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Board and Commission Appointees

Des Moines, IA (KICD) — Governor Branstad announced appointments to Iowa’s board and commissions.

Governor announced that Bernie Van Roekel of Spirit Lake has been appointed to the Volunteer Service Commission. Janet Stauss of Okoboji and Stacy Kramer of Hawarden were elected to the Iowa Council for Early ACCESS. Lisa Rockhill of Rock Rapids was elected to the Development Disabilities Council. Wayne Dykstra of Orange City was elected to the Nonpublic School Advisory Committee. Janine Calsbeek of Orange City was elected for the Arts Council. The appointments are effective (Today) Tuesday and are not subject to Iowa Senate confirmation.

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Christensen Enters Not Guilty Plea

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A not guilty plea has been filed by an Estherville man charged with first degree murder.

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Greenville Assault

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A Greenville man has been jailed in connection to a Friday night assault incident.

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Milford Company Wins Renew Rural Iowa Award

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Land Mark Products is the newest recipient of Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Award.

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Teen Moped Accident

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A teen from Spirit Lake was injured following a Sunday evening accident.

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Estherville Man Named Iowan Of The Day

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An Estherville man has been named one the Iowans of the Day for the 2015 Iowa State Fair.