Three people taken to the hospital after Iowa County crash
MARENGO, Iowa (KCRG) - Multiple people were taken to the hospital after a two-car crash in Iowa County on Tuesday. It happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday, at M Avenue and 190th Street, five miles south of Marengo. The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office said. The driver of a Ford sedan...
Multiple ambulances, helicopter on scene of Iowa County crash
MARENGO, Iowa (KCRG) - At least two vehicles were involved in a crash that left multiple people injured in Iowa County. It happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday, at M Avenue and 190th Street near Marengo. Multiple ambulances and a helicopter responded to the crash.
Local Motor Vehicle Office Shuts Down Due to Sickness on December 7th, 2023
Motor Vehicle office will be closed December 7th, 2023 for the rest of the day due to sickness in the whole office. We are sorry for the inconvienance this may cause but we appreciate your understanding and grace. Thank you, Sandy K. Ross Poweshiek County TreasurerVisit here for more details.
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Rural Road Safety: A Critical Concern Following Iowa County Collision
A severe traffic collision that shook the community of Iowa County has brought to light the broader issue of road safety in rural areas. The incident, which took place around 4 p.m. Tuesday at M Avenue and 190th Street near Marengo, involved at least two vehicles and resulted in multiple injuries. Responders included several ambulances and a helicopter for medical assistance. The cause of the crash is under active investigation, a stark reminder of the inherent risks present on rural roadways and the critical importance of preventative safety measures.
Tragic DUI Incident in Iowa Sparks Discussion on Nationwide Efforts to Combat Impaired Driving
The quiet roads of Iowa County were disrupted by a heartbreaking event that claimed the life of a senior man. A 69-year-old's existence was abruptly cut short due to a fatal traffic collision, with allegations pointing to another driver's intoxication behind the wheel. The Iowa County Sheriff's Office detailed that the accident, which took place before December 6, 2023, near Marengo, led to homicide charges against the individual suspected of driving under the influence. The loss of life emphasizes the grim reality of drunk driving and its irreversible impact on the community.
Webster leads C-M girls at Williamsburg
WILLIAMSBURG — The Colfax-Mingo girls’ wrestling team competed in a 28-team tournament on Monday and Lily Webster’s second-place finish paced the Tigerhawks. Colfax-Mingo entered 11 wrestlers in the Williamsburg Girls Invitational and scored 61 points in 15th. Webster, who is ranked No. 6 at 100 pounds, was...
Police And Labor Unions Call For NW Iowa County Supervisor To Resign
Sioux City, Iowa — More community leaders are calling for action surrounding a Woodbury County supervisor whose wife was convicted last month of voter fraud. At Tuesday night’s county board meeting, two unions representing law enforcement and labor called for the resignation of Jeremy Taylor, who was first elected to the all-Republican board in 2014. Taylor wasn’t swayed.
PCM wrestlers down Sigourney/Keota in road quadrangular
PELLA — State-ranked Tucker Wheeler improved to 10-0 on the season on Monday after a 3-0 night at a road quadrangular hosted by Pella. Wheeler and Hewitt Brinegar both won twice by fall and five other Mustangs won two times each and the PCM wrestling team finished 1-2 at Pella High School.
Ignition Interlock Compliance: A Local Incident Sparks Broader Dialogue on Drunk Driving Prevention
A recent incident in Iowa County has brought to light the importance of compliance with drunk driving prevention measures. On a regular Monday morning, Chad Crotty, a 40-year-old man from Cobb, was stopped by an Iowa County Deputy on US Highway 18. During the stop, it was discovered that Crotty had failed to comply with a court-ordered installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) in his vehicle, leading to his arrest and subsequent charges for tampering with or failing to install the device. After being booked into the Iowa County Jail, Crotty was released to a responsible party.
Iowa's water quality project expands, aiming for strong conservation and clean waterways
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced Wednesday that a successful Water Quality Initiative (WQI) project in Wapello, Mahaska, Keokuk, and Jefferson Counties is expanding in territory while beginning a new phase that includes an added focus on edge-of-field conservation practices. Since the Cedar Creek...
Oskaloosa City Council Honors Long-Serving Employees for Their Dedication and Contributions
On December 4th, 2023, the Oskaloosa City Council honored its employees for their years of service. Grant Vroegh, Julie Dunne-McKee, Garrett Matson, Cheryl Eklofe, Keith Brooks, and Mark Tennison received longevity awards.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in New Sharon as of 2023-12-07. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Norwalk wrestlers host SE Polk, Oskaloosa
The Norwalk boys wrestling team will host a double dual at 5:30 tonight, taking on Class 3A powerhouse Southeast Polk and Little Hawkeye Conference foe Oskaloosa. The Warriors are 1-0 in dual action so far this season following last week’s 38-21 victory at Dallas Center-Grimes. Southeast Polk is 2-0 with lopsided decisions over Pella and Urbandale. Oskaloosa enters the meet with a record of 1-2.
Sigourney Girls’ Basketball Still Unbeaten
The Sigourney Savages’ undefeated start to the girls’ basketball season continued Tuesday night by defeating Belle Plaine 55-17. Sigourney rode to victory on the strength of junior Ava Fisch, who hit six three-pointers to score a game-high 18 points. Senior Carly Goodwin also had 14 points, three assists...
Mid-Prairie bus drivers give over $1,000 to family in need
WELLMAN, Iowa (KCRG) - For years, Mid-Prairie’s Director of Transportation, Teresa Hartley, has led her team in efforts to give back to the Mid-Prairie Community. With one family in need this holiday season, they were all able to give back in a big way. “We decided as a crew...
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD VOLUNTEERS SEND CHRISTMAS JOY TO CHILDREN OVERSEAS
OSKALOOSA — This year, tens of thousands of volunteers contributed to Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, by packing shoeboxes filled with fun toys, school supplies, and personal care items. The global Christmas project will deliver these gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 100 countries, including many who are suffering from war, poverty, disease and disaster. Each shoebox is an opportunity to share the message of the Gospel and bring hope to children in need around the world.
Knoxville Wrestlers Travel To North Mahaska Quad Tonight
The Knoxville Wrestling Squad has started off fast this season with a victory in the season opening duel against Nevada and winning the Nodaway Valley Invitational last Saturday. The Panthers will head to a quad at North Mahaska tonight to face Baxter, BGM and the host Warhawks. Daniel Gorskikh at 175 pounds is already off to a solid start at 5-0, winning his weight class on Saturday. Also off to a good start is 113 pound wrestler Tre DeRaad, who placed 3rd at Nodaway Valley on Saturday and carries a 4-1 record into tonight’s quad. Action is set to get underway at 6:00.
Poweshiek County Historical and Genealogical Society potluck is Dec. 7
The Poweshiek County Historical and Genealogical Society annual year end potluck meal is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, at Noon. Location is the Carnegie library building at 200 South Third St., Montezuma. The lower level is handicapped accessible from the building’s south side. Everyone interested in preserving Poweshiek County history is invited to attend. Please bring a dish to share. The meat course, table service and beverages will be provided. No business meeting will be held.
Hawks Host Senior Night Duals Thursday
Home dates on the calendar are few and far between this season for the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team. They have their first of just two events this year inside Tim Grady Gymnasium tonight when they entertain Monticello and Iowa City Regina in a pair of River Valley Conference duals. The Hawks have a 1-2 dual record this season after their quad at West Branch a week ago where they defeated Dyersville Beckman but fell to Tipton and the home Bears. Mid-Prairie’s last action was Saturday at the Jeremy Fulk Classic at New London where they crowned a pair of champions with Treyvin Riley at 106lbs and Burke Berry at 285. Tucker Miller leads the Hawks in the win column this year at 9-1. Riley, Miller, Berry, Mason and Max Howe, Max Kipp, Jarron Thomas, Tommy Miller, Brock Fisher and Quinn Callahan all come into the night with winning records. The Hawks will also honor three seniors, Dalton and Tucker Miller and Jarron Thomas. They talked with KCII Sports about what it’s like to wrestle in front of the home fans in Wellman. They said, “The home meets are great. Being able to wrestle on your home mat, in the gym, in front of your friends, family and the fans. It’s very intense. Quite a few people come. It gets loud! The matches feel more fun!”