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Republicans add $8 million for broadband after complaints from rural Minnesotans
Law enforcement cracks down in distracted driving
Alleged murderer arrested in Pipestone
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Column: What lies ahead for Hillary
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Letter: State bills place factory farms before citizens
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Notice to Bidders for 2015 CSAH 35 Water Extension
An Ordinance to Amend Title XV of the City Code
Notice of Postponement of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
August 1, 2010
Iowa man killed in George crash
GEORGE, Iowa -- Theodore Smith, 51, of Ashton, Iowa, died in a crash late Friday night. Smith was driving his 2003 Harley Davidson MC motorcycle northbound on L22 when he struck a cow standing in the road. The Lyon County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.
August 1, 2010 - 8:44pm
July 22, 2010
George floods after heavy rain
GEORGE, Iowa -- Driving east on A34, the flooded ditches and rows of partially submerged corn near George give way to flooded basements and ruined property inside the city limits. Nearly every resident of the small town spent Thursday reacting to a storm that dumped as much as 11...
July 22, 2010 - 8:57pm
June 15, 2010
Brief: Woman arrested for marijuana possession
GEORGE, Iowa -- An Iowa woman was arrested and charged with several drug-related offenses after the June 7 search of a George residence. As a result of a search of a West Michigan Avenue residence in George, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa Department of Natural resources...
June 15, 2010 - 9:51pm
June 14, 2010
Area pool projects receive I-JOBS grants
GEORGE, Iowa -- Aquatic center redevelopment projects in Sanborn and George are now slated to receive funds from the Culver/Judge I-JOBS initiative. The Vision Iowa Board recently approved a total of $2.36 million in grants at their meeting in Grinnell. "Iowans are continually improving...
June 14, 2010 - 9:18pm
May 27, 2010
Barn destroyed in George, Iowa fire
GEORGE, Iowa -- A barn, feed shed and about 30 bales of hay were a total loss early Thursday morning after a massive barn fire at 1536 Kennedy Ave. in rural George. The property is owned by Ryan Jungers. "We fought the fire until approximately 3:30 a.m., and used approximately 30,000...
May 27, 2010 - 9:19pm
April 10, 2010
Brief: Drug-related arrest made near George
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant in the 500 block of East Michigan Street in George, Iowa, on Thursday, according to a news release. The tenant of the resident, Troy Esser, 39, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance,...
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April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
Woman struck child with hammer, authorities believe
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- A George, Iowa woman charged Tuesday with child endangerment may now be looking at assault charges, according to Lyon County Sheriff Blythe Bloemendaal. Nikki Moreno, 26, was charged with class D felony child endangerment, but Wednesday night that charge was...
news / crime
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
George man arrested for sexual assault
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- A George, Iowa, man is being held in the Lyon County Jail in connection with a reported sexual assault. According to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, an 18-year-old female reported at 1:11 a.m. Saturday that she had been sexually assaulted at a residence in...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am
August 26, 2008
Obituary: George Schuster
George Frederick Schuster, 74, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2008, at Methodist Hospital, Rochester, due to complications of a long battle with Chronic Leukocytic Leukemia. He donated his body to the Mayo Medical School of Anatomy in hopes that it would help the search for a cure...
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
George Erickson to visit
WORTHINGTON -- First, George Erickson enjoyed a long career in dentistry. Then, he became a best-selling author. And, in between all of that -- as part of that, actually -- Erickson logged many miles in the air. The pilot of the plane he called Tundra Cub II -- he's since sold the...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am