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Photo 365 #26

Yes, it’s another picture from our weekend trip up north. It’s one of the trails at Effigy Mounds National Monument.

This could make a pretty book cover. 12 more words


Authorities remain on watch for alleged killer

BLAINE, Minn. – There’s another possible sighting of the man wanted in a fatal shooting.

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report early Tuesday morning of Lyle Marvin “Ty” Hoffman in the area of the Anoka County Airport.  69 more words


North Iowa man to spend almost six years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A Charles City Man will spend almost 6 years in federal prison for trafficking in stolen weapons.

22-year-old Franklin Foster pled guilty in June to a federal charge of unlawful transportation of firearms.  89 more words


Officials Changing Dangerous Dog Ordinance in Altoona

ALTOONA, Iowa – Despite controversy regarding the safety of pit bulls as pets, the City of Altoona is changing the language in its dog ordinance so as to not single this specific breed out. 308 more words


Mom Holding Child, Loaded Handgun Arrested in Backyard

MITCHELLVILLE, Iowa — Police arrested a Mitchellville woman in her own backyard for child endangerment, Monday.

Callers said Jennifer Jones, 30, was outside with a gun. 75 more words


Weekend Fire Caused ‘Minor Structural Damage’ to Equitable Building

DES MOINES, Iowa — The owner of the Equitable Building says after learning how much damage was done by the weekend fire, he expects to continue with the planned schedule of renovations to the building. 165 more words


Mother Who Faked Daughter’s Cancer Faces Even More Charges

ATLANTIC, Iowa — Formal charges have been filed against the Atlantic mother who police say claimed her daughter was suffering from terminal cancer for financial gain, including a trip for her family to Disney World. 181 more words