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Woman found sitting on husband’s body is accused of shooting him dead, Iowa cops say
Her arrest comes nearly three years after the alleged killing, according to investigators.
Marshalltown teacher charged with assaulting student
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (KCRG) - A Marshalltown middle school teacher has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a student last week. Officials say an investigation was initiated on February 13th, 2024 after a 13-year-old reported that he had been assaulted by the teacher while in class the day before. 60-year-old Paul Miller...
MARSHALLTOWN MAN CONVICTED OF MURDER
(Marshalltown, Iowa) – Officials with the Marshalltown Police Department report a man charged in another man’s murder, was convicted today (Monday, Feb. 19th), of Murder in the 1st Degree, a Class-A Felony. The verdict was handed-down in Marshall County District Court, against 21-year-old Amarrion Demeir Isom, after a trial that lasted just under a week.
140 mph chase spans Polk & Jasper counties, ends in crash
POLK COUNTY, Iowa — An Illinois man is facing multiple charges after leading law enforcement on a chase that reached more than 140 miles per hour and ended with a crash in Jasper County. Sgt. Alex Dinkla with the Iowa State Patrol tells WHO 13 the incident began around 9:00 p.m. Monday when the ISP […]
Fire from wood burning stove damages Newton house Sunday evening
Authorities say the initial call was for a fire contained around a wood burning stove but then it spread through the roof to an extension of the attic.
Marshall County Supervisor Talks Budget and County Levy
Budgets, budgets, budgets, that’s the talk with county and city government right now as well as the school districts. Jaret Heil, Marshall County Supervisor Chairman, was on Open Forum yesterday morning discussing the County budget. He first talks about the rollback as assessed values went up this past year.
Marshalltown resident hospitalized with 'extensive burns' after garage fire, police say
Investigation shows the fire began after flammable liquids were stored too close to a newly-installed wood burning stove in the garage.
Newton City Council to Discuss Sale of Property on S 3rd Ave E: Public Input Invited
The Newton City Council, Iowa, has scheduled a public meeting for March 18th, 2024, at 6 p.m. at the City Hall. The agenda includes discussion on the sale of a property at 121 South 3rd Avenue East. Potential buyers can submit offers to the Newton Community Development Department by 10 a.m. on March 8th, 2024.
IA Colfax's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of colfax..
Iowa State Patrol: one man killed in Poweshiek County crash
Poweshiek County, IA- The Iowa State Patrol says one person was killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday in Poweshiek County. According to the ISP, at about 6:40 AM Friday, February 16th, a pickup truck driven by 30-year-old Jamal Gant of Oskaloosa was going northbound on Highway 146. Gant lost control...
Le Grand man in custody after early morning police chase
LE GRAND, Iowa — A Le Grand man is facing multiple felonies after fleeing from police twice, striking a police car and hiding from law enforcement in a home early Saturday morning. Police say 26-year-old Jermaine Oden of Le Grand did not stop when a Marshall County deputy attempted...
MCBD Needs 50 More Military Banners
There are banners that are hung over the downtown district and viaduct, as well as over on 13th Street District. These banners are festive at times, but right now they are military banners. People can pay tribute to a service member they know. That is Deb Millizer with the Marshalltown...
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Iowa River Wildlife Unit, and by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in Cedar, Linn, Johnson, Benton, Iowa, Tama and Mahaska counties. Areas scheduled for burns:. Iowa...
Supervisors break tradition and approve an almost $5K raise for themselves
Over the years Jasper County supervisors have prided themselves for not taking a salary increase despite recommendations from the compensation board, but this past month elected officials broke tradition and not only approved a raise for themselves but also gave the chairman a $2,500 stipend. Jasper County Compensation Board recommended...
Relish restaurateurs cook up new co-op housing initiative for students
Restaurateur and former Grinnell College Imam Kamal Hammouda and his wife Laura Fendt live in a large, picturesque house on Park Street, decorated with striking Spanish blue accents and rustic furniture. Known as the restaurant “Relish,” the couple have been whipping up meals for hungry customers since 1995. However, they now have bigger plans cooking on the horizon.
Potential Bond for Updates at Sheriffs Office and Jail
There has been talk about the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office needing some updates. Marshall County Sheriff, Joel Phillips, joined the KFJB line to talk about what is needed, and what could be done. He first mentions the age of the buildings. When reviewing this project, Sheriff Phillips noticed that...
Rural Montezuma man and cancer survivor wins John Deere Gator in Dan Mauss Benefit raffle
Bryant Sutfin is the winner of the 2023 John Deere Gator 835M raffled off during the Dan Mauss Benefit on Jan. 27. The new Gator was delivered to Sutfin at his parents’ farm in rural Montezuma on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Pictured at the presentation are Sutfin, far left, his wife, Rylee, and son, Lucas, almost 3 and Bentley, a two-week-old newborn. At right is Brian Van Roekel and Dan Mauss, both with Van Wall Equipment in Grinnell. Mauss just finished chemotherapy and radiation treatments on Feb. 14 after doctors discovered a tumor on his brain in November 2023. Sutfin is also a cancer survivor, having Non-Hodgkin T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in 2016.
Bravettes take charge early, cruise to 66-42 playoff victory
The Montezuma Bravettes raise their arms in unison after the singing of the National Anthem prior to the playoff game against WACO in Montezuma on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The Bravettes won the game, 66-42 in the Class 1A regional quarterfinals over WACO. Montezuma Claire Erselius scored 22 points in the game.
Grinnell School Board continues superintendent search
The Grinnell-Newburg Community School District Board of Education announced recently that a search for the district’s next superintendent would continue. A round of finalist interviews was conducted Wednesday, Jan. 31. Included were two mixed interview teams and the board, as well as a tour of the community. For personal reasons, finalists declined accepting the position.
S&B investigation reveals Grinnell Football tackle stats are inflated
After starting the season with 48 tackles in his first three games, an S&B investigation has found that Hugh Werner `25 was incorrectly credited with at least 12 tackles in the next two home games. In those two games, The S&B found that Werner was credited with 42 tackles, roughly 35% more than a review of game footage showed he actually earned.