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June Rainfall

June Rainfall

Des Moines, IA (RI) — A wet month turns around the years moisture conditions.

State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says preliminary data indicates this June will rank as the third wettest June since weather records have been kept in Iowa.

Torrential rain in some locations around the state are setting records.

In June, Spencer saw 10.42 inches, well above the average of 3.87 inches.

A location in Sioux County, back in 1926, holds the unofficial record for one-day rainfall of 21.7 inches.

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Primghar Man Arrested

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A Primghar man is arrested after a traffic stop.

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UPDATE Fatal Accident Near Sheldon

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A Granville man was killed in a single vehicle crash south of Sheldon on Thursday afternoon.

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Martin County Prostitution Charges

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5 suspects, including a Jackson man are charged in a prostitution investigation.

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Veteran’s Memorial Objection

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A group says a veterans memorial in a Knoxville city park amounts to a government endorsement of Christianity.

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Former Remsen-Union Teacher Accused

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A former northwest Iowa school teacher is accused of being involved in a sexual relationship with a teenage student.