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2 Sumner Residents Arrested

Two Sumner residents were taken into custody for violating a no contact order on Friday. A Sumner Officer was dropping off evidence in Waverly on Friday when he witnessed 40 year old Rusty Surovik and 33 year old Angelina Martinez walking along Highway 3. The officer had prior knowledge of a no contact order between the two and confirmed it was still in place with dispatch. He then took both subjects into custody. They were transferred to the Bremer County Jail.
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Arnold Schwers – Manchester, formerly of Shell Rock

Arnold Schwers, 76, of Manchester formerly of Shell Rock, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Visitation for Arnold will be held Friday, May 20, 2022, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the St. Patrick Hall, (Ryan Gymnasium) in Ryan. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan with the Reverend Gabriel Anderson officiating. Inurnment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Ryan, with Military Rites. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester is in charge of arrangements.
MANCHESTER, IA
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Man convicted of murder in killing of Iowa state trooper

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) — A jury on Monday convicted a man of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an Iowa State Patrol trooper last year. Michael Lang, 42, was also found guilty of attempted murder and assaulting a police officer for his actions on April 9, 2021, that killed 51-year-old patrol Sgt. Jim Smith in Grundy Center, a city of nearly 3,000 people about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Des Moines. He faces a mandatory term of life in prison without the possibility of parole when he’s sentenced.
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Michael Lang found guilty of murder of Sgt. Jim Smith

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — After fewer than two hours of deliberations, an Iowa jury has found Michael Lang guilty of the murder of Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith during a standoff in Grundy Center in April 2021. The jury returned a guilty verdict on all counts against Lang, including the most serious – First […]
HAMILTON COUNTY, IA

Michael Lang convicted of murdering Iowa State Patrol sergeant during 2021 standoff

There were countless points, prosecutor Doug Hammerand told jurors in closing arguments Monday, at which Michael Lang could have made a different choice — surrendering to law enforcement officials instead of engaging in a standoff that resulted in the killing of Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith. Jurors apparently agreed, finding Lang guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and assault after deliberating for less than 2½  hours. He now faces life in prison. ...
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WATCH: Closing arguments in Michael Lang trial

Closing arguments begin Monday in the Michael Lang murder trial. The Grundy Center man is charged with killing Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith last April during a standoff at Lang's home. Officers were trying to arrest him after he assaulted a police officer earlier in the night. The State...
GRUNDY CENTER, IA
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Jury returns guilty verdict in shooting death of State Trooper

The jury took less than three hours today to reach a verdict in the trial of 42-year-old Michael Lang of Grundy Center. Lang was accused of shooting and killing Sergeant Jim Smith during a standoff last April. Judge Joel Dalrymple read the verdict sheet. “In the District Court for Grundy County concerning count one the verdict form reads — we the jury find the defendant guilty of murder in the first degree.”
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Jury deliberations underway in Michael Lang trial

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Closing arguments concluded Monday morning in the trial of a man accused of killing an Iowa State Trooper. Jury deliberations are now underway. Michael Lang faces first degree murder charges for the shooting death of Sergeant Jim Smith in Grundy Center last year. Sergeant Smith...
WEBSTER CITY, IA
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Michael Lang guilty on all counts in April 2021 shooting of Sgt. Jim Smith

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — A jury on Monday convicted a man of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an Iowa State Patrol trooper last year. Michael Lang, 42, was also found guilty of attempted murder and assaulting a police officer for his actions on April 9, 2021, that killed 51-year-old patrol Sgt. Jim Smith in Grundy Center, a city of nearly 3,000 people about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Des Moines. He faces a mandatory term of life in prison without the possibility of parole when he's sentenced.
WEBSTER CITY, IA
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Man Charged with Killing State Patrol Trooper in North Iowa Found Guilty

After just two-and-a-half hours of deliberations, a jury Monday convicted the man accused of killing an Iowa State Patrol Trooper in north Iowa a year ago. Michael Lang will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, as is mandatory in the state of Iowa for First Degree Murder, after he shot and killed Sergeant Jim Smith during a standoff with law enforcement in Lang’s Grundy Center home. Lang has also been convicted of Attempt to Commit Murder, and Assault On A Peace Officer in the pursuit, altercation, and standoff.
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W-SR Wins Rugby Crown Again

Saturday night the Waverly-Shell Rock boys rugby team won the Class 2A State Championship in dramatic fashion. Down by 3 with seconds left on the clock Mikey Santoiemma broke free for a long try as time expired to give the Go-Hawks a 21-17 victory over Ankeny. It was the 4th championship overall and Waverly-Shell Rock’s 2nd in a row.
WAVERLY, IA
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Murder trial in shooting death of State Trooper goes to jury

The jury is now deliberating the fate of Michael Lang — the Grundy Center man accused of shooting and killing State Trooper Jim Smith last April. Prosecutor Douglas Hammerand said in his closing that this is a straightforward case. “This wasn’t an accidental shooting folks this wasn’t the defendant tripped and the gun went off — this was an intentional shooting. You don’t shoot somebody where the defendant shot them with a loaded 12 gauge shotgun if it’s not intentional,” he says.
GRUNDY CENTER, IA
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Charles City Schools to Serve Free Lunches until June 30

Charles City Community Schools will make free lunches available to kids for a portion of the summer. Meals will be provided to all children in the community through the age of 18 without charge from May 31st to June 30th. Meals will be provided, on a first come, first serve basis, at Washington Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.
CHARLES CITY, IA
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