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2014-08-15

Dubuque teachers to monitor students' heart rates

Dubuque teachers will be able to monitor students' heart rates through a web-based program while they exercise at school. The program gives Dubuque Community School District teachers an idea of physical activity levels by middle school and high school students…

posted 2014-08-15 09:21:40 by KXEL

Assault case against Mason City assessor dropped

An assault case against the city assessor for Mason City has been dropped. Online court records say the charge against 38-year-old Danielle "Dana" Naumann was dismissed on Wednesday after a request by Floyd County Attorney Normand Klemesrud.  He'd been appointed…

posted 2014-08-15 08:35:22 by KXEL

Epworth mayor cites health reasons for resignation

The mayor of Epworth has cited personal health concerns for his resignation. City clerk Janet Berger says Tom Gassman submitted his resignation on Tuesday.  Gassman has been mayor since 2012 and a council member before that. Jacob Reuter will serve…

posted 2014-08-15 08:22:48 by KXEL

Physician fined for operating on wrong ankle

The Iowa Board of Medicine has fined a Davenport-based physician for operating on the wrong ankle of a patient. The board says Dr. Tuvi Mendel mistakenly performed arthroscopic surgery on the patient's left ankle on Nov. 5 last year.  Mendel…

posted 2014-08-15 07:20:51 by KXEL

Fire damages house near Manchester

Crews from four fire departments responded to a house fire near Highway 13 south of Manchester Thursday night. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office said firefighters from Manchester, Ryan, Delhi and Masonville were on the scene in the 2400 block of…

posted 2014-08-15 06:52:52 by KXEL

2 injured in truck-tractor crash

Authorities say two people have been injured in a collision between a pickup truck and a tractor. Prairie City Asst. Fire Chief Tony Mosher says the tractor's driver and passenger were seriously injured in the highway accident Thursday.  Authorities say…

posted 2014-08-15 06:48:08 by KXEL

UI makes changes in economic development jobs

The University of Iowa is announcing staff changes as administrators try to step up the school's support for businesses and entrepreneurs. The school said Thursday that its director of federal relations, Peter Matthes, will take on a new role working…

posted 2014-08-15 06:47:01 by KXEL

Police: Coralville man drove over pedestrian, left

Police say a Coralville man ran over another man in a parking lot and left the scene. Coralville Police say they've charged 20-year-old Misael Martinez-Mendiola with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a revoked license. Witnesses told…

posted 2014-08-15 05:21:55 by KXEL

2014-08-14

Matt Schultz to run for Madison County attorney

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz is a candidate for Madison County attorney in November. The county auditor's office confirmed that Schultz is on the ballot as the Republican candidate running against current County Attorney Julie Forsyth, a Democrat. Schultz…

posted 2014-08-14 20:44:43 by KXEL

Davenport police ID man shot by officers

Authorities have released the name of a Davenport man who police say was fatally shot by officers following a disturbance call. Davenport police say 61-year-old Alvin Curtis Jennings was shot at by two officers following a report Wednesday night about…

posted 2014-08-14 20:43:42 by KXEL

Branstad, Hatch meet for first debate

Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch sparred over who could best boost job creation, enhance education and improve quality of life during their first televised debate Branstad and Hatch met Thursday at the Iowa State Fair.  It…

posted 2014-08-14 20:42:06 by KXEL

Roof issues cause problems at Dubuque church

Members of a church in Dubuque are looking for somewhere to hold services for three to six months while engineers fix serious roof issues at their building. There are serious issues with the roof at St. Elias The Prophet Church. …

posted 2014-08-14 13:54:17 by KXEL

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