Auditor of State Rob Sand is scheduled to make several stops in the listening area this week as part of his 100 Town Hall Tour. Sand will be in Jefferson at Washington Park on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. He then heads to Carroll, where he will be in South Side Park from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sand’s schedule for Wednesday begins in Sac County at Sac City Park from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Before heading to Calhoun County at the courthouse gazebo in Rockwell City from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. These town hall gatherings are open to the public. Sand will use this time to highlight the role of the State Auditor, emphasize his Public Innovations and Efficiencies (PIE) program, and showcase how the Auditor’s Office aggressively protects taxpayers’ money. Auditor Sand’s full schedule for this week is included below.
The Sac County Sheriff’s Office reports a Lake View man sustained serious injuries after striking a deer with his motorcycle early Tuesday morning. According to law enforcement, 45-year-old Kelly Peterson was traveling southbound on Sierra Avenue about seven miles north of Sac City at approximately 1:22 a.m. when the 2022 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was riding collided with a deer in the roadway. Peterson was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained multiple non-life-threatening injuries. Sac County Emergency Medical Services transported him to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for treatment. The motorcycle, which came to rest in the east ditch, sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage.
A Lake View man was injured in a motorcycle-deer accident earlier this week. According to Sac County Sheriff Ken McClure, the accident happened early Tuesday morning about seven miles north of Sac City. 45-year-old Kelly Peterson was traveling southbound on county road M-54 around 1:20am on Tuesday, when a deer ran onto the roadway in Peterson's path. Peterson was thrown from his 2022 Harley Davidson motorcycle.
(Sac City, Iowa) – A motorcyclist traveling on a Sac County road Tuesday morning suffered multiple, non-life threatening injuries, after his cycle struck a deer on the road. The accident happened at around 1:22-a.m., approximately seven-miles north of Sac City, on County Road M-47. The Sac County Sheriff’s Office reports the 2022 Harley Davidson motorcycle was being operated by 45-year-old Kelly Peterson, of Lake View.
Several area counties have been authorized to use Conservation Reserve Program acres for emergency haying or grazing for the 2022 fiscal year. Those counties include Buena Vista, Clay, Ida, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, and Sac. Six other counties have been given emergency haying or grazing authorization with some restrictions, including Cherokee, O'Brien, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux, and Woodbury.
Sioux City Journal
SAC CITY, Iowa — An Early, Iowa, woman pleaded not guilty Monday in connection with the deaths of more than 1,000 pigs in Sac County hog confinement facilities. Elana Laber, 33, entered her written pleas in Sac County District Court to two counts each of livestock neglect and first-degree criminal mischief.
Governor Kim Reynolds has appointed several northwest Iowa residents to various state boards and commissions. Roger Lansink of Sac County has been appointed to the Organic Advisory Council...Tyler Hahn of Cherokee County was selected to be on the Northwest Regional STEM Advisory Board...Patricia Lansink of Ida County was named to the Nonpublic School Advisory Committee...and Rob Rozeboom of O'Brien County was chosen to be on the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council.
The 2022 Sac County Fair begins tomorrow (Tuesday) in Sac City. According to Fair Manager Amanda Weber, exhibits and animals begin arriving at 7 a.m., with the first shows and presentations starting at noon in the show ring. However, she says the fair does not officially begin until the opening ceremonies Tuesday evening.
Sioux City Journal
A rural Early, Iowa, woman was arrested June 30 after more than 1,000 deceased hogs were discovered at two hog confinements in Sac County. Elana May Laber, 33, was charged with two counts of livestock neglect and two counts of first-degree criminal mischief. After receiving a report about the dead...
Sac City, IA (AP) — An Iowa woman is facing criminal charges after more than 1,000 pigs were found dead on a property. KCCI-TV reports that the Sac County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call Thursday and found the animals dead at two confinement sites. Authorities say 33-year-old Elana Laber was responsible for maintaining the sites.
SAC CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman is facing criminal charges after more than 1,000 pigs were found dead on a property. The Sac County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call Thursday and found the animals dead at two confinement sites. Authorities say 33-year-old Elana Laber was responsible for maintaining the sites.
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Elana Laber, 33, was arrested by Sac County Sheriff's Office. The animals reportedly had no access to food or water.
An Iowa woman is facing criminal charges after more than 1,000 pigs were found dead on a property