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Iowa Man Trying to Hang Flag Shocked by Power Line

Iowa Man Trying to Hang Flag Shocked by Power Line

An 18-year-old man trying to hang a flag for the July 4th holiday was seriously injured when the flag pole he was holding touched a power line. Bettendorf Police spokeswoman Lauran Haldeman said that the accident happened just before 2:30 p.m. Friday. Haldeman says the man was an employee of a local food vendor and was


Area Counties Now Have Electronic Court Filing

Winnebago and surrounding counties joined all Iowa counties in establishing electronic court filing. Court communications officer, Steve Davis, says it’s a monumental achievement for the courts. Davis says a variety of people need access to court records. The electronic filing system makes it easier for everyone working on a case. The electronic system also cuts down on

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Restore Integrity of Visas

by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley For more than 200 years, America’s system of free enterprise has sparked innovation and economic mobility in communities across the country. A nation founded by immigrants seeking economic, religious and personal freedoms, our society has flourished thanks to the ingenuity and work ethic put forth by generations of hard workers