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Santa and Mrs. Claus will take up residency in the Santa House in uptown Denison later this week. They will be there from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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Ramon Hernandez, who was convicted on October 20 for homicide by vehicle in the January 19 death of 15-year-old Yoana Acosta, was sentenced to an indeterminate term not to exceed 25 years in prison Friday morning Crawford County District Court.

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Edna “Eileen” Heiden, the only woman to this point to serve on the Crawford County Board of Supervisors, died Monday at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison at age 88.

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Vanesa Sanchez was only seven years old when she and her family arrived in Denison in 1999.

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United States District Judge Leonard T. Strand on Wednesday granted Crawford County Memorial Hospital’s (CCMH) motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit in which former CCMH EMT B Stephanie Strubbe claimed she was dismissed as an employee in an act of retaliation for her investigation into CC…

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Feld Fire, of Carroll, will provide a new compressor/fill station for the Denison Volunteer Fire Department’s (DVFD) Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units. All but $8,766 of the net cost will be paid by a $41,289 grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

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Crawford County Board of Supervisors9 a.m., Tue., Dec. 122nd Floor BoardroomCrawford County Courthouse

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On Tuesday evening, December 5, Jared Beymer received the oath of office as the next mayor for the City of Denison, Iowa. He will assume the duties of the office effective January 1, 2018. Denison City Clerk/City Manager Lisa Koch administers the oath. Beymer is employed at Crawford County A…

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It’s not just the Christmas gifts that put smiles on children’s faces. A gift under the tree shows a child that someone cares. Goodfellows is asking for help in putting smiles on children’s faces through donations of toys, clothing and other gifts.

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The IowaWORKS Expansion Office in Denison began providing services at the Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) campus in Denison on Monday.

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The Iowa Secretary of State Office will begin mailing voter ID cards this week to registered voters in the state who do not possess a valid Iowa driver’s license or non-driver’s ID.

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Crawford County was a destination for Christmas-related celebrations, open houses and vendor and bake sales on Saturday and Sunday. The photos posted show a number of the events.

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Compensation Board Chairman Kim Ingerslev visited the Crawford County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to again discuss whether the supervisors would support adjusting the sheriff’s salary upward to get it closer to the statewide average salary for Iowa sheriffs.

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The Crawford County Secondary Roads Department has been working on a project on 280th Street and Ridge Road. The first mile of the level B road has been completed. Work included removing side hills and sloped road banks, removing trees and adding new drainage culverts. The photo above left s…

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Thanksgiving may be over, but turkey dinners are not. Students in the Denison High School (DHS) Foods II class spent time on Monday preparing turkeys to roast for the free senior citizen holiday meal tonight (Tuesday, November 28) at the high school cafeteria. Hours are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The…

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Crawford County was officially recognized as a certified Home Base Iowa (HBI) community Tuesday afternoon at an event at the Crawford County courthouse. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg spoke at the event, which was attended by about 80 people. Beth Vogt, of Dow City, sang the Natio…

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Tax-deductible donations to Goodfellows may be taken to the Denison Bulletin and Review office and West Central Community Action. Goodfellows is an annual campaign that helps children in Crawford County whose families need extra help to put gifts under the tree. The campaign focuses on child…

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Patsey Ann Maria Nuzum, 50, of Harlan, died Thursday when she was struck by a vehicle on Highway 59 a quarter mile north of 700th Street in Shelby County,

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The first of Iowa’s popular shotgun deer seasons is December 2-6 when an expected 60,000 orange clad hunters head to the timber. That group will be followed by another 60,000 hunters who prefer the December 9-17 second shotgun season.

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On November 20 at about 6:50 a.m., the Denison Police Department received a report from Luisa Penaflor that her son, Rodolfo Penaflor Jr., 13, of Denison, was missing, was last seen at about 3:50 a.m. and that their vehicle, a white 2016 Nissan Sentra, was also missing.

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Ramon Hernandez, who on October 20 was convicted of one count of homicide by vehicle and eight counts related to drug/alcohol delivery and possession, has filed a motion seeking a new trial.

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Christmastime is fast approaching, a time to share joy and a time to share with those less fortunate.

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After five years of discussions and planning, Denison Municipal Utilities (DMU) and Smithfield Foods appear to have come to an agreement on a request for wastewater treatment capacity from the industry.

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The Chamber & Development Council of Crawford County (CDC) hosted the annual Holiday Open House Recipe Walk on Sunday. Blair Weigum, second from right, and Shani Bonner, far right, served pickle dip to those at the beginning of the walk at the Donna Reed Theater. Photo by Bruce A. Binning

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John Granzen receives the oath of office as the new Ward 2 councilmember on the Denison (Iowa) City Council Tuesday evening. Administering the oath is City Clerk/City Manager Lisa Koch. Granzen received 20 write-in votes in the November 7 municipal election. No one filed to have their name p…

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The Christmas open house at the McHenry House in Denison will continue the next two weekends. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. on November 25 and 26 and December 2 and 3. Santa will be at the house on November 26 to take photographs with children. Photos by Gordon Wolf

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Patrick Wuestewald, Chair of the Crawford County Community Foundation (CCCF), announced that approximately $11,000 in grants were awarded by the Crawford County Community Foundation in October 2017. With these grants, the Crawford County Community Foundation has distributed more than $1.1 mi…