Friday, November 6, 2020

News Headlines! 11-06-2020

-Senator Chuck Grassley's regional directors are holding traveling office hours in 36 Iowa counties throughout November.

Grassley regional director Jacob Bossman will be making area stops next Tuesday, November 10th...including one from 9:15 to 10:15am at the Galva City Hall...from 11am to noon at the Lake View City Hall...and from 2 to 3pm at the Newell City Hall.

Director, Donna Barry, will be in Audubon County on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Audubon County Economic Development Office. She will then hold office hours in Carroll County on Friday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Courthouse meeting room and in Crawford County from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on that same day in the Crawford County Courthouse first-floor conference room.

Iowans seeking assistance regarding a personal issue with a federal agency, or wishing to share concerns on matters of federal policy, may stop by during the scheduled hours.

-The Denison Police Department responded to two incidents with graffiti on buildings in the early hours of Thursday, November 5th. Graffiti was discovered early yesterday on the wall of the La Estrella Buiding on 14th Street. Around the same time, graffiti was also spotted on the walls of the old DMU plant at 16th and 5th Avenue South in Denison. The offender has yet to be caught.

-Following up on yesterday's news story regarding a fire. Extensive damage was reported at a rural property near Breda following a machine shed fire Wednesday afternoon. The Breda, Arcadia, Wall Lake and Lake View Fire Departments responded to the scene about four miles west of town at around 1:50 p.m. Breda Fire Chief, Dan Wiskus, told reporters his department was the first to arrive

Wiskus mentioned that it took over 30 minutes for firefighters to get the flames knocked down, and crews were on scene for more than three hours as they worked to fully extinguish the fire and check for hot spots. Wiskus says there was considerable damage to the building and the equipment it contained, but some of the more expensive machinery was salvaged.


According to Wiskus they were unable to identify the origin of the fire due to the extent of the damage.


The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County Emergency Medical Services also assisted at the scene.


-Residents of the neighboring community of Carroll reported numerous car thefts in a single day. Between just before 1 a.m. and 11 p.m. on Wednesday, the Carroll Police Department received six reports of thefts from vehicles. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Carroll Police Department at 792-3536.

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