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Tips for boaters to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning

DES MOINES — Carbon monoxide poisoning is usually associated with winter, a faulty furnace or using a kerosene space heater indoors, but it can also be a summertime risk — while boating. Susan Stocker, education coordinator for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says boaters need to be aware of...
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How the COVID pandemic and semiconductor shortage have shaped southeast Iowa's automotive market

WEST BURLINGTON — Dan Wenig finds himself spending more time on the road these days in search of used vehicles to buy for his lot in West Burlington. "I'll try to hit two today," Wenig, who co-owns Family Motors Inc. with his wife, Becky, said Wednesday during his three-hour journey from Morton, Illinois, where he had gone for a dealer sale he doesn't normally attend, to another in Mount Vernon, Illinois. "I typically go to buy cars three days a week, and it's getting harder and harder."
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Dallas County, IAraccoonvalleyradio.com

Fun Event Taking Place Next Weekend

For those wanting to take part in an annual tractor ride, there will be an event in Dallas County next weekend. The Washington Township Tractor Ride event will begin with a community breakfast from 7-9 a.m. on July 31st. The registration fee to take part in the ride is $25. The destination of the ride is Springbrook State Park and there will also be pie and ice cream in the afternoon, following the ride.
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Iowa DNR Gives Tips to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning While Boating

Des Moines, IA (Radio Iowa)– Carbon monoxide poisoning is typically associated with a faulty furnace or other heating sources in the winter months, but it can also be a danger while boating this time of year. Iowa Department of Natural Resources Education Coordinator Susan Stocker says all boaters need to...
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Tips All Iowa Boaters Should Follow To Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Statewide Iowa — Carbon monoxide poisoning is usually associated with winter, a faulty furnace or using a kerosene space heater indoors, but it can also be a summertime risk while boating. Susan Stocker, education coordinator for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says boaters need to be aware of the...
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Indianola, IAkniakrls.com

Indianola Chamber Holding Ribbon Cutting

The Indianola Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for Werner’s Elite Automotive next week, welcoming the business to the chamber. Chamber President and CEO Brenda Easter tells KNIA News owner Chris Werner is coming to Indianola after a career of specializing in Asian and European vehicle lines. The ribbon cutting is scheduled for July 28th at 11am. The ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Black Gold Realty on Thursday has been postponed to a later date.
Des Moines, IAkmaland.com

DNR offers advice for boaters this weekend

(Des Moines) -- The weather is perfect for a weekend getaway at the lake and the Department of Natural Resources wants to advise boaters of the potential hazards. Susan Stocker, DNR boating law administrator and education coordinator, says one of the biggest concerns is boating while intoxicated or BWI. Stocker says she wants to make sure people leave the drinks at home.
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Iowa Great Lakes Among Top Five in State for Boating While Intoxicated in 2020

Des Moines, IA (KICD)– The Iowa Great Lakes are showing up on a Top 5 list that many probably don’t want to be on according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The list shows the bodies of water with most boating while intoxicated arrests last year with the lakes in Dickinson County coming in number four behind Lake Rathbun, the Mississippi River and Coralville Reservoir. The top five is rounded out by Saylorville Lake in the Des Moines metro.
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Des Moines' vehicle fleet charges toward electric future

Des Moines is embracing electric cars as its first choice to replace old vehicles as they're retired from the city's fleet, according to its finance director. That includes plans to electrify trash trucks as technology and market availability make their purchase more feasible. Why it matters: Des Moines has about...
Ames, IAwho13.com

Ames unveils public charging station for electric vehicles

AMES, Iowa — The City of Ames has unveiled a two-port fast charging station for electric vehicles located at the Kum & Go at 2108 Isaac Newton Drive off South Dayton Avenue and Highway 30. It is Ames’ first direct current fast charging station for electric vehicles. “We are very...
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Top of Iowa Car Show, July 25

The 17th Annual Top of Iowa Car Show will be held Sunday, July 25 on Main Street in Joice. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 cars. The 2020 show was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show is popular, with 178 cars participating in 2019.
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South Dakota Woman Sentenced On Drug Charges In Iowa Lakes Area

Sioux City, IA (KICD) — A South Dakota woman was sentenced to more than 5 years in federal prison on drug charges that are said to have happened in the Iowa Lakes area. Court documents say 45-year-old Ruby Blankenship of Brandon, South Dakota, received the prison term after a November 3rd of 2020 guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute meth.
Ames, IAAmes Tribune

Ribbon cutting to honor first fast-charging electric vehicle hookup in Ames

Ames electric car drivers will be back on the road quicker after Tuesday's unveiling of the first fast-charging hook-up in town. Join Mayor John Haila and other city leaders at a ribbon-cutting at Kum & Go, 2108 Isaac Newton Drive, 4 p.m. Thursday to honor the new electric vehicle charging station. An open house will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.