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Tyrone Washington Junior

Trial Postponed for Iowa Man Charged in Death

Trial Postponed for Iowa Man Charged in Death

The trial of a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in a Northwood park has been postponed. The trial of 40-year-old Tyrone Washington Junior has been scheduled to start October 20th in Webster County. On Friday, Judge Colleen Weiland granted a request to continue the trial by Washington’s attorney, who has raised concerns

Derrick McElroy

No New Trial for Iowa Man Convicted of Murder

A Fort Dodge man convicted in August of first-degree murder will not be getting a new trial. The judge on Friday denied 28-year-old Derrick McElroy’s motion for a new trial. A jury found McElroy guilty in the May 2011 shooting death of 19-year-old Brandyn Preston at a party. Preston, who was left paralyzed from the

FC Schools

Forest City Schools to Host Legislative Day

With the general election coming November 4th and absentee balloting currently in progress, many voters are curious to see where candidates stand on education. The subject has not been in the fore front of campaign discussion by many legislative candidates, but Forest City Schools look to try and resolve that with a legislative discussion. Superintendent

Manure application

Manure Applicators Certification Class Sign Ups in Progress

Manure applicators that haul or handle manure from a confinement site facility with more than 500 animal units and all commercial manure applicators are required by Iowa law to be certified to apply manure in Iowa. “My best estimate based on historical numbers of certified applicators is somewhere between 300-800 applicators still need to attend

Deer hunt

Drivers Alert, as Deer Activity Increases

Shorter days and cooler fall temperatures are reminders to Iowa drivers. The risk of deer-vehicle collisions will rise in the coming weeks. On the plus side, your chance of hitting a whitetail has dropped over the year before. Deer activity will increase through October and the first half of November, as the peak of the

Crystal Lake 1

Fall Trout Fishing Excitement

Fall and winter trout stocking south of Hwy. 20 began in 2004 when South Banner Lake received 2,000 fish and at each stocking event since, the hatchery truck has been greeted by throngs of anglers eagerly anticipating the first strike. From that initial successful release, the DNR has expanded cool weather trout stocking from Council

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