Defense Calls on Doctor in Former Boone Man’s Murder Trial

Defense attorneys for a former Boone man accused in the death of his wife continued to advance their theory that she was addicted to prescription painkillers. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports witnesses called Wednesday by defense lawyers included Emily Fazzino’s former doctor. Alexander Fazzino is charged with first-degree murder in Emily Fazzino’s January 2012 death. […]

Federal Agency Finds Ames Restaurants Owed $100,000 in Wages

A U.S. Labor Department initiative has found that a handful of Ames restaurants violated federal labor standards and owed thousands of dollars to workers. Department officials announced Wednesday that Ames employers owed nearly $100,000 to 158 restaurant and hotel workers after investigators looked into hospitality industries in Midwest college towns. Officials say the effort will […]

Officers Deny That They ‘Badgered’ U. Iowa Leader’s Stepson

Investigators are disputing a claim by University of Iowa public safety director David Visin that they harassed his hospitalized stepson with questions about whether Visin was involved in a hit-and-run. The Associated Press reported Monday that David Visin is accused of interfering with the investigation into the June 25 accident involving stepson Sean Crane. The […]

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Belmond Klemme Board Narrows Superintendent Candidate Field

The Belmond-Klemme Board of Education has announced that they have selected four candidates to interview for their superintendent vacancy. The candidates selected for interviews are:  Dr. Christopher Anderson – Superintendent of Schools – Monticello CSD, Monticello, IA  Mr. James Henrich – High School Principal – Prairie Valley and Southeast Valley High School, Gowrie, IA […]