Burlington, IAourquadcities.com

Man sentenced to 20 years for distributing ice methamphetamine

A Burlington man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Wednesday for distributing ice methamphetamine. According to court documents, Gerald Victor Terry, 50, admitted to distributing ice methamphetamine in Burlington. Terry had several prior criminal convictions and was on State of Iowa parole for two felony convictions at the time of this offense.
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Washington Statekciiradio.com

Washington Man Arrested for Probation Violation, Drug Possession

A Washington man was arrested on a Louisa County warrant for probation violation Saturday. The Washington Police Department located and arrested 21-year-old Jeremy Dale Weaver at approximately 11:55 a.m. at 200 West Madison Street. Weaver was in possession of prescription drugs at the time of the arrest. He faces charges of probation violation on an original charge of third-degree burglary, a class D felony, and unlawful possession of a prescription drug, a serious misdemeanor. Bond has been set at $5,000 cash or surety. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.
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Fairfield, IAkciiradio.com

Margaret “Mag” Orms

Funeral services for 89-year-old Margaret “Mag” Orms of Fairfield, formerly of Pleasant Plain will be Friday, August 6th 2p.m. at the Brighton Community Church. Burial will follow at the Antioch Cemetery north of Fairfield. Visitation will precede the funeral beginning at 1p.m. A general memorial has been established and may be left at the church or mailed to the family. The Gould Funeral Home in Brighton is in charge of arrangements.
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Washington County, IAkciiradio.com

Washington Woman Serving Prison Time Faces New Charges

A Washington woman serving time at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women is facing new charges out of Washington County. Thirty-one year-old Ashlee Ann Weimer is wanted for possession of a controlled substance third or subsequent offense, a class D felony, and carrying weapons, according to the Washington County Communications Center. Bond was set at $7,000 cash only, and a detainer was placed with the correctional facility. Weimer was sentenced to serve up to 20 years in prison on September 11, 2020 for felony charges of eluding, possession of a controlled substance third or subsequent offense, and possession of five grams or less of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, a class C felony. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.
Burlington, IAKBUR

Two people injured in Burlington Motorcycle accident

Burlington, IA- Two people were injured Friday in a Motorcycle accident in Burlington. The Hawk Eye reports that The accident occurred just after 12:30 PM Friday near Lennox and Roosevelt Avenue. Two people, a man and a woman, were injured in the accident. The man was airlifted to the University...
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Washington, IAkciiradio.com

Miller Steps Down as Washington Baseball Coach

For the first time since the mid-2000s the Washington baseball team will have a new face leading the charge next year, as Nathan Miller recently announced his intentions to step down as head varsity coach. The 1998 Washington High School grad has been in a head coaching role for the...
Montana StatePen City Current

HTC grad gets up close with Montana wildfires

FORT MADISON – It didn’t take long for Quentin Schneider to end up on the front lines of a brush fire in Laramie Wyoming… or face to face with a rattlesnake. Schneider, a 2020 graduate of Holy Trinity Catholic, signed up for an adventure this summer that sent him into the lines of the Wyoming fires for about two weeks.
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Ottumwa, IARadio Iowa

Ottumwa man sentenced for supplying meth that led to overdose

An Ottumwa man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the overdose death of a Fairfield man. According to a news release from the Jefferson County Attorney, 59-year-old William Brown supplied methamphetamine to Dustin Canaday on July 31, 2020. After consuming a solution of Alka-Selzer and meth, Canaday became violently ill and collapsed on the bathroom floor. Emergency responders were called, but not soon enough to save Canaday’s life.
Fort Madison, IAPen City Current

Barker moving forward with more downtown housing

FORT MADISON – More upper story apartments are in the works for historic downtown Fort Madison. Barker Financial, LLC, which has more than $1.5 million in downtown property, is trying to secure a Community Development Block Grant through the city to restart work on the upper floors of the building at 802 Avenue G.
Jefferson County, IAktvo.com

Ottumwa man sentenced for death of Fairfield resident

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Iowa — On August 2, 2021, the District Court for Jefferson County sentenced William Brown, 59, of Ottumwa, Iowa, for his role in the overdose death of Dustin Canaday of Fairfield, Iowa, on July 31, 2020. According to a press release, Canaday consumed methamphetamine provided by Brown on...
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Van Buren County, IAHawk Eye

Female Athlete of the Year finalist: Van Buren County senior Isabel Manning

Sports — Volleyball, basketball, track, softball. Accomplishments — Volleyball: Manning was a four-time letterwinner, playing libero her first three years before switching to setter as a senior. She averaged 1.47 assists and 5.6 digs per set for her career, to go along with 59 kills, 31 blocks and 130 ace serves in 128 matches and 330 sets. She was among the state leaders in digs her first three years, then put up 429 assists her senior year. She helped the Warriors to the state tournament for the first time in school history as a junior. Basketball: Manning was one of the top shooting guards in the state during her four years. She averaged 17.4 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.9 steals in 92 games. She shot 43.6 percent from the field, 41.6 percent from 3-point range and 80.5 percent from the field. She finished with 1,601 career points. Track and field: Manning was a three-year letterwinner, running sprints and middle distance races and relays for the Warriors. Softball: Manning was a four-year letterwinner, earning Class 2A third team all-state honors as a senior when she hit .441 and scored 31 runs as a third baseman. For her career, Manning hit .387 with 13 doubles, five triples and seven home runs, scored 103 runs and drove in 35.
Des Moines County, IAHawk Eye

Man accused of leading police on 90 mph chase on stolen motorcycle while high

A Fort Madison man is facing multiple charges after police say he lead officers on a high speed chase on a stolen motorcycle while high on drugs last week. At 6:28 a.m. on July 27, deputies from the Des Moines County Sheriff's Office were called to the 6500 block of U.S. 61 in Burlington for a report of a motorcycle that was broken down and a man standing next to the bike who appeared to be under the influence of drugs.
Van Buren County, IADaily Gate City

Villages of Van Buren saved from havoc

I saved the Villages of Van Buren County from havoc, and I did it while jogging. Yep. It was my birthday. 73 for me—yippee! Growing old is a privilege. As we did last year for Ginnie on her birthday, we rented a cottage in Bentonsport (Bent-on-sport) and spent a tranquil two days in peace and quiet, fresh air, and the pleasant sound of dropping walnuts. “Is this heaven? No, it’s Iowa.”
Washington County, IAkciiradio.com

Washington YMCA Ramping Up Plans for New Pool

YMCA of Washington County is diving into efforts to raise funds for a new indoor aquatic center due to recent issues with its current pool. The YMCA Indoor Aquatic Center located on East Main Street was closed from June 23rd until July 27th because of mechanical issues. This was the third closure for the pool since November of 2020 and the longest duration it had been shut down since its last major repair in 2015. YMCA of Washington County CEO Amy Schulte says the shut downs to repair a leak in November and December resulted in the loss of almost 10,000 gallons of water per month. Fortunately since that repair the utility costs have dropped dramatically, “It’s a 97-year-old pool so every time we have an issue that comes up we’re kind of on pins and needles trying to determine if it’s an issue that we can resolve. If the parts are going to be available, what is the cost going to be, especially considering the fact that we’re looking at building a phase two for a new pool. So that at this point is a factor as well.”
Keokuk, IAPen City Current

Pen City Current – Birth Announcements

FORT MADISON – Misty Fuller and Sheldon Robinson, of Fort Madison, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Anaya Marie Robinson on May 2, 2021 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Anaya is joined at home by Isiaha, Nevaeh, De’Shon, Janessa, Channing, and Milyan. HOOVER. WEVER – Michelle Walljasper...
Washington, IAkciiradio.com

Washington City Council to Consider Amending Water Rates

Discussion and possible first reading of an ordinance amending water rates will be considered during the Washington City Council meeting Tuesday. The meeting will also include a resolution establishing an American Rescue Plan Act capital projects fund, amending a resolution to create and appoint a city administrator search committee, and approval of an internal tax increment financing loan for the Wellness Park.
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