for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl

CASS COUNTY, Iowa (WOWT) - Several residents of Cass County have been arrested for fentanyl-related crimes. According to the United States Attorney Richard Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa, five people were arrested for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl after a six-month investigation. The investigation allegedly revealed a fentanyl distribution...

Griswold earns championship at Corner Conference Softball Tourney

(Essex) With a 10-0 victory over Stanton on Friday evening the Griswold Tigers won the softball title at the Corner Conference Tournament. Karly Millikan went and Joey Reynolds each had three hits and two RBI. Brenna Rossell had a three hit game as well. Makenna Askeland had two hits and drove in one run. Millikan got the win in the circle with seven strikeouts. She allowed three hits.

Lewis Central beats Bellevue West to win the NebPreps 7v7 Championship

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Playing on their home field against some of the best teams from across the river, Lewis Central stood their ground and held off Bellevue West, 14-13, to win the NebPreps 7v7 Championship Saturday afternoon. Curtis Witte's interception in the final minute of the game sealed...

$2.38-per-gallon gasoline draws a crowd in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) – A driver in her 20s looked up from her phone and stared slack-jawed at the price of gasoline advertised Wednesday morning at the Speedy Gas N Shop in Bellevue. A woman hollered from a second car turning onto the street. She asked a man...

Cardinals break away from Missouri Valley late, push win streak to nine

(Treynor) -- The Treynor softball team is continuing their winning ways to extend their roll as the regular season heads into the home stretch. The Cardinals (15-4) took down Missouri Valley (15-8) by a 5-1 decision in a Western Iowa Conference meeting on a somewhat stormy Friday night. What started as a defensive chess match swung largely in the Cardinals' favor in the sixth inning as they plated four unanswered runs.

Red Oak Man arrested for Assault

(Red Oak) Red Oak Police on Wednesday arrested 32-year-old Logan Matthew Hughes of Red Oak in the 1400 block of N. 5th Street for Domestic Abuse Assault, 1st Offense. Officers transported Hughes to the Montgomery County Jail and held him on no bond.

KMAland Softball (6/24): Griswold captures Corner Conference Tournament

(KMAland) -- Griswold won the Corner Conference, Audubon, AHSTW, Mt Ayr and Woodbine all pitched shutouts, MSTM kept rolling and more from Friday in KMAland softball. Griswold broke open a 2-0 game with a five-run fourth inning and added three more in the fifth to capture the Corner Conference Tournament championship.

Five Cass County, Iowa, residents arrested for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl

CASS COUNTY, Neb. — Five Cass County, Iowa, residents were arrested Friday for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, according to the Department of Justice. The five arrested on federal indictments were 19-year-old Mason Blaine Loudermilk of Atlantic, Iowa; 28-year-old Chase Daniel Jahnke of Lewis, Iowa; 26-year-old Kelsi Marie Thurman of Lewis, Iowa; 25-year-old Colby Ray Clarken of Atlantic, Iowa; and 19-year-old Collin Jacob Clarken of Atlantic, Iowa, according to court documents.

I-480 westbound to Dodge Street will close in beginning of July

Omaha, Neb. (KPTM) — If you're driving from Council Bluffs and get off on Dodge Street from Interstate 480, then you might need to take another route starting next month. According to the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOT), I-480 westbound from Dodge to 17th Street will be closed beginning July 5; and will last through August 5.