Guthrie County Board of Supervisor’s Approve Proposed Maximum Property Tax Levy
(Guthrie Center) On Tuesday morning, the Guthrie County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing and approved the maximum property tax dollars for general and rural services. Guthrie County Auditor Dani Fink says the proposed maximum rate for general services is 6.4, and for rural services, the maximum is 3.95....
Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report: Week of 3/20/23
3-20-23 12:13 am Guthrie Co Deputy transported 1 female to Guthrie Co Jail. 1:44 am Stuart Police assisted Dallas Co on a traffic stop. 3:11 am Guthrie Co Deputy transported 1 female to Dallas Co Jail. 4:51 am Panora Ambulance responded to a medical call in rural Panora. 8:30 am...
Let’s Talk Guthrie County: Severe Weather Awareness Week Pt 1
We discuss the first three days of Severe Weather Awareness Week with Adair and Guthrie County Emergency Management Coordinator Bob Kempf.
Grand Junction Man Accused of Attempted Murder Demands Speedy Trial
A Grand Junction man that is accused of attempted murder has demanded a speedy trial. According to court documents, 31-year-old Adam Coy is charged with a Class B Felony for attempt to commit murder, a Class C Felony for willful injury resulting in serious injury, and a Class D Felony for domestic abuse assault. Court documents show that Coy pled not guilty to the charges from the February 4th alleged incident where Coy discharged a firearm in the direction of the victim with the intent of killing her.
3 accidents in Guthrie County, Saturday; 1 accident Sunday
(Guthrie Center, Iowa) – The Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office reports four recent, property damage accidents. At around 2:20-a.m. today (Monday), a 1997 Chevy Lumina driven by 21-year-old Haylee Jo Petersen, of Adair, was traveling east on 330th Street, when Petersen attempted to turn south onto Indigo Avenue. Her vehicle went into the ditch, and out into a field. She tried to get out of the field, but her car became stuck in a small creek in the field. The car sustained $1,501 damage,
Dallas County Sheriff’s Daily News Report March 27
Miguel Macias, Perry, was traveling in the 25000 block of N Ave when he hit a deer. No injuries were reported and damage was estimated at $4000. Quincy Clark, Clive, was driving in the 26000 block of Hwy 169 when he hit a deer. No injuries were reported and damage was estimated at $8000. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Guthrie County Supervisors to Consider Roadside Mowing Bids
The Guthrie County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session today. The Board will consider for approval a liquor license for Twin Vines, before opening bids for Secondary Roads Department grounds and roadside mowing, and for another project (Project number: LFM-CO39 (BG-194) – 7X-39), before entering a public hearing at 10am for the proposed maximum property tax dollars for Guthrie County General County Service and Rural Services for fiscal year 2023-24, and then consider for approval a resolution adopting said tax rates.
Jefferson Police Report March 24-27, 2023
2:54pm: Dispatch received a 911 Call from a cell phone, located at 777 Wild Rose Lane. The officer located the subject in the casino and learned it was a pocket dial. 4:00pm: Shirley Snider requested Extra Patrol in the area of Briarwood Bend. 7:14pm: Tammy Quirk requested officers for a...
Greene County Sheriff’s Report March 27, 2023
5:38am: A deputy notified the Union Pacific Railroad of a malfunctioning crossing arm on S Avenue near 220th Street. 9:16am: A deputy investigated a criminal mischief complaint at the Grand Junction City Park. 10:26 am: A deputy assisted a motorist on 235th Street near Quint Avenue. 1:41pm: A deputy assisted...
Guthrie County Pheasants Forever Banquet is Saturday
The Guthrie County Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever planning committee is holding a banquet this weekend. The banquet will take place on Saturday at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds Event Center. Doors will open at 5:30pm for a silent auction with hunting and fishing gear, along with home decor. The dinner is to start at 7pm and a live auction is to follow the meal. The live auction will include Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever artwork, along with some knives, guns and other items. A variety of ticket options are available at the door, with some packages including membership in either Pheasants Forever or Quail Forever. Ticket prices range from $45 to $2010.
Let’s Talk Dallas County- Dallas County Emergency Management Agency
We discuss Severe Weather Awareness week with Dallas County Emergency Management Agency AJ Seely.
Guthrie Center City Council to Consider Counter Proposal for Grand Street Project from County Supervisors
The Guthrie Center City Council will meet in regular session tonight. The Council will consider for approval a resolution pertaining to annual appointments, and set a public hearing pertaining to the 2023-24 budget adoption for April 24th. They will also consider for approval the counter proposal for the Grand Street Project from the Guthrie County Board of Supervisors. Repairs for the street have been talked about for months, but insurance for both the City and the County say that neither is responsible for the work that caused the need for repairs.
Panora City Council to Consider Maximum Property Tax Dollars and Levy
The Panora City Council will meet in regular session Monday. The Council will consider for approval a cigarette/tobacco/nicotine/vapor license for Retro Lux Hair Salon and Dispensary, before entering a public hearing relating to the maximum property tax dollars and levy for fiscal year 2023. They will then consider approval for a resolution pertaining to fiscal year 2024 maximum property tax dollars, and a set a time and place for a public hearing regarding the proposed fiscal year 2023-24 budget.
Perry girls soccer sees growth and hope after season opener
At halftime, the Jayettes could be heard clear across the stadium laughing before they ran back on the field for the last half of their season opener. The energy was loose and contagious. Perry was trailing Des Moines Christian 5-0 at the time. For head coach Bo Schatzberg and his...
Temporary Closure of Northbound Iowa 25 at the I-80 Interchange in Guthrie County to begin April 3rd
(Creston) If you are driving on Iowa 25 near the interchange with Interstate 80 in coming weeks you may notice some construction work taking place north of I-80. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 3, weather permitting, construction crews will begin removing and replacing the pavement on Iowa 25 north of I-80. This work will require directing traffic around the work zone with a marked detour route using I-80 and Guthrie County Road F-65/While Pole Road.
Hazardous weather forecast for Sunday in central Iowa; winter weather advisory in effect
Saturday's mild temperatures gave way to a hazardous weather outlook for Des Moines and parts of central Iowa. A winter weather advisory was in effect for 17 counties Sunday, including Polk, Dallas, Warren, Story and surrounding counties. According to the National Weather Service, a narrow band of moderate snow accumulation is possible Sunday night into Monday morning.
Guthrie County Health Services Director on Illness Numbers from the Winter
Guthrie County and across Iowa saw an increase in winter time illnesses, and Guthrie County Health Services Director Jotham Arber says that the season was pretty rough. Arber mentions that Covid continued throughout the season, along with illnesses like RSV, colds and the flu. He adds that RSV hit youth fairly hard, with 300-400 cases per week across the state during the peak season. Arber tells Raccoon Valley Radio that the flu was another heavy hitter this winter.
Perry Chamber announces Big Boom Bracket Battle Grand Finale Duo
The third round of the Big Boom Bracket Battle raised a total of $1,719.38 for the Perry Chamber of Commerce’s annual fireworks drive for the community’s Fourth of July fireworks show, bringing total fundraising efforts now to $4,841.07 – a quarter of the total goal. Collected donations over the past week determined the winners of the Firecracker 4 to move on the Grand Finale Duo.
Mobile food pantries bring monthly help countywide
The Food Bank of Iowa provides families with nutritious food — with the help of partner volunteers. Mobile food pantries run on volunteer steam. Donations from many individuals and businesses sponsor the purchase of groceries to give out, and local volunteers provide the labor at the distribution site. Mobile...
Van Meter girls soccer starts hot
The Van Meter girls soccer team got its season off to a strong start after opening its season against West Marshall on March 27. The Bulldogs defeated the Trojans 10-0 behind a strong first half in which Van Meter scored eight goals. Van Meter was led by junior Eden Moore,...
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