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5 Iowans charged in fentanyl distribution ring

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — United State Department of Justice officials said five Iowans face federal charges of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl. Authorities said the arrests are part of a six-month investigation into a series of fentanyl overdose cases occurring in Cass and Shelby Counties. “The investigation identified a fentanyl...
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Several individuals arrested for burglary and theft in Cass County

(Cass Co.) The Cass County Sheriff’s Office conducted four search warrants in Atlantic from June 24th to June 26th after the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a residential burglary at a rural address in Cass County on June 22nd. Stolen items were located at all four of the addresses where warrants were served. The Atlantic Police Department assisted with the search warrants.

Monday, May 27th-Area Softball and Baseball Stats

The Tigers win the Corner Conference regular season championship. They posted a run in the 1st inning and then erupted for 13 in the 2nd. Brenna Rossell had a single, a triple, and drove in two runs. Lydia Greiman drove in three runs on two hits. Makenna Askeland had a single and two RBI. Joey Reynolds had two singles and drove in two runs. Whitney Pennock had a double and three RBI. Karly Millikan allowed one hit and no walks. She struck out eight batters in three innings.

Movie in the Park on Friday: “Dog”

(Lewis, Iowa) – The Cass County Conservation Board is holding a FREE “Movie in the Park” Campground Program, Friday night (July 1st, in the Campground Shelter at Cold Springs Park, near Lewis. Conservation staff will be showing the movie “Dog,” beginning at 9:30-p.m. In the...

CAM softball rounding into form ahead of regional tourney

(Anita) CAM softball closes out the regular season Tuesday night at home against Audubon. Tuesday’s contest will be part of a softball/baseball doubleheader in Anita with live video of the game at and play-by-play on 96.5 FM KSOM. CAM finished last week strong with wins over West Harrison...

Guthrie Center City Council Considers Nuiance Mowing Rates

The Guthrie Center City Council will meet today. The Council will consider for approval nuisance mowing rates and discuss an update on the nuisance complaint. Additinally, the Council will discuss the Little Charger Daycare facility, housing and a city hall update. The Council will meet at 6:30pm at the Guthrie...

Lewis Central moves up to No. 2 in latest IHSBCA rankings

(KMAland) -- Lewis Central is up to No. 2 in the latest Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings. The Titans are joined by fellow KMAland conference schools Clarinda, Underwood, Coon Rapids-Bayard, CAM and Ankeny Christian Academy in this week’s state rankings. Check out the area teams ranked below...

Hawkins lands with Toronto Raptors for Summer League

(Omaha) According to the Creighton Men’s Basketball Twitter account, Atlantic native Ryan Hawkins is getting an opportunity to play in the NBA Summer League. Hawkins has reportedly signed with the Toronto Raptors. The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas runs July 7th-17th. Hawkins used his first three years of...

Earl Morgan Joint, 93, of Casey

Funeral services for Earl Morgan Joint, 93, of Casey, will be held at 10 A.M. on Thursday, June 30th at the Casey United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors will be at the Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 P.M. on Wednesday, June 29th at the Casey United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at

Atlantic Police Department arrest Report

(Atlantic) Atlantic Police report five arrests from June 8 through June 26. On June 8, Police arrested 43-year-old Christel Buskirk of Atlantic for 5th – degree theft (Shoplifting). Police cited her into court and released her. On June 22, Atlantic Police arrested 19-year-old Maria Mullenburg of Atlantic for trespassing....

KMAland Softball (6/27): Stephens helps Shenandoah get split with Harlan

(KMAland) -- Shenandoah picked up a rare win over Harlan, Kuemper, D-S, Glenwood & Creston got sweeps, Griswold clinched the Corner, Lamoni edged Lenox in non-conference play and more from Monday in KMAland softball. HAWKEYE TEN CONFERENCE. Harlan 7 Shenandoah 5. Harlan score two runs in the bottom of the...

Menlo Library Foundation Fundraiser For Library Projects

The Menlo Library Foundation is having a bake sale this weekend to fund new and exciting things for the library. Menlo Library Board Member Jenna Clarke says that the sale will take place on Saturday at the I-80 rest stop in Adair from 7am until they run out. Clarke says this fundraiser will help to support the library financially along with programs and other purchases.

Update: Cass County Sheriff’s Report; Chiropractor arrested for Sexual Abuse

(Cass Co.) The Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chad Faaborg, 47, of Exira, on June 21st on the charge of Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree. According to the complaint and affidavit, the victim reported they had an appointment with Dr. Chad Faaborg at his practice at Simply Chiropractic in Anita. The victim reported that during the appointment, Dr. Faaborg went under their clothing, fondled them and performed a sex act without their permission.

Fifth Annual “Top Shot” Charity Shoot

(Atlantic) The fifth annual “Top Shot” fundraiser hosted by Atlantic businessman Erich Wickman of Wickman Chemical is underway. Wickman says the event started as a Cass County Sheriff’s Department versus the Atlantic Police Department and grew from there. Erich and his wife Tammy decided on 100 percent...

AC/GC Baseball Battles Hard On Senior Night

Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center baseball loses both games in a double header against rival Panorama Monday night. ACGC baseball honored their four seniors that have graduated and would play in their last game in a Charger uniform that includes Miles Kading, Reid Rumelhart, Cayden Jensen and Charlie Crawford. In Game 1 against Panorama, Andrew Mahaffey was the starting pitcher going 6 innings strong allowing five runs but an AJ Draper triple that scored two runs broke the game open in the 6th inning with a final of 7 to 3. In game 2, Panorama won in the bottom of the 9th inning with a final score the Panthers 5, Chargers 4.