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1 week ago
Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office Albia, Iowa

It's all about the teamwork! Blessed to be able to be a part of a bigger public safety team. The technology worked but was only effective because of the networking and the boots on the ground that ... See more

PRESS RELEASE:

Sunday November 24th, 2019 at approximately 9:47 pm, the Monroe County 911 center received a call that Kenneth Vance (81) of rural Melrose was out hunting in the Tyrone Public ... See more

2 weeks ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Details for any particular location are unclear as of yet with a wide range of possibilities still in play, but it appears that travel leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday could be affected by a ... See more

3 weeks ago
Iowa Department of Transportation

Thanks Pella Fire for hosting with your fellow public safety entities! Your leadership will payoff!

You may not think about it, but firefighters can play a critical role at a traffic crash scene. Please #moveover when you see them on the side of the road. We all want to get home safely tonight. ... See more

3 weeks ago
Wapello County Historical Museum

Train service still trying to get through during the 1947 flood! Who wants to be the first to step off the dry platform to make the dash to the train car?

Share memories & photos with us & use the ... See more

3 weeks ago
Iowa Traffic Incident Management

Whatever the uniform or vehicle,all first responders work together to quickly clear a crash scene so the roads are safer for all of us. Respect the scene and move over or at least slow down when ... See more

3 weeks ago

The Salvation Army announced today that it will be opening a warming center during the cold days ahead. The building at 505 W Main Street will be available to those needing a warm, safe place ... See more

3 weeks ago
Iowa Department of Transportation

The sun yesterday afternoon helped melt a lot of the snow on the roads, but the cold overnight temps have caused refreeze in some areas. Salt doesn't work well in these temperatures, so be prepared ... See more

3 weeks ago

3 weeks ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

SNOW STORM UPDATE: Snow continues to develop and spread over central and southern Iowa this evening. The highest snowfall amounts are looking to along the Highway 30 to Highway 34 corridors where a ... See more

3 weeks ago

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.
Winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

* WHERE...South of ... See more

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