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Hope will be the message as Crawford County Relay For Life begins this evening at 5 p.m. at Denison High School.

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When the Charter Oak-Ute High School joined with Maple Valley-Anthon Oto for whole grade sharing of high school classes, the weight room at the Charter Oak school building no longer had much use.

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Buck Grove’s annual street party, the Buck Grove Bust, returns for another outing this Saturday.

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What began as a welfare check requested by family members Thursday morning resulted in the arrest of a husband and wife in the early afternoon for violation of a protective order.

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The Trump administration on May 31 finalized a rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program that will allow the year-round sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol.

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“We don’t know what the goal line looks like for this one - only the president does,” said Chad Hart, associate professor of economics and crop markets specialist at Iowa State University.

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“The sky was full of our aircraft. I didn’t see any enemy airplanes. Saw fires at several places and flashes from what I judged to be enemy guns,” reported United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Capt. Charles Cassaday of his reconnaissance flight over the Normandy, France, invasion beaches on…

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Matthew Brick, of the Des Moines law firm Brink Gentry, P.C., is scheduled to be appointed as the City of Denison’s new city attorney, according to the council’s agenda for its 5 p.m. meeting this evening.

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On Sunday, for the 136th time, Hayes Township hosted another successful Shuetzen Verein (King Shoot) at the Five Mile House south of Westside. The annual event celebrates German heritage and family traditions plus dancing and marksmanship.

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The children of Alex and Kati Dorale showed they are already active with the Crawford County Cattlemen’s Association. They helped out at the association’s annual “Beef Bash” Saturday outside The Good Samaritan Thrift Shop along Highway 30 in Denison.

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As the result of a joint investigation conducted by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and the Denison Police Department, three search warrants were executed, resulting in the arrest of four individuals, the law enforcement agencies announced Friday night.

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In the popular imagination of today, the June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy, France, was a surprise to the Germans. In truth, the only surprises about the invasion, for either side, were the exact date it would be launched and the exact location where it would land.

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Third graders at Denison Elementary School have a long-standing tradition. On the last day of school, they make graduation caps out of purple paper, put them on and parade through the building’s hallways, receiving “high fives” and fist bumps from staff and applause from younger students. Th…

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Eight members of the United States armed forces who were killed in action were honored at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony, which took place in the Denison High School gymnasium due to rain. The eight signs will be placed on bridges around the county in honor of their memory. Members of the Wi…

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The Fine Arts Center at Denison High School was filled with the sounds of tap shoes and music and with the sight of colorful costumes for HardCor Performing Arts recital. Cory Pieper, owner and director, continued the tradition of recitals after purchasing the business after last year’s reci…

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A collection of photos from Friday evening and Saturday morning in Dow City, in celebration of the town's 150th birthday.

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June 6 will be the 75th Anniversary of the 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy, France, which is why the focus of this year’s Memorial Day services in Denison will be on county residents whose deaths were associated with the invasion of France.

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The Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) Board of Trustees announced on Tuesday that CCMH President and CEO Bill Bruce will retire from the hospital on December 31.

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The City of Denison and Denison Police Officer Rogelio Valdez filed an answer on Monday to an excessive force lawsuit brought by a person who was arrested on September 18, 2018, on charges of eluding a police officer and interference with official acts.

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Iowa District 18 Representative Steve Holt visited the Crawford County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday to talk to the supervisors about juvenile mental health funding issues they had recently discussed.

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Special recognition was given at Denison High School graduation on Sunday for those serving in the military, for best school attendance and for earning grade point averages that are among the top 10 percent of the class.

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Denison City Council5 p.m., Tue., May 21City Hall Council Chambers

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Eight Crawford County servicemen who gave their lives in service of the United States will be honored with the dedication of county bridges in their names on Memorial Day.

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St. Rose of Lima student Julian Alcaraz was delighted to take his turn to hold Ginger, a 33-year-old ornate box turtle who is a long-time resident of the nature center at Yellow Smoke Park. St. Rose students participated in Outdoor Ed Day at Yellow Smoke Park. Groups of students rotated amon…

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Denison School Board5:30 p.m., May 20District Conference Room,Denison High School

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Every police report that hits the newspaper or a radio or television broadcast is backed up by countless hours of training, years of experience (depending on the officer) and any number of thoughts and decisions that need to be made in fractions of seconds.

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Veterans in need of assistance should consider visiting the mobile service office of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), which will visit Crawford County on Tuesday, May 21.