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Iowa woman charged for neglecting more than 30 cats

POCAHONTAS, Iowa (KCAU) – An Iowa woman has been charged with more than 30 counts of animal neglect after a cat rescue. On June 22, law enforcement officers were called to 204 Walnut Street in Rolfe, Iowa, for a report of domestic assault, according to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office. However, when they arrived, there was no assault incident. Officers did notice a large number of cats inside the home living in dirty conditions.
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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.

Man sentenced 52 years ago for northern Iowa crimes has died in prison

FORT MADISON — A man sent to prison for his involvement in a 1969 crime spree in northern Iowa has died in the Iowa State Penitentiary. According to Iowa court records, Elvin Gilroy was one of four men who broke out of a jail in St. Cloud, Minnesota in June of 1969. They stole a county car, ditched that vehicle and stole another car. They made their way south and robbed a grocery store in Spirit Lake, a filling station in Emmetsburg and the Fareway Store in Algona. Melvin Bay, the store manager in Algona, was shot during the robbery. He died ten days later.

Bishop Garrigan Forfeits Conference Baseball Title

Bishop Garrigan baseball is forfeiting Wednesday night’s 4-3 victory over Forest City and therefore the Top of Iowa West title after it was determined that the Golden Bears committed a violation of IHSAA pitch count rules during a game where the winner would clinch the 2022 conference championship. In...

Fourth of July Celebrations Underway

–Fourth of July Celebrations kick off around the area today and run throughout the weekend in preparation for Monday’s holiday. In Bancroft, they have activities tonight that include a Ragin’ Roosters game, a Middle School Swim night at the pool and a street dance beginning at 9 PM featuring Casey Muessigmann. City Clerk Crysti Neumann tells KLGA News that the fun will continue on Saturday.

Rolfe Woman Receives Several Animal Neglect Charges for Leaving Cats in Unsanitary Conditions

A Rolfe woman, who left several cats and kittens in unsanitary conditions, has been charged with 34 counts of Animal Neglect. According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Office, late in the afternoon on June 22nd, law enforcement was called to the residence at 204 Walnut Street in Rolfe. Approximately 30 cats and kittens were discovered without food and water in the vacated house. Law enforcement was advised that 51-year-old Jennifer Sproston had been bringing the cats to the residence and keeping them there.

Arrest made after 30 cats, kittens found in unsanitary conditions

POCAHONTAS COUNTY — A woman was charged with animal neglect after law enforcement discovered 30 cats and kittens living in unsanitary conditions. The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office has charged Jennifer Sproston, 51, with thirty-four counts of animal neglect on June 30. Sproston is being held on a $10,000 bond. Law enforcement responded to a domestic […]

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.

Light up the Night

No Fourth of July is complete without taking in at least one fireworks show. There are plenty to be seen in the days leading up to Independence Day. Here’s a list of where you can enjoy some fireworks for this upcoming holiday. Algona. Monday, July 4. At the Kossuth...