ALBIA — The Monroe County Attorney has filed felony charges against a woman accused of stealing more than $80,000 from a local agricultural extension office.

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ST. LOUIS — A federal lawsuit filed by the man held civilly liable for his mother's murder, but found not guilty of first-degree murder, has new life.

There’s a variety of events throughout the area this weekend, with many of them being held in the outdoors to enjoy the sunny summer forecast. Here’s a look at what’s going on:

AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences dean's list honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the spring semester of 2021.

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, a combat veteran, on Wednesday criticized President Joe Biden’s “haphazard” withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, warning it could heighten the risk of future terrorism there as well as in the United States.

DES MOINES — The Governor’s Volunteer Awards ceremony is slated for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The program is a way for Iowa nonprofits, charitable organizations and government entities to honor their volunteers with a state-level award.

OTTUMWA — There was a reason why Adrian Dickey 10 times mentioned Mariannette Miller-Meeks' six-vote margin of victory in a congressional contest that went into overtime.

KEOSAUQUA — Hotel Manning, a hotel on the banks of the Des Moines River that is on the National Register of Historic Places, received a historic preservation tax credit from the Iowa Economic Development Authority Wednesday.

Ottumwa native Zoey Wright was recently named to the President's list for the spring semester at Des Moines Area Community College.

Southeast Iowa is in full swing this weekend with a range of activities. There’s garden events, outdoor movies, concerts, dogs and Expo activities. Take a look at what’s going on.

EDDYVILLE — Harlie Boyer, and Eddyville native, has been selected as a recipient of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Foundation Sports and Field Day Community Engagement Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.

ALBIA — The signs prohibiting firearms from the Monroe County Courthouse are illegal and have now been removed following a judge's order.

DES MOINES — One of the two women who damaged portions of the Dakota Access Pipeline has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay nearly $3.2 million in restitution.

DES MOINES — Centerville was one of 26 applicants to receive a Community Catalyst grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority, the organization said in a press release Wednesday.

DES MOINES — An Ottumwa man has been sentenced to 19 years in federal prison after he was found guilty by a jury of methamphetamine trafficking.

DES MOINES — State and local law enforcement agencies will be focusing safety this Fourth of July holiday weekend as thousands are expected to travel across the state and recreate on Iowa’s natural resources.

ALBIA — A judge has tossed the case against a man accused by police of attempted murder because prosecutors missed speedy trial deadlines.

Iowa State Patrol troopers, who stop more than 150,000 motorists a year, provide security at the state Capitol and staff high-profile events including RAGBRAI, don’t wear body cameras.

DES MOINES — A Polk County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Jason Carter against the lead investigating agent that pursued charges against him for his mother’s murder.

OTTUMWA — Law enforcement officials in two counties responded to a stolen vehicle in which two occupants were apprehended quickly and another fled on foot Wednesday evening.

OTTUMWA — Members of the Ottumwa Amateur Radio Club will be joining clubs from across the country for the nationwide Amateur Radio Field Day Exercise June 26-27. The local club will be broadcasting the Wapello County 4-H Expo grounds, 13011 120th Ave., with the public welcome to visit from 1…

DAVENPORT — ImpactLife blood center is calling for urgent action as providers all over the country are reporting critical blood shortages.

RURAL OSKALOOSA — Authorities said a self-inflicted gunshot wound was the cause of death for a man found dead in his burning home Monday.

PELLA — Surveyors from the National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado briefly touched down near Pella on Sunday evening.

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