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Glenwood Woman Arrested After a Traffic Stop.

(Montgomery County) This morning at 12:34 am Deputies with the Montgomery County sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Highway 34 at the Mills/Montgomery County line. Upon investigation Deputies arrested 22-year-old Dezirae Marie Kuhl of Glenwood for Possession of a controlled substance 1st offense. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail where she is being held on 1000 dollars bond.
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Contractor turns self in after arrest warrant issued for theft

CASS COUNTY, Nebraska (WOWT) - A siding contractor charged with felony theft by deception turned himself in Friday at the Cass County jail in Plattsmouth. Mark Scheidewind, 46, represented Midwest Restorations on a siding order for a Beaver Lake home. The wrong siding was delivered in June and returned but...
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High Five Rural Safety Project underway in Fremont County

DES MOINES – Fremont County is among five Iowa counties identified to participate in the High Five Rural Traffic Safety Project. The new initiative launched Thursday with a focus on traffic safety for rural roadways. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office says the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau identified Fremont County...

Red Oak man arrested on Nebraska warrant

(Red Oak) – A Red Oak man was arrested Sunday on an out-of-state warrant. The Red Oak Police Department says officers arrested 44-year-old Juan Avalos Jr. around 5:15 p.m. in the 300 block of 2nd Avenue. Avalos was arrested on a warrant out of Omaha for a fraudulent check.

Fremont County Sheriff Office

On Nov. 21, deputies with the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Jeffrey Brent Vanhouten, 40, of Tabor on suspicion of two counts of third-degree burglary (a Class D felony), one county of ongoing criminal conduct (a Class B felony), and one count of fifthdegree theft (a simple misdemeanor). It...
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Charges filed after intimate photographs published

PLATTSMOUTH – A Plattsmouth man is charged with distributing intimate photos on social media after a break-up with his girlfriend. An arrest affidavit says Gary Jacob, 33, posted photos that were seen through Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook messenger and to a community Facebook page the Plattsmouth Town Crier. Jacob is...
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Plattsmouth man accused of attacking woman

PLATTSMOUTH - A 42-year-old Plattsmouth man is accused of felony strangulation after an incident at a Valley Street residence on Nov. 26. An arrest affidavit says Michael Dwyer attacked a woman after pushing his way through the front door. The woman told police that Dwyer had broken the door previously, so she placed a chair in front of it to try and keep him out.

Red Oak Police Report One Arrest

(Red Oak) Red Oak Police arrested 22-year-old Jacob Christopher Cashatt of Red Oak in the 1400 block of Broadway Street at 11:26 p.m. on Friday for Operating While Intoxicated, 1st Offense. Officers transported Cashatt to the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Center and held him on a $1,000.00 bond.
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'Rip off' alleged after storm

PLATTSMOUTH - A Cass County case alleges that a Beaver Lake resident was ripped off by a contractor paid a deposit to make home repairs after a storm. The home owner told investigators the home was damaged in a December storm and he signed a contract with Midwest Restorations out of Omaha in January for repairs.

Shenandoah man arrested for disorderly conduct, public intoxication

(Shenandoah) -- A Shenandoah man faces two misdemeanor charges following his arrest Thursday evening. The Shenandoah Police Department says officers arrested 29-year-old Jordan Allen Mick in the 200 block of North Blossom around 7 p.m. Mick was arrested for disorderly conduct and public intoxication. He was taken to the Page...

Council Bluffs Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges

(Council Bluffs) A Council Bluffs man faces charges concerning a stabbing on Thursday afternoon. Council Bluffs Police responded to a disturbance call between a male and a female in the 600 5th Avenue neighborhood. Officers responding were informed that a female was stabbed in the neck by the male. The female was taken by private vehicle to Jennie Edmundson Hospital, where she sought treatment for a significant stab wound to her upper back near the base of the neck. The female was eventually referred to UNMC due to the severity of the injury; at this time, the injury is said to be non-life threatening. Officers located the male offender close to the area and arrested him.
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Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

OMAHA, Neb. -- A Colorado man was convicted on Wednesday for meth related charges and faces a potential sentence of 15 years to life in prison. Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that on Wednesday that a federal jury in Lincoln, convicted 38-year-old Jose O. Maes of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture after a three-day trial presided over by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard.

Glenwood Downs Atlantic in Boys Hoops

(Glenwood) Four players scored double figures to lead Glenwood over Atlantic 70-53 on Friday night at Atlantic. Risto Lappala led the Rams with 18 points, Caden Johnson added 16, Logyn Eckheart knocked down 13, and Caden Johnson finished the night with 11. The Trojans kept the contest close in the...

Page County Attorney's Report

(Clarinda) -- Page County Attorney Carl Sonksen has released a report of recent district court activity. You can view the full report below. At KMA, we attempt to be accurate in our reporting. If you see a typo or mistake in a story, please contact us by emailing

Scott named new Mills County public health administrator

(Glenwood) -- For the second time this year, Mills County has a new public health administrator. Earlier this week, the county's board of supervisors approved the selection of Kiernan Scott to fill the vacancy left by Lorie Ann Gentry's termination back in September. Gentry had succeeded Julie Lynes, who retired as the county's public health administrator in May. County Public Health Nurse Lorri Greiner has been serving as the county's interim public health administrator. Greiner tells KMA News Scott was selected from four other applicants for the position.

Grape Hosptial Food Drive

George C. Grape Community Hospital and the medical clinics recently held a food drive to benefit the New Life Food Pantry. Employees formed teams to compete against each other and donated items were assigned a point value. The winning team was treated to a pizza party. The pantry at New...