Authorities in Palo Alto county say they were alerted of two internet scams within the past week that coerced people to purchase gift cards of up to $500 and then provide the numbers on the cards to unknown persons on the phone.
Milford Woman Sentenced On Federal Firearms & Meth Charges
The U.S. Attorney's Office says 28-year-old Elizabeth Strang was sentenced today (Thurs.) in U.S. District Court in Sioux City after pleading guilty in September of last year to possession of stolen firearms and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Clay County Traffic Stop Lands Cylinder Woman In Jail On Drug Charges
The Clay County Sheriff's Office says a deputy pulled over a vehicle for speeding around 10:30 pm and discovered the driver, 41-year-old Jeanne Nelson, was wanted on a warrant from Freeborn county, Minnesota.
Storm Lake Man Sentenced On Federal Meth & Gun Charges
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa says 27-year-old Jacob Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in September of last year to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
California Woman Sentenced In Federal Court In Meth Conspiracy That Had Ties To NW Iowa
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa says 34-year-old Marissa Weisbly of Los Osos, California pled guilty in August of last year to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Spirit Lake Chamber Says This Year's Snowball Drop, Scheduled For Winter Games Weekend, Won't Be Held Due To Covid Concerns
The Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce has announced in a post on their Facebook page that the Snowball Drop scheduled in conjunction with this year's U Of O Winter Games, won't be held and has been postponed to 2022.
Bill In Iowa Legislature Would Increase Penalty For Accidents Caused By High Speeds
Under the bill, a driver could be sentenced to a decade in prison if their vehicle was going 25 miles-an-hour or more above the speed limit and it directly or indirectly caused the death of someone else.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Approve Amended Recycling Agreement With City Of Orleans
The city has been involved in a contractual agreement with the county for nearly a year now under which it receives a financial subsidy from the county in exchange for allowing residents in the unincorporated areas to use the drop off site.
Man Faces Charges In Single Vehicle Crash That Also Sent Him To The Hospital
The Sioux County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Brenton Delaney of Sheldon was driving a 2000 Ford Ranger southbound on Highway 60 about a half mile south of Alton when he lost control of the pickup.
Authorities Say Many More People Heeded Advice This Time Around Compared To Last Month's Blizzard
Law enforcement and rescue crews were kept extremely busy in the December 23rd storm rescuing stranded motorists. They say things have been very quiet so far, atleast, in that regard when it comes to this blizzard.
SL City Council Gives Final Approval To Ordinance Banning Usage Of Fireworks In The City; Approves Wage Increases For City Employees
The Spirit Lake City Council Tuesday evening gave final adoption to a couple of ordinance revisions pertaining to fireworks. One bans the use of fireworks altogether in the city while another pertains to who can be held responsible for violating that ordinance.
Suspension Of Noncommercial Driver's License Expirations Comes To An End In Iowa
If you're driving with an expired driver's license, you should know of some important changes that went into affect with Governor Reynolds' latest update of proclamation of Disaster Emergency related to COVID-19.
Gov. Kim Reynolds Orders Flags Flown At Half Staff
Governor Kim Reynolds has ordered flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff through sunset this Wednesday, January 13th, in honor and remembrance of U.S. Capitol Police Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood who died in this past Wednesday's uprising in Washington, D.C.
Mike Hawkins, a fisheries biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources tells KUOO news the systems have recently gone into service for the winter on Center Lake and Silver Lake in Dickinson county and Ingham Lake in Emmet county.
Citations Issued Against Everly Man In Connection With A Collision In Sioux County That Injured A Teen
The Sioux County Sheriff's Office says 28-year-old Trevor Engeltjes of Everly was driving a 2006 Ford pickup pulling a livestock trailer and 17-year-old Pieter Westerbeek V of Sioux Center was driving a 2007 pickup westbound when the two collided at an intersection.